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RATINGS: 217   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?


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nero55 (751) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Bottle. Light amber with small white head. Some light aromas of hops and some malt sweetness. Light body with some hop bitterness upfront with a sweet finish. Too sweet and not enough hops for an IPA.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Block (1432) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Amber pour with with a thin white head. Caramel sweet aroma. Medium body. Light flavor with more of an alcohol bit at the finish. Not as well rounded.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
AWISLguy (1342) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 28, 2013
Bottle from Brook Falls Discount off the singles rack. Blah .... nice pour, but not much else was nice. Bready, faintly malty, but not sweet or bitter - just thick-ish and not very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11113) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2013
22oz bottle-dissipating offwhite-dk amber. A-soft orange, med malt. T-orange/floral tea, med malt-caramel/bready.. Interesting.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2013

Bottle 22fl.oz.

[ As Boatswain American IPA ].
ABV: 6.7%. Clear medium amber orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, light hoppy, vegetables. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, sweet malt, vegetable - floral. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. IMO. a bit odd ! [20130223]

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fantomasus (207) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 12, 2013
This review is for Underworld Brewing "American India Pale Ale" Pours a hazy copper with a decent head that sticks around. Appearance would be a 4 without the haziness... Aroma is pleasant and fresh on top but contains a musty unfinished undertone... tacky. Flavor is unbalanced and comes at you from weird angles: Sour, then sweet, then bitter with salt... bletch... Finish is oily with lingering bitterness... Will not buy again.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Geokkjer (5887) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours deep golden with an off white head. Aroma of floral and herbal hops with some caramel and malt. Flavor is sweet and malty with some biscuit and floral notes.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (13820) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle, 22oz. As Boatswain American IPA. It pours a clear, pale amber body with a dense, two-finger off-white head. The aroma is sweetish and caramel-ish, with some flowers, grass and perfume. Rather sweet on the palate, some caramel flavor, as well as grass and some faint orange notes. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Lasting sweet finish. Not very bad this one, but as an IPA it fails. At least in my book. Too sweet and not enough on the hoppy side. 130810

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Meilby (7897) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle 650ml @ Hotel Room, Good Nite Inn, Sylmar, CA
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, biscuit, floral and grassy hops. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and medium bitter with a sweet caramel and floral finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
andyhwcinc (1466) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2013
This review is for Boatswain American IPA. I bought this at Trader Joes because it was $2 for a bomber. I got what I paid for, it's not very good, I've made home brews that tasted better...and I'm a horrible home brewer.


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