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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   IBU: 87   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Originally, this intensely hopped ale was brewed in the 18th century to survive the long sea journey from the cooler breweries in England, around the Cape of Africa to India where the temperatures were too warm to brew. This beer has a unique floral aroma from the generous addition of Cascade hops to the fermenter in a procedure known as dry hopping.

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anders37 (26824) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2011
Draft @ Hickory Hops 2011, Hickory, NC. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus floral aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish.

3.4
Travlr (25530) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Growler courtesy of fambly on Tday (!). Clear bright golden amber color, white head with good retention and solid lacing. Fruity aroma. Taste is bitter fruit. Very drinkable.

3.6
madmitch76 (25101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2014
15th February 2014
Scopey 5K Tasting in deepest Croydonia. Can thanks to Leighton. Light haze on this amber beer, small white head. Palatenis smooth and dry. Mild fine carbonation. Smooth dry malt. Citric peel bitterness. Good balance. Smooth dry finish. Pretty drinkable.

3.5
Leighton (21841) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2014
Can shared at the Scopey 5K tasting. Picked up at the Good Bottle Co. in Charlotte, NC. Pours clear gold with a white cream head. Bready nose with bits of ripe orange. Medium sweet flavor with further bready malts, light dried orange, perhaps some leaves and pine. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Light rindy orange bitterness to finish, dry bread, pine needles. OK.

2.9
Koelschtrinker (20772) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - DEC 18, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2013 Dunkel säuerlicher Antrunk, in dem der Hopfen in den Hintergrund rückt. Malzig, sehr bitter, zum Ende aromatischer. 10/11/9/9/9/9

2.9
Theydon_Bois (20165) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2014
Can split at Scopey’s 5K Extravaganza of Oompah Band meets doorbell music, thanks to LKS - 15/02/14. Lightly hazed golden amber with a moderate off white covering/spotting. Nose is caramel malt, earthy, orange, light citrics. Taste comprises light hops, caramel malts, orange pith, grass. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close. Pretty mediocre affair - low down draw (socks ?) for style.

2.8
harrisoni (19003) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2014
Chriso May 2014 tasting. Pale gold lasting white head. not a great aroma bit stale. Ok hop later.

2.7
Scopey (15268) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2014
Can, thanks to Leighton. It pours clear amber with a small white head. The nose is sweaty, musty, urine, orange and fart. The taste is orange, tangerine, grapefruit peel, doughy underlying sweetness, resin and dirt with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Smells pretty nasty, but taste is OK.

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Ratman197 (15109) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 19, 2017
Can poured a clear gold with a lasting off white head. Aromas of bread, earthiness, graininess and light pine. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, earthiness and a hint of pine with a smooth dry lingering bitter finish.

3.3
Lubiere (14110) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2011
A hazed amber IPA with a thin white head. In aroma, noce floral hops with orange pulp, caramel malt, quite nice. In mouth, a smooth floral and citrusy hops, with biscuitty malt, very nice and classy. On tap at Twin City Brewfest August 13 2011.


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