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Island Reserve: Madaquet India Pale Ale - Cisco Brewers Inc.

Island Reserve: Madaquet India Pale AleIsland Reserve: Madaquet India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
89
very good

49 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 8.4%


Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: PeterIngemi on 12-08-2012)
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Reviews by smcolw:
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smcolw

Massachusetts

3.69/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Three-finger starting head. Settles quickly, leaving little lace. The broth is straw to gold color with a lima bean green hue to it. Cloudy.

Clean, fresh smell to the beer. Little hop, mostly pale malt nose. Second smell features a bit of soured milk and a touch of grapefruit rind.

Good starting malt taste and (round) body. The hop comes on strong but not so that it makes you pucker up. Steady bitter aftertaste. Pretty easy to drink steadily. The mouthfeel is full with a steady level of carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2013 23:41:23 | More by smcolw
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy, pale straw (SRM 3-4). A big, rocky, off-white head lingers while carbonation clings to the Cisco fisheye pint glass.

Strong grapefruit beckons from the glass, then infuses with orange, only to come back out again as the beer warms. The aroma is overall fresh, but in the background one can lightly detect a struck match.

The grapefruit flavors are quite bitter and followed quickly by fresh orange rind. Some balance is retained before a moderate, bitter finish.

Dry, with a medium body and woolly texture. Ample prickly carbonation lifts the alcohol above a slight metallic note.

This is a good IPA, though more reserved than most. Flavors are equal parts with bitterness. Madaquet IPA would work well with lunch, say prosciutto. This one brings back memories of relaxing afternoons in ‘Sconset.

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Madaquet pours a cloudy honey yellow with little foam on top. Only a few spots of lace on the glass between sips.

The strong aroma is loaded with grapefruit citrus, pine and a little grass/hay.

Each sip of this full bodied beer is chewy, dry and mildly carbonated. The flavor is loaded with grapefruit citrus, pine, some lemon rind and enough sweet malt and cereal grain to hold it together. It finishes moderately bitter and dry with a some grass notes. Once gone the grapefruit citrus, grass and malt sweetness lingers on the palate.

The hops in this beer just don't fade. Tons of hop flavor and chewy body makes me want to brush my teeth after drinking a pint.

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Island Reserve: Madaquet India Pale Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
89 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.