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White Birch Hop Session Ale - White Birch Brewing

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White Birch Hop Session AleWhite Birch Hop Session Ale

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171 Ratings
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Ratings: 171
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.62%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
White Birch Brewing visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hop Session is in. Starting with a blend of west coast hops for a balanced, bitter effect. We close the session out by late hopping the beer for a nice resiny mouth feel.

(Beer added by: johnnnniee on 03-26-2011)
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jlogan7

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +9%

09-04-2013 03:24:26 | More by jlogan7
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -18.3%

09-02-2013 04:26:50 | More by oldp0rt
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TubbyDullard

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -18.3%

09-01-2013 04:43:19 | More by TubbyDullard
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jzauder

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-25-2013 01:03:55 | More by jzauder
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Hopheadhiker

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-22-2013 16:47:36 | More by Hopheadhiker
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ColdOneKev

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-18-2013 20:19:05 | More by ColdOneKev
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jimmah120

Minnesota

4.03/5  rDev +9.8%

22oz bomber at about 2 months old

look is a deep gold with amber highlights. smell is pine, pineapple, pepper, spice, rye. taste follows with grassy hops and subdued malt. feel is simultaneously dry and juicy.

great session ipa, now I want to try it fresher.

08-17-2013 00:19:46 | More by jimmah120
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briandaube

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-13-2013 20:42:32 | More by briandaube
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NickBeery

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-12-2013 14:42:47 | More by NickBeery
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heerboth

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-10-2013 01:23:22 | More by heerboth
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PaulMc

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-06-2013 02:25:31 | More by PaulMc
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PopGun

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -18.3%

07-29-2013 00:45:37 | More by PopGun
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plaid75

New York

4/5  rDev +9%

On draft at Tap and Barrel, Smithtown, NY.

Poured a hazy brassy hue with a one finger frothy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a clean citric dry hop and light bready malt.

The taste was hop forward with clean notes of pine, pepper and grapefruit. A soft round psle malt supported the hops.

The mouthfeel was toward the lighter side of the style with a pleasant carbonation and residual hop spice.

Overall a tasty hop forward sessioner.

07-24-2013 22:33:17 | More by plaid75
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev -1.9%

Bottled March 2013, consumed July 4, 2013.

A - Hazy medium orange with a huge amount of cream coloued head.

S - Spice and a light to moderate bitterness. Some pine, citrus and herbal aromas are present along with a bready sweetness.

T - Moderate dry bitterness with pine and lemony flavours and lighter herbal notes. Some caramel malt sweetness in the background.

M - Light body. Some hop resin. Moderate carbonation.

07-14-2013 23:25:46 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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greenboat

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9%

07-04-2013 21:09:39 | More by greenboat
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BRYeleJR

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-03-2013 22:08:49 | More by BRYeleJR
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hopley

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

06-30-2013 19:31:03 | More by hopley
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mattparsons

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-29-2013 01:31:33 | More by mattparsons
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avisong

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-28-2013 02:15:46 | More by avisong
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Fairly standard IPA, a little citrusy, a little grainy, and a little light. The advertised hops are lightly present, but don't lend any distinct character. This is basically a serviceable IPA, or perhaps just simply a pale ale. Not offensive in any way, but I'd like more.

06-28-2013 01:10:06 | More by Georgiabeer
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-27-2013 01:11:36 | More by petermethot
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camartin27

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-24-2013 02:27:38 | More by camartin27
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brn9000

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-19-2013 00:24:21 | More by brn9000
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Digimaika2

Ontario (Canada)

3.64/5  rDev -0.8%

(4.25) A: Clear copper with a tall creamy and bubbly head that sticks around for a long while. Foam clings very well to the glass as it slowly recedes. Very nice.

(3.75) S: Dry pine, toffee, apricot, grasses, and some nutty elements. Fairly musky with a light floral undertone that blends in well with the apricot.

(3.5) T: Floral, light dry pine, apricot, and grasses. An odd faint crisp watermelon-like finish (but it’s nice). Hoppy bitterness in the finish. Quite a restrained taste overall even considering the ABV but easy to drink and definitely sessionable.

(3.5) M: Light bodied with a moderate carbonation. Clean and crisp.

(3.75) D: This isn't the most flavourful or diverse IPA in this ABV range by any means but still a tasty and definitely drinkable IPA nonetheless.

06-15-2013 02:36:57 | More by Digimaika2
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-14-2013 21:18:22 | More by nmann08
White Birch Hop Session Ale from White Birch Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.