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RATINGS: 3857   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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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.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LeftCoastRider (110) - , Washington, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Pours a clear orange-gold with a moderate white head. Aroma of pine. Properly bitter, lively, good body. A very good, classic, hoppy IPA.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Taboada (887) - Compostela (Galiza), - AUG 31, 2016
Tasted from the tap on the 31/08/2016. Clear and golden orange colour with a lacing white head. Aroma of hops, flowers and grapefruit. Taste is grapefruit and very hoppy. Sweet malty hoppy finish. Next one please!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
janubio (697) - SPAIN - AUG 31, 2016
Pours a clear golden colour, with a big lace that leaves a good lace. Aroma of tropical fruits, citrics, resines. Light body , good carbonation. Taste of tropical fruits, resines, citrics. Tasted on can, I can detect some "can" notes. Here’s on who still likes bottle better.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
floydian1 (1347) - FNQ, Australia, - AUG 31, 2016
655ml bottle with "enjoy by" date of 22/12/16. Great to finally see this beer legitimately imported to Australia (via cold storage at the insistence of brewery). Pours clear gold with a substantial dense white head that laces nicely. Packed full of musty dry piney resinous hops on the nose with notes of freshly cracked pepper and stone fruits. Malt profile is subdued on the tongue with those palate scraping hops dominating the flavour before a substantial dry lingering bitterness. Lighter bodied than the ABV would indicate with an average carbonation and oily texture. Has now rather been superceded by numerous imitations including various DIPAs which dial up the hops even more, but respect is due! The original US West Coast IPA and pretty much deserves its iconic status.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Michael27 (725) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2016
Von Stone (Berlin) frisch vom Hahn im Straßenbräu getrunken. Golden im Glas mit schöner Blume. Anklänge komplexer Fruchtigkeit (Zitrus, Pinie, tropische Früchte). Bittrer Abgang.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
budedou (781) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - AUG 29, 2016
The aroma is citrus and pine with grapefruit, bitter orange, and pine flavors. Taste is moderately bitter. Very nice IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MasDen (86) - Mahilyow, BELARUS - AUG 29, 2016
Aroma: hops citrus, slightly resinous. Appearance: golden clear with small head. Taste: high hops bitterness, malt.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (6083) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 28, 2016
Can: Served in a taster: White head. Clear yellow golden body. Nose of exotice fruit, hops, citrus, fruit punch, floral, herbal, light manure, grapefruit... Flavours of bitters, grapefruit, hops, floral, light fruity, light citrus, apricot, pine apple, light creamy, grassy, some herbal tints... Bitter floral hoppy aftertaste. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied. Nice!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (2131) - Minsk, BELARUS - AUG 28, 2016
Clear, golden amber color. Aroma: citrus, fruit, a little grassy. Taste: crisp, juicy, sweet malt, candy, fruit, citrus, grapefruit, very clean.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hajsman (31) - Gdañsk, POLAND - AUG 25, 2016
I need to admit that this is one of the best IPAs ever drunk. Perfect balance between citrus flavors and bitterness. Very drinkable and refreshing. Highly recommended

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bijl (196) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2016
Blik 33cl van Stone Berlin. Goud/koper geel, vrij helder, volle net niet witte schuimkraag met grote bellen. Aroma: Citrus, grapefruit, grassig, aarde, pijnboom, tropisch en moutig. Smaak: Bitter,  grassig en netelige hops, mouten, iets karamel, citrus, grapefruit , pijnboom/hars. Body is medium tot dun, voldoende koolzuur en de afdronk is vrij lang bitter en iets droog. Echt een mooie IPA waar naast de hops ook ruimte voor de mouten is. LIKE!


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