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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 152   ABV: 5.05%
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DEAD HORSE INDIA PALE ALE is handmade from the choicest English winter variety barley malt and lots of fresh whole flower hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4889) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2011
Nice crisp, slightly hazy copper coloured body with a nice tan head that fades relatively fast. Aroma of grapefruit, floral hops, light malt and a bit of a grassiness. Medium-bodied; Floral and grassy bite at first from the hops with a bit of grapefruit coming through afterwards and a good balance of malt, but a definite herbal kick from the hops. Aftertaste is a bit one-dimensional, but that’s fairly typical for the style and the tastes are squarely on the hops. Overall, a decent IPA, nothing spectacular, but not a bad example. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from Liquor Outlet in Boonton, New Jersey on 08-May-2011 sampled at home in Washington on 05-July-2011.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pineypower (2579) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - JUN 27, 2011
Bottle shared thanks to Dmac. Pours out a moderate amber color with a moderate white head. Aroma is of some grainy malts...no hops. Taste is of bready malts, light caramel and maybe some grassy hop? Drainpoured by Dmac..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keepersj12 (2785) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2011
The aroma was fruity sweet with a lot of booze. The flavor had a crisp bread and yeast feel with a bit of bitter at the back. Nice clean and dry finish, quite drinkable. Nice for the hot months

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NJBeerman013 (1052) - Hamilton Twp., New Jersey, USA - JUN 17, 2011
22 oz Bottle. Pours amber golden in color with a pure white creamy head. The aroma is very grassy with a touch of citrus. Flavor is very hoppy with a coppery note to the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
adrian910ss (2377) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2011
22 oz bomber. Pours a deep orange caramel amber with a large foamy light cream colored head. Aroma of V-8 vegetable juice, barley, sour notes and faint floral hops. Taste of vegetables, barley, acidic notes and sourness. I agree with blankboy that this one is infected. Could barely touch this one. Drain pour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blankboy (6307) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 12, 2011
Bottle [22oz]. Pours a hazy orange-amber with an average size lasting off-white head. Mild aroma of vegetal notes, light earthy hops, citrus, caramel malt and plastic -- mildly infected? Flavour’s the same: Vegetal, sour and plastic-ey, also somewhat astringent in the finish, simply not pleasurable to drink. Average bodied. Not good enough to finish drinking, a drainpour for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11219) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 5, 2011
Bottle. Poured clear copper color with a large frothy off-white head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy earthy hop and vegetables aroma. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy bittersweet flavor with a moderate to heavy bittersweet finish of medium duration. Interesting brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dorwart (2402) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2011
Nice large fluffy off-white head of varying sized bubbles. Mild hoppy and bitter aroma with some oranges, light toasted malts and a bit of spice. Color ia a dark orangish brown. Mellow and very smooth flavor. Incredibly easy drinking brew that is great for a hot summer day. Mild malts and a tad of sweetness along with a bit of floral hops. Hops are pretty minimal though. Finishes a bit malty with some dry lingering bitterness. A pretty good IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable (1454) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 24, 2011
Nice IPA, good hop presence, but not overwhelming, which is a good thing. Would have this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GJF (1289) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - APR 9, 2011
Apparently I enjoyed this one a lot more than some other raters here--on cask at the brewpub. Very rich, creamy beer with a nice range of grapefruit and grass hops. Very good.

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