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RATINGS: 2528   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   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 lover’s 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 you’ll remember.

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scooterbub (1068) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - DEC 16, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Pours a very nice dark gold, with lots of carbonation and a frothy three inch white head that lasts. Taste is of malt, caramel, hops, pine, resin, grapefruit and citrus. Similar aroma. Has a decent body that is on the slick side with a warming finish. Easy to drink and rather enjoyable for an IPA.


4
Hopper8 (258) - Holland, Michigan, USA - DEC 28, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2017 Honestly pretty decent and utterly drinkable. A good IPA to drink along with a meal.

3.9
Benters (136) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2017
Pours a clear golden colour with average carbonation. New World hop aromas of citrus and pine dominate. Taste is very much geared towards the hops with grapefruit and pine flavours dominant, with a lingering hoppy finish, but does have some nice caramel and sweet malt fruit flavours in there for balance. Enjoyable American IPA.

4.1
cwill (108) - Parkesburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2017
Light amber pour with a small head. Aromas of hops, light citrus and pine. Nothing complex going on. Sweet bready malts provide a nice mouthfeel with little carbonation. Long dtime y finish. Not the best IPA, but in a pinch, like at an Eagles game, this can serve as a beer as a decent choice.

3.5
Dervock (1506) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 21, 2017
Tap - pours honey orange with a white head. Aroma is grapefruit, doughy and wheat. Taste is mild fruity w8th a malty fruit finish.

4
MaltExports10 (1) - - DEC 18, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2017 It has a very strong flowery scent, if people like 1664 should like this as well, except this is a bit more bitter than 1664

4.3
beer_fanatique37 (6) - - DEC 18, 2017 does not count
I really like this. It's an English style IPA so with only 55 ibus it's IPA-lite. I'm fond of more malty beers Irish and especially Scottish ales. I do like ipas and this one is just right. Not too hoppy so you got some bready malt character coming through. The nose is very citrusy with maybe a hint of pineapple. The taste is similar a little more grapefruity which I would expect from a more hoppy beer. Reminds me a little of bass but with a more hoppy punch. If I saw this on draft I would get it for sure and could make this my go to IPA even though it is owned by ab- InBev. It's really good and for people who like hoppy mild English ipas. Some ipas are just too overpowering on the hop side and unbalanced this is surprisingly balanced.

3.8
Finhead (1843) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - DEC 14, 2017
Clear, golden pour with a white head. The aroma has citrus and grassy hops. It has a medium body with oily texture and lively carbonation. The taste is bitter with a more neutral, somewhat dry finish. A nice anytime IPA.

3.1
LesArgen (386) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 11, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2017 There are heaps of hops that give off a strong flavor of spearmint with grapefruit, but also a slightly unpleasant dust flavor. The palate is a little watery but the aftertaste is the best of the flavours so I'm happy.

3.1
Steviejrich (12) - - DEC 10, 2017
BoozeBud Advent Calendar No1 - 2017 A nice refreshing beer, poured with a small head. A nice IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
MrCrocodile (14) - - DEC 9, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2017 Tap at Brussels airport. Small head, deep gold colour, pinous hoppy aroma, strong bitter taste with fruity after taste. Good IPA


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