Amsterdam Boneshaker IPA | Amsterdam Brewing Company

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Amsterdam Boneshaker IPAAmsterdam Boneshaker IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Amsterdam Brewing Company
Ontario, Canada
amsterdambeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hop Heads rejoice! This naturally carbonated, unfiltered I.P.A is loaded with citrus and pine aromas from a continuous hopping technique that our brewers use to create this one of a kind beer. Amarillo hops and a complex malt bill are used to create a balanced body with a large hop character giving way to a unique taste experience.

65 IBU

Added by Sammy on 05-31-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
351
Reviews:
98
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
11.69%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
110
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 351 |  Reviews: 98
Photo of fortyfield
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

My favourite IPA. Terrific juicy tropical and citrusy hop taste combined with a beautiful malty caramel backbone. Thick enough body to make it very enjoyable but not so thick that it's unsessionable. And of course, the 7.1% ABV is completely hidden. Being more of a malty beer fan myself, I strongly recommend this to other malty beer fans looking for a new IPA.

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Photo of Dr_Fox
3.95/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of themightykim
5/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Howlader
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StomachUlcers
4.6/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 312brew
3.72/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of talbotjf99
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pmicdee
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Supergenou
3.4/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of grahuba
4.02/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brew_Darrymore
3.72/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Asianadian
4.17/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scalffd
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SimplyFoul
3.33/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SocalKicks
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kghgk
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of grawls
3.35/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hexacron
4.93/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mylespetro
4.3/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours a foggy copper colour, with a finger and a half of off-white head that dissipates very slowly.
S - Hops, citrus, malts. Slight buttered bread notes.
T - Big and bitter upfront, goes down fairly smooth with a surprisingly clean aftertaste considering it's an unfiltered beer. Hints of citrus.
M - Lively carbonation, with a slight grittyness from being unfiltered. Not unpleasant in the least.
O - A damn good example of an unfiltered IPA.

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Photo of CanadianBacon
3.72/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours a hazy deep amber with 2 fingers head that faded fast leaving a light film over the top. Some seditment in the bottom and what looks light light carbonation

Aroma - I'm getting some light sweet malts, odd for any ipa ive smelled fresh bread. Citrus hops ( orange peel grape fruit) and some pine.

Taste - sweet malts, orange peel grape fruit, then pine bitterness, finishes rather dry.

Mouth feel - Creamy slick medium body, moderate carbonation, Dry lasting finish.

Overall - This was a little different from other IPA's ive tasted as of recently, and not in a bad way. It brought some aromas im used to from belgian brews but still was strong and hoppy on the tongue. Definitely an interesting experience and something I will drink again.

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Photo of LanceH
3.54/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of psweendogg
3.73/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Triat00
4.67/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beerdrinkr
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CHickman
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours hazy copper color with a foamy 2 finger tan head that faded very slowly, leaving excellent foamy lacing and thick rings as it went down. A great looking beer from the bottle.

Smells of floral hops, graham cracker, husk, piney hops, spruce tips, yeast and a lot of earthy accents. Not very hoppy, more malty, skunky and earthy.

Tastes of sweet malt, toasted grains, graham cracker, piney hops, light grapefruit, dry yeast, chalk, wheat bread and some orange peel. More like a malty English pale ale, it's not very hoppy nor similar to an American IPA in the flavor department. This was a tame IPA at best.

Mouthfeel is slick and watery with little to no carbonation, a medium body and a grainy, chalky finish that had a very mild bitterness.

Overall a dull and below average IPA which to me was the opposite of how it is described on the bottle (using a lot of hops in a boil process the same as Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA).

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Amsterdam Boneshaker IPA from Amsterdam Brewing Company
3.85 out of 5 based on 351 ratings.
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