Brewed by Gage Roads Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Perth, WA, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Our tribute to the beers that once quenched the thirst of parched colonials at Admiral Gage’s East India station. This UK-style IPA is rich with caramel malt and overripe stone fruit character, balanced with a big bitter finish.

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gnoff (11100) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2013
Bottled 33 cl from Dan Murphy’s Geelong, on August 2, 2013.
Clear copper color, off-white head. Sweet, caramel, hoppy scent. Sweet, hoppy, bitter, caramel taste. Bitter, hoppy aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, high bitterness.

Muggus69 (2762) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - AUG 1, 2013
330mL bottle BB 29/10/13
Mid-honey gold body, decent clarity, small white head of medium density.
Aroma of moderate intensity; piney and woody spices from hops, a touch of overly ripe/dried stonefruit melds with lightly toasted cereal and honeyed malt character.
Medium body with lively carbonation. Slightly oily texture.
A light upfront toasty maltiness fades away to dried fruit and woody hops. Moderate-to-high bitterness, some harshness, flavour drops away on the finish, lingering minerality.
An entry level American IPA. There’s plenty of APA’s out there that blow this out of the water...

danlo (3303) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2013
330ml bottle. Orange golden amber colour, off-white foam head and aroma of malt caramel, orange, grapefruit, hop. Taste is malt caramel, peppery with pine notes and grapefruit bitterness. Medium bodied, medium carbonation, dry bitter finish. OK IPA.

jonnyguns (1106) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear copper with a small white head. Aromas of grapefruit and malt. Has a dry taste. Heavy bitterness at the back end. Hops coming through. Actually pretty good better than I expected ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Kurtos (222) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 24, 2013
Aroma is of Grapefruit and passionfruit.
Bottle. Pours a clear copper colour.

Taste. Has a piney flavour, with also notes of grapefruit and mandarin.

Overall. A good ipa but nothing too special

LesArgen (383) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 18, 2013
Aromas of jam tart, citrus, apple and a little smoke waft up from the glass, making for a pleasant smell. The palate is quite peppery with malt and a little grapefruit. It stops a bit short but is a nice beer for a warm day, and a good option if you find yourself stuck at a major liquor chain.

imaragingbull (579) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle. Pours near clear light hazed deep orange gold with tight light off white head. Aromas of sweet malts; toffee, hints of pitted fruit. Hop aromas are earthy, lightly fruity (apricot) and lightly floral. A touch grassy and vegetal. Medium light body, lightly bitter, mainly overshadowed by a sweet malt toffee presence. Finishing a sweet, bitter and lightly crisp. Average aussie attempt at an english style IPA. The malt shovel version is a touch better.

peteraway01 (18) - - DEC 27, 2012
Not my taste. How do you say that in a minimum of 75 words? Lol. Not my taste. How do you say that in a minimum of 75 words? Lol. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

varanid99 (1388) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 29, 2012
mid gold pour with thin but persistent white head. Bready, slightly dirty aroma. Malty flavour, initially nice bitterness but this fades quickly, finish is a little metallic.

Bif (2366) - St. Charles, Missouri, USA - NOV 27, 2012
Bottle- Pours a dark copper color with a good sized head that fades to some nice lacing. Aroma of citrus and grain with a bit of spice in the background. Taste of grapefruit, grain and some fruit with just a bit of malt sweetness. Mild bitterness and a clean finish. Medium body, crisp and refreshing with a decent balance. Quite drinkable, hoped it would be a bit more robust. Nice offering for the style.

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