Iroquois Pale Ale | Adirondack Pub & Brewery

Iroquois Pale AleIroquois Pale Ale
114 Ratings
Iroquois Pale AleIroquois Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Adirondack Pub & Brewery
New York, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
"A big, American-style India Pale Ale with a beautiful deep orange hue. American malts and enormous Cascade, Chinook, Centennial, and Crystal hop additions give this beer a crisp flavor with a huge citrus aroma. Silver Medal winner at the 2016 TAP NY Brewer's Festival.

70 IBUs

Added by plaid75 on 09-09-2009

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Ratings: 114 |  Reviews: 15
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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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4.48/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.27/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of BigPlay1824
4.23/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed in a pint glass

A: pours a perfectly clear golden color with a slight orange hue and plenty of carbonation bubbles, pours with more than two fingers of white head that is quite foamy with large bubbles and lingers for a long period of time, leaves a ton of lacing all over the glass
S: really great hop scent, plenty of grapefruit character and a nice floral and earthy note
T: begins with really fresh hop notes then moves into a bit of smoothness in the middle and ends with a great bittering depth that really lingers long on the palate, just what i like to see in an IPA
M: gentle carbonation, leaves the mouth feeling dry, almost a bit too dry but it is what is to be expected with an IPA
O: they really blew me away with this one, sure you can tag me as a culprit of homerism in this case but i dont care this is a damn good brew, great IPA taste

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4.12/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a cloudy gold/blonde color with a huge white head into my glass. Reminiscent of "hop juice" in a sense.

Aroma is pretty strong after pouring it out of the bottle. A good balance of citrus in the nose with buttery malt underneath. I love the hop combination used here (Centennial, Cascade and Amarillo).

Huge citrus bite greets the taste buds, quickly warming up the mouth. Crisp and tasty, buttery malt are there as well. Wow.

The flavors do a great job of filling the mouth. At room temperature, the carbonation can be overwhelming.

Very enjoyable pale ale. More than I was expecting as well. I would definitely pick this up again if I were in that corner of NY State.

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4.08/5  rDev +11.2%

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4.06/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had this from a mixed "Lake Mix" 12 pack. Not too bad. Brewed with classic hops. Great for the summer.

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4.05/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a tulip. I've had their IPA on tap at the restaurant, but this is a different beer. Always glad to try something local.

Golden and slightly hazy, with a fluffy head that laces nicely.

Smells of pine and juicy grapefruit and orange.

Taste is mostly juicy citrus hops. Some malt backbone here. A bit thick, but not sweet. Overall, the flavor is quite good, if somewhat understated and muted in the finish.

Mouthfeel a bit thicker than average, but not off-putting.

Overall, this is a tasty, citrus-y IPA, and one of the best beers I've had brewed within an hour or two of me. I will definitely buy this again, and I hope the brewery is successful in their relatively new bottling operation.

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at the brewery.

Poured a medium copper hue with a two finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a full blown piney hop and a light malt sweetness.

The taste consisted of an upfront piney hop spice. Certainly a solid malt acted as the substrate for this hop explosion.

The mouthfeel was slightly thin for the style.

Overall an intensely hoppy AIPA.

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4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Named after the 2nd highest peak in the 'daks. Golden orange with a frothy white head. Big citrus with a some biscuit malt peaking out as it warms. Big citrus and prickly pine dominate the platte with a little bit of tobacco leaf in back. Big, sharp bitter. Good stuff.

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass from a 12 oz bottle. Beautiful full white head with nice lacing. The body of the beer is of a honey-colored golden hue. The smell of sweet pine wafted above the glass. I tasted grapefruit and tangerines on the first sip, followed by the requisite bitterness of the mixture of Centennial, Cascade and Amarillo hops. Crisp finish leaves me wanting another!

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Iroquois Pale Ale from Adirondack Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 114 ratings
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