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Brewed by Brouwerij ít IJ
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our I.P.A. is a dark-blonde beer with an emphatic, hoppy flavour. We add hops to the beer during the maturing process as well as the brewing to produce delicious aromas of flowers and grapefruit. A beer with a fruity, bitter aftertaste that lingers for a long time.


Swank's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swank (33) - - APR 5, 2014
Very nice IPA, very fruity nose and a good bitter finish. One of the better IPA from the Netherlands.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (1285) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle at home. Clear golden with big white fluffy head. Yeasty up front, grapefruit, lime, Italian herbs, mint, caramel, cookies. Light to medium sweet with medium bitter finish. Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. Decent IPA, not too bitter or fruity but well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jesperhammer (3372) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2015
28-MAY-2015, bottle @home. Hazy pale golden with a huge, heavily lacing off-white head. Aroma is citrus hops and Belgian yeast. Taste the same. Fruity, bitter, medium body, a little below average carbonation. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (7135) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2015
From tap at Taphouse, Copenhagen. Hazy amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, malt, citrus, caramel and bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lobs_ols (349) - LATVIA - MAY 21, 2015
Amber, medium white head. Floral and pine notes on the nose. Balanced bitterness, some caramel. Very Belgian IPA to my taste. Very nice as well.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
clockk (104) - Lada / Langreo, SPAIN - MAY 21, 2015
Color dorado. Olor herval. Sabor herval intenso. Cuerpo medio. Amargor potente. Espuma poco persistente.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (2252) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2015
330ml bottle @ Chez Sophie, Shrewsbury. Pours hazy amber with off-white head. Nice sweet fruity aroma. Fruity, floral IPA with some pine and a decent bitter finish. Very good IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (3783) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2015
On bottle from Bierkonig Amsterdam . Golden hazy color, ok foam. Medium aroma intensity; hoppy , caramel, malt, citrus. Medium body & complexity . Some immediate sweetness, high bitterness balances well. Very Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mtu71 (227) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle. Medium long-lasting white head. Misty amber. Very earthy taste and aroma with cows, grass, sweat and earth. Strong and filling. Long dry aftertaste.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jpkeskinen (334) - FINLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Drank from a bottle. Very nice! The hops are strong but not rough. In addition to the fruits, there is slight yeastiness in the taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bonkiedeaap (401) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle from Bertís Bierhuis. The beer is hazy golden/blonde and has a stable and large white head. The aroma is full with hops, which gives this a nice fruitiness with tones of tropical fruits and grapefruits. Also a little spring blossom is noticable. The taste is light bitter and in the background light sweet notes where the tones from the aroma come cleary forward, very nice balanced. The finish is dry, fruity and the bitterness is long noticable. One of the better IPAís. Very nicely done.


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