RATINGS: 2998   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Originally brewed in 1975 to commemorate Paul Revere's ride, this brew is a heavily hopped ale (Cascade hops) with a copper color and a hoppy nose.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BierBauch (784) - Cape Coral Waterfront Wonderland, Florida, USA - MAY 30, 2003
Nice deep amber color with small head even with a heavy pour. Lacing is minimal but consistent to the finish. This is a nice rich IPA and seems a little heavier than others. Cascade hops obvious from the get-go and a great malt/hop balance. I found this full bodied for it's style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
happy4hops (376) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - MAY 27, 2003
UPDATED: OCT 4, 2004 Batch 4L7(7-31-04).Pours out a solid orange/ golden w/a nice head that quickly dissipates into some decent lacing..The taste of this beer is wonderful.This one is a bit more quafable than most IPAs IMO.Can't stop buying regardless of price.The aroma is a nice amount of englishy malts met with a decent amount of fresh Cascade hops.This is one finely tuned very enjoable IPA(more of the English nature)I personally think Stone's IPA reminds me of a heavier hopped version of this great ale.Alot of times people probly end up with old bottles, because of the price and a tricky bottle dating scheme.Just know the first number represents the last number of the year,middle letter represents the month(Y=May,U=June, L=July, and G=August, the other months represent themselves by the first letter,it's whack but I get it now...An american classic.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
CEZ (412) - Milano, ITALY - MAY 19, 2003
WOW! This was both the first american micro and the first IPA I had in my life! And I must say, a great one it was! Hazy golden colour. Rich, attractive head. Aroma is surprising: strong, sweet and yet fresh, with caramel and orange notes dominating. Taste is slightly bitter, but mellows into a delicious fruity flavor (grapes). Body is medium. Finish is definitely dry. Superb! I was expecting something like "Revenge Of The Hops", but the brew seems pretty balanced to me. Perfect for my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aggie80 (808) - Michigan, USA - MAY 17, 2003
Reasonable head and okay lacing. I liked the hop tank that was the main notable feature of this brew

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrunkAsASkunk (847) - Lynnwood, Washington, USA - MAY 14, 2003
This one poured a semi cloudy orange color with little to no carbonation and a super tiny non lasting white head. The aroma was very citrusy and hoppy with a crystal maltiness to it. The flavor is much of the same with caramel and crystal like malts pounding the palate amidst a flurry of lemon, grapefruit and tang. There is almost an almondy sweetness about this beer with a mid taste bitterness that milds out by the finish. Fairly dry finish with increased carbonation as it goes down. A well rounded beer overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WabashMan (1024) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - MAY 12, 2003
Assuming that everything in the cooler at the local store was ALSO on the shelf warm, I didn't see this one in my many months of visiting the store until just recently. It was worth the wait! This beer starts out a cloudy orange color, with a good amount of off white head. It's not a beer that really looks "pretty," but you just get a sense it has some character to it. The nose is hoppy, but not overpowering. A very nice nose! The flavor is also quite nice, though it just doesn't live up to the expectations you might get from the aroma. This isn't as hoppy as expected, I'd say it has a medium bitterness, but a fair amount of citrus character. Really quite nice. A very good IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rickgordon (3853) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2003
Hazy, toffeebrown color. Fine white head. Clear hoppy aroma with some spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hansen (8489) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2003
Much better than the Steam beer. Fine big head, cloudy amber appearance. Some ceralics in the aroma and flavor. Finish bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stoutosaurus (157) - Clinton, Mississippi, USA - MAY 3, 2003
Best IPA I've had. Very refreshing flavor. Zesty, fruity hints. I don't usually drink beers this light, but this one is an absolute winner. It's grreeeeeaaaaaaaattt!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
desurfer (1301) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 1, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2003 I was disappointed with the Steam Beer, so I was anxious to try this one. It is my 100th beer. Very minimal white head, hazy orange body. Aroma is piney, somewhat lemony, and faint. Flavor is very sweet and malty, but balanced by a hoppy bitterness that lasts through the finish. Solid beer.

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