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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
With about 6.0% ABV, this one will surely warm the ol’ gullet during a cold central Texas winter - both days! Our India Pale Ale (IPA) is light in color and strong in hop character. Dry hopping with Cascade hops, gives this winter favorite a delicious citrus note reminiscent of a Texas Ruby Red. Yes, it’s warming but you don’t need to be huddled around the furnace to enjoy this one! IPA fans really love this ale during a beautiful Texas winter on the porch or indoors. Available December - April.

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3.6
Enniskillen (2051) - Bakersfield, California, USA - SEP 16, 2006
Body is of gold amber, 1/2 inch off white head. Has a hoppy aroma with caramel honey and bit of walnut also. Taste has a nice hop backbone with light caramel, decent hoppiness, very slight alcohol showing through.

2.4
dkoonce (911) - People’s Republic of Athens, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2006
Brown and cloudy, with a small head. Almost no aroma. However, the flavor is very fruiity. I can taste strawberries in the body?

3.8
scraff (2121) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 17, 2006
Clear sparkling amber, thin creamy white head. Hopped up nose of pine, earth, and light florals with a soft nutty caramel undertone. Flavor up front is all hops, slightly bitter, with a late kick of sweet caramel pulling it together. Medium bodied, medium carbonation, drying bitter finish. A great thrist quencher on a hot sunny day...

3.6
theacelatrain (262) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 22, 2006
On tap. Clear gold pour, with a thick white head - good lacing, quickly dissipating. Very piney nose, and a sharp hoppy taste. Excellent mouthfeel. Too sharp and unbalanced overall.

3.5
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 20, 2006
(Draught - Gingerman, Dallas) Pours a clear amber body with a moderate off-white head. Aroma of caramel, malt, citrus, and florals. Flavor of malt, caramel, and citrus.

3.5
jzzbassman (1631) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 26, 2006
Aroma and flavor were more to the pine side than citrus. Refreshing, with a touch too much carbonation, but enjoyable.

3.6
Likerighteous (120) - Pflugerville, Texas, USA - FEB 9, 2006
Gingerman poured fresh with a frothy head and citrus orchard notes. Definitely not west-coast nitro hopped IPA. Bittering is dead on. Resins are cloying, but expected and not overbearing. I think I shall have another.

3.9
peter (445) - Normal, Illinois, USA - DEC 23, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2006 Fresh hop aromas greet the nose like entering a pine forest. Cloudy pour with amber coloration. Great lasting bitterness that after lingering dissapates cleanly. Very great beer for the style.

3.5
grat (432) - ST. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 21, 2005
This is a typical South Texas IPA. Most of the brewpubs and local breweries brew IPAs of this sort. Lots of amarillo type hops. I couldn’t tell you what exactly the hop varieties are in this guy but that is my guess. and I just read the description and I’m totally wrong and stupid but anyway...Golden pour. Thick citrus hops thatare flat and papery. I love em like this.Flavors reflect this fruitiness with a nice spicy malt package that balances the hops out nicely. Good beer

3.6
ElBorracho (472) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 15, 2005
On tap at The Gingerman, Austin. Pours golden with a white foamy head. There are good pine hops on the nose and the flavor follows. Nothing earth shattering but still pretty good.


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