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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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During a fierce storm on his voyage across the ocean, William Rahr could be heard yelling from the tall masted ship: "Roll on old sea! And when you are done, when the storm clouds have destroyed themselves, we will still be standing and drinking!" Today, we have created the ultimate ale for a voyage such as this: A German-Style IPA - a traditional India Pale Ale with German Influence. Our German-Style IPA is brewed with a blend of all German malts, hops, and yeast. It has a rich maltiness with both floral and spicy hop characteristics. So get ready and hang on - Stormcloud will see you through your roughest seas and straight on to smooth sailing. Editorís Note: This beer was reconfigured in 2009 with new hops and yeast.


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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thebrymanosu (38) - - JUL 6, 2013
Definitely not the west coast IPA I was in the mood for, but very clean malty sweetness with apparent hop character.


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
RobertLiley1 (21) - - SEP 13, 2014
Just not that good of a beer aroma appearance taste palate make it an overall a weak offering

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stevesie (326) - - SEP 6, 2014
From bottle. Picked it up at Specís on Eastchase in Fort Worth on the cheap. Looks good in the glass; clear copper with a bit of white head that is gone about halfway down. Nose is not particularly pungent--some biscuit malt but not much else. Nice bitterness, slightly sour toward the end. Harsh finish, but in a good way. Solid, but far from spectacular. Rahr doesnít break any new ground here, but itís a nice part of their portfolio.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
DrunkSanta410 (284) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle to glass. Smells like trash... Tastes even worse. Donít know if this was skunked or if this is actually the taste. Scared to try it again. I poured most of it in the sink.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kevinator (979) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Pretty tame stuff. In fact, I would be pressed to call this an IPA. Faint floral hop aroma and some malts. Light copper color. The palate was light with below average carbonation. The flavors were not very pronounced. Very slight hops bitterness with a slightly sweet malt background. Actually, pretty bland for an established brewery.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
jbmassacre (1) - fort worth, Texas, USA - APR 30, 2014 does not count
At first it tastes literally like piss but halfway through its not so bad. I really dont like it all in all, the aroma isnt so bad, but the taste is obnoxious in my opinion.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TXBadger (1421) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 29, 2014
A very average style IPA. Pours a straw yellow color with white head. Not a whole lot on the aroma, but some citrus and pine. Palate actually has more malt than hop notes. Not terrible, but not something to go out of the way for.

3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hanuta06 (335) - Washington, USA - APR 23, 2014
Serving: from tap at Tolbertís Restaurant. Aroma: none detected. Appearance: small, frothy off-white, initial head with excellent lacing and mostly diminishing longevity. Clear, medium-orange body. Taste: lightly sweet, floral orange initial flavor and moderately bitter finish with average duration. Palate: medium body, creamy texture and soft carbonation. Overall: great. Interesting, sweet flavor at the front and hoppy bitter finish. Thick, creamy palate. I would like to drink this again.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
troyc (2473) - Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2014
[Bottle] Clear and light brown in color. Not much foam on top. Low carbonation levels. Mild hoppy aroma is overshadowed by caramel malts. Earthy hops in the taste. Low to moderate bitterness, but not much else happening here. Light in body. Taste reminds me of an ESB in ways. Tasting notes from 2012.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ZacM612 (159) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - APR 9, 2014
Little bit hazy amber, off-white head. Aroma has some hops, but not very strong. Smooth and a little thin. Alright, but there are other IPAs I prefer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12723) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 4, 2014
Draft @ DFW. Deep amber colour with a thin head. The aroma tells me this is old school IPA, without a prominent hop signature. Moderate bitterness, some biscuity, caramelly malts, medium body, sweetish finish and no real brightness at any point. Not a bad beer, but a little dated.


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