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St. Peter's India Pale Ale - St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd

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St. Peter's India Pale AleSt. Peter's India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
78
okay

291 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

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Ratings: 291
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2006)
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ArtZan, Mar 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Berg-the-Boiler, Mar 05, 2014
Photo of bishopdc0
4/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Part of my Up Rising at Novare Res.

Pour into a britis stine.

the beer is pale golded and hinter of amber. The head is frothy and sticky white.

the nose is sweet and earthy, classic EIPA. There are hints of orange marmalade genaric floral hops.

The Taste is great maly sweet to start but the orange and earth hops punch thorugh an make a wonderfull flavor. I'm not sur why this beer is rated a 70. After looking at the top EIPAs I dont see a 4 aside from Three Floyds( hyped no doubt).

Overall a great beer

bishopdc0, Mar 02, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

JIMTRK16, Feb 26, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

BrunoH, Feb 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

Jadan, Feb 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

EdmundBlackadder, Feb 15, 2014
Photo of WyethBednar
2.76/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

As a huge fan of IPAs, I have to say I was pretty disappointed by this beer. Not a great hop presence, the dominant flavor was a sort of dry, smoky malt flavor that just felt very out of place in an IPA.

Appearance: Decent. A nice strong looking amber, very transparent. The head was definitely a little foamier than most other IPAs I've had, but the lacing was good.

Smell: Not a whole lot of hops in the smell which was my first indication that the St. Peter's wasn't what I was looking for. Sort of a subdued fruity smell.

Taste: In my personal opinion, not very good at all. Super malty, especially for an IPA. Very little hoppiness, and didn't have the spicy kick you usually get with beers of this style. Sort of old-fashioned tasting, which some people might appreciate, but I found it very off-putting. Tasted a lot more like a Scotch ale.

Mouthfeel: Not great. Very dry, not a lot of body to it. Emphasized the smoky elements of the malt flavor.

My opinion of this beer may have been tainted by the fact that I was looking for a more modern, American IPA and this wasn't it, but you should definitely be warned that this is pretty far from what most people think of when they think of an IPA. Not an awful beer necessarily, but perhaps a little misleading.

WyethBednar, Feb 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

hansavijaticar, Jan 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Jah_Json, Jan 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

jaydoc, Jan 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

SimonTHGolfer, Dec 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

BillRoth, Dec 07, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -55.8%

thedifferencemaker, Dec 03, 2013
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3.45/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A good old fashioned type beer that is solid enough but better IPA's out there

aroma: spicy-citrus-malt

taste: spicy-citrus-malt but gets a bigger malt flavour and a greater richness once it warms up. Also has some hints of dark fruit when it has warmed up

nice enough but have had better. I Like a good malty English IPA but this one lacked something in the aroma and flavour.

admiral, Dec 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

dcmchew, Nov 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

buckyp, Nov 08, 2013
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3.59/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Hazy, and dark gold. Hoping the haziness is due to dry hopping and not something else. The white head is tightly beaded and smooth at first, but pops and melts into a faint film in less than 30 seconds.

Smell: Refreshing citrus and floral hops, with toasted malt not far behind. Honeyed bread comes forward as the beer warms, as does some diacetyl, which is acceptable for the style.

Taste: Medium bitterness lingers into the finish, but does not overpower the malt, which starts out roasty on the tongue due to the bitterness, then dies down to reveal a grainy, buttered bread character. The layered malt tastes are interesting, but the amount of diacetyl verges on being too much, even for this style. Still, I declare this beer to be tasty, for sure!

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Smooth, yet well carbonated. Dry finish, but not astringent. Excellent at first, but as the beer warms, the diacetyl makes itself known in the mouthfeel as well. A slick, butter-coated feel distracts and detracts.

Overall: A beer I'd have again. Tasty, toasty, and enjoyable. Still, the bitterness could be more pronounced for the style, and the diacetyl is this close to being a fault. It lends itself to the beer to a point, however, giving off a cozy, buttered toast impression.

BethanyB, Aug 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

tazzman, Aug 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +18%

harsley, Aug 19, 2013
St. Peter's India Pale Ale from St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
78 out of 100 based on 291 ratings.