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Ipswich Original Pale Ale - Ipswich Ale Brewery

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Ipswich Original Pale AleIpswich Original Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

340 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 340
Reviews: 199
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.83%
Wants: 15
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ipswich Ale Brewery visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-01-2000)
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12-27-2013 23:05:28 | More by porterman66
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12-06-2013 11:36:27 | More by Bjlps
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-23-2013 01:08:43 | More by AZYescas
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-21-2013 02:31:35 | More by BeerMeister8
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JWU

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

12 oz. bottle poured into a curved porter glass.

A- a hazy amber, with a finger of off white head that laces nicely.

S- The fruity component of the ale yeast jumps from the glass. Some toasted bread lies underneath.

T- Just plain tasty. Much more to it than most English Pales. More toasted bread than biscuity. It's a showcase of the yeast, as the fruity esters are what make it so darn tasty. A very, very light earthy hop is there, which just adds to the complexity.

M- Pretty viscous for a pale ale. Slick on the palette.

O- My introduction to Ipswich, and I'm very much looking forward to trying the other three in the variety pack! Great stuff. Reminds me a bit of Brooklyn Pennant Ale.

11-17-2013 23:37:25 | More by JWU
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maxk

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-16-2013 00:23:42 | More by maxk
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

11-09-2013 23:30:06 | More by TeachChefs
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

2.21/5  rDev -42.1%

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Dirty amber color with a pea-soup foggy haze. Head dissipates quickly. Lacing is sparse and spotty.

S: Hops hit the nostrils with scents of freshly mowed lawn, pulpy mango, and sharp citrus oils. Grainy and toasty malt base. Husky.

T: Strong floral and oily hop punch. Heavily vegetal. Mango and citrus underneath. Spicy. Muddled malt flavors of dough, caramel, and husky grain. Husky, grainy finish with vegetal flavors.

M: Light bodied. Watery and sharply carbonated. Not much else to say.

O: I hate to be so blunt, but this beer sucked. Not sure if I got a bad batch or what, but there's a lot of cleaning up to be done here.

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Georgia

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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Rhode Island

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Connecticut

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08-07-2013 23:00:37 | More by sgregory
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-06-2013 18:47:18 | More by JTomczak
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Georgia

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08-04-2013 20:13:30 | More by Zach136
Ipswich Original Pale Ale from Ipswich Ale Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 340 ratings.