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India Pelican Ale - Pelican Pub & Brewery

India Pelican AleIndia Pelican Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

265 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 179
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 12.41%


Brewed by:
Pelican Pub & Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

17 degrees Plato
Alcohol: 7.5% by volume
Bitterness: 85 IBU
Color: 15 lovibond

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-10-2002)
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4.63/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

On cask, via hand pump @ the Pelican Pub & Brewery (Pacific City, OR) on 8/30/11. Served in a pint glass. This was a double dry-hopped version.

Pours a hazed gold, with a ½ finger of creamy bright-white head. This retains with quite the smooth looking layer of froth, which just coats the sides of the glass with a big and sticky latticework of lacing. The aroma smells extremely floral, with notes of juicy grapefruit, pine, and spice. This is just so robust, fresh, and flavorful with the hops here in the nose, with an underlying supportive mix of caramel and toast. This all combines to drive a hoppy twang of West Coast awesomeness up the nostrils. This is fantastic!

The taste is just as flavorful, with juicy grapefruit, pine, spice, and zesty rinds flavors, while the hops are being backed by sweeter notes of caramel and bread that takes care of business across the back of the profile. The finish is quite strong but not overbearing, with dry resins, spice, and warm bitterness hanging on the tongue a bit. The mouthfeel is medium bodied but SUPER easy, smooth, and creamy feeling in the mouth. I mean, it is just effortless to drink this, considering the amount of alcohol and off-the-chain hop flavors that are present. This is one of the best cask feels that I’ve experienced with a beer in quite some time.

I had been aching for an awesome West Coast style IPA by this time on our recent Oregon trip and this fit the bill to a tee. I’ve had this in the bottle before and thought that it was pretty darn good that way, but being double dry-hopped and served on cask just took this to another level. I literally could have just sat there and drank pint after pint of this while staring out at Haystack Rock and the Pacific Ocean and called this beer heaven. Fantastic.

Serving type: cask

09-16-2011 14:04:44 | More by Kegatron
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oregone

Oregon

4.58/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

9/10/10
Double (actually triple) dry hopped version on cask.
A: Uuuuugly. Cloudy funky glass, and not just carbonation (which was perfect). Lots of inert fine sediment giving this some murkiness, but it wasn't gritty in the end, and really, it gave some heads up on what you were getting in to.
S: Hops. And then some. One of the most pure and unabrasive hop aromas. Clean rich, crisp, with some malty sugared notes and yeast hiding in the background.
T: Rockin. Just hops all day, but the serving style takes any edge off and lets you savor. Frickin killer. Pure unadulterated hop bliss without the stinging ramifications.Malts are there, and it does have a chorus line, but thats not the point.
D: Its cask, which never goes down crazy fast for me. But this would be trouble at, what, 8.5 abv? Jeez. Stopped at two because of deadline, but would have been drug out of there later otherwise.

Serving type: cask

11-10-2010 08:30:34 | More by oregone
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Hawksfan79

Washington

3.94/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Glass: Nonic pint glass

Appearance: a clear dark yellow with a large rocky white lasting head.

Aroma: a citrusy hop aroma.

Taste: was light sweetness at first with orange citrus notes and the finish was a moderate to heavy hops bitterness.

Mouthfeel: comes into the mouth light and thin and almost seems to thicken while it sits on the tongue. carbonation was pretty average.

A good IPA, I really enjoyed the flavor and mouth feel, although I felt the aroma was lacking.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2013 00:16:04 | More by Hawksfan79
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philbertk

Washington

4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

7.50% ABV--85 IBU’s. (4.25 / 5.0) Lacy white head. Clear bright gold color. Rich floral hop front. Spicy earthy dry sweet crisp mild caramel big grapefruit ester body. Hot hop spice earthy crisp citrus bitter clean end. Sharp hoppy brew. Bottle Conditioned?

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2012 21:28:57 | More by philbertk
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flagmantho

Washington

4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 22oz bomber into a pint glass. Bottled 5/30/12; let's hope it's still fresh!

Appearance: medium orange hue with a touch of haze and a moderate effervescence. Head is two fingers of pillowy ivory foam, even a few minutes after pouring. A nice lace is left on the glass; attractive.

