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Roscoe’s Hop House Original India Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Harkening back to old world brewing styles, Roscoe’s Hop House uses the highest quality malts and hops to bring forth this smooth, bright flavored India Pale Ale. With a nod to the past, this nicely balanced, true ale is brewed using traditional brewing methods for a unique flavor profile. The password to our best kept secret is found inside the bottle.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
13th September 2014
Bright clear gold - amber beer, tidy cream colour head. Palate is light and crisp. Mild minerals. Airy malts, little creamy sweetness. Hops are pretty light - mild citrus, touch of marmalade. Light semi dry finish brings a little dry floralness. Fine.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (2094) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle@Lord Northbrook, Lee, London (11/08/2014) - amber coloured pour with white head. Sweet fruity and malty aroma and taste, citrus fruity, some caramel and light toffee, slight herbal, not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (1609) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle. Labels doesn’t say anything about being original, so I guess I got the unoriginal version. Pours clear orange/hazelnut brown with a medium sized diminishing good lacing off white head. Pine, cheese, caramel in the nose. Flavour has cheesy hops, caramel, bread and some plastic notes to it. Has a good balanced bitterness and a good mouthfeel, so that part works, but the flavour isn’t exactly bursting with fresh hops.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (8695) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle shared at Chriso’s post GBBF minidig, 16/08/14. Clear golden with moderate off white spotting and edgeing. Nose is earthy hop, bitter orange, light spice, citric peel, light bread notes. Taste comprises malty tones, bread dough, orange pith, straw. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close with a limited hop presence. Sub par IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (4082) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 1, 2014
Vom Tesco in Eastbourne. Klassiches IPA mit etwas Hopfen, ein wenig an Zitrusfrüchten und feiner Balance. Süffig, mild, lecker. Keine Raketenwissenschaft, aber ein angenehm trinkbares Piwo.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (4083) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle from Tesco in Eastbourne. Pours out in a light ahzy golden-light amber colour with low airy head and medium body. Aroma of fresh hops and spruce. Taste of fresh, but mild hops, pine, herbs, mild spices, citrus fruits and light malt. Refreshing and not that bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wimpyjoe (3900) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle from Tesco, Stockport. Slightly deeper amber colour with a bubbly head. Has a fine IPA texture despite its strength being more than evident.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (3351) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 24, 2014
355ml bottle from Tesco, Hermiston Gait. Pours clear amber, no head, big bubbles. Aromas of honey, floral hops. minerals and light orange. Taste has more orange, but not in a bitter way, more honey sweetness. Oily texture, thin finish. OK.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tania_nexust (147) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Not much aroma, flavour is slight spicy hop but it does dissipate quickly.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ferris (4197) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle - Acetone and herbal. Clear gold with a rich white head. Sweet caramel malts, orange and a light earthy bitterness. Bleh.


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