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ACME California IPA - North Coast Brewing Co.

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ACME California IPAACME California IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,036 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,036
Reviews: 539
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.67%
Wants: 16
Gots: 29 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-08-2000)
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Reviews by parris:
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parris

Massachusetts

3.8/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours cloudy, with a nice looking, thick 1.5 inch head. It's a dull orange color, kind of like a hefeweizen, but it's dark and rainy out.

A pretty weak aroma for the style, I'm a big fan of lots of dry hopping. It's got notes of fruit in the aroma, mostly apple or orange.

The fruity aroma exists in the flavor too. Not too much though, and well balanced with the bitter and flavor. The bitterness sneaks back a little after the other flavors have faded, but in a good way. The malt flavor is very crisp and quick, this is a beer that showcases the hops over malts (as an American IPA should).

Mouthfeel is spot on, I don't really know any other way to describe it. More bubbly than a stout, less than champagne, light body, crisp finish.

I could easily sit down to a six pack of this, if it had a stronger aroma I'd give this a close-to-perfect rating.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2010 21:26:28 | More by parris
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ACME California IPA from North Coast Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 1,036 ratings.