Hazleton Native - Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
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3.88/5 rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Served on-tap at Al's of Hampden.
A - Pours clear golden yellow with a nice one finger tall white head, dissipating down to a light film, leaving spotty trails of thin lace down parts of the glass.
S - Smells of pungent citric hops, fresh tropical fruits - mostly grapefruit and mango - and some light caramel sweetness. Nice and fresh with plenty of inviting aromas, very nice.
T - Starts off with an intense citric hop bitterness, that lasts till the finish, slowly giving way to hints of tropical fruit and some caramel sweetness. Finish is pretty dry with a touch of sweetness, not lingering on the palate for very long.
M - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Smooth, bitter feel from start to finish with some lingering dryness at the very end.
O - This version is quite West Coast yet still easy to finish. The hops are bright and flavorful but not overpowering. A really nice, simple IPA. Give it a try if you have the chance.
Serving type: on-tap
01-07-2013 06:51:05 | More by orangesol
Hazleton Native from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.