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RATINGS: 1762   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Jai Alai India Pale Ale pays tribute to the original extreme sport. Jai Alai, a game native to the Basque region of Spain, is played on a court called a fronton. Jai Alai players attempt to catch a ball using a curved mitt, whilst the ball travels at speeds of up to 188 miles per hour! Proving they have a sense of humor the Spanish dub this game, with its ball traveling at race car speeds, """"the merry game."""" Tampa was once home to a busy Jai Alai fronton but sadly all that remains of Jai Alai in the Tampa Bay area is this India Pale Ale that we brew in tribute to the merry game. The India Pale Ale style of beer has its roots in the strong ales sent from England to thirsty British troops in India during the 18th century. To survive the journey the beers needed more alcohol and more hops (which act as a natural preservative). This big brewing practice made India Pale Ale one of the first """"extreme beers"""" and a favorite among the Queens military men in India. Eventually it became a favorite style of the new crop of American brewers seeking more flavor and complexity than mass-market brewers were willing to offer.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwm1034 (780) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2017
Can from the Winn Dixie in Fort Lauderdale....retirement vacation. Pours a foggy orange; one finger head. AROMA - mild hoppy nose; APPEARANCE - foggy orange TASTE - smooth pale ale PALATE - good body; substantial OVERALL - excellent IPA...tasty

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
laurenlm (6) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 31, 2017 does not count
Terrific IPA! The hops in this beer lend fruity flavors and aromas making this IPA so much more than just another bitter IPA. I wish this distributed in St. Louis, because I would drink it all the time.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sjohnh (895) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2017
Another well balanced IPA with a strong malt body backing up hops giving orange and pine. Do we really need another bedrooms this? Oh, go on then...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Smithld1 (262) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2017
Can red lion Leytonstone. First had this at the brewery in tampa about 3 years ago so had to dive in. 8 quid a can. Obviously not worth that but a fantastic IPA. Fruity as fuck. Love it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tomekboniek (675) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 23, 2017
Puszka. Barwa żłto-pomarańczowa, delikatnie mętna. Piana biała, kremowa, utrzymuje się w postaci cienkiej warstwy do samego końca. Aromat intensywny. Dominacja mango. Bardzo świeża. W smaku jeszcze przyjemniej. Mango, mango, mango. Goryczka średnia, punktowa, bardzo przyjemna. Wysycenie w kierunku średniego. Piwo zostało "zapuszkowane" 26.09.16 r. jest bardzo świeże, kremowe z bardzo dobrze ukrytym alkoholem.

Bardzo dobra IPA, wysokiej jakości, rześka, świeża. Warto powtrzyć.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MelvinKalksma (1409) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2017

Aroma:
Medium aroma of malts, caramel, orange, tropical fruit, hops and citrus.

Appearance:
Turbid amber/orange beer with a medium off-white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium/heavy sweet with malts, caramel, orange and tropical fruit; ends slightly bitter and dry with hops and citrus.

Overall:
This beer is intense, complex and balanced. Great beer with only the aroma being slightly too light. It could have been much better however, because it misses a lot of distinction. The palate might be too round.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rodbod (330) - SCOTLAND - JAN 19, 2017
Can from the Good Spirits Co Wine & Beer. Pours hazy orange, with lacing. Nose is rather quiet, really just some rich malt. Taste is big, full bodied maltiness, lots of orangey tropical fruit, and a load of bitterness. Palate is mid bodied, grainy carbonation very clean refreshing finish. Excellent beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (3096) - Asturias, SPAIN - JAN 15, 2017
Lata del @Seor Lpulo. Despacho de cervezas, Gijn 14/01/2017 Color amarillo ocuro, sabor maltoso, caramelo, cuerpo medio.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Korcz (2887) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 14, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Dwudniowe totalnie mnie kupiło. Kremowe, cudownie świeże i rześkie, z wyrazistym smakiem przecieru z mango i genialnej jakości goryczką. Znakomite.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nearbeer (5216) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 13, 2017
12 oz. canned 12/27/2016. Light fog on the orange-golden body and a sticky disc of foam above. Nose is juicy orange/grapefruit, evergreen resin, peach and a bit of dank herb. Tastes of sourish orange/tangerine, bread, resin, wood and lightly peppery grapefruit zest. An earthy dank herb presence pops in and out. Light-medium body is soft and dry. Drinkable balance and a mostly smooth medium carbonation.


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