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Emperor India Pale Ale - Drayman's Brewery

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Emperor India Pale AleEmperor India Pale Ale

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
Avg: 2.14
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Drayman's Brewery
South Africa | website

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) | 4.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 03-01-2005

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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 1
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2.14/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

1000ml bottle 4,0% Abv.
Served chilled in an over sized wine glass.
Best Before: 29/06/2013

Appearance: Emperor IPA pours a clear golden-amber, with a rough pour yielding a good sized white head. Sadly the head fizzes away far too quickly for an IPA and doesn't leave anything in the way of lacing.

Smell: Hmmm, I seem to have misread the label, as this doesn't smell anything like any IPA I have ever had. Nope, there it is - Emperor IPA...
There is some biscuity malt and a little fruitiness and that is about it.

Taste: As with the nose, the flavour bares virtually no resemblance to an IPA. There is no bitterness to speak of and flavour notes consist of: A light fruit character, an odd musty note and some biscuity malt.

Mouthfeel: Light body with a medium-high level of carbonation.

Overall: This is NOT and IPA.

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Emperor India Pale Ale from Drayman's Brewery
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