Smell: rich, sweet malt aroma with a hint of caramel; it's almost unctuous in character. Hops are earthy and incorporate well with the malt. Overall, a very smooth aroma.

Taste: much like the aroma, but there's a dusty quality here which I've noticed in a lot of fresh-hop ales; I'm guessing they did a measure of wet hopping. A bit sweet, and bitterness is a little low with respect to the overall balance, but the flavor is fresh and tasty. Pretty good!

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of carbonation and a good creaminess, especially for an IPA. I like it.

Overall: quite tasty; fresh and a bit sweet. The light flavor belies the high alcohol ... this beer punches higher than its perceived weight.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2012 21:58:20 | More by flagmantho
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Lothore

California

4.3/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a vibrant deep golden hue with a massive, chunky head that leaves lots of lacing on the way down.

S - Slightly piney with a hint of caramel.

T - Starts off wheaty, continues to hints of pine and finishes with a strong resiny bitterness.

M - Medium to heavy bodied with ample effervescence.

O - An excellent example of the style. This has the whole package. I heard the brewery is going to stop making this one ... What a shame.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2012 02:33:15 | More by Lothore
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BeerTheater

Florida

4.4/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a fantastic golden hue, perhaps a tad darker unless you hold it up to the light then the precious metal glistens through the glass. Fluffy head that rises high and could hang with Lando Calrissian. Lie thine head o hoppy prospector.

Nose is a fresh floral and pine feeling with hints of citrus, maybe orange, but I can't place it. It's a pleasant smell that will make you smile and say ahoy there matey or matress.

Taste is wonderful. I should end it there and drink and watch the game, but i'll elaborate and say it hits every spot your tongue has reserved for a hop driven IPA. It's not super bitter if only a hint at first, until you get some on the with the rest of your drink which levels off along with the sweet bread, pine and citrus. What has been created is a well balanced beer despite the scale going in the hop favor. This liquid gold is smooth and even creamy as it's got a nice medium bodied presence. Some sweetness and kick mixed into what I can only call that hop taste, a good one.

I would say go out and get this beer, it's worth it and ever so drinkable. Indian Pelican Ale might not be the best around but you'd have to think it over twice before passing on a most excellent and execute them non bogus iron maiden brew.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2012 01:10:59 | More by BeerTheater
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woemad

Washington

4.35/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber purchased at Full Throttle Bottles in Seattle for $5.75. According to the bottle, this was bottled on “072612.” Another “white whale” I’ve wanted to try for years, as this one never, ever turns up east of the Cascades.

Poured a clear, amber color, with a creamy, beige-colored head. Lots of lace. Said head hung around for a number of minutes.

The nose is of grapefruit, pine needles, and biscuits.

The taste starts out with the flavor of hops giving off tastes similar to grapefruits and a little bit of pineapple. The biscuity tones noted in the nose are in the taste, but well in the background. Things get dry and bitter at the swallow. Oh, yeah, this is a hophead’s IPA!

Medium bodied, carbonation is exactly where it should be. The mouthfeel is oily and resiny.

This is a great IPA. It would be even greater if it were available in my neck of the woods. Not entirely sure it would be the best thing to pair with food, due to it’s uncompromisingly bitter finish, but it’s making me feel a lot better after a “defeat from the jaws of victory” style Seahawk game. Yet another reason to envy Portlanders.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2012 00:18:19 | More by woemad
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.68/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass. Bottled July 26, 2012.

A real clear, but slightly cloudy pale amber body, with virtually no rising carbonation at all. Head forms off white in color, three fingers easily with lots of retention and lacing.

Nose is a light toasty sugar sense of malt. Chewy grapefruit hops and citrus zest. Powdered sugar sense. Quite nice.

Palate hits with a hop angle and prickly carbonation. Dry, and burnt pine hits, a sense of woddy char action. Finish matches a very quick hop blast, but the flavor seems to be stuck at the tip of the tongue. Mealy. Hints of chalky aspirin on the finish too, slightly medicinal, and very bitter.

