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Maiden The Shade - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

282 Ratings
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Ratings: 282
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 12.12%
Wants: 52
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Starting Gravity: 1065
IBUs: 72
ABV: 6.8

(Beer added by: ccrida on 07-13-2010)
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duceswild

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

12-09-2013 17:45:39 | More by duceswild
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Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

12-08-2013 19:19:08 | More by OKCNittany
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1%

12-08-2013 06:13:25 | More by oriolesfan4
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Unchi

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

11-27-2013 04:57:37 | More by Unchi
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NickThePyro

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

11-25-2013 03:00:20 | More by NickThePyro
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comrade_tony

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

11-21-2013 01:29:15 | More by comrade_tony
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

11-18-2013 07:49:42 | More by Erik-P
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souvenirs

British Columbia (Canada)

3.15/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

650 ml bottle bought as part of a variety pack. The label calls it a specialty ale, but I'm expecting something resembling an American/West Coast style IPA.

A: golden, a bit cloudy, some carbonation visible, about one finger of head which dissipated fairly quickly.
S: tropical fruits.
T: Pine, lingering bitterness. I found this bitterness unpleasant because it wasn't balanced/backed up with other flavours. I found it kind of one-dimensional.
F: Medium-bodied.
O: I wouldn't buy this again. Maybe had I never tried some of the excellent IPAs available in BC/the Pacific NW, this would seem better, but there's no way it holds up against Fat Tug, Lord of the Hops, Space Dust, etc.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2013 00:51:25 | More by souvenirs
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InfernoBoss

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

11-16-2013 10:18:13 | More by InfernoBoss
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DanielDomigan

Florida

4.43/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

love iron maiden and love ipa's. this is defiantly a special brew for me to try.

a beautiful golden blonde color.

a smack in the face of strait hops! so good. citrus and hops...

hoppy slightly sweet and citrusy

little bit watery and slightly sticky

a damn good ipa.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2013 08:42:33 | More by DanielDomigan
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CMack71968

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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JMBSH

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1%

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Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

10-30-2013 21:24:14 | More by Kylemif
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boilerwillie

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

10-26-2013 03:52:18 | More by boilerwillie
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vermilcj

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1%

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blue-dream

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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terence

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

10-12-2013 23:22:56 | More by terence
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DeschutesFan

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

10-11-2013 08:37:48 | More by DeschutesFan
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

4/5  rDev +1%

10-11-2013 00:17:03 | More by leftoverburrito
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ThisMoonlife

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

10-06-2013 19:40:41 | More by ThisMoonlife
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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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jpwadd

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

09-24-2013 05:57:44 | More by jpwadd
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111213forlife

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

09-24-2013 05:33:10 | More by 111213forlife
Maiden The Shade from Ninkasi Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 282 ratings.