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Thai Style White IPA - Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill

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BA SCORE
84
good

77 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Thai Style White IPA

(Beer added by: LotsofLupulin on 01-23-2014)
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Photo of grammodesguapote
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Can, best by 1/25/15. Pours a unbelievably clear pale yellow, similar to bud light with more head. Aroma is all Belgian yeast, looking for more hop aroma here. Mouthfeel is watery with some malt sweet/stickyness left over, not overly dry. Taste is Belgian yeast with some citrus notes but I can not pick up the basil so much, not enough hops here for me, beer is well balanced however. Feels more like a pale ale, not a fan of the white IPA genre myself, and this is middle of the road.

grammodesguapote, Thursday at 09:33 PM
Photo of Joecaddie
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Joecaddie, Nov 09, 2014
Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

DeadeyeOTDO, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of HipCzech
3.65/5  rDev -1.4%

Serving: 12 oz can poured into an IPA glass.

Appearance: Light, very slightly hazy, bright lemony yellow. Smaller frothy head but lasts well with nice lines of lacing.

Smell: Belgian yeast, citrus, lemongrass and some savory notes.

Taste: Lighter malty body (crackers, white bread), fruity Belgian yeast and layers citrus and spice. Finishes dry and a bit bitter.

Mouthfeel: Light and well carbonated.

Overall: Somewhat confused in style, more a hoppy wit than IPA as the Belgian yeast takes over, but still drinkable, refreshing and interesting all at once.

HipCzech, Oct 29, 2014
Photo of AustenFB
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Interesting flavor, but a bit too flowery to drink on its own. However, as might be expected, it pairs well with Asian food, especially sweeter-tasting dishes.

AustenFB, Oct 25, 2014
Photo of TheWiredDJ
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

TheWiredDJ, Oct 20, 2014
Photo of rorjets
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Nice pour, with a light head that dissipated fairly quickly. Very 'white', looks like a light beer in many ways. But the aroma had some interesting notes, a bit fruity and a bit spicy. The first sip proved that to be true - a strong ginger flavor, with the hoppy citrus taste coming on the back end. The other listed spices - Thai Basil, coriander, & lemongrass, were subtle, and harder for me to pick out, although they added some flavors beyond the ginger & hops. All in all, a fascinating combination that was a pleasure to quaff.

rorjets, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of jheezee
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

jheezee, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

kjkinsey, Oct 18, 2014
Photo of TX-Badger
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

TX-Badger, Oct 18, 2014
Photo of whatname
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

whatname, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of gfg0020
3.4/5  rDev -8.1%

gfg0020, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of Comiha
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Comiha, Oct 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

CUBeerBuff, Oct 11, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +1.6%

Viperman1316, Oct 10, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +2.7%

Gagnonsux, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of StArnoldFan
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%

StArnoldFan, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of Karibourgeois
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Clear straw colored pour with a minimal white head. Very light aroma of spice and citrusy hops. Taste has lemon grass and coriander upfront for a really interesting, and good, initial taste. Light bodied. As the beer warms the spice comes out more along with a bit of lemon, basil, pepper and yeast. Not much in the way of hops/bitterness present but still interesting and good. Finishes short lingering lemon grass and basil flavor.

Karibourgeois, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of allengarvin
4.15/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: 3.75 - Hazy pale gold with a smallish head.
S: 4.0 - Nice perfumy witbier aroma, with wheat and bitter orange peel coming through clear. Coriander is light.
T: 4.25 - Good flavor! Bitterness is high but not enough to mask other components. Lots of wheat. Coriander makes an appearance now, though it's mild (maybe viet coriander?). There's a pleasant subtle pepperiness that might be green peppercorns, though not sure. Citrusy orange is also there.
M: 4.0 - Light, very drinkable, but with plenty of carbonation.
O: 4.25 - Quite a decent wit, though the thai-ness isn't really apparent. Without the label to tell me, I'd not find much to differ from any other good wit. But good wits are always welcome with me.

allengarvin, Oct 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Pro_Magnon, Oct 01, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +4.9%

Amsterdallas, Sep 30, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -5.9%

yeahrick, Sep 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Dogleg, Sep 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

ctwybeerguy, Sep 24, 2014
Photo of binx
4.24/5  rDev +14.6%

binx, Sep 20, 2014
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Thai Style White IPA from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
84 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.