Municipal India Pale Ale | Ale Syndicate

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Municipal India Pale AleMunicipal India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ale Syndicate
Illinois, United States
alesyndicate.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Municipal IPA is is an all-Cascade ale, giving it a tangy aroma and citrusy flavor. Resiny, yet refreshing.

50 IBU

Added by Jason on 02-26-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
154
Reviews:
17
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
11.05%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
42
For Trade:
0
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4.71/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.48/5  rDev +17.9%

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4.46/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Outstanding IPA that is extremely well balanced and supremely sessionable. A nice grapefruit hop with a dry crisp finish and excellent mouthfeel. Not super resinous and drinks more like a traditional pale ale or APA rather then the likes of your traditional big WIPA. Get it if you see it, especially on draft. Another great beer from the unmatched Chicago stable!

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4.35/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had a 4 ounce pour at Beer Under Glass. I had no expectations as I don't know much about these folks yet. The beer was a bright orange/yellow with the requisitie white head. The smell was citrusy and grassy. This beer was impressive. This is a sessionable IPA with full flavor that I would seek out on draft next time I'm downtown Chicago. Impressed with Ale Syndicate in an environment with many great beers. Well done.

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.24/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Good to sip, but nothing that made it stand out over the other beers at the tasting.

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4.23/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.22/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ripe tropical melon with a bready backbone and floral notes. The hops are the star here, and this beer allows them to take control without leaving the beer unbalanced. At 6%+ this is very sessionable.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at Monk's. Hazy orange-gold appearance with a pretty frothy head. On the slightly lighter side for IPAs. Very drinkable, with citrusy hops and a resiny mouthfeel and a good amount of carbonation. Hoppier than the stated 40 IBUs would infer. Really enjoyed this--will seek it out again.

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Municipal India Pale Ale from Ale Syndicate
3.8 out of 5 based on 154 ratings.
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