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ImPaled Ale - Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

334 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 334
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 14
Gots: 12 | 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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Photo of CaverDave
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

CaverDave, Oct 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

vande, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of MarkJBurch
4/5  rDev +5.3%

MarkJBurch, Sep 19, 2013
Photo of tbeckett
3.8/5  rDev 0%
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.

tbeckett, Sep 10, 2013
Photo of russwilliam
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

russwilliam, Aug 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

HopGrazer, Aug 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Cooker_stp, Aug 19, 2013
Photo of Burkbom23
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Burkbom23, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of atr2605
4.18/5  rDev +10%
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

atr2605, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of BeerBucks
4/5  rDev +5.3%

BeerBucks, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of Roguer
4.4/5  rDev +15.8%
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.

Roguer, Jul 31, 2013
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3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
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.

DrDemento456, Jul 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

jzlyo, Jul 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

nyyfanatic213, Jul 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

csmartin6, Jun 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

CaptDavyJones, Jun 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

zekeman17, Jun 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

LPJones, May 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

csustar001, May 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Slatetank, May 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

twenty5, May 15, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +25%

gwiedman1, May 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

polloenfuego, May 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

BushwyckCraft, Apr 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

MPPHISH, Apr 20, 2013
ImPaled Ale from Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
86 out of 100 based on 334 ratings.