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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62/5   IBU: 79   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Fiercely hopped and hopped again, Thumper IPA keeps on going and going. Does it tantalize your tongue?

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (2336) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 17, 2012
This is much more of a brown beet than it is an Ipa. Brown and nutty. Thin head. Low ibu for ipa. Very tasty beer, just not an ipa.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
csaso (2203) - Missouri, USA - APR 20, 2012
Bottle - had this as Boatswain American IPA, from Trader Joes - good size foamy head, medium copper color, mild hoppy aroma, balanced flavor with fair hops and decent malt backbone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (4175) - Xalapa, MEXICO - DEC 28, 2012
NIce and not so bitter which is fine. NIce orange features in colour and fine foam too there.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (2215) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Bottle. Poured hazy dark amber light head. Sweet spicy aroma. Sweet taste good aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12334) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2013
22oz bottle-dissipating offwhite-dk amber. A-soft orange, med malt. T-orange/floral tea, med malt-caramel/bready.. Interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (5385) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle from Trader Joes. Pours almost clear bright copper with a bubbly, frothy off white head. Tastes like hops, sweet orange, caramel, light nuttyness. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like hips, light booze, and orange citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ronaldtheriot (1877) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Boatswain American IPA has a rather thin, off-white head, a mostly clear, orange appearance, some bubbles, and not much lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of mild citrus (think about orange peel), and white bread crust, with possibly a caramelized sugar note. Taste is of all that, with a bitterness that comes across as nowhere near a 79 IBU, but its there to at least balance the beer. Mouthfeel is on the light side, and Boatswain American IPA finishes dry, refreshing, and highly drinkable. For a store-brand India Pale Ale, this is a pleasant surprise. RJT

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
milewide (2167) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 8, 2015
Labeled Boatswain American I.P.A. at Trader Joe"s. Much better than the ratings. Modest aroma, but taste was a fine blend of sweet malt and woodsy hop flavor. 6.7% ABV.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HighlanderOne (1280) - York, SC via NJ, South Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2016
Poured from big bottle that I found hidden in my basement. (Boatswain American IPA ). Probably been sitting around for 2 or 3 years. Aroma of hops, caramel, malt. Appearance is cloudy dark Amber, bit of head. Tasting caramel, pancake, pine resin hops, cream, smoke, banana, spice. Palate is quite tame for something called IPA. Overall, a very tasty brew, just lacks the bitterness that an IPA should have. Would work better as a brown ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rederic (3323) - montral, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 8, 2013
650ml bottle, under the name Bad Hare Traditional IPA, amber-orange color, with a frothy rocky white head, light toasted, caramel, biscuity, pale malt, toffee nose, with a lemon marmalade, faint floral citrus, leafy hop note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a mild sweet toasted, caramel, biscuity malty, light flowery earthy leafy, tobacco, grassy, citrus hop character, with some burnt caramel, toffee, brown sugar, mild dried raisin, lemon marmalde, lemon, grapefruit peel flavours, leading towards a sweet toasted, caramel, biscuity maltiness, earthy citrus, leafy, grassy hop bitterness finish.


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