Overall another hop punch, pretty good and a little bit of variation on the nose. The finishing though is just a bit too medicinal bitter.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2012 02:29:29 | More by smakawhat
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dbossman

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Golden amber with a huge frothy head and okay lacing

S: Lots of tropical fruits, some grassy and weed smelling hops; a touch subdued but they play well off the grainy and bready undertones

T: Bitter--almost astringent--hops up front: citrus, pines, grass but enough of a bready sweetness comes out underneath to balance things out...a bit, but don't kid yourself this is a hop forward beer

F: Sticky, oily, balanced carbonation; medium body--really a nice mouth feel for an IPA, though perhaps a bit dry on the finish

O: A solid hop-forward IPA; my first beer from this brewery since I really got into beer and I'm glad to try it and hop to try more Pelican brews again

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2012 03:24:10 | More by dbossman
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inlimbo77

Delaware

3.95/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle, 8/15/12 bottle date
Poured into hotel wine glass.

A: Pretty much crystal clear in orange color. It get tons of carbonation. Full finger of slightly off white head.

S: It smells of pine and grapefruit, as well as other bitter fruits. Not a lot of malt bill to dig through here. Nice fresh bottle.

T: The taste follows nose, slight bitter bite on tip of the tongue. You definitely get those full of pine flavors. Also that bitter grapefruit rind. There is a nice medium malt bill balances it nicely. But on the back end you are left with some intense bitterness.

M: It's a nice medium body beer. The IBUs make it a little tough to be a session brew.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2012 17:04:51 | More by inlimbo77
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Intense and salty hoppiness on this one. Consistent flavor delivery, though I feel like it would benefit the beer to be a little more rounded as opposed to a smack in the mouth. For an IPA, it's alright. I think for a beer coming out of Oregon, there is a lot to live up to. Especially being an IPA.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2012 22:17:51 | More by RblWthACoz
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scootpolute

Texas

3.6/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

P: 1 Pint, 6 FL OZ. brown bottle into tulip glass...art with a cool pic of a pelican readily found in the wild combing the oregon & WA coastline...

A - Pours semi-cloudy golden, with a nice white head...- some good lacing.

S - Hops and lots of sweet citrus - some orange & grapefruit tones...also some bread, burnt toast perhaps, with a touch of cinamon spice...

T - Smooth, great hop kick at the top, followed by malts and spice (from the alcohol)some citrus, then ending with more pine-like spices...a suprisingly dry finish...

M - The carbination is good There's a good fullness. Present, but not 'too' much fruity/sweet flavors...The final pine/spice balances the beer out wonderfully, although the VERY dry aftertaste threw me...I was expecting a fruitier/hoppier finish...

O - This one good, but not as 'GREAT' as so many others claim...Not to 'poo-poo' the Bros, but 'c-mon...OK...I agree this is still a great example of a NW American IPA, but there are far better ones out 'here' than the hype of this one...I just didn't like the over-dry ending notes...perhaps better on tap, eh?!...Chasin' Cheers :~)

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2012 22:49:55 | More by scootpolute
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marlinsfan4

Maryland

4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

My first beer ordered from LetsPour. Pours a hazy orange color, nice hop aroma. Medium bodied, nice mouthfeel, so far so good. Taste is pretty citrusy, also well balanced, but still a hop head's delight. A very good IPA, one of the better ones out there I'm sure and is worth trying. Something about this one just tastes 'different' compared to other IPAs too (in a good way).

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2012 00:44:13 | More by marlinsfan4
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drpimento

Wisconsin

4.4/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured at a good temperature with a nice sized, foamy, frothy, off-white head, with glass coating lace. Aroma is very mild, hop, malt, grapefruit. Flavor's like nose, carbonic tang on top with bitter/sweet right behind. Body and carbonation are perfect. Finish is like flavor, fairly long, and a bit boozy. Great IPA!

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2012 01:22:37 | More by drpimento
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BartholomewRoberts

Washington

2.8/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Overly aggressive dry hopping ruined the experience for me. Grassy, abrasive aftertaste. No subtly. Gave me indigestion. FYI to contemporary brewers: hucking hop pellets into partially fermented wort is not the height of your craft. Beautiful bottle art. If only the contents possessed a comparable level of understated balance.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2012 03:18:54 | More by BartholomewRoberts
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elgiacomo

Georgia

3.4/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle, appears to be bottled in April of 2012 (a "4" written in sharpie on the cap). Served at around 40F.

