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Boatswain American I.P.A. - Minhas Craft Brewery

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Boatswain American I.P.A.
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65
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159 Ratings
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Ratings: 159
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 2.72
pDev: 26.1%
Wants: 0
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Minhas Craft Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: smcolw on 12-17-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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2.83/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

$2.29 bomber at Trader Joe's poured into my tulip glass (in 2 servings). Nice amber hue, and a finger of tan head (retained pretty well) and some nice lacing. Good looking brew. Unfortunately, I had to smell it next. Very light hop aroma for anything saying IPA (just a c-hair of a citrus whif). My perennial favorite... wet cardboard rounded out the nose. Gladly, wet cardboard didn't make the flavor profile. Mostly maltiness and a bit of molasses, with a bit (not enough) bittering applied. Heavy handed on the malt. Slightly watery mouthfeel. Overall, not quite 'okay', though let me amend... if you are not looking for a craft beer experience, and are looking for a buzz, this beer can be liberally applied as a cost-saving measure. Not a bad deal if you are just looking for a beer.

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2.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Appearance: Copper colored with moderate foam and lacing.

Smell: Malt, with a hint of hops.

Taste: Sweet malts, with a hint of herbal hops.

Mouthfeel: Watery, medium bodied, and slightly metallic. The only real semblance this has to an IPA is the bitter aftertaste.

The Verdict: Fair. It’s a cheap Trader Joe’s beer, and it’s drinkable. That’s about the best I can say about it.

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3.3/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

just had a half glass from the neighbor, not really enough to do a full, decent review, but i had to say something, because i think this is getting a bum rap. it isn't the most awesome beer on the planet, but for a killer price, it does rather well. i'd say its quality is in the $4.50 range. flavors are a bit simple, strong, not refined, and i got the impression it would go a bit astray as it warmed, but keep it cool on a late summer night, and i think it'll be worth giving a try. it's not like it's priced in 120 minute territory.

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3.1/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Enjoyed this beer out of a pub glass

A: copper hue with a thin white head leads to a wispyace and no trail.

S: musky hop aroma.

T: crisp musky bitter flavored followed by some off malt flavor and finishes sweet and dry.

M: medium body and medium carbonation

O: not a very well rounded beer - lots of off flavored and the hoppy punch not there.

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Boatswain American I.P.A. from Minhas Craft Brewery
65 out of 100 based on 159 ratings.