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Lot No3 India Pale Ale - Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

586 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 586
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.85%
Wants: 34
Gots: 55 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
65 IBU

(Beer added by: lackenhauser on 09-19-2009)
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wiegs4life

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

01-04-2013 00:54:49 | More by wiegs4life
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Billolick

New York

4.23/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle. Best by Mar 2013 notched onto the side of the label. Picked up by a friend at Stateline on the MD/DE border

A: Hazed medium amber, loose medium khaki head, that leaves ample scattered bits of lace.

S: Grapefruit dominates.

T: Hoppy brew, more grapefruit. Smooth and tasty IPA.

M: Pleasant on the tongue and coating the mouth. The body is medium and the carbonation is on point for the style.

O: Highly enjoyable AIPA. Another well crafted beer from Evolution. This is my first time trying the Evolution beers and so far, I'm impressed

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2013 19:34:44 | More by Billolick
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Teamdent3

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.2%

12-31-2012 03:47:01 | More by Teamdent3
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cliff1066

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

12-30-2012 21:57:57 | More by cliff1066
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mweso2000

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

12-29-2012 01:03:28 | More by mweso2000
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-28-2012 04:46:20 | More by Dank26
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

12-23-2012 05:00:52 | More by KevinGordon
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DarthTremens

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

12-22-2012 03:55:56 | More by DarthTremens
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OddNotion

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

12-20-2012 18:34:36 | More by OddNotion
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jmarsh123

Indiana

4.48/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to oline73 for the bottle

Pours orange/copper with a small off white head. A little retention and splotchy lacing down the glass.

Just like the aroma, a wonderfully balanced beer. Starts off with some bright citrus notes again heavy grapefruit and perhaps even a bit of mango/papaya. A touch of caramel sweetness helps to balance, but the hops are well balanced themselves. Finishes with some more grapefruit along with a nice subtle pine with a touch of floral component.

Medium bodied with good carbonation. Finishes pretty dry and bitter which is my preference.

Fantastic under the radar IPA. Well hopped, but still subtle, the hops play perfectly off one another creating one of the more balanced IPA's I've had recently.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2012 17:05:44 | More by jmarsh123
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tln13

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

12-19-2012 22:48:18 | More by tln13
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Ryanc23


4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-19-2012 20:18:08 | More by Ryanc23
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MikeRoni

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-17-2012 04:02:44 | More by MikeRoni
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greyghost86

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +17%

12-14-2012 01:42:35 | More by greyghost86
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timwardjr

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-09-2012 18:03:31 | More by timwardjr
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

4.28/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Pours a vaguely cloudy copper color. The head is a two finger offwhite color with the excellent texturing i expect from a good IPA. Lacing is patchy but somewhat consistent.

S: I'm really liking the variety of hops this provides. Not only does it feature both pink grapefruit and mango from citrusy hops, there's also a spicy pepper note from piny hops. Malts are generally neutral.

T: Much like the aroma, this IPA hits a nice middle ground between citrus and pine flavors. An initial hint of vague malt sweetness is washed away by a midtaste of melon rind and grapefruit, before finishing with spicy pine notes. This might be one of the most complex IPAs I've ever had before, successfully pulling out a melange of various hop flavors (alongside light maltiness) at differing points in the flavor progression. The fact it manages to fuse this subtle complexity with high drinkability is just gravy.

M: The texture is never too heavy or too light on the palate. It is, however, a hair too sharp, especially near the finish. Carbonation is just right.

O: This really needs more love. The IPA I think this is closest to in terms of its flavor profile is FW Union Jack - and that's mighty high praise. Maybe I'm a homer and I just like it because it's both inexpensive and one of the few craft offerings so readily available in my area...nah, this is just an excellent IPA.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2012 17:25:12 | More by ThisWangsChung
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Dave1999

North Carolina

4.43/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a transparent amber with a nice looking pure white head.

The smell is delightful, fresh citrus hops, the usual grapefruit, lemon and oranges. This smells really fresh.

The taste is similar to the smell, the citrus flavours really stand out with a tiny bit a malt flavour. The hop flavours are really strong without being all that bitter.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Overall this is a superb west coast style hoppy IPA. Definately recommended.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2012 00:44:26 | More by Dave1999
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Bdel34

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-23-2012 22:09:49 | More by Bdel34
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duceswild

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-21-2012 14:15:59 | More by duceswild
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

11-20-2012 13:28:18 | More by xnicknj
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One_Man_Gang


4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-17-2012 19:13:34 | More by One_Man_Gang
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tripelz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-16-2012 01:44:43 | More by tripelz
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oline73

Maryland

3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: The beer pours a slightly cloudy reddish amber with just under half a finger of fluffy off white head. The head sticks around pretty well through the glass.

Smell: There is an herbal hop characteristic with a strong malt presence. The malt reminds me a little bit of a rye beer with some spice. More malt here than I would expect for the style.

Taste: More hops here than in the nose, but there is still a strong malt component. I stand by saying that this reminds me a bit of a rye IPA. Lots of bready malt behind some herbal, citrus peel hops. The finish is bitter. The malt has a strong presence, but the beer isn't sweet.

Mouthfeel: The body is medium with tons of smooth, fluffy carbonation. The finish is rather dry.

Overall: While this is a bit more malt forward than I would expect for an IPA, I enjoyed it. Easy to drink, I'd have more in the future.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2012 03:22:18 | More by oline73
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-06-2012 21:14:23 | More by JeffTheJuice
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SnatchyMcPants

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +17%

11-06-2012 00:33:42 | More by SnatchyMcPants
Lot No3 India Pale Ale from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 586 ratings.