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American India Pale Ale - Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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American India Pale Ale
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BA SCORE
83
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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 10.28%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: botham on 11-01-2008)
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Reviews by Cylinsier:
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

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

tap

Pours a deep gold with a white head.

Pine hops and caramel aroma.

Grapefruit and pine hops flavor with some light caramel malt.

Medium to light body with a light carbonation.

Average but drinkable IPA. The Uppity is far superior, but this isn't too bad. Nothing spectacular either, though.

Serving type: on-tap

09-26-2012 01:34:59 | More by Cylinsier
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

03-23-2014 04:59:01 | More by KStark
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Rod_J

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-22-2014 02:33:04 | More by Rod_J
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NeoClassicist

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

11-26-2013 13:16:07 | More by NeoClassicist
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barrett61

Ohio

4.48/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I'm not a huge hop-head but I enjoy a decent IPA now and then. This is one of the best I've had in quite some time. Appearance wise it was an Amber color. Very smooth, perfect temp and not a bad aftertaste. Even my wife who is not an IPA fan ended up getting one of her own. I'll definitely be having this one again

Serving type: on-tap

08-30-2013 02:47:48 | More by barrett61
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GreyGhost4

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-07-2013 00:59:08 | More by GreyGhost4
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baklo

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

11-01-2012 14:44:01 | More by baklo
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Twifiter

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

10-15-2012 21:43:21 | More by Twifiter
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MatthewWilde

Massachusetts

3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sample: On-Tap 2012

A: Golden orange in color, pours a small foamy white head, moderate internal carbonation, decently hazy throughout

S: Pretty standard aromas for an IPA, tropical fruits, citrus and hops, moderately fragrant overall, some coriander notes

T: Flavor begins strong with heavy tropical fruits and citrus, not overly bitter, just the right amount of sweetness, but finishes very empty, like a story without an ending, still flavorful, though

M: Smooth and well balanced, refreshing and easy to drink, light citrus aftertaste, not overly drying or lingering on the palate

O: A nice IPA all-around but lacks any special qualities, dull but representative of its style and quite palatable

Serving type: on-tap

06-15-2012 02:16:42 | More by MatthewWilde
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tclapper

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -16.7%

12-17-2011 19:06:46 | More by tclapper
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botham

New York

3.98/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on tap at the brewpub in Chicago. pours a rich golden amber with a white head and good retention with solid lacings. aroma is rich and of fresh hops with a coniferous quality and a rich profile. a malty base of pale and subtle citrusy hops rounds out the profile. taste is smooth and hoppy with a mellow profile of sweet malt citrusy hops with a subtle spicyness. mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with a smooth and lightly dry finish of residual oily hops. nicely crafted on the palate. drinkability is good. a solid IPA with great hop quality that avoids an overly dry or bitter profile.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, 1 W Grand Ave, Chicago

11-01-2008 23:27:38 | More by botham
American India Pale Ale from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.