The Livery McGilligans IPA
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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
India Pale Ales, or IPA’s, were brewed for British soldiers stationed in India. These ales needed to higher in alcohol and hoppier than normal to survive the long journey, and ours is no exception. Brewed with Belgian and German malts and dry hopped with loads of Cascades, our version honors our friend who had his own grueling journey involving a boat and cold water!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21653) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 14, 2012
Cloudy yellow, thick white head, solid lacing. Aroma of citrus, grass, flowers. Taste is bitter grapefruit and lemon peel. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13602) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2009
Draft sample at MBGF Summer 2009. Poured hazy amber color with a large frothy white head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate sour citrus hop and small malt aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met with a drinkable complex brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 04/28/2006
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

opaque dark yellow, fine white head, citrus hop aroma with a touch of sweetness, big grapefruit flavor, long bitter finish that grows and grows,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (10760) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 10, 2011
Tap. Pineapple and citrus hops aroma. Hazy golden yellow color with small head. Sweet orange/pineapple malt and bitter grapefruit peel hops flavor. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (9262) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, hazy golden pour with white head, aroma brought notes of orange, tropical fruit, biscuit, bread into some spice, grass. Taste was a mix orange, grapefruit, some slight tropical fruit, hints of spice, some bread, biscuit, finishing slightly bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (9231) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 7, 2007
On tap at the Livery. This blond ale poured with a short off-white head. There is a moderately hoppy flavor with a carbonated malt finish. The flavor is a bit thin, but still quite drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (8190) - Indiana, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Draft to taster. Looks solid; a hazy orange with foamy white head. Smells solid too; Chinook and Cascade; a touch of Amarillo too. Backbone is bittersweet. Tastes like it smells with a nice, smooth medium-bodied mouthfeel. A solid IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 1, 2008
From a growler at DLD.. I’m going to guess that Mike brought it. Poured clear, medium golden with a nice cap of white head. The aroma picked up sweeter pale malts with rising cat pee bitterness as it breathed.. quite well balanced. The flavor focused on the hop blend (pine, grapefruit, and cat pee) with sufficient pale and caramel malt sweetness to back it up.. finished bitter and quite refreshing. Sweet, spicy, and bitter notes formed a good contrast on the palate with more fragrant spicy notes on the back.. I really liked this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheAlum (6990) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Draft pour on tap at the brewpub (Benton Harbor, MI). Pours a glowing golden pour, a nice dark hit in the body, some firm glow, bits of orange, good haze. A frothy whitish head atop stays as a firm filmy layer, bright white laces ok. Aromas are lemony and floral, a touch of fresh dandelion, some earth, grass, and more lemon rind. Ntoa. Complex fruity nose but well hopped. Some bread, gentle resiny quality. Nice. Initial is lighter end of the fold, firm and big bitter dryness strike, floral and earthy, some lemon rind, big floral bitter quality. Green leafy, rose petals, and dandelions. Big floral bitter presence. Middle is gentle bread, dry, big floral presence. A bit powdery, firm floral presence, with a gentle bready dry malt element. Small body, bigger earthy bitterness. Not a complex or engaging hop profile like the modern "rock star" hops, but pretty nice. Quite drinkable. Finish is dandelion, rose petal, and floral hop presence. Dry grass, gentle lemon rind twist grows and gets a bit more potent. a "lunch pailer" of an IPA if there ever was one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (6758) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 15, 2011
Glass at the brewpub. Very hazy golden orange. The nose is quite hoppy with malt and some spice. Thevtaste is hop forward but tjey are both U S ans European. There is some biscuity malt. This is not bad at all and the mix of hops is nice.

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