Pours clear amber with a two finger off-white head that leaves some decent lacing behind and holds a small creamy cap.

Aroma starts with some pineapple and mango, then moves more towards floral hops and caramel malt. Good, but not great strength.

Flavor features floral and resinous hops, a bit of fruit and citrus, decent bready/caramel malt backbone. A hint of sweetness in the middle, but finishes with nice bitterness and a touch of alcohol.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, oily, good carbonation.

The first sniff was great, but then became more subdued after that. Pretty good IPA, but not blowing me away...

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2012 02:21:55 | More by elgiacomo
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chodinheaven

Maryland

4.35/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful crystal clear amber color with lots of soft bubbles rising to feed a 1.5 finger sea foamy, off-white head. It dissapates slowly and leaves thick strings of lacing around it. Beautiful beer. The aroma is intoxicating with clean and bright citrusy hop aromas shining through. Just a touch of resiny earthiness to keep it grounded, but the citrus is very present. A noticeably clean malt aroma is there as well, focusing on caramel aromas and less toastiness. A touch of booze makes its way through as well to remind you of the 7.5% ABV bill. Very pleasant aroma.

Potently hoppy. The hops come through and slam down the palate right away. A bit more earthiness is present here, but the hop taste still manages to be clean and fresh as imaginable. It has a spicy hop taste that stems from its potentness and is not at all unwelcome. The malts do a great job in supporting the hop profile in that they are subtle and tend to be forgotten in the first few sips. When your palate starts getting used to the hop barage, a subtle sweetness sneaks out and throws a balance in the beer that was overlooked before. Its caramelly and even a bit fruity, aided by the citrusy grapefruit of the hops. These hops also manage to be floral and piney as well. It has an easy drinking mouthfeel which is pleasant if not a little watery. The 7.5% can be felt, especially in the breath, but it is very subtle compared to the hops.

Not for the faint of heart if your not into big hoppy beers. This one packs a wallop of big hoppy flavors, so be ready. Definitely a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2012 04:50:09 | More by chodinheaven
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FosterJM

California

3.78/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

1365th Review on BA
Bottle to Small Tulip
22oz

Ordered from LetsPour.com

App- A sunset looking orangey/yellow with a clearer density behind it. A smaller looking 1-1/2 finger head was there with a slow receding foam that was white and nice and fluffy.

Smell- A creamier hoppy aroma with trace amounts of pine. Nothing amazing, just kinda there and nicely done. A smallish tangerine note as well.

Taste- Much better as it warms. It seemed too english in taste to me when colder. A bit more of the hops come out and bring a small citrus note with it. A more malty balance comes in as well.

Mouth- A lighter medium body with a good medium carbonation. Slightly lighter than the previous Ninkasi. Finishes kinda awkward like a pils. Dry and Malty.

Drink- Still malty and the taste was fine but the finish and overall just didnt really work for me. Bit awkward.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2012 18:02:57 | More by FosterJM
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maximum12

Minnesota

2.9/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Thanks to pwnzilla for this bomber, I've been looking for this elusive IPA for a while. 22 oz. bottle poured into two glasses.

Appropriately orangish IPA color, clear/ly filtered. Nose offers a gentle combo of citrus, piney bitterness, & a too-healthy portion of malts.

India Pelican Ale isn't quite what I was looking for. This beer is covered with earthy, black-dirt hops that leave an aftertaste like a windy day after plowing the farm. A tang of pine is the only distinct flavor. Adequate bitterness, underhanded sweetness. Half a bomber might be a chore.

I'm bummed because I was looking forward to this one, & it barely reaches the level of a pedestrian IPA (my wife hates it). Completely forgettable, light on flavor, unimpressive aftertaste. I can only hope this is an off bottle. Comes up short of mediocre.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2012 02:25:28 | More by maximum12
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to Gkunkle for the bottle.

Appearance: Clear. Light copper. Head is off-white, sticky, rocky, and retains moderately well. Drops to a thin cap. Sheets of lacing. Nice moderate carbonation.

