Beer Review: Samuel Smith’s India Ale

Samuel Smith’s India Ale

From:Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) in United Kingdom (England)
Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)
overall: 3.7
appearance: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | mouthfeel: 4 | drinkability: 4

A – Beautiful clear, dark amber. Thick, creamy head that stays a reasonable amount of time and leaves a good amount of soft, thick lacing.

S – No discernible specific notes in the smell. Light, a little hoppy. Maybe a touch of fruity scent.

T – Kind of generic tasting. Good, but nothing unusual or unique. A little sour, but a fruity sour, not a spoiled sour.

M – Very clean, light feel. No oiliness, no real bitter aftertaste (just a nice hop.)

Wish I could offer a more interesting perspective or review, but all I can say it it’s just a pleasant, easy drinking ale that’s not spectacular, but nothing to complain about either.
I’d willingly have another, and that’s good for me.

[ serving type: bottle ]

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