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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
India Pale Ales were first brewed by British Brewers for the Brits when they occupied India. These ales were invented to meet the demand that the Brits had for their pints… The problem was that without refrigerated cargo containers the beer was spoiling on the voyage over; so the brewers discovered that if they “hopped” up the beer and rose up the alcohol content that the beer would arrive in fine shape. Following that long tradition Indian Wells Brewing Co. has made a classic IPA. This ale comes in at a more traditional IBU of 52; so if you’re looking for a crazy over the top IPA; sorry try another beer… But is you like a clean; dry hopped beer that compliments spicy foods or just like the taste of hops; give our Amnesia IPA a try today!

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1.5
nickd717 (4888) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 2, 2010
12oz bottle thanks to largadeer. Pours medium amber with a small white head. Doesn’t look terrible. Floral hop aroma and...AH INDIAN WELLS!!! Some serious weird stuff going on. Some bad earthiness to it. The flavor is really rancid. Sickening even. I can’t even say why it is, but it’s dirty tasting and vegetal. The palate is thin and astringent. Just not good, and didn’t sit well in my stomach. One of the worst IPAs I’ve had. I hope I get amnesia and forget this experience.

3.1
yespr (47567) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2010
12 fl oz bottle, courtesy of fiulijn. Pours hazy orange with a small tan head. Aroma is dry malty and caramelish. Dry malty and crisp hoppy. Bitter and dry roasted caralemelish. Ends dry malty into the finish.

3.3
joergen (29216) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2010
Bottle at fiulijn. Hazt orange red coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of caramel with notes of berries. Fruity flavour of caramel, berries and hops with notes of pine needles. Hoppy finish.

2.9
fiulijn (21274) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 14, 2010
2 years old
Cloudy dark amber color. Caramel aroma, some residual hop. The body is quite weak, especially evident in the end; there is some buttery caramel flavor, enough bitterness, but no quality. Too old.

3.5
degbert (1776) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2010
Poured from bottle. Clean if light nose of citrus, floral (orange blossom?), and cut grass. Color is dark for an IPA; amber shading into bronze with a moussy, long-lasting, clingy head. Taste is refreshingly dry, with lime and herbal notes and a strong hops bitterness on the close. Not a hop bomb at all, which I like. Great, cleansing carbonation. Quite good.

2.5
bvc (1244) - Washington, USA - MAR 3, 2010
12oz bottle from ibrew2or3. Pours a slightly hazed dirty dark golden with a loose off white head. Nose is toasted white bread, hints of caramel and orange to add some sweetness and a touch of paint thinner...really all faint in assertiveness however. A sweet vegital and toasted bread flavor up front with very faint citrus and decomposing grass speckled in. Really watery, lacking in hops and just not very good.

1.7
yemenmocha (659) - Glendale, Arizona, USA - FEB 7, 2010
Pours dark hamber with haze, small suspended yeast particles, and a medium sized head. Nose has an off-toffee aroma. On the palate the beer comes across as watery, low on hop flavor, and has a somewhat chalky character. Some off-flavors on the finish too. Avoid this beer if you can.

2.5
after4ever (8025) - Mukilteo, Washington, USA - JAN 31, 2010
12 oz. hazy dark amber with virtually no lace, head, or legs. dirty laundry on the nose, along with tons of sweat and butter. creamy medium body with light carb. pennies and battery licking flavors on the mid palate. tangy buttery finish.

2.7
DuffMan (10667) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 27, 2010
Bottle. Pours a nice looking dark orange with a short-lived head, no lace. Low hop aroma, slightly fruity but more reedy/vegetal really. The flavours are the same, with rather dumbed-down hops and thin malts.

2.8
Ibrew2or3 (8812) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 23, 2010
Picked up at Keg and Barrel 15th street in Plano, TX. 12oz bottle pours up deep gold with a touch of haze to go along with copper hues and weak loose off white head. The aroma has a disjointed mix of caramel, maltiness and sharply bitter smelling grapefruit. The taste is similar starting with a brief nearly tasteless sweet note that gets clobbered by carbonation enhanced sharp to tart to nearly sour citrus bitter notes. It sort of stays citrus tart and almost sour into the finish.


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