Lost Sailor India Pale Ale | Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

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Lost Sailor India Pale AleLost Sailor India Pale Ale
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3.82/5
Very Good
746 Ratings
Lost Sailor India Pale AleLost Sailor India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Massachusetts, United States
berkshire-brewing.com

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-03-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,227
Reviews:
334
Ratings:
746
pDev:
13.09%
Bros Score:
4.22
 
 
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Photo of luvbier
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of nmwhitehead
4.11/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BCad
4.14/5  rDev +8.4%
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 +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EdgarGerik
4.35/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of edthehead
3.62/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bintravaia
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mcwinske
3.49/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BillT916
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mac31
3.92/5  rDev +2.6%
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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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.32/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Donkster46
3.54/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ErrandWolfe
4.13/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.77/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.63/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rms3434
4.49/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Easily my favorite IPA of all time. Not quite sure what it is about this one that always has me coming back. You get the wonderful floral aromas as soon as you pop open the bottle. Personally, smell of the beer lining up with the taste is important, and this beer nails that aspect. You get such a floral taste to this that is slightly bitter and goes with the hops very well. It is relatively cheap, and it may just become one of your favorites, do not pass this one by.

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3.52/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jspringer1o
3.92/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Having access to several world class IPAs in New England makes it hard to buy just any old brew off the shelf. With that said I revisited my one time favorite lost sailor and was pleasantly surprised by how much I still enjoyed. Still a great beer!!

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Photo of mklisz
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.6/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lost Sailor India Pale Ale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 746 ratings