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ImPaled Ale - Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

315 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 315
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 14
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-24-2001)
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BradT

New York

4/5  rDev +5%

12-28-2013 03:59:51 | More by BradT
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paulytasker

New York

4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into Pint Glass.

A- Bold Copper brew topped with about an inch or so of white, dense, foamy head that hangs around for a little while. There's an abundant amount of lacing that clings to the side of the glass as I sip away at this one.

S- Quite a bunch of sweetness at the forefront with a touch of breadiness and caramel swirling around. The sweetness really dominates here but is not overwhelming by any means. A decent malt background with a slight amount of bitter hops too. Smells delicious.

T- The bitter hops are a much more obvious to the palate than in the nose. The big sweetness I detected soon takes over and is a sweet, malty, masterpiece. There is just enough hops left over to round this off very nicely.

M- A medium to nearly big bodied, chewy brew. Carbonation is middle of the road, and this one finishes fairly well. The Orange, citrusy, fruitiness, and dose of hops linger a good bit and are pleasing to the palate.

O- This brew is brewed just over a half an hour away from my house and am glad it is. This is a very solid example of an English IPA and has found its way to being one of the regulars in my fridge. Pairs really good with some Cajun shrimp too!

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2013 15:09:21 | More by paulytasker
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Baab200

New York

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

12-08-2013 20:34:42 | More by Baab200
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

11-30-2013 23:50:49 | More by BillRoth
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-MK-

New York

2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

11-12-2013 20:56:21 | More by -MK-
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BodiesLexus

New York

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

11-03-2013 03:36:24 | More by BodiesLexus
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CaverDave

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

10-07-2013 02:09:17 | More by CaverDave
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vande

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

09-21-2013 22:22:38 | More by vande
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MarkJBurch

New York

4/5  rDev +5%

09-19-2013 20:49:52 | More by MarkJBurch
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3.8/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from the Sunoco in Canton, NY.

A - Nice cloudy orangey colour. Two fingers of really soapy and creamy white head. Good carbonation coming up. Good lace rings and a half finger of retention.

S - Floral, orange, citrus, chamomile.

T - Some tea, floral, citrus, some decent malt. Citrus and crispness. Buttery, but in a very subtle way.

M - Good feel with good carbonation, decent bitterness and a medium body.

O/D - A fairly drinkable IPA. The English element is hard to discern though. A solid hop flavour that wasn't overpowering but held its own.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2013 03:26:08 | More by tbeckett
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russwilliam

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-26-2013 01:55:02 | More by russwilliam
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HopGrazer

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-20-2013 20:49:44 | More by HopGrazer
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Cooker_stp

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-19-2013 00:10:38 | More by Cooker_stp
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

08-14-2013 01:16:29 | More by Burkbom23
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atr2605

New York

4.18/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-pours a golden orange color with a fluffy white head with excellent retention
S-slightly floral with citrus and sweet malt
T-citrus and sweet malt up front that transitions into an earthy floral bitterness and leaves the palate dry with some biscuit
M-medium bodied
O-very solid beer, have only have had it a few times and seem to forget how great it is

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2013 21:52:00 | More by atr2605
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BeerBucks

New York

4/5  rDev +5%

08-03-2013 17:39:55 | More by BeerBucks
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Roguer

Connecticut

4.4/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Bottle was super carbonated, resulting in quite a wait for the head to die down. Very thick, fluffy, off-white head. The beverage itself is thick and pulpy in appearance, a glowing amber or light orange, and is nearly opaque. Huge lacing. I'm not going to downgrade much on appearance for the unnecessarily huge head; I assume not every bottle will have this extreme of a reaction.

S - Fruity: tropical and citrus, very alive. Sharp, slightly sour, definitely sweet, with a strong malt backbone - possibly caramel, light bread. There's a definite yeasty aroma coming out, too, like a Belgian ale.

T - Superbly complex! That Belgian aroma was not misleading: there is a significantly sweet yeast and malt flavor, reminiscent of Belgian candi sugar. The hops are extremely well balanced, leaving some astringency, but mostly giving off tropical fruit flavors - no citrus (to me). The fruit rind flavor of so many dry, single IPAs is present only in a tiny amount, and it adds to the overall profile.

M - Very smooth, medium-light to medium body. There is some brief carbonation sting on the tip of the tongue if you let it linger, but it's not unpleasant. Very nice hop oil coating of the mouth, drinks very light, and the mild aftertaste is very pleasant.

O - I know this rating is going to be well above average, but I was super impressed. This could easily be an every-day IPA, on par with Jai Alai. Despite being labeled an English IPA, this is a very sweet, only slightly dry ale.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2013 00:33:36 | More by Roguer
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Just a 1/4 inch of head that pulls back to a pretty lace ring, totally sticky. Beer is a hazy amber brown.
S - Biscuit malts, tea leaves, citrus and herbal hops.
T - Very clean and citrus tasting, with mild biscuit malts and drying herbal tea's. It's actually one of the better English IPA's due to it balance.
M - Light to medium, very clean and tasty IPA.

Overall a perfect balance of hops to English malts. Worthy of the price.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2013 04:08:02 | More by DrDemento456
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

07-05-2013 00:42:43 | More by jzlyo
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nyyfanatic213

New York

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-03-2013 20:20:27 | More by nyyfanatic213
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csmartin6

New York

3/5  rDev -21.3%

06-23-2013 18:22:08 | More by csmartin6
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CaptDavyJones

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-10-2013 19:54:32 | More by CaptDavyJones
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

06-03-2013 01:41:21 | More by zekeman17
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LPJones

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-27-2013 02:00:22 | More by LPJones
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csustar001

New York

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

05-16-2013 21:31:55 | More by csustar001
ImPaled Ale from Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
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