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Organic IPA - Napa Smith Brewery

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BA SCORE
78
okay

233 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 233
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 19.35%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | 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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3/5  rDev -12%

KnowYourCraft, Oct 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12%

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3/5  rDev -12%

hurshybear, Sep 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12%

Sanchezrox23, Sep 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

paulish, Aug 30, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +26.7%

Wow, what an IPA! Not perfect, but very, very nice. Flavorful with a wonderful aroma.

Alex-Alkis, Aug 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

AnHeroicHippo, Aug 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +46.6%

rusmar81, Aug 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

wertschy, Jul 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

KAF, Jul 24, 2014
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3.38/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

[Suggested Glassware: Tulip Glass]

The pour was a murky medium apricot orange brown with an average (1-2 finger) off white creamy head that was mostly lasting, diminishing down to a thin film and small collar with fair spotty lacing.

The aroma was of a light biscuit malt, spruce and pine hops and a soapy yeast with notes of caramel, citrus (grapefruit), and a slight fruity ester (peaches and pears).

Taste was mildly malty sweet with a touch of caramel in the beginning, progressing with a mild fruitiness along with a nice hoppy bitterness and a citrus peel bite right at the end. The flavor lasted an average duration after the swallow, with a somewhat pronounced bitter citrusy taste left to linger.

Mouthfeel was just below medium in body with a lightly dry texture and a medium carbonation.

Overall I found this to be a very tasty and well balanced IPA. It possessed a very nice sweet fruity flavor and a somewhat bold citrusy bitterness which balanced each other out superbly, thus concealing the slightly high ABV completely...

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KajII, Jul 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

Fitzpat4, Jul 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

cdog707yo, Jul 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

dblipajunkie, Jul 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

gusman61, Jun 14, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

xJMFCx, Jun 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Latarnik, May 30, 2014
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VTEno17, May 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Durandal_777, May 22, 2014
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Bushwood, Apr 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

ChrisMyhre, Mar 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

ArtZan, Mar 12, 2014
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3.39/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a very hazy, murky orange/peach with an off white abundant sticky, clinging head.
Aroma; Get a lot of stringent hops and a combination of grapefruit and orange rinds, along with alcohol.
Taste; More malts than expected but sharp tangy hops still more prominent. I do get some caramel maltiness.
After taste is dry and warming.
Interesting, not to bad at all. A beer that would complement a full meal, but probably not a hot sweat.

jadpsu, Mar 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +32%

Furley80, Feb 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

justinm4bama, Jan 27, 2014
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Organic IPA from Napa Smith Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 233 ratings.