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Metolius River Green Drake IPA - World Brews

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Metolius River Green Drake IPA
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73
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19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 2.9
pDev: 19.66%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
World Brews visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerKangaroo on 06-17-2012)
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Reviews by jmutoml757:
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jmutoml757

Virginia

2.54/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass.

A- it has a nice dark amber, almost copper color. there was only a half-finger head and minimal lacing left in the glass.

S- nothing very noticeable comes through in the smell other than a malty note more common in adjunct lagers. The smell was a big disappointment after the nice dark amber color. toward the bottom of the glass it smelled of cheap, stale beer like I drank in college.

T- Again, disappointing. I held forth hope after the first sip because I detected some slight vanilla and honey flavors, but it did not hold out in subsequent sips. I kept waiting for some hops flavor that never fully developed.

M- Not too bad. I was left with a slight bitterness on the back of the tongue that was nice, but to go along with that I had to deal with the metallic feel too.

O- I don't recommend this beer. It simply does not qualify as in IPA in my opinion. It was not horrible, but it was not good either. The hops flavor and bite that I look for was not present. Save yourself a few bucks per six and buy a mass produced adjunct lager.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2013 00:53:38 | More by jmutoml757
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S: centered around the hops and nothing else.

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Metolius River Green Drake IPA from World Brews
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