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Alexander Keith's India Pale AleAlexander Keith's India Pale Ale
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Alexander Keith's India Pale AleAlexander Keith's India Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Alexander Keith's
Nova Scotia, Canada

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-16-1998

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2.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Tom_Servo
2.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of bsp77
2.31/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Serving glass: Poured from tap.

Appearance: Looks like a pale lager with a thin white cap. Well, some IPAs are really pale.

Smell: Smells like a pale lager with corn and light spicy hops. Uh oh.

Taste: Tastes like a pale lager. WTF? At least it tastes like a full flavored adjunct lager. Some light hops but still taste some corn.

Feel: High carbonation, light to medium body. Finish could use some help.

Overall: WTF

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Photo of adams82
1/5  rDev -61.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Rating by style, this is an absolute zero. Looks like your standard BMC fare; pale yellow fizzy water with a white film. Zero hop flavor/aroma, cooked corn flavor.

I'm not sure what they were going for with this brew, but they completely missed the mark if they were really trying to brew an IPA. This beer should be rebranded as an adjunct/light lager, as it's on par with PBR, Molson Canadian, Bud etc...

Terrible; avoid at all costs if you're looking for an IPA.

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3.5/5  rDev +33.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -14.1%

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2.75/5  rDev +5%

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2.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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1.75/5  rDev -33.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +24%

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3.25/5  rDev +24%

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3.25/5  rDev +24%

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2.25/5  rDev -14.1%

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2.75/5  rDev +5%

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2/5  rDev -23.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +33.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -14.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +33.6%

Photo of H8B8
2.03/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Overpriced, to begin with. Calling this an IPA is an insult to the style too. This is in the same ballpark as say a Molson Ex or a Labatt 50. Nothing special at all. An IPA... Where are the hops?! I wouldn't turn one down but i certainly wouldn't go searching for it... or buy it again for that matter.

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1.75/5  rDev -33.2%

Photo of idfancher
4.57/5  rDev +74.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This has been the best IPA I have ever tried. Keep in my mind the majority of the time traditional IPA beers are way to hopping or aggressive for my taste. This was clean and an easy drinking beer. It always is excellent in beer batter for frying fish. I drank it out of a bottle so I am not exactly confident on the appearance but everything else was great.

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2/5  rDev -23.7%

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2/5  rDev -23.7%

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2.75/5  rDev +5%

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