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RATINGS: 3982   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle 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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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mjvincenti (4) - Illinois, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Well balanced. Hop aroma is very good. Not overly bitter. Lighter in color. Really enjoyed this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Larry_Duffman (453) - - JAN 23, 2017
I poured it from the bottle into a pint glass. It pours cloudy golden with a fluffy, white head and lacing. The aroma is piny hops, grass, and citrus. The taste is hops, grapefruit, and butterscotch. Theres a lot of bitterness with some sweetness to offset it. Its nicely carbonated and hides the alcohol nicely. This is an excellent IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
laminarman (18) - - JAN 21, 2017
Pale orange with a fine head that holds up well, from bottle. Resinous, piney, grassy and biscuit aromas. A somewhat bitter finish and presence typical of west coast IPA that seems to work. A little butterscotch and yeasty flavors are noted. Nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Excalibur123 (401) - Soria, SPAIN - JAN 18, 2017
Amarillo oro con abundante cabeza de espuma blanca consistente y de aspecto jabonoso, aromas a fruta tropical, resina, herbales y florales; en boca entrada potente, compensada carga de malta y lpulos, empieza con amargor medio hacindose ms fuerte en el retrogusto, notas a hojas de pino y menta, cuerpo y carbnico medios, excelente cerveza, compleja y fcil de beber.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rball (8) - - JAN 16, 2017 does not count
Somewhat hazy golden color with small white head. Nice strong hop aroma of pine and fruit. Taste is resin, grapefruit, stonefruit. Medium carbonation and medium body, with good bitterness. Solid IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lele (474) - Padova, ITALY - JAN 15, 2017
ASPETTO: biondo oro, lieviti in sospensione. Schiuma bianca, fine, abbastanza abbondante e decisamente persistente. AROMA: soprattutto frutta tropicale ed erbaceo, intenso e gradevole. GUSTO: leggera scorza di pane, ma soprattutto molto fruttata (frutta tropicale, come mango e papaya) e molto luppolata, di un amaro intenso e quasi pungente, ma senza mai esagerare. IPA davvero ben fatta!

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shreddermx (66) - POLAND - JAN 11, 2017
Stone Berlin. Puszka 330ml. Piwo 6-miesieczne. Barwa zlota, jasna, opalizujaca. Typowa west coast ipa. Piana bujna, sredniopecherzykowa. Aromat chmielowy bardzo subtelny aczkolwiek przyjemny. W smaku wytrawne. Wyczuwalna baza slodowa w postaci biszkoptow. Chmielowosc, goryczka srednia, grejpfrutowa, bardzo przyjemna i krotka. Z kolejnymi łykami się uwypukla. Bardzo pijalne.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john44 (1538) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2017
Draft Pint in USA in Oct 2015 - Pale Gold in colour. Big hoppy aroma. Mega-Fruity; bitter citrus-grapefruit & lemon. Mega-hoppy; piney, oily, resinous hops. Malt base; caramel. Hoppy citrus fruity beer, but NOT extreme. Very refreshing. Very nice beer! (2015-10)

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel (6879) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 5, 2017
Pourd clear blonde , small white head. Smell is bit citrussy, hopped , mild. Taste is intense bitter, pine, citrussy. Nice in taste, but a weak scent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Juggernaut84 (242) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 2, 2017
Sehr gutes IPA nahezu alles ist stilecht.goldenes Bier, zwei Finger Schaumkrone, die auch gut im Glas steht. Fruchtige Nase, das Mundgefhl ist etwas hart, so wie auch der Bittereindruck etwas kratzig ist. Aber das ist meckern auf sehr hohen Niveau.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RickFifty (1134) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - JAN 1, 2017
Hazy amber color, off-white head. Fruity nose, orange, resin, citrus with grapefruit, caramel, grass. Grapefruit taste, caramel, malty, grass, moderate bitterness. Medium body, soft carbonation.


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