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IPA - Mt. Carmel Brewing Company

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112 Ratings
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 15.02%
Wants: 0
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mt. Carmel Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: pwoods on 09-19-2008

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Ratings: 112 | Reviews: 45
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12 FL OZ. bottle
Served in a perfect pint glass

A - It looks like a sunset. It has an orange center, gradually lightening towards the edges where in is yellow. This beer is hazy and topped with two inches of beige head.

S - For an IPA it has a lot of malt in the smell. I get some bread/biscuit. I do get a little pine from the hops.

T - As soon as I took a drink I thought I bought an old six pack. The malt is strong with a pine finish. This taste a lot maltier than most IPA's that I have tried. However, the finish does have a decent amount of pine.

M - Thick for an IPA. It looked thick when I poured it, and the mouthfeel is pretty full. It is very viscous.

O - This beer is maltier than I like my IPA's, and I prefer citrus flavors to pine. This is not an IPA that I will revisit unless I would find it on draft.

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A: Orange color, a one-finger head slowly settles
S: Toffee, citrus rinds but not much complexity
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IPA from Mt. Carmel Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.