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Atlas India Pale Ale - Marshall Brewing Company

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170 Ratings
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Ratings: 170
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 14.97%
Wants: 6
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Marshall Brewing Company visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Atlas India Pale Ale is an ale with strength and character worthy of its name. Pale and caramel maltings of American two-row barley give Atlas IPA a malty backbone to support its noticeable, but not overpowering, hoppy flavor and aroma. Columbus, Amarillo, and Cascade hops are harmoniously blended together, bringing about floral and earthy tones which highlight this bold but delicious ale.

(Beer added by: Beertracker on 08-15-2008)
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Blind

Missouri

3/5  rDev -15.3%

09-02-2012 04:08:40 | More by Blind
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mojohawk21

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2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

11-13-2012 20:05:34 | More by mojohawk21
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SmellsofMahagony

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +13%

03-21-2014 21:37:11 | More by 77apm
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Mora2000

Texas

3.05/5  rDev -13.8%

Thanks to slasher007 for sharing this beer.

The beer pours cloudy golden orange with a white head. The aroma is very floral, almost perfume-like. You also get some hops and a slight soapiness. The soapiness is also there in the flavor, as well as strong piney hops and some malt. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation. The beer wasn't bad at first, but the soap-like flavor kept building and it was hard to finish by the end of the glass.

01-21-2010 06:15:17 | More by Mora2000
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randal

Texas

2/5  rDev -43.5%

Well I wanted to like this beer. I grew up in south Tulsa and remember Tulsa Brewing Company and the short lived Cherry Street Brewing Company in the early 90's. Atlas IPA is not a bad beer, but not an IPA. Perhaps it's the bottle (other reviews were on tap) but the beer is extremely carbonated and I don't get much aroma hop at all which is strange considering the extreme bubbles should be releasing a wave of hop scent. The flavor doesn't have much hop presence at all, and not much bitterness either. I tasted this next to an average pale ale and the Marshall's was outclassed in most aspects of hop flavor and aroma.

It would be really great if they get the kinks worked out and throw caution to the wind and dump some more hops in this beer. Until then, I will consider this a decent amber ale.

01-02-2009 03:47:14 | More by randal
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kingcrowing

Vermont

3.88/5  rDev +9.6%

22oz bomber poured into a sampling glass.

Pours a light cloudy amber with a bit fluffy white head. Nose is hoppy, light and sweet.

Taste is surprisingly belgian and buttery and earthy. Not really sure what I think o this, it's ok but I wouldn't seek it out.

10-28-2009 12:33:12 | More by kingcrowing
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

02-21-2014 01:31:27 | More by Cynic-ale
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dza360

Kansas

2.1/5  rDev -40.7%

Not sure if I got a bad bottle, but this beer was not very good. I struggled to find any characteristics of an IPA, but there really aren't any traces of the style here. Very one dimensional beer that frankly tastes pretty much like first time home brew from an extract kit. Color is a ruddy amber with some haze and a very thin head that leaves no lacing. The smell is next to burnt biscuits with a slight tinge of sweetness. The beer tastes pretty unremarkable, definitely nothing IPA about this beer as the low quality malt is really heavy and overpowers the hops which are nothing but bitter. The mouthfeel is thin with some biting carbonation but it seemed flat by the time I got 2/3 through the glass. I ended up pouring it out.

06-27-2011 04:02:01 | More by dza360
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jaredseaman77

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-04-2012 15:20:34 | More by jaredseaman77
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RDW

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +13%

11-25-2012 23:34:04 | More by RDW
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En29356

Texas

4/5  rDev +13%

03-23-2013 01:17:39 | More by En29356
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Alexkegs

Ohio

3/5  rDev -15.3%

A - a little dark for an IPA a deep orange brown

S - not too much aroma, musty floral hops and sweet smelling malt

T - a little bit of hop bitterness up front finishes just a little too sweet at the end. Notes of citrus, pine, caramel sweetness

M - on the thick and sticky side for an IPA which actually helps to bring out a bit extra bitterness

O - Had on top at the MAYO in Tulsa multiethnic times throughout the weekend. Honestly just a completely average IPA IMO. Everything was there but nothing stuck out. Very drinkable but there was a little too much sweetness for my taste. But honestly I would have drank anything to escape drinking 3.2 beer gross

08-04-2014 04:23:01 | More by Alexkegs
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Mnewcomer1219

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +13%

05-17-2012 00:56:49 | More by Mnewcomer1219
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BC65

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-15-2014 18:52:25 | More by BC65
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NJpadreFan

New Jersey

3.15/5  rDev -11%

Marshall- Atlas IPA

Thanks to Davey for this bomber!

A- Deep orange, slight tawny brown with a huge (hlaf the glass) foamy soapy head. Big thick ringed lacing down the glass.
S- Quite faint hints of sweet caramel malt, tea (tannins), and earthy hops.
T- Sweet caramel malt with a big heavy tea leaf tannin favor. Dry earthy hop bite in the end. Big brewed tea leaf flavors.
M- Thick sweet malt up front gives way to dry slight bitter tannins and a dry earthy hop finish.

