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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62   IBU: 79   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Fiercely hopped and hopped again, Thumper IPA keeps on going and going. Does it tantalize your tongue?


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5339) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Tallahassee, Fl - Trader Joe’s - 22 oz bomber - labeled as Boatswain American IPA. Murky, dark orange pour, sticky off-white head - nice lacing. Aroma has a touch of booziness, a brief hint of spruce. Very malt-oriented IPA - flavor has some malty sweet biscuit-like accents, a touch of light citrus bitterness, some white grapes in the back end. Mouthfeel has a nice thickness to it. Pretty solid for a $3 bomber!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rederic (2896) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 8, 2013
650ml bottle, under the name Bad Hare Traditional IPA, amber-orange color, with a frothy rocky white head, light toasted, caramel, biscuity, pale malt, toffee nose, with a lemon marmalade, faint floral citrus, leafy hop note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a mild sweet toasted, caramel, biscuity malty, light flowery earthy leafy, tobacco, grassy, citrus hop character, with some burnt caramel, toffee, brown sugar, mild dried raisin, lemon marmalde, lemon, grapefruit peel flavours, leading towards a sweet toasted, caramel, biscuity maltiness, earthy citrus, leafy, grassy hop bitterness finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Sampled in a bomber. Pours with a big head on it. It’s is a decent brew there is is nothing to it to septet are itself from the crowd.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DialSquare (2498) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Bomber, Boatswain American IPA, Trader Joes in Tally. Orange pour with thin off-white. Aroma is toffee, butterscotch, malty. Tastes are caramel malts, maybe a little grass. Sweet, candied. Not horrible, but they would’ve been better off labeling it as just "beer" for 2 bucks and not "American IPA".

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2013
bottle of Boatswain American IPA from Trader Joes. Amber with small head. Very mediocre IPA. Pretty strong malt base and dull hops. At least it was cheap.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewBoxer (1871) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Bottle bought from trader joes under a different name. Taste is hoppy at first like a standard americn IPA. very well balanced and good. Enjoyed this

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Aurelius (4028) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Consumed under the moniker of Boatswain American IPA. Powdery, lightly sweet, nutty?, vague caramel aroma without much in the way of hops. Not an AIPA aroma at all, but OK. Standard US bomber, throwback label with 1800s typesetting. Clear, dark tea brown, an extemely clingy, thin, saltine-colored head. Metallic and overbrewed, moderately sweet. Medium body, loses carbo. *Weeps* - it was only $2.49 for 22oz! How can you screw that up?!?!? Trader Joe’s, Tallahassee.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
swanmann (584) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 14, 2013
bomber from Trader Joe’s in Santa Rosa: it’s clear and rich burnt orange with about an inch and a half of web-y, fluffy foam. It smells mostly of caramel. The taste is caramelly sweet with a slightly sour brown note; some aspirin type bitterness dries out the effect slightly.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nickytoethumbs (12) - - OCT 14, 2013
This beer is alright - nothing special, just a decent beer to enjoy on a weeknight. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Blairgus (2537) - California, USA - OCT 11, 2013
11 oct 2013, bottle. Orange, clear, some bubbles. Nose is sweet raisin malt. Med body and a tad fizzy. Kind of apple raisin malt. Meh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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