India Pale Ale
Longwood Brewpub & Restaurant

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Style:
IPA - English
ABV:
6.8%
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Avg:
3.93 | pDev: 6.62%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
7
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Longwood Brewpub & Restaurant
 
British Columbia, Canada
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Notes: Originally brewed in England for the British troops stationed in India during the 18th century, increased amounts of hops and higher alcohol content (both natural preservatives) were needed for the beer to survive the long sea voyage. Medium body with high hop bitterness, flavour and aroma keep this beer true to its original style.
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Derek from Canada (BC)

3.91/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pilsner-like colour, nice head. Only a little retention, but awesome lace.

S: Bready, with Northwest hops.

T: Bready malt, nice NW and British hop flavour, but the bitterness is a little light. Alcohol is well hidden.

M: Moderate body is creamy, carbonation is moderate.

D: Drinkability is good.

Dec 25, 2005
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Viggo from Canada (ON)

4.3/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Longwood, pours a nice coppery red, with a big rocky white head. Good lacing on the glass. Smell is HOPS, with fruity hoppy aroma, maybe Cascades or one of the other north western hops, but smells very refreshing. Tastes starts off with a fruity hoppy flavour and then settles into a very pleasant hoppy bitterness, very good. I thought the mouthfeel was a little too light, but its quite creamy and very smooth even with the bitterness. The drinkability is very high, very smooth beer and very tasty. I recommend it fully, Longwood is the place to visit when in Nanaimo.

Jan 05, 2005
India Pale Ale from Longwood Brewpub & Restaurant
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 7 ratings