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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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An IRA bursting with notes of mango, papaya and pineapple, this beer finishes juicy with a subtle malty backbone. It doesn’t take brains to know hoppy, tropical IRAs are a great way to welcome warmer months ahead!


Reid's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (2033) - Salem, Oregon, USA - FEB 2, 2014
22 oz bottle from "Habits" beer and cig store in S.Salem $3.59 Light amber coloured beer with a nice thick and creamy off white head ( about half an inch). Balanced aroma, deep caramel malts and floral type hops. Taste is also balanced with the juicy hops just winning out. Nice mouthfeel medium with good carbonation( soft). A nice enough simple IPA.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (3436) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Pour is more of a hazy orange with a average white head. Aroma is a pungent dank hop. Flavor is a fruity almost berry hop with a bit of caramel malt there to balance things out. Finish is a nice piney resinous hop finish. This was a decent beer. Not a huge malt or hop presence but still plenty flavorful.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (7577) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 4, 2015
Bottle, shared by Grippitis. Medium golden body, average white head. Sweet tropical fruit with grassy undertones, assertive bitterness. How is this an IRA? No crystal malt, no caramel-- missing the maltiness that I want in a red ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (10321) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours orange gold white head. Nose/taste of piney hop, tropical fruit, baked bread and earthy grass - Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swesson (277) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - MAY 2, 2015
From a bottle. Pours a light golden-red and makes an off-white head with great lacing down the glass. Smells of malt and citrus and hops. Tastes of citrus and hops, but more like an IPA with some malt than a true red. Good beer though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
seehaferb23 (45) - - APR 30, 2015
This beer was little overrated for Ninkasi. Did Anheiser Busch ruin the quality of the brewery? ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reimer96 (1452) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 27, 2015
Pours a lightly hazy orangish copper with a small white ring. Great aroma of tropical fruits, papaya, mango, passionfruit, can and light burnt sugar. Taste is tropical fruits, mango, passionfruit, papaya, caramel with a burnt character on the finish that lasts into the finish... This would be a great red ipa if you could get rid of that light harshness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
raphael (964) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 21, 2015
skunky, resin aroma, wood smoke & caramel, clashy mix. clash more of an issue with the flavor--resin, smoke, grapefruit rind, caramel. hoppier than expected, milder in the malt aspects.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6527) - Brier, Washington, USA - APR 20, 2015
Draft at sb. Pours a murky dark amber with a loose and creamy white head. Bright orange juice nose, nice clear presence. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Toasty caramel with bright oranges on the mid palate. Long creamy sweet finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (6546) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, off-white, mostly diminishing. Body is light to medium amber. Aroma is lightly malty (grain, cookie), lightly hoppy (resin, grapefruit). Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, watery/velvety texture, lively carbonation, lightly to moderately alcoholic. Red ale? Huh? This is pretty pale amber to be slingin’ out that phrase, IMHO. Very quiet nose doesn’t show much of anything, and it’s equally dull in the mouth. Ninkasi continues to struggle.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
stantheman (705) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 18, 2015
On tap taster at John B Pub in Coquitlam. The head is white and the colour is very pale for a red IPA. Could’ve mistaken it for a Coors Lite by the colour! LOL.

Other than that pithy observation, it seems to be a sprightly and refreshing IPA.


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