Lot No3 India Pale Ale - Evolution Craft Brewing Company
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4/5 rDev -1.7%
A-dark golden with a thin white head
S-very hoppy and grapefruity with lots of tropical fruit smells. Smells good.
T-comes in with a taste of hoppy fruit punch. Everytime I take a drink, I get a different fruity flavor. It's good. Only slightly bitter.
M-medium carbonation with a semi-dry finish
O-This was an okay ipa, maybe not as good as its big brother lot 6. It's actually a pretty slow drinker too. Good initial flavors though
08-14-2012 00:00:05 | More by AdamBear
4.05/5 rDev -0.5%
A- a nice copper color w a lot of head that has some lingering trails
S- cant pinpoint the aroma but it's strong... A little piney a little citrusy and some floral notes
T- a nice hoppy front w a little malt in the middle then a final flush of bitter hops leaving the tongue dry
M- the beer is very carbonated so it bubbles on the tongue quite a bit but the flush feels so nice
O- a great IPA IMO. It's brings mostly everything to the table. My 5th time drinking this beer is my first review of it.
07-26-2012 23:46:33 | More by slim2043
3.75/5 rDev -7.9%
First review on Beer Advocate. Been using the site as a resource for about a year now, and thought I would put in what I got out of it, so to speak.
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass
A - great appearance. It pours a warm, copper color with about a 1/2 inch head. A good hazy beer. Lacing - not much, but I found that the slimmest layer of suds remained atop the beer throughout drinking.
S - like others have said, not a very aromatic beer. Definitely smell the hops and pine, with undertones of citrus and yeast/bread.
T - Hops. Lots of hops. Notes of orange peel in the aftertaste. Otherwise, not too complex. Along the lines of other American IPAs.
M - First thing I noticed was the tingly feeling on my tongue. Light carbonation, but on the heavier side as far as body goes.
O - Definitely worth trying. An above-average beer that any hop-head will enjoy. As all IPAs do (at least for me), it begs you to have at least 1 more...
06-28-2012 21:02:50 | More by bensbeers
4.1/5 rDev +0.7%
Big thanks to Evan for this wonderful beer as his end of a hockey bet. Live review.
Had a few of these so far, and the look of this baby is stunning. It's a light amber color, cloudy with fine yeast, and with a mountain of whipped cream atop that leaves some wallpaper of lace behind.
Not a high potency aroma truth told, but some sweet caramel and pith and light pine are in there for sure. Even lighter hint of the yeast, which adds to it nicely. No hint of dry hop. Worst feature.
A bright and med./strong flavor. It comes on all sweet and light, picks up some sweet citrus, but then the darker side shows. The sweet gets more caramely, and the pithy side of citrus and some herbal and pine mix to end this with a lingering dry.
Nicely viscous and not over carbed though it looks it. Fine finish. Very easy drinking and refreshing.
A brisk and delicious IPA that has that "yessir may I have another one" taste to it. Highly recommended.
06-03-2012 17:31:22 | More by cavedave
4.13/5 rDev +1.5%
12 oz. bottle poured into shaped pint glass. Best by date says August 2012.
A - Pours copper orange with a half finger head that remains as a thin film of carbonation for a while. Good lacing.
S - Floral hops, biscuit malt, brown sugar, and tangerine sweetness.
T - Sweet and juicy citrus are in perfect harmony with bitter hops. A little bit spicy with a caramel presence. Very good stuff.
M - Undercarbonated with a medium body.
O - This was recommended to me by the guy working at the beer store as a great Delaware beer. I really enjoyed it and will probably get it regularly. Good and cheap.
05-17-2012 00:51:03 | More by NoLeafClover44
3.78/5 rDev -7.1%
A nice, consistent, solid aroma coming off this beer. It's about halfway between floral and tropical with a noticeably rich syrupy maltiness backbone. Quite nice.
A tad hazy on the pour, but I think its actually chill haze. Lacing is strong coming from the barely off-white persistent head. Color is a nice honey-orange with bright highlights.
Forget the floral, the flavor is all fresh squeezed grapefruit. It's not as bitter as I expected, but the hop flavor is very strong and very delicious. The malt holds up to the bitterness extremely well making this quite balanced.
A bit sticky on the palate, the body is near full with moderate carbonation. Overall this is a nice beer to have on-hand.
05-14-2012 21:58:44 | More by tlazaroff
3.73/5 rDev -8.4%
Received as an extra in a trade. Poured into a Duvel tulip.
A - Pours with an absolutely rocky FOUR finger sudsy head that left clumpy side lacing. Under this was a nice slightly hazy golden orange hue IPA with a fair amount of effervescence.
S - Oh wow. Being assaulted by light pine and lots of orange/grapefruit peel. Light on the tropical fruit as well.
T - Taste doesn't nearly live up to the nose. A somewhat harsh bitter finish the citrus peel is there as is some light malt sweetness. Its all somewhat hard to pick up on though as this is so overly carbonated for an IPA that the sharpness really muddles up the taste.
M - Yeah, I thought there was something up when I poured this and that much head appeared. Carbonation is WAY over the top, like soda carbonated style. Really hurts the taste aspect but it does mask the ABV nicely.
O - Overall this beer smells great, and would probably taste good if not for the massive overcarbonation. Unsure if its just a bad bottle but that mouthfeel was very disappointing. Wouldn't mind revisiting this one.
05-07-2012 20:51:03 | More by rudzud
Lot No3 India Pale Ale from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
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