This is how it all began! Long before American craft brewers twisted this classic English ale into the wonderfully hoppy IPAs of today, British brewers invented the style. Excuse My English IPA was brewed with all British malts, hops and yeast. I even adjusted the soft Atlanta water to imitate the mineral hard water of Burton-on-Trent. The result is a distinctly different tasting IPA than the usual American version. Earthy Kent Golding and Fuggles hops are perfectly balanced by a nutty malt backbone with notes of caramel and toffee. The mineral heavy water smooths the finish with wonderful complexity. Enjoy!
RobertDale (5333) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - NOV 8, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample at brewpub. Comes a hazy orange gold with a small white head. Aroma of citrus hops and malt. Taste is hops and citrus. A bit different. OK.
osu97gp (678) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 22, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Pours a slightly cloudy orange with a fluffy off-white head. Aroma of grassy/citrus hops with some caramel. Flavor of nuts, toffee and some citrus and earthy hops. Decent.
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