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543 IPA - Hollister Brewing Co.

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543 IPA
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 6.73%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hollister Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: peacebone116 on 07-30-2012)
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4.2/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Hollister

Pours a cloudy pale yellow with a white head. Huge hop aroma to this. Tons of grapefruit, pineapple, and pine. A hint of tropical fruit such as mango as well. Light cracker malt aroma in the background. The flavor is citric and crisp. Tons of grapefruit, great pineapple notes, and a soft pine bitterness. Very mild cracker malt flavor and almost no malt sweetness. Really enjoyed this beer.

womencantsail, Aug 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

AndrewK, Aug 12, 2012
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4.08/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from firken into a 10-oz glass at the brewery.

A: Beautiful amber hue, the color of petrified pine sap, with a gorgeous creamy head that slowly settles as the beer cooks down to a stable, slightly hazy body.

N: Wonderful floral aroma of pine, grapefruit, and orange blossom.

T/M: Taste follows the nose--dry hoppy beer with a subtle malt backing, just the way I like it. Bitter middle that leaves citrus notes lingering on the tongue. The mouthfeel is perfect, with a smooth, medium light, creamy feel and a long, dry finish. Alcohol is definitely evident.

Very good cask ale. I know it is supposed to be a warmer serving but this is a touch warmer than I prefer my cask servings to be. Very great beer on draft, though, and I like the way it translates to cask. Cheers to Hollister and congrats to Torronado! (This is brewed in honor of Toronado's 25th anniversary.)

peacebone116, Jul 30, 2012
543 IPA from Hollister Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.