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India Pale Ale - Hinterland Brewery Restaurant

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India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale

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97 Ratings
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 16.23%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hinterland Brewery Restaurant visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.85% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cokes on 07-31-2011)
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Reviews by JamesMN:
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JamesMN

Minnesota

3.99/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Super hazy golden orange color with visible sediment suspended in the beer. Very thin frothy off-white head.

Aroma: A healthy mix of hops and malts. Sugar crusted orange and caramel.

Taste: A very well balanced IPA. The chosen malts give a rounding feel to the flavor with notes of caramel and toffee with a gentle sweetness. Perhaps an English barley blend. The hops are a little more subdued than in the average American IPA with medium bitterness. There is an orange zest and sugary flavor to the hops. The chosen hop strains work very well with the malt bill. 6.85% ABV seems about right and none of it is evident in the flavor. Finish is a tad dry and there is a bit of lingering bitterness as well as a watered down black coffee flavor.

Mouthfeel: Medium in body and very soft on the palate. Very smooth carbonation and an ease of drinkability.

Final Thoughts: Based on appearance and aroma I wasn't expecting to much out of the IPA. Much to my surprise the flavor is thoroughly enjoyable. Brewer's don't usually strive for balance in an IPA (indeed some of the best are hop dominated) but this is one case where balance pays off dividends. Would I drink it again? Yes, but I want a fresh bottle (not sure how old this one was).

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2013 02:21:33 | More by JamesMN
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Nitro always makes a nice pour. Bright orange and cascading, settling carbonation. It leaves a frothy off white head with excellent retention.

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India Pale Ale from Hinterland Brewery Restaurant
79 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.