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RATINGS: 217   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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St. George India Pale Ale is a traditional English style ale with a distinct hop spiciness from imported 100% UK Fuggles hops. Deep copper in color, our IPA has a full malt base and a pronounced hop aroma. It was awarded the GOLD medal in the international category as the best India Pale Ale at the 2000 Beauty of Hops English Ale Awards.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAR 18, 2003
Thin head--hoppy nose. NOt much else on aroma. Too dark for style. Fuggles hop flavor prevalent. Crisp finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sloth (2502) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - MAR 1, 2003
Quiet intro.Rocky off white head, some laceing.Hazy light copper color.Fruity malty nose with some bready notes also.Thats it, its down hill from here.Noticeable astringency and some metallic flavors.Finish is dry leaving the metallic flavors on the sides of the tongue and sides of yer mouth.Med/thin body.A little cardboardy also.Oh well! Finished the bottle, against my better judgement.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
document (36) - USA - FEB 8, 2003
Poor, very poor. I drank a Stone IPA, then a homebrewed wheat beer, and then this. I don't know if I can finish the drink. A thick, foul malt. There's a bit of hop, jumping about, but it's the malt that kills the beer. Thoroughly unpleasant. It sticks in your sinus, cloyingly, and tastes skunked, but by design. Displays perfectly the difference between a good beer and a mediocre -- no, awful -- beer. To those who define this 'English,' I've just come back from England and not come close to a beer so frightful. Drink this and drink newky brown with a hop flower.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
obxdude10 (2046) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2003
Not one of the better IPA's I've had, light copper in color, very thin & bubbly head that didn't hang around all that long, not much by way of aroma either, just a little hint of floral hoppiness in the nose, too light-bodied, very thin, the aftertaste hinted of a genuine IPA with subtle ideas of bitterness & dryness, not a great example of the style

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4771) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 10, 2003
Golden colour, little to no smell...very hoppy beginning, not much aftertaste, but not a ’bad’ beer!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - JAN 7, 2003
Very balanced and very British style. Superb bitterness that lasts and lasts. Hops are fruity, malts are more biscuity than in almost any beer I"ve had...the polar opposite of the huge sweet malting in the big-boy American IPAs out west. Luscious mouthfeel. This brewery is doing things right, IMO. Gracias, Senor U.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2002
This is a toned-down American IPA with fruity hops in aroma and flavor. Wonderfully unpasteurized. I believe this rather similar to Acme IPA, but with a much slimmer frame. This is very good and in keeping with this brewer’s formula: restraint above all. The palate and clarity show these fellows know their trade. Poor head and lacing however detract from this otherwise delicious, elegant brew.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daalamar (405) - new albany, Indiana, USA - NOV 30, 2002
Decent amber color with a thin lacy head. Aroma lets you know that the hops are there, but there are grassy fresh earthy aromas as well. Flavor is mild with a nice hop finish. Overall this beer is alright but dosn’t last long at all. Very Quaffable

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VENOM (941) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 19, 2002
Hazy ochre with some particles. Small, dense cream head. Trickles of carbonation. Aroma of oranges and flour like malts. Initially chalky yet brisk with carbonation. Doughy, pasty malt base and a biting spicy hop bitterness. Musty quality to the overall feel. Medium body. Mostly dry. Bitter hop aftertaste rides the soft body. Alcohol flashes towards the end. Yeasty taste appears as well. Finishes richer with doughy malts and a long orange flavored, florally spicy hop surge. Very English and very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
proc (342) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - OCT 26, 2002
A nice IPA. Pours out to a bright amber with a nose of hops. There is an initial spiciness to this that is quite interesting. Biscuits and pine flavors in this one. Enjoyable. Thanks to VA Homebrewer for sending this my way.


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