Brewed by Northampton Brewing Co. (NB)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Fredericton, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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An East Coast-style India Pale Ale that weaves intense hop bitterness and aroma throughout a blanket of malt background. This beer may change slightly from batch to batch as we explore the various interpretations of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GraffitiVandal (125) - Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 21, 2015
ENG: 500ml bottle from Liquor Mart in Winnipeg, poured into the IPA glass. Orange to copper, opalescent color, small, white head. Aromas of malts, caramel, toffee, honey. Tastes caramelly, malty. Bitter in the aftertaste. Low to medium carbonation, medium body. Overall quite decent British-style IPA, nicely bitter, but on sweety, malty profile.

PL: Butelka 500ml zakupiona w Liquor Mart w Winnipeg, przelana do IPA glass. Barwa pomarańczowo-miedziana, opalizująca, piana jasna, niewielka. Aromaty słodowe, karmelowe, toffi, miodowe. W smaku karmel, słód. W posmaku goryczka. Niskie do średniego wysycenie, średnie odczucie w ustach. Podsumowując całkiem smaczne IPA w stylu brytyjskim, przyjemnie goryczkowe, o słodkawym, słodowym charakterze.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (2143) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 19, 2015
Pours a cloudy burnt orange. Aromas some citrus. Flavours are quite malty.. Definitely a hop presence.. But more in the British IPA style. I found this somewhat boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
simonblaine (384) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 30, 2015
Drank from bottle, fruity aroma, earthy. Taste is apricot, fruity, chalky dry mouth feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiveacestx (718) - Texas, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Bottle - rusty brown with a medium head. Earthy hop aroma and earthy dank taste. A little too earthy for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markas101 (1978) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 22, 2014
50 cl bottle, Calgary, AB, Canada. via Coop. Hazy apricot amber appearance, thin head. Great aroma, nectarine and minty hops. Smooth, creamy, more stone fruit and a cardamom pepper finish. Much better than I’d expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (1955) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 31, 2014
Great sprakling orange body with huge, puffy white head. The aroma is bursting with citrus fruits. A bit of a caramel malt with nice sweet grapefruit and citrus hops. The finish is astringent and sticky with mild pine resin flavours. Overall, a good IPA!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RCx240 (113) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
Pours golden and hazy, with a foamy off white head. Good retention, some lacing. Aroma is faint, hints of citrus, pine, and resin. Taste is resinous and bitter, fading into a jumble of long lingering notes of fruit and citrus. Light body. Carbonation is on the soft side, slightly sticky texture, long and mildly bitter finish. Not bad, but fairly tame as far as IPA’s go.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MunBro (724) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 25, 2014
Not much smell. Hazy pour, pretty standard. Nothing special here. Some malty flavors and some mediocre hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pintbypint (2830) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 24, 2014
500ml brown bottle. Golden with haze. Big creamy whitish cap that is long lasting. Lots of lacing. Nose has bright orange peels, pink gum and mixed floral notes. Taste has orange peel, lots of caramel. Bitterness comes on late leading into an citrusy aftertaste (orange peels and grapefruit). Medium body with mild carbonation. Certainly not an agressively hopped IPA, but nice anyway.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (4608) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
500ml bottle pours a pale amber color with a finger and a half of off-white head that leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is mild with pine and citrus with some grainy notes. Taste is a grainy malty sweetness with a grapefruit and pine hop bitterness. Medium bodied with decent carbonation. Seems to be a pretty nice IPA, not sure on the low scores, maybe the bottle is better than on tap.

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