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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.61   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?


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (1352) - Missouri, USA - APR 17, 2012
This is much more of a brown beet than it is an Ipa. Brown and nutty. Thin head. Low ibu for ipa. Very tasty beer, just not an ipa.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
csaso (1658) - Missouri, USA - APR 20, 2012
Bottle - had this as Boatswain American IPA, from Trader Joes - good size foamy head, medium copper color, mild hoppy aroma, balanced flavor with fair hops and decent malt backbone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3742) - Xalapa, MEXICO - DEC 28, 2012
NIce and not so bitter which is fine. NIce orange features in colour and fine foam too there.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (1555) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Bottle. Poured hazy dark amber light head. Sweet spicy aroma. Sweet taste good aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11432) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (3131) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle from Trader Joe’s. Pours almost clear bright copper with a bubbly, frothy off white head. Tastes like hops, sweet orange, caramel, light nuttyness. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like hips, light booze, and orange citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ronaldtheriot (1498) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Boatswain American IPA has a rather thin, off-white head, a mostly clear, orange appearance, some bubbles, and not much lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of mild citrus (think about orange peel), and white bread crust, with possibly a caramelized sugar note. Taste is of all that, with a bitterness that comes across as nowhere near a 79 IBU, but it’s there to at least balance the beer. Mouthfeel is on the light side, and Boatswain American IPA finishes dry, refreshing, and highly drinkable. For a store-brand India Pale Ale, this is a pleasant surprise. RJT

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BroSpud (1834) - , Massachusetts, USA - JAN 9, 2012
650ml bottle from TJs labeled as Boatswain American IPA. Pours a cloudey medium amber with a quickly receding head. Nothing spectacular here but a passable IPA that can’t be beat for the price.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (12303) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 10, 2012
Bomber from Fresh & Easy in Vacaville, CA. Pours clear copper with a creamy off-white head. Decent citrus/floral aroma over some caramel. Med body. Flavor is instantly malty with bitter. It relaxes to a hint of treacle with bitter. I’m gonna stick with citrus/floral for hop. It finishes bitter, but there is still something that makes me think of treacle.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - JAN 11, 2013
(as Boatswain AIPA from Trader Joe’s) copper/amber with off white head. Fruity hops aroma. Flavor is citrus/passion fruit.


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