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Offshore India Pale Ale - Offshore Ale Company

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129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Offshore Ale Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 05-17-2005)
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HogHill

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3.88/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Purchased as a cold single from Colonial in Acton. A brown 12oz. bottle with a "hop green" background with the Offshore logo.

Bonus points for Matthew's musings on the label... he notes the history of the hopped up India Pale ale so it could survive the India to England journey to that of his own, "copious amounts of Chinook and Amarillo hops since it must hold up under the harsh conditions during the twelve-mile ferry ride from Martha's Vineyard to mainland America".

Appearance: Poured into my Stone IPA glass, it had a well reprsented pearly white head. Below was an amber ale with good clarity.

Aroma: A bounty of fresh hops in the nose, you know this one is an IPA with one whiff!

Taste: first flavor I get is from the malts, they are sweet, but the citrus heavy chinooks quickly make their presence known, it all finishes with a big bitter (but happy) ending.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a bit less carbonated than I would expect .

Drinkability: A very tasty brew to be enjoyed in succession, but it does have a little bit of a punch to it at 6.2%

Overall: This reminds me a little bit of Victory Hop Devil in appearance and taste. I am really looking forward to trying this one straight form the island, aka Stonewall IPA, someday.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2005 23:06:34 | More by HogHill
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Offshore India Pale Ale from Offshore Ale Company
84 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.