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Jamaica Sunset India Pale Ale - Mad River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

230 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.09%
Wants: 7
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mad River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-30-2001)
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Marcelozicker, Apr 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Andrew041180, Apr 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

snohojimbo, Apr 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

RDW, Mar 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Axnjxn, Mar 01, 2013
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2.93/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle > Pint glass
A - Pours an offsetting murky amber color, a tad over 1 finger head, thin lacing that fades fast.
S - Oily hops, biscuity malt, sweet aroma, orange peel, grapefruit, dank herbal and earthy florals
T - You get that resiny hop flavor along with some malt and some orange peel, it actually has some skunky type flavor to it, not very appealing with a dark and dry hop bitterness.
M - Sticky and lingering.
O - Not impressed with the brew at all. I like the steelhead IPA much more than this. This has a bitter aroma that isnt enticing by any means. These type of IPA's arent among my favored palate profile, but I cant appreciate them. Its an about average IPA that I wouldnt get again.

Omnium, Feb 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

JimmyFlatRock, Feb 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Lukass, Feb 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

dachp, Feb 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

nosavingsaccount, Jan 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

durlta, Jan 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

apf, Jan 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Hardcore, Jan 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

IPAchris, Nov 13, 2012
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2.6/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

On tap. Pours a golden amber with a small white head that has decent retention and leaves some light lacing on the glass. The aroma is caramel, light grapefruit, orange, and some light floral notes. The taste is sweet orange, sugar cookie, and some light grapefruit. Finish has a decent bitterness with a lingering orange sweetness. Medium body. Medium carbonation. A bit too sweet.

jethrodium, Nov 01, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

bzach, Oct 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

PEIhop, Oct 01, 2012
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3.35/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

This is a pretty good, IPA. It pours a cloudy golden color, and is floral and fruity from hops. I doesn’t really stand out, but it’s not a bad beer. I enjoyed it all in all, and it's certainly worth having if it's around, but I don't think it's something I'd seek out.

mrfreakybig, Jul 25, 2012
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ms11781, Jul 03, 2012
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TheBigBoy, Jul 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Hoagie1973, May 16, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

DonFrap, May 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

rcusick, Apr 27, 2012
Jamaica Sunset India Pale Ale from Mad River Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.