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RATINGS: 503   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A tawny gold masterpiece in the world of beer styles.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arayaga2 (1844) - portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Chestnut brown with a cm of off-white head. Aroma is out of place toasty malt. Taste is the same as the aroma with a husky, grainy astringency. Not really an IPA. $2/12oz


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AWISLguy (1528) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 31, 2015
From Total Wine in Stuart. No bottle date. Amber pour with an off orange head Fruity sweet aroma with some sugar and some toffee. Sweet fruits in the taste, toffee, with more simple sugar, some earth and a bit of citrus. Rough. Finishes sweet and slightly bitter. Thinking this was old, but also sure I’ve had before, and it was not that great then. 12.4

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cagou007 (346) - FRANCE - JAN 25, 2015
Pours clear amber with medium white head. Nose is slightly hoppy. Aromas are toasted malts, herbs and some floral hops. Light body, medium carbonation. Light bitter finish. Rather basic IPA, quite refreshing but nothing exceptional here. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (2774) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 17, 2015
As KBC IPA in Seattle. Pale clear brown, small head. Brown malty aroma, some floral hops. Medium, dry body. Malt centered, quite watery. Dry bittering finish.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
scarletfire65 (1028) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Directed here for KBC IPA (Kennebunkport Brewing IPA). Clear amber pour. Moderate carbonation. Aroma is flowery hops and caramel candies. The flavor is toffee, toast, bitter hoppage, with a rough, grainy finish. Pretty harsh.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
boxofrane (2294) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle from wegmans. Pours clear amber with a medium sized off white head. The aroma has a bit of floral hops but is mostly toffee and bready malt. The taste is awful.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
crossovert (8349) - Illinois, USA - OCT 18, 2014
355ml bottle. Jsut a rubbish ipa. Scent is stale hop icing. Flavor is hop vinegar. Butchered the style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
seymour (1542) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - OCT 7, 2014
From Trader Joe’s labeled as Kennebunkport/KBC IPA. It pours a nice amber colour with weak white foam. Malty and hoppy, a fairly true-to-style and balanced English-style IPA but nothing to write home about. Light-medium body, somewhat bready mouthfeel, lingering fruity and earthy aftertaste. Decent.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (6286) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 29, 2014
hadn’t seen the ipa before. kinda excited. kinda. not expecting greatness...but a single is less than a soda! a decent amount of floral hops (this is an east coast ipa after all) atop a thinnish malty background. pleasant, if not spectacular. pretty much what you’d expect and nothing less."

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
suprchunk (2452) - Crestview, Florida, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Deep amber pour. Small off white head. Plenty of lacing. Piney hop aroma. Some caramel notes and a slightly off putting sweet aroma. Taste is slight corn and very bitter. Chalky.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Frank (3141) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2014
In a world where there are stellar examples of IPA too numerous to count, a beer like this has no reason to exist. It is an off and metallic rendition of the style and lacking the vibrant hop character that is the hallmark of the style. It is clear red in color and its head is of mixed bubbles and long lasting. This has a mildly floral hop character and a good bit of metallic, basic bitterness. This is rather light bodied but still a bit sweet, which cloys just a touch. This is on the low end of drinkable, I suppose, but I do not think that is adequate at all.


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