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Seneca Indian Pale Ale - Mountain State Brewing Co.

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Seneca Indian Pale AleSeneca Indian Pale Ale

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74 Ratings
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 16.37%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mountain State Brewing Co. visit their website
West Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A highly hopped, moderate bodied beer which comes in at 5.4% ABV. The hops schedule includes healthy doses of Chinook, Cascade, and Amarillo, and is tuned perfectly to provide the hops bitterness explosion that IPA fans seek without a lingering bitter aftertaste.

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 10-10-2005)
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Reviews by beermanbrian:
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beermanbrian

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Growler thanks to family and friends. I'm actually not 100% sure how this made it to my fridge but it was a pleasant surprise after a long week.

Brown/golden color with a lumpy white head. Some soap bubble lace.

Smell is floral hops mostly. Taste has a little floral hop kick up front but then is overwhelmed by the biscuity malt. This really trended more toward a brown ale as far as I'm concerned, even having some earthy nutty tones.

I didn't knock this quite as much as I would have if I knew for sure the growler was fresh and had been handled properly. Overall a nice beer I would like to try fresh at the brewery.

Serving type: growler

12-06-2008 00:56:33 | More by beermanbrian
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Aroma of conifers, not very strong
Head small (2 cm), white, frothy, diminishing to 2 mm layer
Lacing fair – some irregular islands of various size bubbles
Body light orangish-amber, hazy
Flavor begins moderately bitter with piney resin; no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl; ends with a slight sweetness, leaving a chalky aftertaste.
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a - dark and cloudy copper with a two finger creamy white head. Lots of sediment visible.

s - citrus, pine, and you're gonna laugh at this one, but it's what it reminded me of: wonton soup.

t -mild hoppy start, pine - hop finish.

m - acid and light

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Seneca Indian Pale Ale from Mountain State Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.