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Homework Series # 2 - Belgian Style Double IPA - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

28 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HalfFull on 12-19-2013)
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22oz bottle $4.49. I think this must have been mispriced by the Whole Foods in Hillcrest but I wasn't complaining. Golden yellow-orange, good lacing. Aroma was esters, yeast, hops. Flavor was fruity, hoppy, Belgian yeast. Overall I wouldn't exactly call this a double IPA by any stretch of the imagination but it was hoppy. This is an odd style anyway but I would probably buy this again especially if it was $4.49.

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On draft at Ballast Point in Little Italy.

The beer is golden hued with a fluffy white head. The aroma brings hops, Belgian yeast, fruity esters, alcohol. Hop forward, but the yeast and bready character have a significant presence. Medium bodied with some warming alcohol in the finish. I didn't enjoy this nearly as much as the American IPAs I had that night, but this is a solid beer nonetheless.

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It was just a matter of time before the Belgian IPA turned into a double IPA. It's unmistakably hoppy and bitter, but the Belgian character adds some interest. Aroma is an intriguing yeasty and flowery smell. Clear and sharp flavor with a taste of pears and a whiff of Kirsch.

Some sweet malt along with hot, alcoholic caramel. The hops do overrun the yeasty flavors, but after some sipping the dry sensation comes forward. Tangy and spicy and hot. The bitterness reminds you that it's Ballast Point and not Brussels.

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Homework Series # 2 - Belgian Style Double IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.