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RATINGS: 563   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An ale fashioned to survive the long voyage from England to India during the British colonization. Hops, hops, and more hops, this ale has an intense aroma and a long lingering finish. Drink as an appetizer on its own, or pair it with any hearty dish. A beer for the connoisseur, this is the Brewmaster’s choice. "Cheers!"

Malts: UK Maris Otter, Superior Pale Ale Malt, Carastan Crystal Malt
Hops: German Magnum, Centennial, Amarillo, Simcoe
Colour/Clarity: Amber to Orange, Bright. SRM: 14

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4.3
liinis (1770) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 15, 2017
Deliciously hoppy as expected. Great mouthfeel and loveable aroma. Clean colour

3.1
KieranBS (5) - - JUN 10, 2017 does not count
Good aroma. A strong IPA with the signature "weedy" taste. This is what I'd expect from the IPA so it works for this ale ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
GlennHendry (439) - OSHAWA, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 16, 2017
Citrus, resin and that B.C. sweetness. Pine, caramel and a bit of mango too.

4
azzurro (209) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2017
Surprisingly good for a canned IPA. Maybe canned beer is not bad for IPA..?

4
Frudel (252) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 2, 2017
500ml can. The can pours a orange liquid with a white head. Hops, resin and sweet caramel malt on the nose. Taste is residual sweetness, caramel malt, resin hops with a bitterness finish. Very refreshing, cannot really feel the 6.5%, medium body, perfect carbonization .

3.4
JohnRMurdoch (4826) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 26, 2017
Can @ Thirsty Singapore. Orange brown, reasonable head. Sweet malty aroma. Candy malt flavour. Smooth with sweet aftertaste. Too sweet & malty for an IPA.

4.3
papat444 (136) - Carignan, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 20, 2017
Appearance: Pours a nice orange body that’s semi-clear with a huge foamy head that lasts quite long and clings to the glass with ease. Smell: Some definite piney goodness with some citrus and a touch of sweetness at the end. A bit of resin and caramel(?). The aroma is unrelenting and is probably the best feature of this beer. An IPA cannot smell better. Taste: Not as bitter as i would have thought and that surprised me a little. Still, the taste is solid with some ripe mango, a reserved pine presence and a lip smacking finish. Some rind a little near the end like licking the peel of a lemon or lime and just a touch of spice. Mouthfeel: Quite smooth actually and not at all the hop bomb i thought it would be. It has a sticky, resin-like feel to it but in a good way.

4.3
drjoeng (1230) - SINGAPORE - JAN 9, 2017
6.5%ABV. IPA. Poured out amber. 12ºSRM. Nose is grapefruit peel, citrus oil with a slightly spicy tang of cilantro and wild scallion. Overall, the sweet, tangy and spicy give it a character of "cat piss". You should in no way be detered by this description, it is inviting. 8/10. Mouthfeel is soapy. Palate has some nice Graham cracker, pie crusts and bread crusts, watered honey, juicy palate at the end reminiscent of orange juice or ripe tangerines. Hops are spicy with scallion on the front with a bit of broad funkiness, then pine, grass and finally a resinous bitter. Picture it like a cone and you get the idea, the flavor just becomes more focused as you go along. Finish is brief-medium with a nice back of the tongue lasting finish. Goes on Favorites List!

4.1
sjohnny (626) - - NOV 11, 2016
Super fruity aroma. Papaya, citrus, pear. Smells really good. Pours a hazy orange-yellow with an off white super foamy head that leaves a thick residue on the glass and a foamy layer on top of the beer. Medium bodied. Starts with a soft mouthfeel and finished with a crisp bitter edge. Lots of fruit. Lots of citrus. A hint of pine. A hint of dank. This is a really nice beers.

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zvikar (6068) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 29, 2016
Orange, beige head, fruity aroma, marmalade, orange, sweet flavor, fruits, caramel, marmalade, orange, medium bodied.


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