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Municipal India Pale Ale - Ale Syndicate

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Municipal India Pale AleMunicipal India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

80 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 80
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.18%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ale Syndicate visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Municipal IPA is is an all-Cascade ale, giving it a tangy aroma and citrusy flavor. Resiny, yet refreshing.

50 IBU

(Beer added by: Jason on 02-26-2013)
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Illinois

4.48/5  rDev +17%

Outstanding IPA that is extremely well balanced and supremely sessionable. A nice grapefruit hop with a dry crisp finish and excellent mouthfeel. Not super resinous and drinks more like a traditional pale ale or APA rather then the likes of your traditional big WIPA. Get it if you see it, especially on draft. Another great beer from the unmatched Chicago stable!

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Illinois

4.36/5  rDev +13.8%

Had a 4 ounce pour at Beer Under Glass. I had no expectations as I don't know much about these folks yet. The beer was a bright orange/yellow with the requisitie white head. The smell was citrusy and grassy. This beer was impressive. This is a sessionable IPA with full flavor that I would seek out on draft next time I'm downtown Chicago. Impressed with Ale Syndicate in an environment with many great beers. Well done.

05-17-2013 17:17:19 | More by PHBoiler
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11%

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Illinois

4.16/5  rDev +8.6%

Had this on tap at Monk's. Hazy orange-gold appearance with a pretty frothy head. On the slightly lighter side for IPAs. Very drinkable, with citrusy hops and a resiny mouthfeel and a good amount of carbonation. Hoppier than the stated 40 IBUs would infer. Really enjoyed this--will seek it out again.

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barnzy78

Illinois

4.01/5  rDev +4.7%

12oz bottle, stamped on neck: 064 2014
Crystal hopped
6.2% ABV
50ibu
This seems to be a new recipe for the same beer that made its debut not that long ago using Cascade hops. Not sure why the change; maybe a continuously changing hop variety? Change of heart? Nothing noted on the website, other than that this is Municipal IPA. No word of its previous form.

L - hazed amber color with a creamy off-white head that slowly fades leaving some lacing
S - fresh floral, citric, earthy, piny hops - smells delicious. Caramel malt, bread, and toasted grain in there as well
T - bold flavors of pine, grapefruit pith, earth, caramel, bread crust, toasted grain
F - fuller bodied and creamy, finishes semi-dry with lingering pine; alcohol is hot at times, even though it's only 6.2% ABV
O - I really like this version, but will it be available indefinitely? Will the recipe change again? At least they do have parameters and a description on the bottle of what it is for future considerations. I would get this particular recipe again, but probably wouldn't venture out if the recipe changes a second time (at least without an explanation).

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Municipal India Pale Ale from Ale Syndicate
86 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.