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Organic IPA - Napa Smith Brewery

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220 Ratings
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Ratings: 220
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 19.41%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Napa Smith Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DousedInStout on 03-09-2010)
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Fatehunter

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4.05/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass. An almost transparent amber with a half finger of head.

Smells like a pine forest, lots of pine. There's some grapefruit and lemon backing it up too. Oh and the malt makes an appearance at the end... lightly caramel smelling.

The hops come rolling in strong and then quickly fade. It was like a big splash... and then it's gone. Kinda fun. The bitterness fades to a crisp malty flavor, not sweet either. It's different and I like it.

At least moderate carbonation; fits well. Lighter body, a creaminess to it.

It's a different IPA than I'm used to, but I enjoyed it. It's not the "smash-your-face-with-hops" IPA, but a nice IPA that likes to be admired and enjoyed for its other attributes.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2012 01:49:25 | More by Fatehunter
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Organic IPA from Napa Smith Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 220 ratings.