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RATINGS: 478   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
This traditional English style was originally brewed with extra hops to help it survive the voyage to India. Our IPA is enlightened by spicy herbal hops with a hint of caramel malt sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thedm (5560) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 24, 2003
This brew poured a large head of fine to medium sized mostly lasting off-white colored bubbles that left behind a fair lacing and a softly carbonated transparent light brown colored body. The aroma is mediumly hopped and the mouthfeel is initally smooth until the hops kick in. The flavor is mostly hops with a little bit of roast kicked in. It ia a rather mild IPA and is not as strongly hopped as some I have had.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - SEP 24, 2003
Good amber color,small head that faded slowly,The aroma was malt and hoppy with a slight citrus side,mostly grapefruit.The taste was mildly malty but mostly hoppy and grapefruity with an after taste of hops and grapefruit.This brew seemed a bit one sided but overall it wasn't to bad,and fairly drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
mikeben (355) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - SEP 7, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2006 I have to say Pale ales to me are not my style Although I do like Bass. Way too bitter and I really cannot tell the difference between theese and India ones. Summit seemes to be a good company but like all my pale ale experences its flavor is ok but I get a horrid medicinal aftertaste and a headache none for me thanks.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2003
Ok IPA. Hazt orange color with a quickly diminshing fine head. Medium hoppy aromas, grapefruit. Hints of malt. Nice hop flavors, grapefruit and bitter. Malty caramel flavors develop. A slight bitter aftertaste. Light-Medium body, a tad watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NeonLX (261) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 19, 2003
This reminds me a lot of Schell's Pale Ale--reasonably strong & malty body with a good dose of hoppiness. I found it interesting that the hopping isn't "floral" or "citrus-y" like many IPAs, but it's very distinct & noticeable nonetheless. Appearance is what you'd expect; kind of a medium amber with a smallish head. Very enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maxwellplum (54) - USA - AUG 17, 2003
I like this one. Just hoppy enough for me, it goes down good. A thin short lived head,but a very good beer. I have already gone back for more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TChrome (1448) - Bedford, Texas, USA - AUG 14, 2003
Agree with Indra: light aroma and light flavor in reference to the standard bearers Stone, Avery, Big Daddy, etc. Bit of a dusty flavor in there somewhere. Not the best.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Indra (2711) - Suburbia, Kansas, USA - JUL 30, 2003
Relatively faint aroma, some woodsy, citrusy hops and malt sweetness. Medium amber color with suspended particles throughout and a light, creamy head. Spicy, hoppy flavor, blending with a lightl caramel and honeyish malt sweetness. Creamy mouthfeel. Ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (7086) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUL 6, 2003
Copper- amber. Faint hoppy aroma. Hoppy yes, but also with some malt and coffee could be found as well. Decent but slightly unbalanced structure.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Oakes (15358) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 4, 2003
Mild IPA of light copper colour and moderate hopping. As unexciting as my description.

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