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Old 03-03-2013, 02:07 PM   #1
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So I've tried allot of ipa's and have liked very few. What's a good IPA for someone who hates ipa's?

 
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Old 03-03-2013, 02:10 PM   #2
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I'd try Sneaky Pete.

http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/25067/66707

As a lover of Belgians and Scotch ales, it was one of the first IPAs that I truly enjoyed.

 
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Old 03-03-2013, 02:15 PM   #3
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What specifically do you hate about IPAs? Without more information, the only answer I can give you is "one somebody else drinks for you." If that's to your liking, PM for my shipping address.

You might as well be asking why kind of car is best suited to a person that doesn't like driving -- any of them with a chauffeur.
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Old 03-03-2013, 10:15 PM   #4
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pale ales, lagers, stouts, porters, belgians, wits

 
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Old 03-03-2013, 10:26 PM   #5
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Yeah I would go with starting on Pale ales. These should have a good amount of hop pressences and bittering without being overpowering. If you start thinking these are starting to lack then move onto the IPAs

 
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Old 03-03-2013, 11:09 PM   #6
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also english ipas are a lot less hop foward and bitter compared to american ipas

 
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Old 03-04-2013, 01:16 AM   #7
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Which IPAs did you like? What is it that you don't like in the others?

Like sours, IPAs are probably an acquired taste and ultimately not for everyone. Why would you want to force yourself in drinking something you really don't like?

As suggested here, (regular) Pale Ales, and in particular the British style, are much more laid back.

Maybe it's more advantageous to focus on what kind of beers you do like? There are plenty to choose from, and make for a nice journey in beer.

 
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Old 03-07-2013, 08:40 PM   #8
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Sierra Nevada's plain green-label Pale Ale is one that most lager-fans like. It is the "gateway" IPA.

If you want one that is technically labeld as an "IPA" then try Sierra Nevada's Celebration. It has more of a malt-hop balance.

 
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Old 03-08-2013, 07:17 PM   #9
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I enjoy malt forward IPAs quite a bit, so Dogfishhead 90 minute is a favorite of mine. Modus Hoperandi is good also, but has a little stronger bitter taste.
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Old 03-10-2013, 03:55 AM   #10
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Where'd you go, OP?

Try Anchor's Liberty Ale. Unless you don't like hops, then quit drinking.
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