Arbor Brewing Buzzsaw Ale - Arbor Brewing Company

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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 9.97%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Arbor Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: GRPunk on 09-23-2012)
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I picked this up on a trip to Michigan. I'm living in Ohio, and sought to pick up and bring back some craft beers I could not purchase back in Ohio. This is one of the ones I picked up. I love IPAs, so thought I had to give this a go.

A - This pours as a very nice golden color, slightly hazy.
It laces the glass some as you drink it, retained a small amount of head throughout.
It was a nice looking IPA. In my opinion, Looks really good.

S - Has a smidgen of sweet pine and a citrus smell of sorts to it.
It's leaning towards the more tropical citrus side, but I think not fully....
Followed by a bready malt.

T - I would say a bit of piney hops, but mostly overtaken by a more sweet yet tart citrsus-y hop flavor. If that makes sense.. Maybe a bit grapefruit, but aftertaste really left a orange and/or lemon taste, to me. I lean towards the lemon. Bit of a biscuity or cereal malt taste, also. I find this easy to drink, pretty tasty. It is more west coast style, and maybe even leans towards a DIPA/Imperial IPA with the sweetness in the taste overall even. Just a lighter feel, thus still in normal IPA territory. The sweetness is probably coming from the malt. Maybe alcohol a bit, even?

M - I would say it has a medium body. It does not feel like a light beer, it has body and flavor. It's not an overly heavy one either, being an IPA. But it has substance to it. Coupled with the taste, it's pretty solid. I would probably say the carbonation is about medium feel, as well.

O - Not the BEST I have had that leans towards or IS west coast style IPA, BUT it is pretty damn good. I did rather enjoy this and it was easy to drink! I liked it better than their Sacred Cow IPA...Next in line I have their Mr. Delicious, I will have to see which one stands out the most. But I did find this to be very enjoyable, I would definitely drink again and was happy with my purchase. I thought it to be a good beer, did not feel disappointed. It's worth trying.

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Arbor Brewing Buzzsaw Ale from Arbor Brewing Company
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