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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 2.83/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (30813) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2012
Bottled. A pale amber beer with a huge white head. The aroma has notes of flowers, hops, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, flowery and spicy hops, leading to a bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12596) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Bottle from the Pangaea Bottle Shop. Pours hazy light golden amber with a transient white head. Aroma is roast caramel with some floral/citrus. Flavor is roast caramel with some sturdy citrus/grapefruit rind. It’s very pleasant. It’s very bitter. Fruity and floral. Quite a hop mix!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (11380) - 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.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DuffMan (8064) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (7644) - Alamo, California, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Bottle. Amber beer with an off-white head. Grapefruti aroma. Grapefrtui and pine flavor. Medium bolldied. Good bitterness. Pine and grapefruit linger.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
jgb9348 (5124) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Clear, slightly hazy orange coloured body with a bit of a bronze glow and a thin, half a centimetre tall white head. Aroma of grass, medicine and a hint of stale malt - no hops at all, and a very mild scent for sure. Light-bodied; Grassy and herbal flavours up front with a strong dose of perfumey hops and a little stale malt and alcohol flavours noticeable. Aftertaste shows only stale malt, odd funky notes and no complexity and more importantly - no hops. Overall, a pretty bad offering and nowhere close to an IPA, APA or anything with hops in it. Definitely pass up on this, even if it isn’t horribly expensive - it’s not worth a single US$. I sampled this 33 cL bottle purchased from Belmont Station in Portland, Oregon on 12-April-2013 for US$3.98 sampled at home in Washington on 20-June-2013.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (4891) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 31, 2015
330ml bottle pours a golden orange color with a finger of white head that leaves some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is citrus and pine with some spice and light toasted grains. Taste is a light fruity and caramel malty sweetness with a light citrus and pine hop bitterness. Light bodied with good carbonation that tickles the palate. Overall, a well crafted session IPA that is sure to please most IPA lovers, especially those interested in trying the style for the first time.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bytemesis (4765) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Bottle. Pours clear light amber with a small white head that dissipates with nice lacing. Aroma is spruce, pine, grain. Flavor its the same, kind of lagery actually, medium sweet with very light bitterness. As a hot summer day session beer this isn’t bad. As an IPA, meh.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (4078) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maneliquor (3474) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 1, 2012
Tap at Beervana 2011. Average. Of the four on show at the McCashin’s stand this was easily the worst. Just sessionable without having much going on


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