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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
85
very good

88 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 88
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 2
Gots: 13 | 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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3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: cloudy, shimmering orange body, finger white head
fantastic lacing in glass

S: lemon peel, hint of pine and grass, sweet malt

T: mild grapefruit, lemon peel, firm malt
solid pine bitter finish

M: med/light body, mild oily/sticky mouth

O: New to this brewery, rather enjoyed it.
Would buy again and share. Between session
and stand alone IPA. Love supporting local/regional
breweries.

QUITE GOOD; NOT MUST HAVE!

BeerLover99, Jun 01, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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).

barnzy78, Apr 26, 2014
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bcm75, Apr 16, 2014
Municipal India Pale Ale from Ale Syndicate
85 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.