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Portland Brewing IPA - Portland Brewing Company

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Portland Brewing IPAPortland Brewing IPA

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BA SCORE
77
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43 Ratings
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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Portland Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: vkv822 on 04-25-2013)
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vkv822

Oregon

3.09/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz : into a SN IPA Glass

Clear amber with a thick, foamy off white head and nice lacing.

The hops are piney, earthy, spicy for the most part, but seems a bit subdued overall. Bready, lightly sweet malts. Lightly bitter finish.

Medium+ body with mild foamy carbonation.

An average IPA, it has potential, but I would have liked to see a more prominent hop profile.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 08:11:10 | More by vkv822
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Too much pine resin effect for my tastes in a NWIPA. I like them toward the floral or fruity direction.
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Portland Brewing IPA from Portland Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.