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Amsterdam Boneshaker IPA - Amsterdam Brewing Company

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87
very good

167 Ratings
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Ratings: 167
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 7
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Amsterdam Brewing Company visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hop Heads rejoice! This naturally carbonated, unfiltered I.P.A is loaded with citrus and pine aromas from a continuous hopping technique that our brewers use to create this one of a kind beer. Amarillo hops and a complex malt bill are used to create a balanced body with a large hop character giving way to a unique taste experience.

65 IBU

(Beer added by: Sammy on 05-31-2010)
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danielvalle


5/5  rDev +29.2%

06-12-2014 19:06:57 | More by danielvalle
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woody1138

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

06-26-2014 20:01:53 | More by woody1138
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boszormeny

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

06-16-2014 03:10:28 | More by boszormeny
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Derek69

Ontario (Canada)

4.51/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very hoppy and impressive IPA, this is what an India Pale Ale is supposed to be. Unfiltered and cloudy, with a noticeable alcoholic content. Just the right amount of head, laces down the glass nicely.

I can see a 6-pack of this stuff not lasting long. If you're looking for a true IPA vs. the mass produced stuff, this is a very good yet still affordable choice.

Serving type: can

12-19-2013 03:38:26 | More by Derek69
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

03-02-2012 02:00:11 | More by beerhunter13
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WillAndSarah

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-22-2013 23:52:42 | More by WillAndSarah
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PeerlessMark

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-20-2013 22:44:40 | More by PeerlessMark
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Scaboo

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-16-2013 19:45:28 | More by Scaboo
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GratefulNole

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-24-2012 05:59:37 | More by GratefulNole
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MFAnderson

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

03-17-2013 22:49:10 | More by MFAnderson
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nitewing05

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

01-16-2014 08:35:13 | More by nitewing05
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MasterOfArgos39

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-03-2014 04:32:50 | More by MasterOfArgos39
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Wordslinger

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-05-2012 08:07:21 | More by Wordslinger
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patdrive

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Looking for a beer with major hoppiness, this is one of my favourites.

great colour - deep copper
well balanced, with lots of flavour to go with the hops.
they went easy on the carbonation, which I appreciate.
caramel
hops are strong from start through the finish.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2012 22:52:14 | More by patdrive
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RyanPollock

Ontario (Canada)

4.39/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Excellent Canadian IPA!

Appearance- Cloudy, dark amber. Strong malty appearance with a bit of sediment remaining. True unfiltered look.

Smell- Hints of pine and citrus. A strong hop aroma

Taste- Strong and hoppy. The way an IPA should taste. Slight hints of citrus and pine at first but they quickly reveal a full body malt taste.

Mouthfeel- The natural carbonation is excellent which makes the beer surprisingly smooth and drinkable. A strong hop taste remains.

Overall- Great beer that is now widely available thanks to Amsterdam expanding it's brewing capabilities. Anyone looking for a strong tasting beer with a natural hoppy taste will not be disappointed.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2014 00:57:40 | More by RyanPollock
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Groulxsome

Ontario (Canada)

4.35/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

One of the new bottles, picked up from the brewer today (the first day they were selling the new bottles). The guy working their said they were still botteling for the LCBO wide release. I take it this is as fresh as I can get it. It's 7.1% now, FYI.

Appearance: Copper, with a little orange hue. It's really, really cloudy and, since they advertise as unfiltered, that's perfect. Nice lacing and just a little head that lingers around.

Smell: A complex mix of hops. I get the piny hops first, so it's more in that IPA ballpark that the more fruity one. But then I get some of those fruit undertones (pineapple, maybe some mango) and sweet malt. Great hops, complex without being messy.

Taste: Lots of grapefruit and pine with some tropical fruit on the hop-forward opening. A little sweetness and some roasted malt notes, but this is really a hop-focused IPA. It's balanced, overall, between the both, but it's definitely a hop fan's IPA. The bitterness is actually pretty mild, just a little bit of copper and resinous pine. Tasty!

Mouthfeel: I like a carbonation a lot. It's a strong medium and has a little creaminess. Pretty thick with a rewarding alcohol burn. The relatively mild bitterness builds as you drink it into a great mouthfeel.

Overall: What a great IPA! It's got lots of fresh hop character and is nicely balanced. With this hitting the LCBO the competition between Mad Tom and Smashbomb will have a new contendor! Exciting times for Ontario IPAs.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2012 00:19:12 | More by Groulxsome
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DaveBar

Ontario (Canada)

4.28/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Excellent Canadian IPA. Best I have had here. There are some good ones but this one is GREAT!! Again for Canadian beer. With respect to IPA's around the world this one is pretty good!

A- Nice dark amber colour.

S- Good strong hop smell. Pine. Slight sour I enjoy

T- Excellent! Just as good as a SN or any other mass produced IPA in the US. MMMM Malt! Tremendous malt flavours. Don't expect tame. Good yeastiness. Just a nice hoppy, malty IPA.

M- Excellent!! Same as above

O- Excellent try! Looking forward to more offerings from Amsterdam like this. A 120min would be nice

Keep going on the Canadian IPA's!!! Worth a try.

Thx for reading

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2013 02:50:56 | More by DaveBar
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MJ63

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

10-25-2013 23:47:20 | More by MJ63
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randallpink

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

08-17-2013 05:24:50 | More by randallpink
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mremoquillo

Manitoba (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

02-28-2014 22:20:00 | More by mremoquillo
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ThinkAgain

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

02-24-2013 06:01:58 | More by ThinkAgain
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DamageCase76

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

12-14-2013 06:05:09 | More by DamageCase76
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bluetrevian

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

02-26-2013 22:46:39 | More by bluetrevian
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DarrenBrule

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-15-2014 18:27:39 | More by DarrenBrule
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Amsterdam Boneshaker IPA from Amsterdam Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 167 ratings.