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John Martin's IPA - John Martin's (John Martin SA)

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Ratings: 33
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 16.72%
Wants: 0
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
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John Martin's (John Martin SA) visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Phyl21ca on 11-19-2012

Martin's IPA (Indian Pale Ale) is born out of pure passion for the brewing tradition and the pursuit of quality. A unique beer with a pronounced hopflavour and a cheerful sparkle. Hopflowers are added during fermentation : the secret of its exquisite bouquet. Bottle refermented, discover and enjoy this lively beer, full of tradition and know-how of 4 generations of the Martin family.
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Ratings: 33 | Reviews: 11 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Mattias
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rork
4/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nine_Tails
2.25/5  rDev -34%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

A very simple ipa beer

Photo of innominat
3.24/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of debier
3.08/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Just a little much appeareance of alcohol in mouth.

Photo of simoen
3.8/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ninkasibrew
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of MrDell
3.9/5  rDev +14.4%

Photo of Allegue04
3.8/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of MaSaiani
4.5/5  rDev +32%

Photo of SVD
3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of Sl1p
2.6/5  rDev -23.8%

Photo of knot
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Daredevil
4/5  rDev +17.3%

nice amber color
nose is very hoppy, wiht hints of mirabelle
palate is completely different from the nose, full of malty bitterness and some muted sweetness (liquorice)
overall, a bit too much Jägermeister for me ....

Photo of titvs
2/5  rDev -41.3%

Review according to BJCP2008 guidelines (style 14A). Bottle 75cl - Batch ?. AROMA: high fruit like aromas (tropical fruits) with sweet malt aroma. no floral or fuit hop aromas present. APPEARANCE: amber color and very clear. white to ivory head with average retention. TASTE: unbalanced sweet flavour with low bitterness that somewhat persists to the end. no hop flavours. PALATE: medium-low body with average carbonation. No alcohol warming. OVERALL: a sweet IPA that lacks the traditional hop aromas.

Photo of Marco_Gtz
2.8/5  rDev -17.9%

Photo of Redrio7
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of Bellonc
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of koladiola
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of ToddThompson
3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of GONZALOYANNA
3.13/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

330ml bottle. Shaker glass. Bright brass color, chill haze appearance. Off-white & rocky froth. Good retention & lacing rings are shown. Aroma profile displays mild toasted malts, moderate orange & ripe peach, hints of resins, minty hues & sugar. Watery upfront & slight malty flavors overwhelmed by citric notes. Light body. Moderate but lively carbonation. Texture is watery. Hops arise as a citric gentle touch & soft citric astringency. Sweet fruity finish. Orange juice & caramel notes on the aftertaste. Unfortunately malty backbone is not sticky enough.

Photo of ManforallSaisons
3.51/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle (33cl) picked up at a grocery store a few days ago, from a brewer of the sort that I tend to overlook in the grocery store. So, karma demands a review. It poured a gorgeously lit-from-within amber caramel color with a big fluff of head briefing filling up the rest of the tulip glass. The little booklet on the bottle neck promises dry hopping, but there's not tons of it -- just a bit of a summer field alongside a restrained aroma of clove, cinnamon and a bit of sawdust. A clean bitter attack, "triple hop flower" speaking of complexity rather than intensity, built over a caramel malt structure, with some apricot-jam-on-toast flavors, but a persistent dry finish. The mouthfeel reads as a bit thick and a touch of oil, but strongly carbonated. In the tradition of this brewer, closer to an English than American IPA. It's good to see these guys push what they do a bit further. There, I feel better.

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3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of BrazilianAussie
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of BJSmit
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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John Martin's IPA from John Martin's (John Martin SA)
79 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.