Fish Tale India Pale Ale | Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub

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Fish Tale India Pale AleFish Tale India Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub
Washington, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAngel on 11-20-2002

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Photo of hozersr
3.44/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of claybob43
4.15/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of avisong
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmdrpi
3.04/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle. it's got months to be notched, maybe February? If so, then almost a year old. boo.

hazy orange rust colored, very thin head. some lacing. aroma is just a bit hoppy, earthy. taste is a bit sweet, aftertaste is only slightly hoppy. seems like it probably is old and faded. medium body, average carbonation.

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Photo of Texasfan549
3.42/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bricitro
3.68/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RyanByorick
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
3.78/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Alpha309
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of Severdali
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Pale orange and cloudy pour, initial high head that dissipates quickly. Light sticky lace.

Getting a caramel scent and nice earthy quality to it. Probably due to organic grown ingredients. Smells of slight citrus/rind and earth.

Tastes of slight apple/orange twang slightly caramel backbone/inbetween short and medium more on the medium side- length and medium carbonation

Not a lot of complex or developed flavor, but a good simple IPA with nice earthy notes on the smell and a clean aftertaste.

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Photo of petermethot
3.6/5  rDev +2%

Photo of newbeeraday
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of jaswilson2
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of GeoChase90
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of CaptainFleeker
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of MikeDAdams
4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

Photo of stevoj
3.28/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle from Boise Co-op. NW IPAs, getting difficult to keep track of. Nice amber body, soft airy head. Hoppy aroma, citrus/pine taste, but very smooth.

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Photo of Boone757
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of CalgaryFMC
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Tried a pint on tap at Beer Revolution in Calgary. Pale clear classic amber hue with around an inch of whitish head gracing the top. Aroma rather inviting, hop citrus and spice notes galore with just the barest hint of rock candy sweetness. Initial few sips fit the "hop bomb" mould, lots of bright vibrant lemon, lime, grapefruit and tangerine rind/juice which taken together remind one of a mixed citrus beverage with breakfast. Some nice warm black pepper and pine elements come through as well, although eventually things settle down and one is left consuming a pleasant enough tart IPA, rather thin of body, fizzy, and with the malts largely in the background except for an emergent light sweetness. Hop flavors carry through into the semi- dry finish. Although this won't shift too many people's paradigms, there is little to complain about either, and this one gets my vote for its fresh citrus character and smooth bitterness. Some may want more malt to shine through and/or more bitterness up front.

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Photo of rogerdandy
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Ajmorriso1
3.69/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of tdm168
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of DrMindbender
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Fish Tale India Pale Ale from Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub
3.53 out of 5 based on 280 ratings.
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