Lost Sailor India Pale Ale | Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

BA SCORE
87
very good
730 Ratings
Lost Sailor India Pale AleLost Sailor India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Massachusetts, United States
berkshirebrewingcompany.com

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-03-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
730
Reviews:
330
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
12.89%
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
143
For Trade:
1
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Photo of mickyge
3.74/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thoglund
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lost_sailor
4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JamFuel
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the can into a pint glass at Bukowski's Tavern in Boston.

Pour a slightly hazy coppery amber.

The smell is floral and bready, smells very British.

The taste is very solidly English, malty, bready with a soft bitterness picking up the rear.

Mouthfeel is soft and medium bodied.

Very nice English IPA, you coukd easily have 5 of this in a row without palate fatigue.

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Photo of Wizzle32
4.07/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of hozersr
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GeorgeAKeim
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Larueminati
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of RBuckley73
4.39/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of luvbier
3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of nmwhitehead
4.11/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BCad
4.14/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

L: Very pretty brew: thick blonde-copper color with a rich white head. Plenty of lacing and lots of small bubbling from the bottom of the cup.

S: Forward fruity and hoppy smell with a good amount of malt sneaking through. Smell does fade away pretty rapidly, but when the bottle was first uncapped it smelled great.

T: Kind of a bitter-sweet-bitter thing going on with this guy. Starts off sharp bitter then sweet overcomes the hop flavor before hitting you one last time on the end. Really great in consecutive gulps as it seems to bring out the sweetness. single sips, alternatively, come off more bitter to me. There is a lot going on here in terms of which hits when, but there is one predominant hop flavor and one predominant sweet flavor that trade off. Pretty interesting to drink.

F: Nothing spectacular in terms of mouthfeel. Sort of thin but very bubbly/fizzy.

O: Not a bad brew! Great for a sunny day, and can deffinitely get you tipsy at 5.8%. Totally drinkable, I would recommend giving it a try.

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Photo of Mleblanc25
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EdgarGerik
4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of edthehead
3.62/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bintravaia
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mcwinske
3.49/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BillT916
4.04/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mac31
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Malt-biscuity, cracker-like thinness, a touch of caramel sweetness, a hint of dark fruit now and then from the malts, orange
Hops-mildly spicy, lightly floral, earthy, light citrus, resinous-fresh hop like, sticky, lingering bitterness.
Body is thin. Mouthfeel is tannic-like, has a drying effect/finish.
This beer reminds me of a hopped up ESB. The malts soften up as the beer warms, creating a more well rounded feel to the beer. Drink it a touch warmer than your usual piney, hoppy IPA.
It's a different style of IPA than I'm used to here on the West Coast, but still a well crafted brew.

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Photo of whiterapid
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tuckerh0lland
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ajwii33
4.32/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Donkster46
3.54/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ErrandWolfe
4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Lost Sailor India Pale Ale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
3.88 out of 5 based on 730 ratings.
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