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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Originally brewed in England in the 18th and 19th centuries for export to the thirsty colonials stationed in India. Higher in alcohol and hop content (both natural preservatives), this deep amber, fruity ale has a big hop nose and a pleasantly dry finish.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peacehammer (600) - California, USA - NOV 19, 2013
On tap in Brea. Nice clear golden color. Earthy English hops on the nose, and pleasant and approachable bitterness across the palate. A really nice take on an English IPA

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (5616) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 18, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Tap at the Brea location. Clear light golden pour with a small clingy white head. Citrus and pine hop nose and taste. Finishes a bit astringent. Medium palate, nice carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (6415) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2013
Draught @ Taps Fish House and Brewery, Brea, CA
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus and pine. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long caramel and pine bitter finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (12682) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2013
On tap at the Brea location. A clear, dark golden beer with a small, white head leaving lacings. Peachy, sweet aroma with some pine cones. There’s a fine bitterness in the flavor, which is also fruity and piney. Full body, pleasant carbonation level. Lasting finish. A bit sweet this one, else nice. 130812

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (5341) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2013
On tap at Taps. Pours golden with an off white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, floral notes , malt and pine. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some warming alcohol, bitterness and lemon zest. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (7884) - Carlsbad, California, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Tap @Taps Corona. Clear light orange pour with weaker head. Good lace. Nose is butterscotch, tomato, cheesecloth. Taste is boozy up front, bitter resin, hefty dark grapefruit and walnut. Aggressive but not astringent or papery or tannic. Drinkable. Not bad at all.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikem409 (1462) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Tap on cask. Pours orange with frothy head. Aroma of citrus and grass. Taste is massive hop and fruit. Yum

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15542) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2012
Draft @ the Brea location. Pours a golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma with hints of grapefruit. Fruity malty hoppy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VsXsV (1896) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 23, 2012
Draught at the brewpub during RBSG. Clear, deep golden liquid with medium off-white head and nice lacing. Aroma of citrus, grass, pine, mango and biscuit. Taste is dry and medium bitter with notes of citrus, grass and cereal. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (5903) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 21, 2012
Draught at the brewpub. Bronze with lace. Nice hoppy nose, light malt, no caramel. Light chocolate and caramel flavor, king of dirty, earthy hops. Nice. Good hops.


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