Smell: Mega citrus. Orange and grapefruit flesh. Marmalade. Orange juice. It's an infusion! Some malt backing. Mild caramel malt sweetness. Faintly roasted. Very faint. I can't escape the orange. Peel and fresh-squeezed juice. Punches of sharp, oily citrus. Some mint.

Taste: More of the nose. It's marmalade with some pine lacing. Sweet citrus. Malts are more prominent as well. Nice counter to the hops. Big bready malt base layered with some lingering roasted sweetness. Spearmint and pine needles in your oj. Decidedly bitter. It pushes and pushes. I feel like I smoked a citrus laced pipe.

Mouthfeel: Slick, oily, and smooth. Moderate body and a moderate carbonation. It does the job.

Overall: My first few sips of this were less than impressive. As the beer warmed, it really hit its stride. Amazingly drinkable and aggressively bitter. Well played.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2012 20:10:08 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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bstave

Washington

4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle.

A- Pours a transluscent dark golden color with one finger white fluffy head.

S- Citrussy hops with bready malt. No date on bottle, so I may not have the freshest bottle.

T- Taste picks up big citrus hops and light bready malt backbone. Leaves a nice bitter in the backend.

M- Smooth medium mouthfeel with light carbonation. Very easy to drink.

O- I really like this IPA. Hard to believe it's 7.5%. Easy to drink and I am really looking forward to having this soon at the brewery. I am surprised I have not been there yet.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2012 03:23:05 | More by bstave
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superspak

Michigan

4.33/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours fairly crystal clear golden amber color with a nice 2-3 finger dense off white head with fantastic retention; that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Some nice spotty lacing on the glass; with a good amount of carbonation streaming up. Aromas of big orange, grapefruit, lemon zest, grass, herbal, pine, floral, bread, honey, and light caramel. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity. Taste of big grapefruit, orange, lemon zest, pine, grass, herbal, bread, floral, honey, light caramel, and citrus rind. Good amount of bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, orange, pine, herbal, grass, and citrus rind on the finish for a while. Fantastic hop flavor balance and complexity; with a nice malt balance as well. Medium carbonation and body; with a fairly creamy and very crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is completely hidden, with no warming noticed at all in the taste or finish. Overall this is an outstanding IPA. Great balance of hop flavor; and extremely crisp and easy to drink. Fantastic stuff.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2012 05:05:34 | More by superspak
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a tawny orange color, translucent, with an almost white head that leaves a nice lace.

The aroma is juicy citrus, grapefruit, tinges of lemon and grass.

Nice sharp bitterness on the front of the tongue, citrus, grapefruit, pineapple, some toasted malts. It's quite lovely.

Medium body, good carbonation level, slight oiliness.

Quite a nice west-coast IPA. I've definitely got my eye on Pelican...

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2012 00:55:51 | More by EgadBananas
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beertunes

Washington

3.55/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pored into straight pint glass. Poured a clear, clean, bright, light gold color with about an inch of white head that had good retention and lacing.

Bright pine hop scents are the first thing that hits the nose. Behind that comes a solid shot of citrus fast on its heels. There were also some floral notes dancing around in the background. I didn't pick up any grain or malt scents, and I would have liked some for foundation and balance. On the tongue, things are pretty much the same, although the citrus flavors dominate over the pine, which showed up mostly in the middle of the tongue. The beer had a very bitter grapefruit finish that lingered a long time, a bit too long for my tastes. The malt profile was virtually non-existent. Again I would have liked some malt foundation to support all those strong hops.

The body was exactly average, for the thinner bodied of the West Coast-style IPA's. Drinkability was very good, my 22 went down quickly and I would have liked another, but sadly this wasn't a six-pack, which would have allowed me to have another brew. Overall, a very good example of this style, perhaps not in the very top percentile, but not far away either. This is a must try brew if you see it.

Dear Pelican, please put this (and the rest of your brews) into six-packs. The 22 is a terrible format. A sixer of this would have a spot in my regular rotation, 22s only come home out of necessity and I rarely buy a second bottle of a beer when it's only in 22s.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2012 18:13:04 | More by beertunes
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India Pelican Ale from Pelican Pub & Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.