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RATINGS: 92   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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2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bartzilla (621) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAY 10, 2012
Pretty run of the mill IPA. They sure seem to be promising a lot on the bottle. Came in a 4 pack at Fresh N Easy. Neat label, average beer. Kinda taste like blood on the finish. Not sure how I feel about that.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Yased (177) - MEXICO - JUL 6, 2016
De la micro cervecera Indian Well’s(E.U.A) esta “Amnesia IPA” una American IPA de 7.2% ABV, la cerveceria tiene su sede en California. En apariencia es una cerveza con una buena cantidad de espuma algo opaca, mediana carbonatación y misma retención, el color prácticamente sobrepasa a una American IPA, esta mas cerca a una Amber Ale, el cuerpo en vaso es mediano. En aroma presenta una nota muy ligera a lúpulo para cualquier estilo de IPA’s, lo que se deja apreciar tiene un carácter cítrico, frutosidad, se aprecia un aroma acido no deseado, posiblemente presente algún daño, dulzor moderado tambien se puede detectar, pero todo muy ligero. El sabor de inicio es amargo moderado, se llega a preciar un sabor cítrico parecido a la cascara de naranja dulce, seguido se puede sentir una acidez muy desagradable de carácter láctico que perdura bastante, esta característica de la cerveza hace que se acentúe un final seco, la etiqueta no marca fermentación con Bretts o alguna otra bacteria diferente a la levadura clásica de cerveza, aunque actualmente se emplean otros microorganismos en estilos americanos, belgas o ingleses, en esta cerveza hace que se desbalancee todos los elementos, tiene una astringencia residual, en general mala y poco tomable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sledutah (7134) - Utah, USA - JUN 18, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 19, 2016 12oz bottle from Total Wine in Reno
Pours clear dark golden with small off-white head, some lacing. Lots of floaters. Aroma and flavors is malty, caramel and herbal
Not bad but not much of an ipa

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (4971) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Draft. Pours clear bright copper brown with a fizzy off white head. Tastes like nutty malt, caramel, pine hops, some grapefruit, and toast. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like nutty malt, caramel, and a hint of pine and grapefruit hops. Extremely light aroma.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
euniceradio (461) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - JUL 5, 2015
12oz bottle to tulip. Pours hazy amber, white head, good lacing. Aroma of caramel malts and sweet honeysuckle. Taste is malty sweet, floral with good bitter citrus finish. More of an APA than IPA.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Braudog (6448) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle. Erupts from the bottle, but very quickly settles into a simple sipper. Woody aroma, sturdy flavors. Thinner body. (#5982, 6/5/2015)

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
penstemon (224) - Washington, USA - APR 11, 2015
Pours medium-dark amber with a white head and some yeast sediment. Aromas of bread and cooked fruits, orange marmalade, pineapple, and artificial red berries. Taste is citrus marmalade, some weird artificial/medicinal red berry reminiscent of Twizzlers, canned pineapple, chewy sweet grain, low bitterness. Slightly sweet, medium body. Just really strange... not really IPAish, more like an amber, and not very good either way.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Tap, gold pour, white head, nose is lacking, taste is grapefruit, some citrus, okay

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - OCT 31, 2014
12oz bottle - This is an IPA for what kind of beer drinker exactly? Because it’s gotta be the person who doesn’t know what an IPA should be about, or the person who’s a lush and doesn’t care. An overload of boiled cabbage in the aroma. Dirty penny/iron-y flavor void of any hops. Didn’t seem infected at all, just a crappy beer.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
slowrunner77 (10419) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 7, 2014
another cardboardsque offering from IW. more lively hop profile than the other 7 we tried, but really, that’s not saying much. the cloudy light orange looks identical to the pale ale, smells and tastes a little old and musty with a muddled midwest hop profile."

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
drjay44 (3478) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAY 4, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a thick, we’ll retained, ivory head, with extensive lacing, over a slightly hazy, dark amber (SRM 14) body......nose is cereal, light hop spice, no esters....taste is minimal cereal, light slightly dour acid, mild hop bitterness.....mouth feel, medium body, slight astringency, alcohol hidden. This bottle was most likely improperly handled. The beer is slightly sour, which is utterly wrong for an IPA. The underlying malt and hop backbones are mild and in balance, but are dominated by the off notes. BJCP 5/2/9/4/5


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