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Fathom India Pale Lager - Ballast Point Brewing Company

Fathom India Pale LagerFathom India Pale Lager

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BA SCORE
87
very good

340 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 340
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.03%


Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Floydster on 09-29-2007)
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S: Lots of orange and mango, as well as peach and tangerine in the nose.

T: Tons of pine, nectary tangerine and mango.

M: Medium bodied and a bit flat.

O: I guess I prefer IPAs. If this were top fermented, I think it would have been an A- or an A. Overall, though, it was decent. I can kind of see why the style is growing in popularity, but Im not into it just yet.

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T/M: very close to the nose and that's a real good thing! Almost pilsner like on the tongue and a dry and light hop finish that gives a hint of melon fruit. The mouthfeel is lush a full. Very nice beer, enjoyable even though its not my favorite type. Enough body to satisfy, but I'll still take 2 :)

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Fathom India Pale Lager from Ballast Point Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 340 ratings.