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RATINGS: 4110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle, can, and keg: Filtered
Launched: August 1997
Hops: Magnum, Chinook & Centennial
By definition, an India Pale Ale is hoppier and higher in alcohol than its little brother, pale ale-and we deliver in spades. Now one of the most well respected and best-selling IPAs in the country, this golden beauty explodes with citrusy flavor and hop aromas, all perfectly balanced by a subtle malt character. This crisp, extra hoppy brew is hugely refreshing on a hot day, but will always deliver no matter when you choose to drink it.

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3.9
mambossa (337) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2016
Original recipe rating : 4.1

Rating v1.1 now.
Delicious impeccible gold pour, admirable head.
More tropical-heavy nose of papaya, grapefruit, and tangerine, hints of pastel candy and floral notes, much less emphasis on the pine compared to the last version.
Flavor, again, presents a profound tropical bottom end, papaya, soft mango, sweet flowers, lime rind, canned tangerine, highly floral and, admittedly, beautiful complex linger with lime rind.
This, ultimately, is a step up from the original recipe, yet the absence of piney-ness has been replaced with hoppy resin (which is similar yet sometimes interchangeable).
This new version presents more tropical fruit than the other. A much more "ripe" flavor, but still wields the bitterness well and dryness too.
Impermanence is the beauty of life. I was skeptical of this "new version", but it’s still well balanced. I just miss the pine!

3.2
Mesjasz (1511) - Lodz, POLAND - SEP 19, 2016
Aroma of citrus fruits, some flowers. Taste is medium bitter, dry. Flavor of rasin, citrus seeds, herbs. Aftertaste is long, tanin like, bitter.

4
konungen (573) - - SEP 19, 2016
Klar mörkgult med vitt skum. Riktigt god epa som känns färsk. Tropisk frukt, citrus, krispig. Grymt god!

4.6
phillybass (115) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2016
A bit rough on my stomach but a damn delicious IPA. not too extreme. Well balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
Moolesen (538) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2016
Can 33cl. Yellow/orange with a nice white head. Hoppy/malty aroma, pine tree. Flavor of mandarine, malt and plenty of bitter hops. Long bitter finish.

3.7
AnG_BrgNor (700) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 17, 2016
Aroma of caramalts, pine and some fruity notes. Taste id bitter with citrus, grapefruit, pine, grassy hops. Medium thin body with good carbonation.

4
ChadPoole (478) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 17, 2016
Pours cloudy gold with a foamy white head that laces the glass. Aroma is grapefruit,  pineapple, malt and pine. Flavour is bitter citrus and fruit. Good balanced taste. An all around great IPA.

3.6
Nurmis (640) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 16, 2016
0,33ml can, brewed in Berlin. Pours clear orange with medium sized head. Pine, citrus, malts. Quite basic IPA in a good way, no real weaknesses. Nicely balanced and full bodied.

3.7
Giochaurand (532) - FINLAND - SEP 16, 2016
Can. Pours clear amber with high frothy head. Aroma is floral hops, citrus fruits, forest scent. Taste is soft, clean, bitter, malts, orange peel, fruity and dry.

3.9
Maarten1993 (1230) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 16, 2016
Drank with Marijn, Timothy, Rik and Lennart at Waalstrandje 14-9-2016 (from can). Good IPA, very fresh.


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