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Fathom India Pale Lager - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

494 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

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Ratings: 494
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.37%
Wants: 26
Gots: 39 | FT: 1
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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1.25/5  rDev -67.7%

wtokash, Jun 28, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -41.9%

bcerv-ca, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of Ryan011235
2.3/5  rDev -40.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

On tap at King's Table

Hazy honey/amber color. Lasting layer of retention and great lace.

Orange, grapefruit and grassy hops hold most of the aroma aside from some toasty grain. Yeah, mostly hops though. In another example of WTF, the taste is vegetal all while suggesting the taste of perfume fragrances if one could taste the fragrence and not the purfume itself. Soft body and carbonation.

Overall: Gorgeous lace. Terrible beer.

Ryan011235, Aug 19, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

spamages, Jan 07, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

jmmy3, Aug 26, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

t0rin0, Aug 20, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

Wolberjs, Mar 09, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

Soumya, Sep 06, 2013
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2.69/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

This beer is pretty boring. I give is credit for being refreshing in the summer, but just not a lot of character all the way around from nose, taste, mouth. Not to impressed. Ballast Point is a great Brewery so I am glad they don't bottle this one. I have been pouring it at the shop on tap for drinkers that come in looking for something generic like Blue Moon or Bud light. It seems to go good for them. For a heavy beer guy I would really stay away.

vinny21bal, Jul 31, 2013
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2.73/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Had on tap at Ballast Point taproom in San Diego. This is my first IPL. Pours a golden yellow with a moderate white head. Smell is strange. The hops are there as well as a funky yeast. Taste is challenging for me. Some mild hop bitterness up front then a wash of diacetyl and buttery yeast flavors. Aftertaste is pretty dry but something sticks around longer than is welcome. Mouthfeel is medium. Not into it.

squaremile, Jun 13, 2010
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2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

JRossoni, Jun 17, 2014
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2.88/5  rDev -25.6%

Jefe76, Sep 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

timjim1327, Sep 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

bufleraj, Aug 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Eric1017, Dec 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

oso, Mar 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

bca115, May 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

jamvt, Jan 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

tbone64, Jul 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

anthony-martinez, Sep 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Mikeluzzjr, May 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

thereal_adam, Jan 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

thedifferencemaker, Sep 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

jenray, Dec 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

WarBuckeyes17, Jul 10, 2014
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Fathom India Pale Lager from Ballast Point Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 494 ratings.