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Farmers Simcoe IPA - Rock Art Brewery

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Farmers Simcoe IPAFarmers Simcoe IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

44 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 8.1%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rock Art Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SpasmWaiter on 08-11-2013)
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Reviews by FrostBlast:
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz (650mL) bottle

I never mention bitterness in my reviews, my bitterness taste buds are ridiculously under-sensitive.

APPEARANCE : Almost clear copper/golden orange with a thin head, not quite non-existent, but certainly nothing big. Lacing is present but doesn't seem like it'll stick around very long. Head fades away rather quickly, exposing the beer.

SMELL : First nose is pine and citrus with a warm background of malt. Second nose opens up a floral spectre of aromas that almost completely take over the hop profile and the malt. Third nose follows through with what the second nose was, with a touch more pine.

TASTE : I was expecting something a lot more intense. It really isn't bad, it's just definitely not what I though it would be. The nose was far more intense than the taste is. The pine and citrus fruits are almost gone, leaving all the room for the flowery aromas to shine in unison with the malt, which in itself is quite nice.

OVERALL : Glad I had this one. It was a surprise from not getting what I expected from the nose, but it was a nice experience. I wouldn't go out of my way to get a bottle of this, but if I should come across some by chance, I'd definitely buy a few more. A calm, laid back sort of IPA that's definitely nice when you don't want anything too intense, complex or brainy.

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Farmers Simcoe IPA from Rock Art Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.