St. Peter's India Pale Ale | St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd

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St. Peter's India Pale AleSt. Peter's India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
England, United Kingdom
stpetersbrewery.co.uk

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
336
Reviews:
200
Avg:
3.36
pDev:
18.15%
 
 
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4
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Photo of Boesman
3.01/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of steverx8
3.91/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chanfles
2.75/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of scotorum
3.73/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

No visible bottling info, bought last week at a go-to store where it was on sale, so possibly has some age on it. Poured from the 16.9 oz. bottle into a Lawson's stemmed tulip.

a: Clear dark gold with an inch thick white head which receded to thin surface foam and spotty lacing.

s: Mild caramel malt.

t: Followed the nose, with a slightly sharp note or two at first and near the end of consumption. In between it was pretty much all nice malty goodness.

m; Medium, good body and carbonation tingle.

o: A good British-style IPA which probably was not as fresh as it could be, thus little in the way of hop bite. The slight sharp tartness is assumed to be from age.

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Photo of tjsmith910
3.62/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

a lot better than i expected . smooth and rich for this style

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Photo of Azpittil57
4.19/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A delightful English India Pale without the over hopping of an American IPA

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Photo of AndreasDif
3.14/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GRG1313
3.24/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of biernack
3.81/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kjkinsey
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Chicowdy
2.04/5  rDev -39.3%

Photo of AlexAfonin
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of RyanK252
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Bottle poured into a Big Sky Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours a golden yellow with a frothy white head.

S: Noticeable skunkiness, some light fruity and citrus hops buried in there, with a touch of malt sweetness.

T: Skunkiness right off the bat, but there is some light floral and citrus hop action, noticeable lemon/lemongrass, followed by a seemingly odd roasted malt note, and a grapefruit and coffee like bitterness.

M: Medium body, light to medium carbonation.

O: I get the feeling this bottle's probably seen some shit, green bottle not helping things, but still, it's pretty rough overall. Neither the hops nor the malt give the impression that even in peak condition this would be much better. Not a fan of this one.

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of JAHMUR
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Hoppsbabo
4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

A: Light clear copper with an off-white head. Good lacing. Very thick around the rim.
S: English hops, kind of fruity. Vanilla as well. And ashtrays.
T: Lots of upfront honey with a plain malt backbone. Medium dry and plenty bitter with some sort of a Belgian headiness. Very rich for a beer of such ABV. Floral honey and bitterness in the aftertaste. Slight herbal spicyness and woodiness in the breath afterwards. A touch of orange and mango in the dregs.
M: Classy soft effervescence.
O: Drinks more like a double IPA, albeit without the American hops, and only 5.5%. Very nice. I'm yet to have a bad one from this brewery. It's like a lighter version of Yorkshire Stingo. I think some of the other reviewers have been drinking old bottles.

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Photo of caahare
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of tpauer
2.25/5  rDev -33%

Photo of Cerberus
2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

First, I'm more familiar with American style IPAs than any other, so I'm accustomed to a much stronger hop profile. St. Peter's IPA is probably much more similar to an authentic IPA style beer, but I'm missing those hops greatly. In fact, I can barely detect them in this beer at all. It could be that it was bottled too long ago, and the hop aroma and taste deteriorated significantly, but whatever the cause, I am not impressed. The dominant character I get from this stuff is grains, both its aroma and taste. Also, curiously, there is a prominent alcohol taste despite its low ABV.

It's a good beer; very drinkable, but not a good IPA for an American palate.

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Photo of killcore
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of OpaqueBrew
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of zestar
3/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of mick_cooper
4.13/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Sweet, tasty rich IPA, malty. Flavour able.

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Photo of zacalabeer76
2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

St. Peter's India Pale Ale from St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
3.36 out of 5 based on 336 ratings.
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