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RATINGS: 296   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Real India Pale Ale (IPA), as it was first brewed in the days of the British Empire, was not the carefully filtered brew that we call IPA beer today. The first IPAs were unfiltered and featured extra hops and higher strength as a preservative for the long trip from England to the colony of India. Our Traditional IPA ale is naturally carbonated, dry-hopped & unfiltered like the old days.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
WISEGUY572 (1372) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2011
Big white head on an orange beer. Grassy notes, metallic notes, very bitter, very citrus, but not sufficiently malty for balance. Relatively thin in the mouth. Long, long bitter finish. Not as interesting or as pleasant as it sounds.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerFanDan17 (974) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - JUL 10, 2014
A solid IPA. Pours olden with a medium head. Bitter with a malt-sweet aftertaste. A little grapefruit on the palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mtdewa1 (261) - rome, New York, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle. Aroma is weak. Light hop and floral aroma. Taste is malt, hops and floral end. Very easy ok drinking ipa. Decent at best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scarletfire65 (904) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Drank many times before. Draft at Daltons. A solid IPA. Bitter finish. Resin, floral, pine. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillemsUrenkel (417) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JUN 20, 2014
12 fl oz bottle in Hotel. Orange golden in the glass, fine creamy head. Fresh fruity on the nose. Starts orange fruity with a pleasant fruit herb. Maybe a little too sweet, not really bitter. Light caramell hints in the background. Easy to drink and enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
generallee08 (506) - New York, USA - JUN 18, 2014
It had a hazy golden color with a modest, slightly off white colored head. The head has very good retention as it hangs on well and leaves lots of cool white lace rings on the glass. Smell: The aroma has a slightly floral bouquet with solid citrus and pine notes in the nose. Taste/Mouth feel: There is a solid hop presence up front and throughout. It is not over the top or in your face bitter hops but it brings solid fruity citrus and piney to the overall character. The hops are tempered by a nice biscuity malt and dry earthy yeast that give it some balance and nice complexity. The finish is slow with dry yeast and hop flavors lingering a bit but not overstaying there welcome. The body has a good solid medium feel and hardy texture with average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
60minuteman (694) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle. Hops, malt, spices, caramel/molasses?, earth, leaves. Medium body. Decent texture but it just doesnt have enough flavor. Its gone before I can figure out what it is. Plain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (5826) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Draft. Pours golden orange with a white head. Floral and grassy hops, moderate bitterness, and a nice spicy bitter hoppy finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BierMeHoos (62) - Maryland, USA - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle. Smells of bread citrus and light caramel. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet feel. Middle of the road pale ale.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (398) - Iowa, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Draft in Bar Harbor. Pours orange with a small white head. Nose is citrus. Taste is bitter but mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnnniee (2144) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle from the 12 pack Pours a slightly hazy light golden color with a huge bubbly off white head that persists forever. Smells of bread citrus and light caramel with a hint of fruity esters. Flavor is quite malty for an IPA with huge bread and caramel notes offset with just enough earthy hops to keep it from being too sweet. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet somewhat chalky mouthfeel. Middle of the road, old school, English inspired pale ale.

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