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Alexander Keith's India Pale Ale - Alexander Keith's

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Alexander Keith's India Pale AleAlexander Keith's India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
63
poor

463 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 463
Reviews: 249
rAvg: 2.63
pDev: 26.62%
Wants: 9
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alexander Keith's visit their website
Nova Scotia, Canada

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-16-1998)
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cmichel28

Ohio

1/5  rDev -62%

07-05-2014 01:14:25 | More by cmichel28
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MasterOfArgos39

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +52.1%

07-03-2014 04:19:08 | More by MasterOfArgos39
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Happyhopper

New York

2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-03-2014 03:24:57 | More by Happyhopper
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OldeSchool

Florida

2.75/5  rDev +4.6%

06-29-2014 21:42:14 | More by OldeSchool
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chgobear

Illinois

3/5  rDev +14.1%

06-29-2014 14:50:13 | More by chgobear
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GlendonTT

Alberta (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-23-2014 02:59:43 | More by GlendonTT
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DarrenBrule

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +14.1%

06-15-2014 23:48:23 | More by DarrenBrule
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DrewLikesBeer

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-11-2014 15:09:51 | More by DrewLikesBeer
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Waveoff

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +23.6%

06-04-2014 02:49:20 | More by Waveoff
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mcrago

Indiana

1.5/5  rDev -43%

06-01-2014 21:16:25 | More by mcrago
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wrightst

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-01-2014 13:31:41 | More by wrightst
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Slongie

Alberta (Canada)

2/5  rDev -24%

05-29-2014 19:09:46 | More by Slongie
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-28-2014 03:53:54 | More by jrohrbacher
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DenisKolkin

Ontario (Canada)

2.83/5  rDev +7.6%

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.

05-28-2014 00:16:35 | More by DenisKolkin
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duimie

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-24-2014 18:45:49 | More by duimie
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Bralis

Israel

3/5  rDev +14.1%

05-21-2014 05:24:11 | More by Bralis
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DreamDeath

New Brunswick (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev +4.6%

05-18-2014 08:29:03 | More by DreamDeath
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Magibeg

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +14.1%

05-17-2014 21:06:53 | More by Magibeg
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baconfromwalmart

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev +4.6%

05-09-2014 00:15:48 | More by baconfromwalmart
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kvadiat

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +71.1%

05-05-2014 04:33:27 | More by kvadiat
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Brad007

Vermont

1/5  rDev -62%

One of the few offerings on the shelves that wasn't a variant of Molson, Carling or LaBatt.

Pours a too-bright gold with a huge head into my glass. Something's not right here. Hmm. More fitting for a pils.

Buttery malt in the nose? Check. Low hop presence? Check. Is it an English IPA? ("Price is Right" losing horn)

Tastes like I just drank a pint of dishwater. Hardly any hops, malt or anything.

Watery, metallic finish completes this abomination of an IPA. No, scratch this. This is a drain pour.

Being that this is the "Pride of Nova Scotia", I'd be shocked if empty cans didn't litter the grounds of Sunnyvale Trailer Park.

05-04-2014 02:40:36 | More by Brad007
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patre_tim

China

2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-28-2014 01:43:40 | More by patre_tim
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CRObighit2

Ontario (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev -14.4%

04-21-2014 04:31:24 | More by CRObighit2
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beerforpresident

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-19-2014 19:34:18 | More by beerforpresident
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clager

Michigan

2/5  rDev -24%

04-15-2014 00:09:52 | More by clager
Alexander Keith's India Pale Ale from Alexander Keith's
63 out of 100 based on 463 ratings.