Steamworks Empress India Pale Ale

 
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Formerly brewed at Steamworks Brewing (Canada)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Vancouver, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This ale’s golden amber color only hints at its full-bodied flavor. Its sumptuous maltiness is tempered by a goodly amount of bitterness and a mouth-filling hop flavor. In order to finish our I.P.A. with a truly fresh hop bouquet, we dry hop this ale in the serving tank with both East Kent Goldings and Mount Hood hops.


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3.7
dnstone (3418) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 27, 2017
Pours golden in color with a white head. Nice floral hop aroma. Pop of flora hop flavor. Light bodied. Notes: on tap at the brewery, Vancouver trip May ’17 Waiter told me that this beer was recently un-retired.

3.5
PowY (758) - AUSTRIA - DEC 6, 2016
From tap. Lightly hazy golden-amber with a huge white head. Herbal aroma with some lightly roasted malt. Light to medium body with a heavy bitterness. The taste is dominated by the hoppy bitterness, some lightly roasted malts along with fruity notes - grapefruit and apple. Rather but never unpleasantly bitter.

2.8
adamnowek (2719) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 17, 2016
Slightly opaque bronze colour with a tiny head. Aroma is grapefruit. Taste is somewhat piney with malts.

3.2
SinH4 (4796) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 4, 2016
Tap. Golden color with white head. Aroma is old hops, caramel. Taste is toasty malts, hoppy, bittersweet finish. Smooth mouthfeel. Ok.

3.2
jonas (7581) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 3, 2016
Tap a craft bier fest Munich. Spring onions, old sock resinny hops. Hazy golden, offwhite lace. Medium light body, apricot jam sweetness, resinny, caramel finish. A bit meh.

3.2
DeanF (2464) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 2, 2016
Okay modest head and gold body with a fine hoppy aroma (or hoopy. I forget.) Nice hops flavours with a dry finish, slightly sweet. A good IPA, somewhere in the upper middle of those I’ve tasted.

3.5
Ferris (15288) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 13, 2015
Draft - Lots of grapefruit and some piney notes. Clear gold with a decent white head. Bitter citrus and pine notes. Solid.

3.1
gnoff (10367) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2015
On June 21, 2015. At Steamworks Brewpub, in Vancouver, British Columbia.
HAzy golden color, white head. Malty sweet, hoppy floral and fruity scent. Green, leafy, hoppy taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Bitter aftertaste.

2.5
grubypawel (358) - - MAR 18, 2015
Pours clear light Amber with some white head. Aroma of fruit and resin with hints of garlic. Low bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
XaenDovet (1282) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 25, 2015
Draught at brewery. Clear gold. Aroma of biscuit, caramel, mild sweet grapefruit, and bit of pine. Taste is bitter and slightly sweet. Creamy and low carbonation, dry finish.


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