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Back Fence IPA - Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company

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Reviews: 4
Hads: 10
Avg: 3.94
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

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Beer added by: dfillius on 11-08-2008

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Reviews: 4 | Hads: 10
Photo of madjr80
3.6/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A nice dark colored ipa. This has a solid puffy head of foam and slowly reduces to a sticky white lace which clings to the side of the glass. The aroma is quite piny, but true to the style. It
Seems to be a rather drinkable brew, but a bit too high in alcohol to be a Sade session beer.

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Photo of Durge
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice hazy dark amber with a big chewy white head and great lacing. The aroma is a musty ocean spray of pine hops and chewy toffee malt. The flavor brings a decided piney malt hop blend with a slight grassy edge. Nice bitterness but a mellow, smooth feel in a mid-bodied brew. It's refreshing with very fine and subtle carbonation, easy drinking, a very decent IPA for any occasion.

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Photo of Mit
3.83/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

a-Deep reddish brown colour with a long lasting head.

s-Very heavy with grapefruit hops.

t-Nice and hoppy with a slight maltiness to round it out. Falls somewhere in the middle of least hoppy to most hoppy IPAs.

m-Heavier as one would expect of a solid IPA and one with a 7% abv as well

d-very drinkable...almost dangerously so.

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Photo of dfillius
4.59/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed in a pint glass. I had this on tap at the brewery and enjoyed it so much I bought a growler. This is a delicious wet-hop ale and with all local NY hops! I remember it being in the range of 6.5-7% ABV, but I can't remember for sure so I left it off.

A: Aggressive pour yields 3 fingers of thick off-white head. Froth sticks around. Bronzey color is pretty.

S: Floral and piney and citrus hops. Slight dark malt underneath. Well balanced for a west coast hop forward IPA all the way!

T: Malt to start and hops to finish. Balanced but leans toward the hop. Great cascade hop flavor. A little off flavor in the finish maybe. Much more bitter than any other fresh hop IPA I've had.

M: Syrupy/oily. Bitter but not bracing.

D: Alcohol is only thing preventing it from being perfectly drinkable. It is solid and delicious.

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Back Fence IPA from Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
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