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St. John Brewers - The Tap Room
Brewed at Shipyard Brewing Company

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Cruz Bay, St. John, United States Virgin Islands
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Our IPA is bright copper in color with a wonderful citrusy hop aroma. Island Hoppin has a great malty body that pairs well with the dry hoppy finish. IBUís 50, Warrior, Cascade, Willamette.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (8114) - The íSham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle at Black (IPA) Friday tasting, thanks to Nisse666 for this extra - cheers Thomas, 09/05/14. Very lightly hazed golden orange with a moderate off white swirl atop the glass. Nose is caramel, floral notes, bitter orange, spice, a little buttery. Taste comprises light caramel, straw, floral hop notes, perfumed, orange. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close with light hop bitterness. So so affair, not a lot going on here, still definately the best beer Iíve rated from the Virgin Islands though (well Shipyard!).

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leighton (10698) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle shared in London - big thanks to Colin for this obscurity. Pours clear, light gold with a fine, creamy white head. Pretty mediocre stuff, lots of herbal hops, old pine, dry pale bread, some tangerine. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. More dusty pine on the finish, light sweetness, herbs, some citrus pith. Meh, shabby.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
jackl (4560) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle @ Chez Bruce. Amber small head. Massive creamed corn nose. Cotton candy. Sort of artificial and nasty. Taste is very papery. Almost rancid bitterness. Light melon if Iím being charitable. Light body, quite fizzy. Cheers to Shipyard for the garbage juice.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Scopey (6661) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle thanks to Colin, it pours clear amber with a medium yellow head. The nose is sweetish, orange peel, marmalade and candy. The taste is bitter, toasty, orange peel, dirt, grapefruit, lemonade, wood, dirt and light alcohol with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Mediocre at best,

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
50belair (2212) - Florida, USA - APR 9, 2014
Bottle at Sibís. Clear yellow pour with an off white head. Mild floral hop aromas. A bit bland with muted citrus and florally hop notes. Decent balance with mild caramel malt low lights. Not bad for the islands.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ramboraffe (401) - SWEDEN - APR 6, 2014
330 ml bottle, served too cold. Orange copper color with big white head. Smell is bitter hops and grapefruit and citrus. Taste is dry with high bitterness. A lot of grapefruit and citrus.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3276) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2014
12oz bottle 1/29/14 (St. Thomas)-Pours a clear copper with a small head. Aroma of hops and malt. Taste of the same with a bit more hops coming in on the back end. This medium bodied brew is not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gurthnar (1633) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle. Aroma hoppy, fruity, amarillo. Clear amber colour. Taste has a lot of rough green fresh-cut grassy earthy hops. Somewhat astringent. Coarse, but agreeable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cuso (4387) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle from Nisse666, many thanks. Floral hoppy aroma with malty backbone. Short malty beginning folloeed by citrus hops with grapefruit, light tangerines, orange zest. OK.
Country #102.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MisoW (1196) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle, shared by Cuso, many thanks. Country #58. Pours amber color, small white head. Aroma is hoppy, fruity, hints of honey. Taste is medium bitter, grapefruit. Nice bitter finish.


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