1800 Old English IPA | Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Minnesota, United States
townhallbrewery.com

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Recreated from an IPA recipe Mike Hoops found from the year 1800. The recipe was altered slightly with the british style hops additions (5 lbs per barrel) spaced out more during the boil to allow the beer to be drinkable now instead of months after a sea voyage.

Added by feloniousmonk on 07-30-2004

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#3,996
Reviews:
47
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108
pDev:
9.78%
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

this might be the best thing i've had in a long, long time. kind of in love with this one.

pours clear copper, with good carbonation and a lingering head. no lacing.

very floral aroma, with a spicy bite to it. yeasty, bready notes follow, but really the floral note takes center stage.

taste is bitter mitigated by the malt and floral hops, but the mildness doesn't linger. there's almost something minty about this one, too, or something a bit cooling.

medium body overall with a drying, bitter finish.

i'm a fan. malty, well hopped, higher abv - really hits all the point for the style.

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Pours brilliant gold with a 1” creamy white head that produces decent lace. Floral and malt aromas rise from the glass. Floral hops provide enough bitter accent to balance a slightly sweet malt presence. Medium body and carbonation. Very drinkable.

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1800 Old English IPA from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 108 ratings