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Arbor Brewing Buzzsaw Ale - Arbor Brewing Company

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Arbor Brewing Buzzsaw AleArbor Brewing Buzzsaw Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

21 Reviews
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Reviews: 21
Hads: 143
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 5
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Arbor Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: GRPunk on 09-23-2012

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Reviews: 21 | Hads: 143
Reviews by GRPunk:
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3.87/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a Duvel tulip.

A- A normal pour creates a 1-finger, light tan head that drops to a light foam and leaves really good sticky spots on the glass. Hazed, golden-orange body with light carbonation.

S- Very fresh hops with the crack of the cap. Lots of grapefruit at first. A little leathery with the pour. Tropical fruit (big fan of that). More complex with warmth. Tobacco leaf, grainy malts.

T- Bold. Very much on the hop side of the spectrum at first. Grapefruit, grassy. Lighter, cracker-like malts (water cracker). On the edge of assertive. Tobacco leaf, leather. Smooth alcohol. Light tropical fruit. Malt gets a little grainy. Dry finish.

M- Medium body. A little chewy. Moderate carbonation.

O- Awesome sipper. They get every ounce of flavor out of the 7.5% ABV. Nearing DIPA or barley wine territory in terms of flavor and aroma. Cool label art. (884 characters)

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.24/5  rDev -15.2%

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3.4/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Bottle into tulip

Appearance - Pale orange, gold, about 1 finger white head.

Smell - Pungent pine, resin, grapefruit and slight pineapple.

Taste - Flavor of pine, grapefruit, good balance between bitter and tart. Slight ground pepper spiciness. Light malts with a subtle roastiness, dried out piny bitterness at the end that lingers as the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Medium body, medium carbonation, crisp, refreshing.

Overall - Good beer. With this brewed year round you can't go wrong trying it. Lots of hoppy character that is sure to grab your attention right off the bat. (578 characters)

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Arbor Brewing Buzzsaw Ale from Arbor Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.