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


on tap

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 2.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (9960) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Green bottle poured a hazy gold with a small lasting off white head. Aromas of skunk, bread, earthiness, citrus and a hint of pine. Palate wass light bodied and crisp. Flavors of bread, earthiness, light citrus and light pine with a crisp moderatly bitter lingering earthy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SNL (256) - - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle. Hazy light caramel colour, tiny White head. Yeasty Nose, with a sour hint. Taste is crisp, hoppy with notes of grapes. Not very bitter. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Earplay (27) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 14, 2014
Light carbonation, some aroma of citrus and sweet malt. Reasonably dry, resinous hop flavour, with lingering bitterness. Little malt character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
waiake (110) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 19, 2014
pleasant fruity slightly hoppy aroma with a nice brief head, taste is quite sharp with a lingering hoppy bitter finish, nice beer

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
PGNZ (7) - Hastings, NEW ZEALAND - APR 23, 2014 does not count
Stale Malt Aroma, Slightly Cloudy Light Amber Colour, No significant Hops taste, Rapidly failing head, No lacing, Stale Malt Bitter lingering aftertaste. I totally missed any smoothness or caramel notes in this beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mark_Eck (711) - - MAR 24, 2014
Pours a hazy copper color. Aroma and taste are light fruits with some bitter hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kiwianer (3340) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 15, 2013
The head is good, the body blond. It smells sweet, hoppy, malty. The taste is sweet, malty, bit hoppy, fruity, bit flowery. Medium, bit boring.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lisagirl (264) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 19, 2013
rating from backlog, very normal stuff, medium hops and light malt to back it up. good enough i suppose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (2697) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 29, 2013
33cl bottle from Vino. Appearance - cloudy orange with a slim head which disappears fairly quickly. Nose - honey and cereal, just a touch of citrus. Taste - more of the same but not quite as refreshing as the nose suggests. Some soapiness on top of the honey and malt. Palate - light to medium bodied with a similar texture and a clean finish. Overall - a solid and very sessionable IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jamestulloch (1451) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 19, 2013
Bottle from Vino Wines. Hazy golden body with a thin white head that slowly fades. Light carbonation. Few lacing marks. Aroma of grass and grain. Flavour is light, lemony and grassy - it’s more like a slightly hoppy Lager than an IPA. Thin body with a watery texture. Soft carbonation. Bland and boring, but not quite as bad as the previous reviews make out.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rulymel (146) - SPAIN - SEP 11, 2013
Pale colour with a thin head. Low carbonation. Lightly fruity and hops aroma. Taste is soft fruity and hop without special notes. Watery body. Too poor for the style.

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