Ipswich Original Pale Ale | Ipswich Ale Brewery

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Ipswich Original Pale AleIpswich Original Pale Ale
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3.79/5
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402 Ratings
Ipswich Original Pale AleIpswich Original Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ipswich Ale Brewery
Massachusetts, United States
ipswichalebrewery.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-01-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,315
Reviews:
203
Ratings:
402
pDev:
12.4%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
44
Trade:
1
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3.76/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.67/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.35/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Admiraldinty
4.27/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

It's hard to believe I never reviewed this. It's been a go-to of mine since I discovered Ipswich about 15 years ago. Pours coppery with a generous, foamy head. Aroma is very malty, but maybe my nose and palate have been affected by so many IPAs lately. Full-bodied and bready. Didn't detect a lot of malts. Great brew.

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3.29/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of clayrock81
3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured a clear, golden body with good head and a lace ring down the glass. The aroma is a pleasant balance of hops and malts. Little bit fuller bodied and possibly bready, the beer is smooth and dry and has a mild flavors that work well together and a crisp, clean finish.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
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3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
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3.59/5  rDev -5.3%
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
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3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.16/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
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4/5  rDev +5.5%
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3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.58/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.67/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.14/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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Ipswich Original Pale Ale from Ipswich Ale Brewery
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 402 ratings