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RATINGS: 248   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
A medium-bodied, unfiltered, English-style pale ale with subtle hoppiness and a smooth malty flavor that has made it our flagship product.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimonPatrice (312) - Montrťal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 8, 2002
Copper color, thin head. Peach and icing sugar aroma, resinous notes. Mostly bitter, grapefruit, nice hop bite. Better than I expected. An honest beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Allseeingeye (223) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 24, 2002
I canít honestly rate this beer since my friend brings it in a growler by boat. It takes 5 days to get here. I find it enjoyable and drink the whole half gallon post-haste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
friejose (24) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 26, 2002
smooth and enjoyable

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hugerat (452) - somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 14, 2002
Granted itís not a beer that stands out, but some other brewers can learn a lesson from olí Ipswich... sell your mediocre beer at 5 bucks a half-gallon and people will buy it and love it. Thank you.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
P-tor44 (886) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUN 3, 2002
I agree with Legion. simply uninteresting, very yeasty and the grapefruity taste didnít work too well.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łůdż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - MAY 28, 2002
Wow. Quite disparate aroma and flavor marks! Beautiful cookie-dough aroma; defines the term IMO. Hops infused throughout, not just at the finale, of the grapefruit-rind variety so widely used (Great Lakes burning river, for one). Quite good balance. Yeah, some will call it boring, but this is a wonderful English-style pale ale in my book.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
legion242 (2336) - Richardson, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2002
Nice burnt orange color; Thin to medium head- very English looking; just a hint of mild hops in the nose. Tastes like a typical APA- citrusy and boring. I would like to take this oppurtunity to give a big fat F**K YOU to all the American breweries out there who think I wanna taste another damn APA as boring as this one: may you rot in brewery hell. You deserve all of the schmegma thrown your way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
wegeha (7) - sss, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 10, 2002 does not count
Th eright beer for a evening at the bar. Not too strong, but a smooth taste, a bit on th ebitter side.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
JohnnyBGoode99 (4) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 1, 2002 does not count
This is my favorite beer so far... very bitter, very flavorful. However, DO NOT buy it in regular beer bottles. The only way to go is the 1-gallon growlers. You canít even compare the 2! Problem is the jugs are not readily available. If I ever move away from the area, I will make the brewer mail it to me on a regular basis!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - APR 28, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2004 Starts off with a peppery/floral aroma, clear orange color, fruity full taste.

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