Brewed by Brouwerij ’t IJ
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 414   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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.

jerohen's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jerohen (2158) - Bussum, - MAY 26, 2012
Bottled from Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Very hazy orange-brown colored, lots of tiny yeast particles, off-white thick and lasting head. Hops in aroma (of course), but also caramel notes, malts, some spices, and the t IJ yeast is definitely there. Yeasty flavor, hoppy, caramel malts, developing flavor from initially somewhat sweet towards a more bitter and dry finish. Dry and warming (that’s surprising) finish. The t IJ fingerprint is definitely there, a very original angle on the IPA style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bijl (120) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 18, 2016
Donker geel tegen oranje kleur, troebel, schuimkraag is geel/crčme en blijft behoorlijk lang. Mooie IPA om te zien.....aardig wat CO2 in de weer in het glas. Aroma: Citrus, grapefruit, pijnboom, en tropisch fruitig. Een florale geur en bij opwarming moutig. De smaak volgt aardig met Mout, citrus/grape, iets kruidig en grassig, denne en bloemen. Ook duidelijk een bekende gist die ’t IJ vaker gebruikt. Een aardige hopbitter en fruitigheid in de afdronk. Redelijk wat koolzuur, en een aardige body. Zeker niet waterig! Prima IPA!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wim (3539) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JUN 12, 2016
At Home along with Yves hazy golden blonde colored body with a white head and with a fruity floral hop aroma a fruity sweet hops dry bitter taste with a bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (16262) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2016
Bottle shared at Kenny’s 20K, cheers, 15/01/16. Clear golden orange with a decent off white covering. Nose is toasted malt, orange peel, light hop notes, straw, citric sherbets. Taste comprises melon, tangerine, pale malts, light vanilla trace, caramel. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with grassy hop bitterness. Sub average for style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lello4ever (564) - ITALY - JUN 4, 2016
ottima Ipa, non ha un carattere molto deciso ma con tutte le carte in regola, č equilibrata

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fules (506) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - JUN 2, 2016
Közepes, tartós hab, homályos, borostyán szín. Sok a lebegő anyag. Visszafogott, ipás illatok, némi édes, grapefruitos aromával. Gyenge, ipás ízvilág, csak a keserűje markáns. Utóíze erős keserű, icipici gyantával. Közepesen testes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (2402) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAY 23, 2016
Couleur dorée un peu trouble, légčre mousse. Nez fruité et pin. Gout fruité, raisin, un peu exotique, doux avec forte amertume pin et herbeuse-légčrement menthe, longue en bouche. Pas mal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MBlessing (761) - Württemberg, GERMANY - MAY 19, 2016
Sehr schöne Flasche!, Dunkles leicht trübes gelb schöner schaum, Geruch aprikose trockenfrüchte, Geschmack hopfig fruchtig aprikose Vanille trockenfrüchte, leckeres stimmiges ipa

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rask0lnikov (577) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 18, 2016
Golden yellow colour. Medium, white head. Herbal notes, malts, hints of fruit in the aroma. Soapy first taste, hints of barley, hints of apricots. Citrussy finish. Rather medium bodied, medium carbonated, not a good IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neverleaveopen (245) - GERMANY - MAY 10, 2016
Hazy amber with a fine head. Nice aroma of grapefruit, apricot and underlying caramel notes. Well-balanced taste. Nice carbonation. Good finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gangstergafje (594) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2016
The beer links like a proper IPA. The color of the beer is amber colored. The beer has a nice cloudiness over it. On top of the beer a rather rough layer of white foam is formed, which tends to collapse rather quick. The smell of the beer is nice. It has a nice citrusy hop aroma, with a sweet tropical twist. The smell is subtle, it doesn’t have that harsh bitterness an IPA can have sometimes. It has a little rasin touch to it. There are also some pinches of pine. The taste is better than the smell. It has loss of hops, fresh citrus aromas, and a lovely bitter punch. The taste is in good balance, bitterness and fruity sweetness are perfectly together. There is also s little resinous flavor and some pine tones. The beer is a bit more full of flavor than most IPA’s. It’s not just that citrusy hop flavor, there is more to it. Quite nice.

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