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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: 159   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. IBU’s 50, Warrior, Cascade, Willamette.


sodakotakid's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
sodakotakid (230) - Belle Fourche, South Dakota, USA - JAN 3, 2013
This beer pours a cloudy dark orange with a minimal white head. This beer starts weet, hoppy and with a bit of pineapple. There is a nice bit of citrus and the beer finishes with mild bitterness.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
visionthing (2895) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2014
35,5cl bottle from a trade with Cunningham - thanks! Hazy amber with an off-white head. Moderate hoppy aroma with tropical fruits, caramel, malt and hints of pine. Sweet and malty with noticable hoppy notes. Quite okay.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (3229) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2014
On bottle with Visionthing , thanks a lot! Hazy copper colored, good foam. Aromas of caramel, malt, hops- some fruitiness. Medium body & complexity . Some sweetness, but balances well. Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (3641) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle from Bumpa’s in St Thomas September 2013. Enjoyed this beer with lunch watching the passing parade of tourists go by. Enjoyable.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
fkoolen (343) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 7, 2014
Bottle from a friend. Light amber colour, slightly hazy, off-white creamy head. Big malty undertone among with resinous, piny hops, a little tropical fruity: all seem a bit chemical. Carbonation influences the flavours, defected metal, iron-like taste. Medium carbonation, watery body, oily mouthfeel.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bkurtz (862) - PERU - OCT 6, 2014
Bottle - (best before 6/14) Pours a clear orange/amber with a small, quickly dissipating head. Nice aromas of grapefruit and orange. The taste is muddled with an astringent finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (4467) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle shared with Sabine & Martin. Refreshing and cloudy with some peaches upfront. Strong hoppy dominance only disturbed by some metallic aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (4468) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle from trade with Cunningham -thank you, Henrik! Pours out in a light hazy golden colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of fresh hops, citrus and peaches. Taste of ripe, fresh hops, light flowers, citrus, peaches, spruce, grass and thyme. Mild and fruity finish. Refreshing and easy drinkable, nice one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (3317) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle shared with McTapps & MichaelAwesome. Pours slightly hazy amber with airy off-white head. Clear aroma of C-hops, malt und fruit. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with sweetish notes of malt and yeast and fruity touches. Bitter aftertaste. A nice one.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (4782) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 8, 2014
Appearance: Lovely hazy orange golden color with a fine white head that leaves a nice lacing.
Aroma: Fruity, malty, mild parfume and citric hoppy.
Palate: Medium + body. Tad sweet and a fine bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Fruity, some spicy notes, citric hoppy and a deep malty back. Some butterscotch in the back.
Overall impression: Not the best IPA in the world, but drinkable. Germany – Brazil 7-1 WC semi 2014.
Personal stats: Bottle from a trade with Nisse666

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoNm (682) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 8, 2014
Pours a dark amber color, topped with a small just slightly cream colored head that disapears very quickly. There is a very pleasant mild fruity aroma, some citruses and caramel. The taste is slightly hoppy, creamy with some caramel in the finish. A small amount of bitterness left in the aftertaste. Easily drinkable, smooth and enjoyable.


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