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RATINGS: 3646   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
Bottle and keg: Filtered
Launched: August 1997
Hops: Magnum, Chinook & Centennial
By definition, an India Pale Ale is hoppier and higher in alcohol than its little brother, pale ale-and we deliver in spades. Now one of the most well respected and best-selling IPAs in the country, this golden beauty explodes with citrusy flavor and hop aromas, all perfectly balanced by a subtle malt character. This crisp, extra hoppy brew is hugely refreshing on a hot day, but will always deliver no matter when you choose to drink it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gbgbrouge (345) - SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2015
Poured from bottle, pale amber with medium head. Aroma with an explosion of fruit and pine mixed up with some caramel and bread. Taste is bitter but really well balanced, backed up with a light body and a long bitter finish. Taste notes of peach, grape fruit, resin and some bread. Loved it!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (2587) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2015
Keg @ Chez Sophie, Shrewsbury. Pours clear gold with good off-white head. Aroma is sweet caramel. Taste is sweet with citrus, pine and more caramel and a nice alcohol bite underpinning proceedings. A classic IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (901) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a light amber orangish color with an off white head. Aroma is big citrusy hops, with a nice balanced malt backbone. Flavor is a bit more on the bitter end, but has a good fruity citrusy hop presence. A nice flagship IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GreatDane1632 (1116) - Alabama, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Rated based on notes from 26 May 2012 -- This is a standby IPA. If a bar doesn’t have a good IPA, it should at least have this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kustie (439) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Bottle. Citrus, caramel and malt in aroma. Taste is also malty with bitter long nice aftertaste. Flavors of malt, tropical fruits, grape, pine. Very nice aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ALLOVATE (2654) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2015
Looks the picture of health. Radiant, orange amber with a messy inch of foam atop. Daubs a devilish lace in its wake. Bold, resinous and piney, whole cone nose brimmed by hints of bitter grapefruit, roasted peanut husks, doughy white bread and lemon peel. Noticeably dulled hop notes on the palate. Mild burnt rubber amongst some tree-sap, nettles and sharp, bitter herbs. Quite tight and on the leaner side as far as body with light carbonation. Lengthy bitter hop swallow with a light hint of honey and bready malts. Seems to lack some tropical fruit and esters to lift it. Quaffable but not a stand-out! (12fl.Oz, BB 22/05/15, The Liquor Shed, Jandakot)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2971) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2015
Bottle at tasting. Golden pour, white head. Aroma of passion fruit and citrus. Taste has grapefruit, citrus, passion fruit and a little biscuity caramel. Very balanced and tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cyrenaica (1095) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 12, 2015
400ml draught
6.9% ABV
The Beerbistro (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
February 17, 2015
The beer pours a translucent golden orange colour with a bubbly white head. The aroma is lemony, grainy, with hints of caramel and yeast. The mouthfeel was medium bodied with average carbonation. The flavour was caramel, weak citrus hops, and a light fruitiness. Good, but not as goo as the arrogant bastard.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
__Rb81 (366) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2015
On tap at the BeerTemple. Golden amber with a white head. Aroma of fruity hops, floral, bit resiny. Taste is hoppy bitter, fruity, floral. Dry ending, bitter hoppy aftertaste. Not bad.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Patjeadam (90) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2015
First smell welcomes flowers in your nose. Firs sip is a harmony of citrus, sweet caramel malt, some pine and freshness. Sip after sip it grows. Slowly the real bitterness becomes clear, but never hindering the complete palate with is carbonization and complex taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy (iOs)

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