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IPA - Brouwerij 't IJ

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85
very good

27 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 27
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 8.49%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij 't IJ visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
As the latest addition to the brewery’s range, our I.P.A. has already made a name for itself. I.P.A. stands for India Pale Ale, a British type of brew in which the alcohol percentage and hop recipe were boosted so that the beer would survive the long sea voyage to the colonies. This recipe turned out to be a real winner and quickly became popular.

Our I.P.A. is a dark-blonde beer with an emphatic, hoppy flavour. We add hops to the beer during the maturing process as well as the brewing to produce delicious aromas of flowers and grapefruit. A beer with a fruity, bitter aftertaste that lingers for a long time.

(Beer added by: metter98 on 04-17-2013)
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IPA from Brouwerij 't IJ
85 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.