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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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James Squire India Pale Ale is made with only Munich and pale malt, so it brews to a rich, golden colour, with a robust, malty character. Its earthy floral aromas are a result of dry-hopping with English Fuggles hops added in generous amounts directly to the maturation tanks. This India Pale Ale is handcrafted in the traditional style. It is higher in alcohol, effervescent and has a characteristic highly hopped bitterness with a crisp finish on the palate.


Kurtos' rating

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kurtos (113) - Sydney, - JAN 14, 2013
Bottle. Pours a golden colour with next to no head Aroma, is very weak but still pleasant. Flavour, this beer delivers mainly malt flavours of caramel-toffee but also has a grapefruit bitterness and a hoppy pine flavour. Overall- this beer is decent, but if you can try and find their brewhouse version on tap, much better then this.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jimthechap (1944) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 30, 2015
Haha, a lovely colour with coppery amber notes and some white head on the top. Good clarity and a few pings of carbonation. Biscuity maltiness abounds with golden syrup and lovely sweet grain. The flavour is still sweet but is balanced with generous fruity tart and stonefruit. That said, I would like a dose more hop to lengthen the finish, but I rather like this beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TedE (368) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 6, 2015
345ml bottle into pint glass. Spicy savoury nose. A bit smoky even. Copper beer with small lasting white head. A few tiny bubbles. Hoppy bitter finish which lingers. It’s OK.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Simmo (24) - - OCT 17, 2014
Pleasant aroma when poured, mostly malts and something nutty but difficult to place. Pours a lovely dark amber in the glass with a light frothy head that thins but lasts. Some lacing. Feels light in the mouth with good carbonation. Taste is a refreshing bitter flavour with hops being prominent. I could drink this all day in the sun.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
monoroc (49) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - SEP 24, 2014
Pours orange to brown color with a medium head. Aroma of honey, spices with a floral, slightly malty and sour taste. A bit too much carbonation for my taste. Not my kind of IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
herbiej1 (2) - - SEP 21, 2014 does not count
Poured from the bottle. A bit sharp at first, but quite nice after a few sips. Seems to be missing something compared to my preferred IPAs from Mash and Brewdog.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Danev76 (506) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 14, 2014
Nice honey aroma. Dark brown colour with great head. Honey flavor up front with bitter aftertaste. Low carbonation with smooth heavy body.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mydogjet (39) - - JUL 4, 2014
The beer poured from a bottle is a beautiful clear amber. Not too much on the nose but the taste is quite malty with some citrus notes, but not a very hoppy IPA. Not very adventurous but a nice beer

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
50belair (2806) - Florida, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle. Clear copper pour with a white head. Bland hop aromas. Nondescript almost Pilsner like hop notes. Good balance. Average body with a below average mouthfeel.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Morboso (104) - ECUADOR - JUN 6, 2014
Nice beer,a lighter version of IPA, lacking hops or aroma could be better priced.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1792) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 23, 2014
345ml bottle. Poured a deep, clear copper-amber with a tall, rocky and mostly lasting beige head leaving a soapy lace. Robust burnt caramel, toasted bread and toffee-styled malts with marmalade, tangerine and grapefruit hops to balance. Medium body with a dry, spritzy carbonation and a lengthy earthy, bittersweet finish.


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