Portland Brewing IPA - Portland Brewing Company
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3.05/5 rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75
Dark orangey amber color in the wine tumbler. Plenty of foam that lasts well. Quite attractive and the mouthfeel is spritzy and full. Not much of an aroma for a hoppy beer.
Some hints of malty sweetness, but briefly. This is the classic bitter IPA. This has the bitter, burnt biscuit taste. It even has that baking powder astringency. A nutty sweet flavor almost saves it, but then the hop machine rolls over everything. Some modest aromatic notes, but mostly it's just bitter.
After half a glass this seems harsh and penitential. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Pioneer Market in La Conner.
Serving type: bottle
04-30-2014 22:26:18 | More by mactrail
Portland Brewing IPA from Portland Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.