Duke Of Wellington India Pale Ale | Granite City Food & Brewery

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Duke Of Wellington India Pale AleDuke Of Wellington India Pale Ale
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Brewed by:
Granite City Food & Brewery
United States
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Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The copper color of this India Pale Ale hints at the strong malt character needed to support the huge hoppy flavors and defining bitterness of this classic beer.

Added by beernut7 on 08-06-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#45,549
Reviews:
88
Ratings:
250
pDev:
15.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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5
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Photo of craigbelly
3.45/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jim67
3.54/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L: cloudy amber white head that clings to glass.
S: predominantly grapefruit.
T: light. Could have used more hoppy flavor and bitterness. Had on draft. Slight tin flavor.
F: medium body. Enjoyable. Coats pallet.
O: for restaurant beer it was ok.

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Photo of BenHoppy
3.33/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gtwreck45
2.8/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.02/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The appearance is a golden/somewhat amber colored body with a moderate amount of carbonation that is seen rising, one finger white foamy head, light lacing surrounding the glass. The aroma has a strong malty presence up front with some hops trying to make a strong secondary take, but mainly stay subdued. The taste is sweet through the malts, sweet sticky aftertaste and finish. On the palate, its about a light to medium, somewhat sessionable, carbonation seems to be right on for the style and for me. Overall, is this really an English IPA, really? Seemed more of an English pale ale to me.

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Photo of Benjolovesbeer
1.54/5  rDev -52.8%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Photo of VaporDome
3/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Richter525
3.13/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jtcnashua
2.91/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nat1975
3.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 98green
3.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap at a Granite City location. Not doing a full review because the beer isn't in front of me, just some notes. Not much hops smell or taste, and the hop profile is more traditional pine than new school citrus. Plenty of malt backbone, but overall a but muddled in execution. Medioce at best

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Photo of torwart68
3.38/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Magery
3.27/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kmos27
3.4/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fthegiants
3.25/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BEER88
3.43/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of firkingroovin
3.46/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.6/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Danielr26
2.28/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Eh. Everything from this place is just.. Eh.

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Photo of Frozetoes
3.33/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This site calls it an IPA, but Granite City says it's a Pale Ale. I'd lean toward the pale ale.... it's not bad. I'd have it again.

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Photo of BrownAleBollocks
3.19/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours a light orange with a two finger fluffy cream color head. Aroma is caramel, biscuit, and some hop balance. Taste is really malty, mostly caramel, biscuit, and bread/cracker. Mouthfeel is medium. Overall, a very malty pale ale that is confused between english and American, and could actually use a touch thinner mouthfeel.

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Photo of einman
3.35/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sixpoint
3.35/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MisterKilderkin
3/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TurboBrew
1.86/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 1.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Wattery lackluster letdown. Ugggh not a good start for first trip here

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Duke Of Wellington India Pale Ale from Granite City Food & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.26 out of 5 with 250 ratings