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RATINGS: 516   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Fashioned after the famous ales from Burton-On-Trent which took on such bold character after surviving the long, rolling voyage from London to Calcutta in the days of the Empire. This is an amber colored masterpiece in the world of beer styles.

Malt: 2-Row British Pale Ale, Crystal & Chocolate
Hops: Willamette, Cascade
Yeast: Top fermenting English.
O.G. 1.066

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SkyinBrian (430) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 20, 2004
a good ipa for the price. thick full off white head. creamy palate. not overpowering hops but a decent ipa. hey, at 5 bucks for a six pack i think i got my moneyís worth

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruggedman (647) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUL 2, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2006 My favorite local IPA by far. Iím not much for lighter beers, but this one I really like a lot. Good sweet taste with a nice short aftertaste. 6/3/06 re-rate Iíve had a few more IPAís since this one and iíve realized where itís true place belongs. Itís not hoppy enough, need more bitterness and more body. A mediocre IPA at best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ross (2128) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - MAY 21, 2004
smells hoppy, with a wierd hop smell unlike any ive smelled- must be some different kind of hop. pours dark brown in color. taste is not too bitter but very rich tasting. a nice IPA, but not as refreshing as i would have hoped an IPA would be. good brew though

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
walrus (13) - USA - FEB 26, 2004
Interesting thing with this and their Brown .... it's richer and broader in the bottle. The draft version is a more typical "water spiked with hop" IPA taste. Bottled it's more complex and balanced ... less dominated by the hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tippie4 (97) - Auburn, Maine, USA - FEB 1, 2004
The carmal flavor comes in the middle and is a nics touch to this ipa. Also has a nice golden color.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12440) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 28, 2003
(draft) Clear copper body with creamy beige head, leaving a nice full lacing all the way down the glass. Aroma is mild sweet, floral, some earthy, slightly fruity. Taste is floral, slight berry, light earthy. Finish is earthy/floral. Medium body. Seems more ESB-ish than IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerman08 (17) - USA - DEC 11, 2003
For all you Mainards out there this is a must have. Don't sell yourself short and go for that Casco Bay shit. Believe me, I've been to the Brewery and all, this place is legit. They brew a quality micro and take pride in it. Have fun.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SirTom (89) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 6, 2003
Better than average IPA. Try it if you have a chance. Not as hoppy as I thought it would be, but not a problem.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13660) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 6, 2003
Dark amber; Earthy, hoppy aroma with slight solvent, marmalade and mint. Moderate, woody, herbal bitterness. Slight astringency. Malts are of toasted caramel. Sweetish, minty finish. This has some style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (30977) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2003
[Bottled at only 6% ABV] The aroma is fresh, sweet, and malty. The color is a hazy orange and it has a small dense head. The flavor starts slightly bitter turning OK sweet from an OK malt blend. The end is more dty than bitter but it still has a slight grassy note from the hops. A quite nice beer.

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