RATINGS: 317   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Real India Pale Ale (IPA), as it was first brewed in the days of the British Empire, was not the carefully filtered brew that we call IPA beer today. The first IPAs were unfiltered and featured extra hops and higher strength as a preservative for the long trip from England to the colony of India. Our Traditional IPA ale is naturally carbonated, dry-hopped & unfiltered like the old days.

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Quick3Beers (1360) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 12, 2015
Very refreshing unfiltered IPA, pouring a hazy amber from a bottle. Fruity hop-forward flavor, some malty sweetness, and a very pleasant bitterness. Very good beer.

PrattBrat (30) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 11, 2015
Pours a cloudy orange-gold with an off-white head. Aroma of very light hops. Tastes of faint hops and light caramel malt. Very simple aroma & flavours. Medium bodied.

jflopsu (1725) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Pours a pale yellow with light white head. A light aroma of grains and light hops. A grainy and malty taste with light citrus hops. A lingering malt aftertaste, but not overwhelming.

GIJOE (1251) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - APR 12, 2015
Pours amber with a thin white head. Nose is yeasty. Taste well-balanced. Mouthfeel crisp, fresh, clean. Nice average IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

jamesewelch (259) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JAN 18, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2015 From 12oz bottle (variety pack)

Aroma: loads of citrus hops, grapefruit

Appearance: Golden, hazy, white head

Taste: Medium Bitter

Palate: Medium body, sticky texture, average carbonation, long bitter and dry finish

Overall: I’m really surprised by this beer. It’s much better than I remember. Loads of "C" hops. Nice cirtus and grapefruit without overbearing grapefruitiness which I dislike. Nice body. Nice balance between hops and malt with a lot of hop forward aroma and taste. Stands up great as a Vermont IPA. Not overkill, but very nice and well balanced IPA with loads of American hops and a nice and easy to drink body.

NikkTwist (3307) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Draft at Milkboy. Hazy orange gold pour with a modest amount of off-white foam that left quite a bit of lace. Big grassy floral citrus hops. Bittersweet orange zest and pith. Fresh oak planks. Dandelions. Honey tangerines. Resin. Thyme. Minor biscuit and bready wheat notes. Mostly a full frontal orange spice assault. Good.

Ctplt777 (530) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2014
It’s okay. Nothing really crazy here. Pretty normal English Style IPA. Lots of grass and maltiness in the aroma. Theres a little bit of hoppiness but not a ton. Taste is alright. Pretty traditional as far as IPA goes. Thers a little bit of a lemon taste in this one. Overall it’s not bad, just kind of middle of the road. I’m not a huge fan of the english style IPA’s but I always give them a fair chance.

dliberto (217) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Drank from the bottle. Aroma consists of grass, citrus, and floral notes. Taste is citrus, hay, malt, and yeast. Comes across as an English IPA. The focus is more on the malts then the hops. Medium bitter beer with a smooth mouth feel moderate carbonation and a medium body. It is okay, nothing spectacular.

bellco33 (835) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - OCT 16, 2014
On tap at the brewery: Pours clear golden with a thin white head. Aroma is slightly floral, slight pine. Taste is more of the same, but is well balanced with the sweetness of the malt and the slight hop bitterness. This is a non-IPA drinkers IPA and is a pretty solid one. I like it better than the base Harpoon IPA. Light to medium body, decent beer!

Braudog (6804) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle. Bright hay color, but virtually opaque. Thin but sticky top. The aroma is subtle and just hints at some fresh mown flowers. The beer is pretty tart, not unlike lemonade, with a bubbly, champagne-like consistency. Quite tart. (#5815, 10/13/2014)

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