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RATINGS: 216   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?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - DEC 28, 2012
NIce and not so bitter which is fine. NIce orange features in colour and fine foam too there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (1156) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Bottle. Poured hazy dark amber light head. Sweet spicy aroma. Sweet taste good aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11104) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (2186) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ronaldtheriot (1279) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BroSpud (1707) - , 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (11251) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwoeltje (2232) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14978) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 23, 2013
Bottle from Trader Joe’s, Belingham, WA; 6.7% ABV
as Boatswain American IPA

Hazy amber color with creamy head. The aroma is fruity but also a bit old. Mild caramel flavor, with a feeling of old; semi-sweet, with some caramel flavor, sweet and fruity hopping.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rederic (2986) - 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.

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