Lost Sailor India Pale Ale | Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

very good
730 Ratings
Lost Sailor India Pale AleLost Sailor India Pale Ale

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

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

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This bottle has been in my refrigerator for about two weeks: the directions on the bottle recommend refrigeration.

I was pleasantly surprised. Even though Berkshire is a favorite brewery of mine, ( support local beer!) I wasn't expecting much- just another good IPA.

The beer pours a light tea color with a small 1 finger head. There is a light lemony smell with a hint of chocolate.

Unlike other IPAs I have tasted, there is a strong chocolate and lemon in the finish. This IPA has its own signature- it stands out with a distinct taste- the smell is light- a nice prelude to a well balanced finish. The mouth feel is wonderfully puckering and tart- not overwhelming. A good opener for the finish. Unlike many other beers, though, the finish doesn't improve with warming, so it's best to drink it cold.

I'm in Massachusetts, so perhaps the beer doesn't travel well, otherwise it would get more accolades.

One of my favorite breweries. A great beer. Worth the try. Keep refrigerated.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I can't remember who sent me this as an extra, and I kinda lost it in the move. I found it today and cracked it open.

A - Pours a cloudy orange with a nice cream-colored head, good retention.

S - Floral and malty.

T - Floral, oranges, and carmel malts.

D - Good carbonationa nd body.

O - More malt than citrus. Maybe it is a bit too old.

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A - Cloudy apple-cider type autumn hue with a nice finger plus of white foamy head.

S - Citrusy in the nose with some orange, grapefruit and pear. Slight floral. Delicious

T - Malty and sweet in front. Nice dry-hopped taste, moderate bitterness, citrusy profile and clean.

MF - Smooth, medium-bodied, an easy-drinker. Well-matched carbonation and nice finish.

O - A solid, consistent IPA with a well-rounded medium and balanced profile.

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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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