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Maisel & Friends Stefan's Indian Ale - Brauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.

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Maisel & Friends Stefan's Indian AleMaisel & Friends Stefan's Indian Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

13 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 9.19%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co. visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
My interpretation of a traditional India Pale Ale, with a pleasant dose of bitterness and a fresh, fruity taste. Inspiring and exotic. Surprises with citrus notes and floral nuances and finishes with hints of wild honey and caramelized malt.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 10-08-2013)
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Reviews by Bierman9:
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4.05/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I enjoyed a 0.75l bottle of this on 30SEP13, in Rothenburg. It was a gift from good friend Iain (jamesw). Best by 26JUN15.

Poured a clear, golden honey color - lovely! Head was off-white/light tan and like whipped cream! It lasted and lasted, the frothy foaminess leaving super lace. Smell was slightly sweet and of exotic fruit. Body was medium to medium-plus, and it did not raise a ruckus on the tongue.

Taste led off with some subtle caramel and then some stronger honey-like sweetness. It then veers off towards tropical fruit land, with mango, green apple and some pear appearing. A bit of citrus is also in the mix, with a hint of florality. Quite nice! Thnx, Iain!!

Prosit!

4.05/5 rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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75 cl. bottle. Pretty orange colour, with a white head that fades quickly. No lace. Smell of tropical fruits, caramel, herbs, citrus, fruity. Medium body, sweet palate with a bitter finish, not really that much bitter, but you notice it. Taste is fruity, with caramel and tropical fruits.

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4.04/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750ml bottle, poured in stages into a La Chouffe
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A: Orangey amber, slight haze, small
slightly tanned fast fading head, some lacing.

S: Apple, Cascade hop and slight diacetyl.

T: Lots of apple, strong notes of cassis, weaker bready
notes. The bitterness only kicks in at the finish,
kept the booze under wraps.

M: Light body for the strength, carbonation fades slightly, smooth
enough to go down well.

O: An Upper Franconian take on an American IPA, was consistent with
other European takes on the style that I’ve tried,
as it had that touch of sweetness, definitely worth
a revisit.

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Maisel & Friends Stefan's Indian Ale from Brauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.
85 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.