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India Pale Ale - Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery

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India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
74
okay

122 Ratings
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Ratings: 122
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.17
pDev: 19.24%
Wants: 1
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (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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3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

tgreenwood4, Aug 28, 2013
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2/5  rDev -36.9%

jminch, Aug 13, 2013
Photo of alemiester
2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

alemiester, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of Beerbeerbeerdiddlybeer
1.1/5  rDev -65.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

The color is the only redeeming quality: copper with a 2 finger head. The good news stops there. This beer is limp: watery texture with no body. As an "IPA" this is offensive; as just an ale, could almost be tolerable except it smells like the sticky floor of a dive bar: stale and pungent. The fact that they charge $10 a 6 pack is outrageous.
This tastes like a Budweiser attempt at and ipa.
Tips: add more hops, more body and do something about the smell. Or stop calling it and ipa. Remember we taste with our nose first and foremost.

Beerbeerbeerdiddlybeer, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of whiterapid
2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

whiterapid, Jul 09, 2013
Photo of crisis44
3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

crisis44, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of Thorpe429
2.5/5  rDev -21.1%

Thorpe429, May 29, 2013
Photo of Lovely85
3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

Lovely85, May 10, 2013
Photo of civicm87
4.25/5  rDev +34.1%

civicm87, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of GarthDanielson
3.59/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a hazy, caramel-copper coloring with a thin, sparse, filmy white surface head. Slow, steady flow of carbonation bubbling throughout. Aromas of tangy caramel backbone and floral hops highlights. Very tangy sweet nose. Flavors are roasted, with a rich caramel and nut backbone supporting a peppery spiced and floral hops presence. Very dry hop characteristics on this brew. Slightly resiny aftertaste, with pepper and bitterness overtaking any of the sweetness from the palate. Very concise, clean finish. This one hits me more like an English IPA than American, but either way it's well balanced and very sessionable, for an IPA.

GarthDanielson, Apr 09, 2013
Photo of WDJersey
3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

WDJersey, Mar 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

GreesyFizeek, Mar 06, 2013
Photo of Skramer
1.75/5  rDev -44.8%

Skramer, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of dsshuck
3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

dsshuck, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of sachie23
2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

sachie23, Jan 30, 2013
Photo of Huffs
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

Huffs, Jan 29, 2013
Photo of Amarchand
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

Amarchand, Jan 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

athenmonk, Nov 30, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

RMoeNay, Nov 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

twillingthenoz, Oct 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

djrn2, Oct 20, 2012
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2/5  rDev -36.9%

mitch3114, Oct 16, 2012
Photo of OWSLEY069
2.45/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Pours a clean yellow to orange-ish in color with an off white head. In the aroma, orange citrus rind hops. In the taste, a small dryness of citrus hops, and quite watery. A small bite, but mainly smooth and a lighter to thin mouthfeel, with a small dry orange rind in the aftertaste. Decent nose, but quite thin and watery.

OWSLEY069, Sep 18, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -21.1%

brentblack1, Sep 07, 2012
Photo of MDDMD
2.68/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A-nice amber color with a white head and good lacing

S-malty, light citrus, hints of fruit

T-malt, slightly metallic taste, somewhat sweet and fruity, light hop presence with minimal bitterness in the finish

F-light to medium body with moderate carbonation

O-not much to distinguish it from the mass produced beers

MDDMD, Sep 01, 2012
India Pale Ale from Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 122 ratings.