In this blog, we are going to taste another beer from Roscoe’s Hop House, which is their India Pale Ale. If you read my earlier blog on this brewery, you are up to speed for the short history I found on this brewery. Let us get into the beer.
It has a constant clear copper color without a head. It has no smell but maybe a slight circus smell. This IPA has a sweet carbonation and citrus taste to it. It is more of an English India Pale Ale. It is drinkable.
Here is a descripation from the beer bottle:
harkening back to old world brewing styles, Roscoe’s Hop House uses the highest quality malts and hops to bring forth this smooth, bright flavored India Pale Ale. With a nod to the past, this nicely balanced, true ale is brewed using traditional brewing methods for an unique flavor profile. The password to our best kept secret is found inside the bottle.
Here is an award for this beer from their website (www.roscoeshophouse.com):
Silver Medal – World Beer Championship 2012 86 Points “Highly Recommended” – Beverage Testing Institute 2011
Here is their website and twitter addresses:
In closing, this beer is not really good. It is not really hoppy enough to be an India Pale Ale. This is more like an English India Pale Ale but I do not think it is not that hoppy enough for that beer style. It is sad when their Pale Ale is little bit more hoppier then this India Pale Ale. It is drinkable but that is all this beer has going on with it. Do not go get some! Drink it! Enjoy it! Metal it! \m/
Bill DJ Weiser