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RATINGS: 445   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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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.


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2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cblado (229) - Washington, USA - SEP 3, 2007
12-oz bottle. Had this at a friendís house. Not terrible, but Iíve definitely had a better IPA. Seemed rather thin overall, the bitterness allowed little else to surface. One could do worse.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - JUN 17, 2013
12oz bottle poured into glass. While this has some good hop character to it there really wasnít much to jot down. Itís a straight forward IPA, somewhat bland, but a good attempt at the style.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EricTeusink (634) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 11, 2013
Probably not fair that I rate this, as I think that it wasnít fresh. Poured a light amber with a smallish head. Good lacing. Hops were faded leaving a grainy, bready, and slighly piney flavor. I think the hops were gone. Bottle - Friendís House - Atlanta, GA

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brain_Parasite (70) - California, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Pours amber with small white head. Hoppy aroma. Pine, citrus, and hops make up the bulk of the flavor with some maltiness that fits its English style description. Flavor isnít particularly strong. Not particularly exciting but not bad.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 26, 2013
12oz bottle. Medium off-white head atop clear amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, pine, bread, some orange, caramel, light grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/pine, bread, some caramel, light orange. Light-medium body, light resin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
csaso (1229) - Missouri, USA - DEC 10, 2013
Tap - small foamy head, light copper color, fair size fruity (berries - surprising!) hop aroma and flavor, decent size sweet malt backbone, good balance - good English style IPA ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
asedzie (585) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Bottle in the Summit spring sampler. Pours deep golden with thick white head. Nose is very full but simple - fresh cone hops - some sticky piney resins, quite assertive. Flavor is lightly sweet, with a fullness of cereal grains and a bit nutty. Finish is strong pine-like hop flavors with a very pleasant and relatively strong bitterness. Hop resins stick in the mouth after the finish - this aftertaste is possibly the beers most striking characteristic and it reminds me of some of the better British pales Iíve tasted.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Onionkid (360) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - APR 15, 2014
Bottle. Orange color to the beer, bit of a white head when poured. The aroma is fruity and citric. When drinking itís a bit dry, but overall has a pretty balanced bitterness, decent mouthfeel and overall is pretty good. Nothing special but solid. 6.4% alcohol.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EithCubes (4638) - New Jersey, USA - APR 5, 2014
444th rating of this brew. Bottle, Enjoy By 05/29/14. Nose is heavy crystal, sweet with leaky lemon juice and earthy hop character. Pours lightly hazy golden with a dense sudsy head. Taste is nice and firmly bitter with light grapefruit-style bitterness and even mild pucker, very lightly tart and strongly dry, only residual oily sweetness (from the hops?) seeping in toward the end. Faint biscuit and medium crystal, stronger pine, some caramel character but more interesting is the earthy and lightly gritty hop contribution. Medium-full body is crisp, nice and dank, and chewy with a nice little bit of resin. Worth a repeat.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beergeek23322 (2041) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUL 4, 2013
January 2012. Bottle. Amber color with a white head. Caramel, citrus and malt aromas. Pine, citrus, caramel and hop flavors.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
johnnymusky (106) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 12, 2014
very average english ipa ....just not alot of flavor....no hoppy bite or citrus rush....very dry at the end....a disappointment for sure.


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