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1800 Old English IPA - Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

1800 Old English IPA
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86 Ratings
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.81%


Brewed by:
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Recreated from an IPA recipe Mike Hoops found from the year 1800. The recipe was altered slightly with the british style hops additions (5 lbs per barrel) spaced out more during the boil to allow the beer to be drinkable now instead of months after a sea voyage.

(Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 07-30-2004)
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vette2006c5r

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3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1800 Old English pours a slightly dark golden color, with not much head. There was a nicely balanced malty/hoppy aroma. The taste is the same good balanced between hops and malts, but still bold flavors. Good full body, and strong flavors, and has a good dry finish. Overall a nice potent English style IPA.

Serving type: on-tap

01-27-2013 19:46:49 | More by vette2006c5r
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S: Herbal, bready with some floral notes

T: Initial taste is a bit herbal with floral hop notes riding on the back of a bready malt base. A little bit of lingering bitterness on this but mainly on the back end/finish.

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64 oz. growler bought from the brewpub with a date of 2/22. Poured into a Town Hall Chalice glass.

Appearance: Pours a deep copper amber orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. Starts with a big four finger off white head that quickly fades into a thin patch. Leaves a decent amount of lacing around the glass.

Smell: Aroma is a bold but very balanced mix of bitter hops and sweet malts. Earthy and citrus hops with hints of orange, grapefruit, tangerine, and lemon. Some spicy pine and floral aromas. Big malt profile with good hints of bready biscuit, caramel, toffee, yeast, nuts, and grains. Some candied sugar and a little hint of honey. Leans a little more to the bready malt side but the balance is pretty good with a strong hop presence. A nice spicy full aroma.

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1800 Old English IPA from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.