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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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743 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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-03-2001

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

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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Best by 2/22/12. Picked up a bomber from Beverage Warehouse in Winsooski VT. Like the Traditional Pale Ale, this is a more malty take on the style. There's a clean, bready toasty malt character under the citus, piney hops bite. It's not that similar to Brooklyn IPA, this is significantly maltier. Still a tasty beer, there's just a big sweet biscuit toast that matches the hops.

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A special thanks to my apartment-mate Bertrand Morin for bringing this to us in a growler straight from the brewery!!!

A - Cloudy, unfiltered dark amber color (almost like thick honey or agave nectar) with a small one-finger white head that reduces to a nice residual layer. Carbonation bubbles are continually moving through the cloudiness. 'Tis a gorgeous beer! 4.5

S - Floral, hoppy smell. I couldn't tell you exactly what this smells like...but what I can tell you is that it smells good. Really good. Like hop-angels singing in your nostrils. (ok that sounded weird) 4.5

T - Slightly sweet citrusy lemon flavor at the beginning, immediately counterbalanced by bitter hopnotes at the back of the tongue. Nice crisp finish with a hint of apple, bergamot and more citrus. 4.0

M - Smooth and carbonated just slightly. I think this would have more carbonation and a better body if we had had it in Massachusetts and it didn't have to travel back down here to Richmond, VA. 3.5

O - I think this is a fantastic beer. It's been in the growler, transported by car, all the way down from Massachusetts to Richmond, VA and I think that has definitely had an impact on the quality. That being said, I think this beer is great even despite these detractions. If you can get your mitts on this beer, do it!!! 4.5

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Lost Sailor India Pale Ale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 743 ratings
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