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India Pale Ale - Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery

India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale

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93 Ratings
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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 18.18%


Brewed by:
Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sponberg on 08-13-2002)
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Reviews by WesWes:
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WesWes

New York

3.73/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The beer pours a light golden color with a nice white lace head. The nose is of butterscotch and ringwood yeast. Where is the hop aroma? I smell what I think are English noble hops. It's a good finish, but comes up short in my book. This style calls for more hopping in not only bittering, but flavor and aroma as well. The taste is good. This beer is a more than adaquate golden ale, but not a very convincing IPA. The mouthfeel is average. The beer is plenty drinkable. I would think that the abv is around 5% or slightly under. It feels weak. Overall, a good drinking beer. "Great taste, less filling," no wait that's something else. entirely. I love to see these brewpubs making their beers available to consumers other than the regular pub crawlers.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2003 18:53:37 | More by WesWes
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12 oz bottle at fridge temp poured into a snifter. Best before NOV 2013 notched.

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India Pale Ale from Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.