Brewed by McCashin Family Brewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Nelson, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
We hope you enjoy this Stoke IPA. We make it the old fashioned way and never cut corners. It’s brewed using a combination of premium Nelson hops including Pacific Gem, Cascade, Motueka and Styrian Golding, bespoke yeast, 14,000 year old Paleso™ water and lightly toasted malt (no artificial additives or colouring). Stoke IPA is tank conditioned over 4 weeks to ensure a smooth caramel sweetness and hangover-free experience.

inceptioj's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
inceptioj (54) - Dunedin, - JAN 22, 2012
Almost zero head with very little carbonation. Not much on the nose, just a trace of slightly fruity hops. Similar taste. A minuscule amount of caramel sweetness to start and then awfully bitter skunky hops which overpower everything else and linger long after the mouthful has been swallowed. However, despite this there is pretty much no body or texture. It goes down like water with no finishing mouthfeel. Very disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blipp (7618) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 31, 2016
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Grainy and lightly sweet malts, generic hoppy bitterness, and not a lot of aromatics or any real distinguishable hop character. Not bad, but not that good either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oldschool_Mike (265) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 24, 2015
Bottle into IPA glass. Pours a hazy copper colour with small white head. Aroma is overripe tropical fruits. Taste is fruity with a little bitterness. Decent beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
VertBaconStrips (2250) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 22, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2015 oh my fucking god. This is what I get for not having my phone with me and going against better judgement. aaaand i think its green glass. OOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!! The description says they used trademarked 14,000 year old water. What the hell is that. Anyway. At least it leans to the English side of things like they claim. Caramel, grains, bit of veggie taste, light acidic quality after 10 sips in 20 seconds. Not terrible but painful because I just dropped 17$ and I have 5 more. I also see that they claim that I will have a ’hangover-free experience’. Well, duh, because after 1 you’ll lose motivation to drink another.

***Update, 14 mins later..***
Ok, I lied. I’m drinking another one.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DuffMan (8628) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 30, 2015
Bottle. Slightly hazy light orange-amber. Vegetal stewy wort, a bit chewy, mildly bitter finish. Like poor home brew. I can’t believe I wasted money on a sixer of this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gramity (1584) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 11, 2015
Clear darkish-golden, quite muted aroma, some mild grassiness, smelt very "grainy"/"worty", tasted a bit better with some piney hops and sweetish caramel malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
patricks110 (2283) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 5, 2015
Not very good at all. Light grainy malts, a bit skunky and cereal esque. Boring hop with a light grapefruit, citrus, acidic and vegetal. Just unimpresive and a bit off putting in the flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
northropfrye (2972) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 22, 2015
Light golden body not Much head some lacing. Grainy aroma a touch of bubblegum. Taste is plastic, slight bitter finish, sweet grains. Odd IPA. Not spectacular

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
piscator34 (2198) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle. Gold in colour with medium carbonation. Aromas are of orchard fruit (from English yeast). light caramel malt, and a hint of melon. Flavors are of flat pale malt, apple skin, leaves, and mild vague citrus. Medium bodied with a decent bitterness. Too much of the orchard fruit thing for me, but not completely without charm.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MunBro (942) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 19, 2015
Pretty weak for an IPA that has so many pure ingredients. Syrupy caramel malt flavour with some mild hopping. Very little citrus or hop flavours in comparison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ljthiessen (972) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 11, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy golden amber pour with very little head. Aroma is lightly hoppy with some soft fruit, maybe pear, a little grassy. Flavour is very light but decently balanced, a little grassy and herbal with some fruit underneath. Very boring and light for an IPA, but pretty decent outside of style.

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