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RATINGS: 232   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.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TURDFERGUSON (3954) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2012
Bottle from this trader named Joe. Orange amber with small, spitty white lace. Nose shows some tropical fruits underneath some sweeter malt, the aromas are there, but they are slightly muted by the malt. Just noticed the bottling date. 4/11/12. Thats a lot older than I prefer my IPA’s but sometimes that hard with beers like this. It’s actually not terrible for being a little over 2 months old. Would like to retry fresh.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Banksiz (27) - 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 (325) - 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 (1244) - 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 (770) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnymusky (233) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 29, 2014
when i bought it i did not expect much...bottle from trader joes for a buck...actually a very good citrus hop blend...pleasantly surprised.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nakedwhendrunk (2081) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a deep amber colored body with a one finger white head. The head lasted a good half minute and leaves some minimal spiderweb lacing. The smell had some hops forward with some pine and malty/bready aspects coming slightly as the beer warms. The taste had a good combination of malts and hops. The palate sat about a medium on the body with nothing harsh on the tongue other than a normal American IPA bitter feel, fairly drinkable. Overall, this is a pretty good beer which is easy on the wallet. Though its nothing to scream about, it gets the job done as far as a decent priced American IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bendrixian (1106) - Canadiana, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 18, 2014
Clear and amber colour with a fat bubbled white head. Very hoppy aroma with citrus and lighter pineapple and pinecones. On the palate it is bitter enough and classicially styled if a tad boring for the style. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1708) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - MAR 8, 2014
bottled 1/8/14 bought at trader joe’s for $1.25. pours light amber, off white head. pine, tropical fruits, light caramel. solid bitterness. yeah.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mep3222 (487) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Floral hop aroma and caramel malt. Taste is caramel malt with a sweetish finish and bitter on the sides of the tongue. Full flavored and pretty good. A bit on the malty side, but good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
davidm (1928) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle from trader joe’s. Aromas of tropical fruit, herbs, honey. Taste is sweet and bitter, very well balanced.


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