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Going To The Sun IPA - Great Northern Brewing Co. / Black Star Draught House

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BA SCORE
84
good

68 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Northern Brewing Co. / Black Star Draught House visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A true IPA that is designed to be more drinkable and refreshing than IPAs typical of the Northwestern United States. Citrus cascade flavors dominate the palate, but don’t overwhelm.

41 IBU

(Beer added by: cwguy5 on 09-01-2011)
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

80x2HopHead, Saturday at 09:04 PM
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3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium coppery amber with a fine two finger off-white head with great retention and lots of lacing, looks nice. Aroma of caramel malt, citrus and grassy hops.Flavor is bready and caramel malt, honey, light grassy and citrus hops, finishes with mild citrus hop bitterness. Medium bodied with light creaminess. I was a bit underwhelmed by the hop intensity in this, but I really like the rich malt body and the hop flavors are quite pleasant, if rather subdued for an American IPA. I was prepared for a adequate, but unexciting evening with this, but actually thoroughly enjoyed the entire bomber. It reminded me of a well made English style IPA in the hop bill, although the body is standard American. I'd have no hesitation to buy this again if I wasn't in the mood for a hop bomb. This is the second beer I've tried from Great Northern and far superior to my last one; I'll watch for other offerings.

LiquidAmber, Oct 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

beer_nibbler, Oct 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

jmccraney, Oct 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

lauries444, Sep 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Urs, Sep 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

atpca, Aug 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

casapy, Aug 26, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -4%

thomas2357, Aug 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Mikexw, Aug 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Brushkanna, Aug 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

gehlbach, Aug 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

jrglyman, Aug 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

PJP, Aug 03, 2014
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3.51/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Solid amber body with a very rich, creamy, off-white head. Strong caramel malt aroma with a good dose of pine and citrus hop aroma. The taste closely follows the smell with a decent residual hop bitterness at the finish. Medium bodied; coarse on the tongue; dry finish.

Not a bad IPA, it's just nothing special. It's not trying to be a big west coast hop bomb, yet doesn't really grab you with any other distinguishing character. Likeable, drinkable, just not memorable...

beergoot, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Chucker17, Jul 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

JVan, Jul 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

wrightst, Jul 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

juneauscott, Jul 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

zimm421, Jul 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

GClarkage, Jul 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

T-34-85, Jun 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

drinkin-beeers, Jun 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

thebigredone, May 21, 2014
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DrJones, May 11, 2014
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Going To The Sun IPA from Great Northern Brewing Co. / Black Star Draught House
84 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.