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India Pale Ale - St. George Brewing Company, The

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India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

158 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.13%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
St. George Brewing Company, The visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Murph on 07-18-2002)
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Backer2004

North Carolina

3.2/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Hazy amber appearance with some carbonation. Nice lacing around glass. Smell is a bit fruity, but the taste is quite hoppy with some bitter aftertaste. Good sensation in the mouth. Difficult to drink more than one. Label says "award winning" but nothing special about this british style ale.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2004 04:01:25 | More by Backer2004
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slusk

Virginia

3.65/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: pours a fairly clear copper with a dense white head, excellent lacing.

S: Bright orange peel hop aroma, with some bready caramel malt. Some wheat and Belgian type character.

T: Quick flash of caramel malt character overtaken by floral, citrus and bitter orange peel. Bright and slightly acidic flavor. hop forward brew that leans more toward bittering than aroma. Dry finish.

M: Moderate carbonation, some astringency and light body, a bit thin.

O: Not a bad beer. The bitterness is I the forefront with some floral hop notes. The malt flavor is short lived and is taken over by the hop bitterness. Overall, not bad. but I'd like to see more hop aroma.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 23:03:48 | More by slusk
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CaptDavyJones

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-08-2014 03:05:24 | More by CaptDavyJones
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atrocity

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

04-29-2014 20:52:46 | More by atrocity
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Noelito76

New York

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

04-12-2014 12:00:48 | More by Noelito76
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jbexphys

Maryland

3/5  rDev -18.5%

04-06-2014 02:54:29 | More by jbexphys
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Fusion7777

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-25-2014 22:54:22 | More by Fusion7777
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AMCPhD

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-01-2014 14:20:39 | More by AMCPhD
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

01-23-2014 00:34:34 | More by Boone757
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Rmbr2

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-21-2014 16:01:21 | More by Rmbr2
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BillRoth

Maryland

4/5  rDev +8.7%

12-11-2013 03:37:41 | More by BillRoth
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klesniew

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

11-28-2013 22:00:51 | More by klesniew
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obywan59

Virginia

2.76/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

No born on date.
Purchased on vacation at Wine Cheese & More at Chincoteague Island, VA.

Golden orange in color with a mounding 3 finger white head that recedes leaving almost snowflake-like lacing.

Pleasantly citric with a sweet malt backbone.

Disappointing. A bit of sweet malt and a hint of citrus, but it's all overshadowed by a harsh, nose scrunching bitterness. I think this first bottle, at least, is past it's prime.

Light to moderate in body with moderate syrup and a slightly harsh, oily burn in the throat,.

When I uncapped the bottle and took my first whiff, I thought uh-oh, this may be a skunk, but the aroma in the glass was much improved. The taste however, confirmed my earlier suspicions. Not a taste I would want to pay for again, but I'll have to give it another chance, and hope for a fresher bottle.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2013 03:11:20 | More by obywan59
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bsm80x

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

10-24-2013 15:32:18 | More by bsm80x
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ZachKelly

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.7%

10-13-2013 22:21:28 | More by ZachKelly
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cmuir24

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

09-22-2013 19:24:44 | More by cmuir24
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BoilerUpNavy

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

09-02-2013 13:11:17 | More by BoilerUpNavy
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kristougher

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

08-22-2013 23:39:23 | More by kristougher
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

08-22-2013 13:34:36 | More by ShanePB
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HattedClassic

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.7%

08-22-2013 02:43:08 | More by HattedClassic
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brendaniel

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-21-2013 21:07:26 | More by brendaniel
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67couple

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

07-16-2013 01:22:37 | More by 67couple
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-14-2013 13:59:25 | More by AndrewMichael
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

07-14-2013 06:21:47 | More by RedneckBeerz
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.7%

07-08-2013 01:06:09 | More by redfox405
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India Pale Ale from St. George Brewing Company, The
83 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.