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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
During a fierce storm on his voyage across the ocean, William Rahr could be heard yelling from the tall masted ship: "Roll on old sea! And when you are done, when the storm clouds have destroyed themselves, we will still be standing and drinking!" Today, we have created the ultimate ale for a voyage such as this: A German-Style IPA - a traditional India Pale Ale with German Influence. Our German-Style IPA is brewed with a blend of all German malts, hops, and yeast. It has a rich maltiness with both floral and spicy hop characteristics. So get ready and hang on - Stormcloud will see you through your roughest seas and straight on to smooth sailing. Editor’s Note: This beer was reconfigured in 2009 with new hops and yeast.

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4.7
AWMiller (512) - Mansfield, Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2011
Noah makes the call… Tony makes the pitch… and Fritz knocks it out of the park right into the Stormcloud! This is THE IPA that I would recommend those not into all that hops to try in order to develop an appreciation for hoppy brews!! All it took was a Texas IPA to get my head wrapped around all this hoppy-deliciousness! I’ve now had the pleasure of trying this brew both from the bottle and from the tap right at the brewery on one of their tours! A topaz colored body with a good frothy head that dissipates somewhat quickly to a thin sheen and good lacing effects. Lots of citrusy hops as well as some sweet malts on the nose. Medium-bodied and extremely smooth brew with an awesomely clean finish that’s not too hoppy nor too sweet! Definitely one of the best IPAs this malt-head has tasted!!

3.9
illinismitty (2377) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 4, 2010
CASK at Gingerman in Plano. Pours amber with a creamy off white head. Aroma of toffee candy and floral hops. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Flavor of toffee and caramel malts countered by a spicy bitterness. Dry and hairspray like finish, which loses some points

3.9
pablo951 (691) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2013
Had it out of a bottle, poured a nice frothy head and a strong hop taste with a good bitter finish!

3.9
Aggiebob (1391) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Hazy orange with thin white head and lacing. Aroma is floral. The taste is hoppy bitterness.

3.8
Assurbanipaul (40) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - APR 14, 2007
Pours a clear light gold with a tall, white rocky head. Aroma is light toasted grains and a grassy, floral base, a little nutty, a little spicy. Taste is a very light pale malt with a crisp hop bitterness. Only a very shallow presence of any traditional pine or citrus, and then only at the front. Everything else is floral, dried hay and Sazzy. Overall quite bitter, not much sweetness at all. Mouthfeel is light and clean, finish leaves the palate dry. Drinkability is extremely high, even quaffable. Might impress some as a hoppy, heavier pilsner if not for that touch of citrus. A successful experiment as a "German IPA," IMO.


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