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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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When the first Pale Ales were sailed around the Cape to arrive in India in the early 18th century, outcries of “Zounds! Jolly good! and Huzzah!” were heard across the East Indian subcontinent. Similar exclamations are to be expected when sniffing the piney aroma and tasting the big hops, huge citrus and candy-like malt of Pfriem’s own IPA. Drink up, Guv’nor.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (15440) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 30, 2014
Draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver, 5+14 oz
Hazy blond color with compact persistent head. Peculiar aroma, very nice: it’s fruity, grapey, possibly also cheesy (goat cheese). The lean pale malt body is a great choice, still it conveys quality; hop explosion, very resiny, bitter, quite fruity and piney.
Great, straight, modern IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (14209) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Draft at the source courtesy of staff, thanks! An extra pour. Clear golden color, fluffy white head. Aroma of citrus. Taste is bright full pineapple, lemon. Very tasty.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Oakes (13065) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 17, 2014
Light gold, fresh grapefruity, orangey nose, lean pale malts, lots of bitterness, fresh citrusy character, very good balance. Near perfect.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (10618) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2013
Tap at pFriem, Hood River, 24/05/13. Listed as 7.2% ABV. Clear light golden with a thin white head. Good lacing ensues. Nose is light floral hops, juicy hops, hint of piss, grapefruit, orange pith. Taste comprises bitter grapefruit, hops, light pine, grass, orange pith. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, hop bitterness in the finish. Decent IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (7830) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 21, 2013
On tap at pFriem, pours a clear golden copper with a small white head. Aroma brings out loads of pine, with a bit of floral and grapefruity hops -- very aromatic. Flavour brings out a blast of piney hops, with some citrus and grapefruit cutting in later on. Just enough balance from crackery malts to back the high dosage of hops. Finishes very bitter and dry. Definitely an IPA for more extreme hop heads. Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (5317) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Clear gold, nice white head. Smells bready, peppery, and toasty. Nice crisp palate. with a tasty, peppery hop bite. Clean finish. Pretty darn good with tapas...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (5085) - Olympia, Washington, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Amber in color, hazy with a thin white fluffy head. Super IPA flavor and finish. Great IPA and terrific yeast and citrus finish. Great Job pFriem Brewing.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrChopin (3474) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 25, 2014
rich gold, thin puffy white head, ample lacing. Pungent hop oil nose, lightly skunky with huge white grapefruit, lightly peppery. Sweeter flavor mars hops, oily with orange and soap early, more fruit mid with pine across the light anise finish, sticky and thin.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maekchu (2462) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 27, 2012
On tap at he brewery. Strong dirty hops, light manure. Dark straw color, thin smooth head with great lacing. Citrus hop hit initial; good sweetness underlying the mid palate; lengthy bitter aftertaste. Medium body. Very well made, smooth, and eminently drinkable. I’d have another right away.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Damn. A really nice IPA. Has a solid grain note that is soon eclipsed by the twin flavors of guava and hops. A real nice blend and use of hops. Delicate with a punch to it.


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