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Fat Tug IPA - Driftwood Brewery

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Fat Tug IPAFat Tug IPA

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246 Ratings
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Ratings: 246
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 7.8%
Wants: 109
Gots: 24 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Driftwood Brewery visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Fat Tug is a northwest style India Pale Ale that is characterized by an intense hop profile of grapefruit & melon and restrained malt notes. At 7 % alc/vol and 80+ IBUs this beer delivers layers of aroma and flavor that is sure to satisfy anyone with a thirst for all things hoppy!

(Beer added by: ericj551 on 10-26-2010)
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British Columbia (Canada)

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Alberta (Canada)

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British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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Washington

4/5  rDev -8.3%

03-28-2014 19:34:41 | More by HoppySeb
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British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-24-2014 17:47:39 | More by Aggro
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British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

03-19-2014 06:34:52 | More by scameron
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

4.53/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Driftwood Brewery 'Fat Tug IPA' @ 7.0% , served from a growler purchased for $12 , and had on tap or can be found in 650 ml bottle's for about $6

A-pour is a light gold from the growler to a clear amber in the glass with a big frothey off-white head leaving a streaky lace along the pint

S-citrus with a hint of pine , fresh

T-crisp & clean , big malt base , citrus with more pine coming thru in the taste

MF-ok/good carbonation , good full body

Ov-great beer , world class IPA , plus it's local , gotta love the Canadian side of the PNW

prost LampertLand

Serving type: growler

03-17-2014 06:09:15 | More by LampertLand
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British Columbia (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

03-09-2014 00:30:18 | More by Ghrymm
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Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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British Columbia (Canada)

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British Columbia (Canada)

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Alberta (Canada)

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British Columbia (Canada)

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Ontario (Canada)

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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of my all-time favorites from my one time home - a month old bottle brought by a generous friend from Vancouver. Beautiful amber orange color. Lovely white head with tight bubbles that fades into a ring around the top. Nose is full of citrus fruit, a little pineapple and mango, lots of pine needles and a sweet biscuity malt. The taste follows the nose but heavier on the pine flavors and a little grassy maybe - very well balanced with no flavors dominating the palate and a gentle bitterness at the sides of the mouth. Smooth mouthfeel, medium carbonation. Again, so thankful to have this one brought as a gift - very smooth, drinkable and one of my all time favorites. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

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British Columbia (Canada)

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Washington

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Fat Tug IPA from Driftwood Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 246 ratings.