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India Pale Ale - Roscoe's Hop House

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India Pale Ale
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26 Ratings
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 20.65%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Roscoe's Hop House visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rwrk42 on 01-09-2012)
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12oz bottle. Yet another freakin' duplicate offering from this pathetic marketing agency trying to pawn off Americana brewing history in an effort to confuse a new market over their lame-ass business practices. Oh? Prove me wrong, then.

This beer pours a hazy medium golden amber colour, with one finger of somewhat foamy, puffy, dirty white head, which leaves a low vista of rainforest lace around the glass as it steadily bleeds away.

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India Pale Ale from Roscoe's Hop House
75 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.