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RATINGS: 2467   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our IPA recalls a time when ales shipped from England to India were highly hopped to preserve their distinct taste during the long journey. The result, quite simply a hop lovers dream. And this classic ale adds a fruity aroma, set off by a dry malt middle, to ensure that the long hop finish is one youll remember.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
spkevin (433) - Doetinchem, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2009
bottle from bierkoning amsterdam. Pours a orange beer with a very good head. Head stays there for a long time. Strong aroma with hints of different types of fruits. Taste is very nice with sweet notes. The aftertaste is bitter. Very good beer. To bad its from USA so I cant drink it everytime.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (8478) - ITALY - NOV 14, 2009
chiara buona schiuma piuttosto persitente naso luppolato un po erbaqceo intenso in bocca malto medi opoi luppoli intensi buona secchezza

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heavy (2808) - Split, CROATIA - NOV 9, 2009
31/10 0.355 l bottle courtesy of ogivlado, great thanks for sharing! It poured slightly hazy golden orange body with tiny head. Cascade hops (citrus fruits) and some malt in aroma, not too strong though. Flavor is bitter, but not too much, its pleasant orange fruity, high quality hops are felt in every aspect. Biscuit malt is rounding the flavor. Medium bodied with average, biscuit sweet and herbal bitter finish. Simple but nice beer, I liked it more than I liked Two Hearted ale, although I admit that one is a bit better in quality.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (3527) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 8, 2009
An extra from Eithcubes on our recent trade. Pours a light and dull orange color. Nice hop profile that evolves a bit as you drink through the beer. At first you get intense grapefruit bitterness. Later on down the road it changes to a more pine and resin stickiness. Aroma is mostly citrus. A bit of a sweet caramel working in the background. Pretty tasty for a straight IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogivlado (7434) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 8, 2009
Bottled 355ml. -From Bierkonig, Amsterdam. Hazy orange/golden coloured, small white head, citrusy nose. Malty, citrusy hoppy and fruity with bitterish hoppy finish. Typical and good American IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
espenra (1004) - Kurland, NORWAY - NOV 7, 2009
35.5cl bottle. Best before 2010-06-15. At Patricks. It poured a golden orange colour with a small white foamy head that vanished quickly in the glass. The aroma is hoppy with notes of fruits. The flavour is gentle and smooth for an IPA. notes of hops, malts, spices and grapefruit. It has a short aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2009
From the Bottle at the Smithfield Hotel, Manchester 18/07/2009 Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured fruity and hoppy with a little dryness and bitterness in a crisp malt finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marko (5270) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 1, 2009
Bottle that ogivlado shared with me and heavy (thanks!)
Poured a slightly darker golden body with a medium sized white head that went away at a medium pace. Strong fruity citrusy nose, sweet and nice. The taste is very agrumey, lime, lemon, really nice, solid hoppy bitterness, some fruity maltiness. Balanced and a quality IPA.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Snot19kilo (103) - Illinois, USA - OCT 31, 2009
Tap. Amber with a white head. Aroma is pine/grassy with some citrus. Flavor is bitter with a lot of citrus and pine.Bitter finish.Im not big on IPAs But this one is ok. Nothing special. my rating is low because of the fact I dislike IPAs, but its pretty good for what it is. Nothing special though.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bsp77 (724) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 29, 2009
UPDATED: SEP 6, 2011 Poured from bottle into Tulip. Semi-hazy orange with moderate head that dissipates a little too quickly. Some nice lacing. Relatively mild (for an IPA) floral and citrus hop smell, with some grainy malt. Smells more like a Pale Ale to me. Fairly grainy, slightly fruity malts with some citrus and pine hop taste. Bitterness at the end is relatively low for an IPA. However, there are some very strong pepper notes at the end that are a little distracting. Pretty high carbonation for an IPA, with a light to moderate body and dry finish. Not nearly as smooth as other IPAs I enjoy. Pretty light American/English hybrid IPA that is great drinking for a summer day.


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