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Lost Sailor India Pale Ale - Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

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Lost Sailor India Pale AleLost Sailor India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

574 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 574
Reviews: 309
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 29
Gots: 56 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-03-2001)
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

jbertsch, Jul 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Vanderbrew, Jul 18, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewing live so this will be short. No big citrus or floral hop nose on this. There are hops but this has a superb malt bill. This is among the maltiest IPAs I've had and I'm loving it. No extreme bitterness, just smooth caramel malt with enough hops to balance it. An old fashioned IPA. Wife has a Stone IPA and I like this better.

Second try confirms. Hops could be more noteworthy, but the malt really shines through here. Lack of aroma keeps this from being better.

HuskyHawk, Jul 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

scottbrew4u, Jul 15, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12. oz. can poured into a tulip.

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy light orange. Kind of a marmalade color. Nice one-and-a-half-inch white head. Lacing minimal.

Aroma: Smells of pine, hops, malt, grapefruit, and lemon.

Taste: The taste follows the nose, and it's pretty good. It's just over the APA/IPA line, with moderate alcohol and high-but-not-super-high bitterness. Nice malty backbone.

Mouthfeel: The beer has an appealing sessionable quality - not an intimidating beer, but a complex and quaffable one.

Overall: Fun sessiony IPA from this western Mass. brewer. The term "session IPA" makes a lot of folks groan, but this is a very well executed one. A good everyday beer and a good companion for any meal.

illpass78, Jul 14, 2014
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Lost Sailor India Pale Ale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 574 ratings.