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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Our award-winning beer is crafted in small batches using only the finest all-natural hops and malted barley, resulting in a classic India pale ale with remarkable flavor and freshness.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (7156) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 24, 2014
12 oz can. (Trader Joe’s) Greenville, SC.
Clear amber golden colour with a small frothy white head. Fruity and sweet hops, mild bitterness and some maltiness in the aroma. The flavour is some bitterness, fruitiness and some floral hops. Quite drinkable. A bit boring.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ads135 (3049) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Hazy orange with a thick white head. Pine but mostly citrus. Medium bodied and affordable.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
crossovert (7608) - Illinois, USA - OCT 9, 2014
355ml bottle. Amber appearance nice head and nice lacing. SMell is sweet with fruit resinous hops. Flavor has a sweet icing like component to it, infact a very sweet ipa. Not sure on the dating of this but it doens’t grip me.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Frank (2933) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 5, 2014
You can’t get more down the middle than this Ipa--but you won’t see me complaining about that. This is a bright orange beer. It’s had is long lasting and foamy with lots of patchy lace. There is big citrus and pine in the nose asking with a bit of tropical fruit. This is full bodied and a little bit sweet which highlights the fruity notes from the hops as well as a touch of lavender. There is a touch of toasty malt character witch comes out in the long resinous finish. I could drink this all day, well done beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (5985) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
"the best of the mission st beers. definitely not a standout in a talented ipa field, but a nice budget pick. floral and spicy hops with a firm malt backbone. for a buck, can’t go wrong here at Trader Joes."

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BucannonXC5 (896) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Type: 12-oz. bottle Glass: Modern Times pint glass From: Trader Joe’s in Mission Valley (San Diego), Calif. Price: $5.99 for a 6-pack Purchased: Aug. 26, 2014 Consumed: Aug. 29, 2014 Misc.: Born on June 27, 2014 at 11:23 a.m. Poured a caramel, honey, orange semi-hazy color with two fingers of off-white head. Below average spots of wet foamy lacing on the sides of the glass. Below average retention on the top of the glass. (Sight - 3.82) Smelled citrus hops, tropical hops, melon, resin, wet hops, earthy, rye notes, soapiness, lime and caramel. (Smell - 3.60) Tasted pretty close to the smell. Got citrus hops, grapefruit rind, floral hops, earthy rye notes, soapiness, lime, pine, slight resin and caramel. (Taste - 3.71) Medium body. Oily texture. Average carbonation. Long, citrusy finish. Pretty good feel. (Feel - 3.89) A decent IPA and a great beer for the value ($5.99). I’d have this again, but I do prefer their pale ale. (Overall - 3.75) 3.72 84 B

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Banksiz (30) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Slightly malty nose, not hoppy, slight fruitiness. Pours a coppery amber. Pleasant bitterness, but no true noble hop flavor. Good finish, a slight better harshness. Overall, a good brew and a bargain at its price point at Trader Joe’s. Won’t win any gold medals, but I could drink this every day.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sawbuck (343) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Nice floral hop aroma. Balance of nice malt and hops. Pretty good for house brand.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ronaldtheriot (1288) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Mission St. IPA has a thin, cream-colored head, a mostly clear, somewhat bubbly, orange appearance, and a little bit of lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of piney hop resin, and the flavor is of that, plus sweet white bread. Bitterness is moderate. Mouthfeel is medium and slick, and Mission St. IPA finishes semi-dry, easy drinking, and refreshing. RJT

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RumRunner101 (801) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Deep gold pour with white head. Aromas of sweet barley, grapefruit and spruce. Flavour has good malt backing with grapefruit and tangerine. Finish is has a light bitterness, fruity, sweet.


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