Overall- Very malty with low hop presence. Misses the mark.

08-16-2009 18:42:59 | More by NJpadreFan
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adam_stokes


4/5  rDev +13%

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Bartholeme

Texas

5/5  rDev +41.2%

04-18-2013 06:46:46 | More by Bartholeme
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dbossman

Nebraska

3.45/5  rDev -2.5%

A: Deep copper hue with a thin but steady head and decent lacing; a bit cloudy at first but that clears up a bit

S: Pretty subdued--nothing offensive but just not a ton going on; some citrus and tea leaf and some subtle burnt malts with a touch of bready sweetness

T: Bitterness is more herbal and grassy with just a touch of lemon; also lots of bready malts--a pretty malty IPA; this is a decent beer but different from most of the style but a nicely balanced finish that makes me want a bit more

F: Fairly sticky and oily--nice medium body for an IPA

O: This is a malty IPA--almost more British in style; it's a decent beer though not what I was expecting

01-04-2012 06:07:06 | More by dbossman
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nickd717

California

3.03/5  rDev -14.4%

Bomber via trade thanks to stephens101. My first full Oklahoma beer, although I've had a couple ounces of Marshall McNellie's.

Pours cloudy amber with a one-finger white head. Great retention - head never totally fades.

Aroma is caramel malt, spices, and really muted citrusy hops.

Flavor is pretty light on the hops. Caramel malt and spices with a little bit of soapiness. What hops there are are mainly citrusy and earthy. Someone else mentioned orange marmalade, and that flavor really is in there. There is hop bitterness for sure, but not much hop aroma/flavor.

Medium body with average carbonation and some hop oils.

Drinkability is average. Overall, not too impressive. A little odd for an American IPA.

02-20-2010 22:51:06 | More by nickd717
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Mbpike

Arkansas

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

12-14-2013 23:37:28 | More by Mbpike
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4.08/5  rDev +15.3%

Enjoyed with a cheeseburger at McNellies in Tulsa

Pours a semi-hazed caramel with 1 finger of cream colored head. Above average head retention & lacing

S: Apricots& fruttyness, some caramel & a whiff of herbal hops

T: Pears & apricots, biscuitty malt & leafy hops up front. Fruittyness & herbal hops as this warms, plus a bit of biscuitty malt & dryness. Finishes fruitty with & some caramel. Finishes fruitty with dryness & a bit of crisp hops

MF: Medium bodied, minimal carbonation, creamy, good balance

Drinks very easy, wish the taste profile was pumped up more, to me it's kind of like sheep in wolf's clothing. More hops & malt please!!! This needs to be stepped up to catch up to the pub ale...

08-30-2009 01:16:48 | More by russpowell
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -15.3%

07-11-2013 20:17:21 | More by TheMrFarnham
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ktuc

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-22-2012 00:05:06 | More by ktuc
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Beertracker

Oklahoma

4.08/5  rDev +15.3%

Commercial Description: Atlas India Pale Ale is an ale with strength and character worthy of its name. Pale & caramel maltings of American two-row barley give Atlas IPA a malty backbone to support its noticeable, but not overpowering, hoppy flavor, and aroma. Columbus, Amarillo, and Cascade hops are harmoniously blended together, bringing about floral and earthy tones which highlight this bold but delicious ale. Suggested pairings include: Mexican, Indian, and Cajun dishes, oily fish such as grilled salmon, spicy crab cakes, and bold, handcrafted, washed-rind cheeses.

Available Packages: 50L (13.2USG) Keg; 1/6 bbl (5.16USG) keg. Coming soon: 4/6/12 & 12/22fl.oz. NR bottles. IBU = 58; ABV = 6.5%

Marshall's Atlas India Pale Ale (IPA) pours up evenly with a moderate carbonation that creates a lacy tannish-white head that rises above the slightly hazy, ochre-tawny amber body. Good head retention. The slightly pungent aroma is ripe with fruitiness (lemon zest, tangerine peel, ruby red grapefruit) supplimented by an underlying earthy-herbal (cilantro, lemon grass) spiciness (peppery) accenuated by a lingering caramel maltiness. The alcohol warmth is negligible and well masked by the hops & malt. The defiantly hoppy flavor starts off with a bready maltiness that shows a nice toasted caramel character that eventually gives way to a marked, but never dominant bitterness that creates an off-dryish, mineral laced finish. This medium bodied, unfiltered IPA has a good creaminess & texture with just a touch of grainy astringency. This is a very approachable, session-style IPA that drinks like an English version, but finishes truly American. I'm happy to have watched this one grow from a Marshall family homebrew into a bankable microbrew. Oklahoma beer lovers can rejoice! Here's to the Marshall brothers and their growing family of fine beers!

CHEERS! Beertracker

08-15-2008 17:53:50 | More by Beertracker
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Atlas India Pale Ale from Marshall Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 170 ratings.