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Organic IPA - Napa Smith Brewery

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Organic IPAOrganic IPA

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78
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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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SFLpunk

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3.2/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Purchased at the Winooski Beverage Warehouse. 12oz brown glass pry-top bottle. I don't see a date which is odd since this came through an A-B house.

Pours a hazy, almost cloudy orange amber with very thin head even on a rough pour. Nose is like "ipa extract" or "canned ipa." It's all there, but nothing stands out.

Palate is appropriately bitter, almost more so than expected. Flavors of sweet pale caramel and pine cone hops. Mouthfeel is a little thin.

Notes: All the pieces are there, just doesn't really wow me. An "average" IPA. Solid for organic, but I don't award extra points for that.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2011 03:43:22 | More by SFLpunk
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Organic IPA from Napa Smith Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 220 ratings.