Alexander Keith's India Pale Ale - Alexander Keith's
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Reviews by allergictomacros:
2.8/5 rDev +6.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4
Ah... Keith's. The macro IPA.
A - Clear straw with a huge brittle head.
S - Candy-like sweetness with metal and crispness.
T - Apple-y. I'm a little surprised by this. A touch of fruitiness to too. I think I taste some maltiness in this.
M - A little bit light with a slickness.
D - As with macros, easy-drinking is the name of the game here. Still, it's not quite a macro - there's some interesting flavours here, but certainly not the hoppiness you'd expect from an IPA. Ale or not, it should be in the macro category, IMO, and would compare quite favorably in that.
Serving type: bottle
06-20-2006 02:33:04 | More by allergictomacros
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2.83/5 rDev +7.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
473 ml can served cold into a pint glass. Purchased from LCBO for 2.35 CDN.
Appearance - clear pale golden color with a finger and a half of white head which recedes quickly and coalesces into a small white cap. Some effervescent bubbles rise from the centre of the glass.
Smell - weak grainy aroma. Some metallic mustiness in there to which is odd. Not a great smelling beer.
Taste - kinda like the nose, not much other than mild grains and a slight bit of bitterness. Really mild and pretty much an AAL crossed with and EIPA. There's just not much else there.
Mouthfeel - medium light body and soft carbonation. Would like a more lively mouthfeel.
Overall- pretty bland beer, lacking the crispness that good examples of the style usually have. I used to think this was a pretty good beer, and while inoffensive, there's not much exciting or different about this one. Still goes down easy enough on the first hot and humid day of 2014.
Serving type: can
05-28-2014 00:16:35 | More by DenisKolkin
Alexander Keith's India Pale Ale from Alexander Keith's
63 out of 100 based on 446 ratings.