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Brewed by Ninkasi Fabriques
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Tarare, France
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Jadis exportee vers les colonies britanniquies, l'India Pale Ale est une biere cuirvee au corps malte. Son attaque en bouche est puissamment fruitee. Elle vous livrera ensuite use franche amertume qui envahira litteralement votre palais.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tomy63 (198) - Clermont-Ferrand, FRANCE - DEC 21, 2013
Pas grand chose d’une IPA, c’est houblonné, sec mais ça s’arrête là, c’est plutôt frais et désaltérant, peu fruité.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
budedou (662) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - OCT 13, 2013
Not a very good IPA to drink with friend or to discover an IPA to a french guy ;)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bozo_skeleton (857) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JUN 21, 2013
Legerement ambree, gros collet et limpide. Des aromes de citron et de fleurs. Final un peu sec Agreable mais loin d’etre une IPA prestigieuse...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
erickok (4630) - Leuven, BELGIUM - APR 4, 2013
Okay looking misty dark golden body with frothy grey head. Interesting aroma of fermenting fruit, wort, spruce and light earthy malts. Tasty yet not too expressive fruity bitterness. Simple and short hops, but very drinkable. Like the style of this brew, even though it isn’t very deep or complex. Moderate ABV is appreciated, as is the moderate carbonation. Can’t really fault this to be honest; maybe it’s not the hop forward brew than people hoped for. Nice label/bottle style too. I like it! (75cl bottle from Au Nom De La Bière)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Swaroga (1864) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 17, 2013
75cl. bottle. Cloudy orange with a medium, white head. Nose : wet hay, bread, ginger cookie, orange zest. Sip : well carbonated, bubbly in the throat, water like density with oily texture. Sweet ginger cookie flavour with citrus bite. Moderate bitterness is shocking since it is an IPA. It reminds more a Belgian blond. Strange... .

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
calimo (12) - - JAN 3, 2013
Yummy after a day of snowboarding at squaw valley. Had this brew at the Auld Dubliner. I'd recommend it. ---Posted via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
deusax (459) - Grenoble, FRANCE - FEB 7, 2012
I had this one a long time ago. If I have the chance to drink it again, I’ll update this rating

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jaghana (5096) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - SEP 21, 2011
Bottle 75cl, a cloudy golden orange beer with medium head. Nose is on agrumes, aroma is yeast like and on lemon, hops is not much there, boring, finish is poor, body is low, ester, medium bitterness just a Belgian blond.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 10, 2011
Bottle from the brewpub, drunk at ChrisO’s Christmas Tasting, 28th Dec 2010. Cloudy orange, slight white head. Light fresh linen nose. Needs more citrus bite but it’s nicely light and soft, very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2011
750ml bottle @ Christmas tasting on 28 December 2010. Gold/amber colour. A bit murky. Very decent hops on the nose - quite aromatic, with orange, grapefruit and grassy notes in evidence. Distinctly orange on the palate. Moderate bitterness with a touch of residual sweetness. Firm. Slightly slick, mouthfeel. May not be a blockbuster in comparison with many US IPAs but it’s a solid effort from country hardly known for producing IPAs. I can safely say it’s the best French IPA I’ve tried.


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