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3rd Rail IPA - Wedge Brewing Company

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3rd Rail IPA
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88
very good

32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4
pDev: 9.75%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wedge Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Deuane on 12-02-2009)
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Pours a deep copper with a frothy cream head that lingers.

Muted citrus, floral hops, and toffee/caramel malt form the initial aroma. Malt sweetness seems to dominate.

Flavor is also sweet and bready, though it lacks a bit in backbone. Bitterness is definitely dominant. Citrus pith underlies the sweetness, but the beer really seems under attenuated.

Body is full, with moderate carbonation and noted alcohol warmth.

More malty than some, but not overly bitter, so it caters to my palate. True dipa lovers will be disappointed.

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Pours hazy orange with a wisp of pale "head" that does actually leave traces of lace despite the high gravity.

The aromas are pretty soft. Orange, mango, a little pine and some sweet dough.

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3rd Rail IPA from Wedge Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.