RATINGS: 562   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Our India Pale Ale is brewed with an aggressive hop profile derived from Amarillo and Simcoe hops. A blend of Crystal malts creates the backbone which supports the hop character without diminishing it.
Formerly JW Dundee’s India Pale Ale
60 IBU

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nramsburg (259) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 27, 2008
From a sampler pack of Dundee beers. Slightly citrus nose with a typically golden color on the pour. Well hopped, if not surprisingly so, but not overwhelming. Refreshing with a good deal of hops on the finsish as well. Too bad I can’t seem to find this as a 6-pack around here.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
heemer77 (5344) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - MAR 26, 2008
Bottle. Dark gold body with a medium khaki head. The aroma is obvious grapefruit with some toast. There is also a little bit of toasted almonds. The taste has some light grapefruit and lightly burnt bread crust. As it warms, you get a bad soap note in the nose and taste. The body is fairly highly carbonated and I found it irratating. A lightly toasted finish with some cardboard. A bland, almost amber ale, mass produced IPA. This reminds me of poorly made homebrew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lemasney (398) - Trenton, New Jersey, USA - MAR 18, 2008
JW Dundee’s India Pale Ale ABV: 6.3% IBU: ? Calories: 160 Volume: 12 fl oz Glass: tulip Purchased at: Joe Canal’s - JWD Sampler Price per fl oz: $10 / 144 fl oz = $.07 per fl oz Consumed on/at: home on March 18th, 2008 sensory first impression: Nice color - sunset again, from JWD. 1/4 inch head, bumpy. lightly sweet nice aroma. Nice flavor, though not typically hoppy, like other great IPAs. A bit weak, but not bad in flavor. Very nice, but not a contender against Victory. Aroma/Olfactory: Malt flavor is: dark bread, cereal, coffee, roasty Hop flavor is: resinous, floral, and citrusy. A bit of nice bite. Yeast flavor is: sharp cheesy, wet, thick with dough. Other flavors include: star anise, clove, peas, licorice, soy sauce Visuals/Appearance: Color is: bright, beautiful, red, fiery, deep sunset Liquid is: clear, sparkling Head and lace are: bumpy, light, white Taste/Flavor: Maltiness or Sweetness level is: medium Hoppiness or Bitterness level is:medium Sour level is: light Palate/Tactile: Body or Mouthfeel is: medium Texture is: creamy, thick, papery, fuzzy Carbonation is: lively Finish is: sweet and long, with some bitterness. Overall experience: A surprisingly good beer from JWD - I attribute this to my love for IPAs, but it has some hops, some citrus, and some long lasting, creamy texture. Good stuff. Not great but very preferable to the nonsense big brewers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
WISEGUY572 (1377) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2008
UPDATED: AUG 21, 2008 I had limited expectations but still found this disappointing. Reddish amber, small white head. A little malt, a little hops, very little intensity in nose or taste. Just not very interesting for the style // Rerated in August 2008. Slightly better than I remembered..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tgncc (3126) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAR 15, 2008
Decent IPA. The aroma is hoppy of course, but citrusy hoppy. The appearance is a coppery color typical to the style. the flavor a a decent hop bite, with the grapefruit flavor in the background. The palate has a lasting hop sting, also partly due to the beer’s carbonation. Not a bad IPA, certainly not the best.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Borrrris (110) - LINDENHURST, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2008
Bottle: Sampler Pack 2008. No expert on this- but not what I was expecting in a beer labelled an IPA. Very similar to their Pale Ale with a tad more (inappropriately?) citrussy character, but still not much of a finish. At least it tastes likes something- unlike some other beers in it’s price class

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ilovedarkbeer (2733) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - MAR 7, 2008
Sample box split with BMan1113VR. Orange color with no head. Minimal lacing. Piney, soapy, woody, and hoppy aroma. Tatse is strange and fruity with a metalic finish and a salty mouthfeel. Just sub par.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BMan1113VR (7919) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 6, 2008
Tasted with ilovedarkbeer. Aroma is piney with some soap. Az small, off-white head, a touch of lacing with a dark orange body. Taste isn’t that interesting. Mouthfeel is metallic with a watery, fizzy feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 29, 2008
Thanks jetzler. Poured a big foamy, receding white head with a warm golden body. Grapey, sweet tea aroma with very subdued hop fragrance. More sweet tea-like English malt and malt syrup flavors plus some notable herbal bitterness with some grainy astringency in the finish. Very little hop character, aside from the bitterness. Not really in the true spirit of the style—more just a marketing ploy, me thinks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
markas101 (2403) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - FEB 26, 2008
33 cl bottle, Fargo. Deep golden colour, promising hop aroma. Crisply carbonated, less body than desired. Okay for the price, better options exist however.

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