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Barrel Trolley IPA - World Brews

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Barrel Trolley IPABarrel Trolley IPA

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65 Ratings
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Ratings: 65
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 17.22%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | 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: womencantsail on 08-16-2012)
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Reviews by ArtZan:
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

ArtZan, Mar 12, 2014
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2.8/5  rDev -7.3%

Beer is a gold/straw color and has a finger depth of fizzy head. The head diminished relatively fast with very little lacing. Sweet aroma with hints of fruit and alcohol. More so as the beer warms a bit. Brief fruit notes in the taste…again with an alcohol feel. Very light...and relatively smooth...with no real after taste...whatever is there fades very quickly. Not much of a hop character...nor really a malt...but not a balanced feel either. Dunno

RockyRaku, Dec 23, 2012
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

aquazr1, Feb 03, 2014
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2/5  rDev -33.8%

huskerfan76, Dec 25, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

tdm168, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of croixian1
3.15/5  rDev +4.3%

Not much hops here for an IPA, mostly malty sweetness. Leaves an almost sugary stickiness feel in your mouth. There are some nice spicy, apple notes and it most certainly has a full body, but it just doesn't ring true to an IPA. Plain ale, perhaps.
Not a bad beer, its just that I'm a hop-head and love a good IPA.

croixian1, Aug 30, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -25.5%

GRG1313, Aug 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

lzepplin01, Sep 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Segelstrom, Apr 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

mobrockman, Mar 09, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

HipHopinHooligan13, Sep 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

jtyson, Jan 13, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

cistercian12, Jul 11, 2013
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2.53/5  rDev -16.2%

Appearance: Brownish orange in color. Very clear. Pours with about an inch of sudsy head. Mild effervescence present.

Smell: Faint, honey sweet malts and bread. Kind of flat and earthy. Either my senses aren’t getting everything today or there’s just not much there.

Taste: Bitter hits first, with some of the bready malts following up. The bitter hops hits hard to begin and doesn’t really let up, finishing like dark chocolate. There’s a faint trace of metal.

Mouthfeel: Sort of on the thin side, and not much carbonation.

Overall: Drinkable for sure but not really all that memorable. It’s ok but I’ve had too many other great IPAs to give this one a future shot. I actually used one of the six to make beer bread without trying it first … there were probably better options out there for that as well.

JKuras, Mar 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

tjsmith910, Jan 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

Tumble, May 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

Sebas, Aug 09, 2014
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2.49/5  rDev -17.5%

bottle into mug

A- pours a medium sized bubbly head that dissolves into a small amount of bubbles on top with moderate lacing. Clear amber color

S- not much smell, malt and toffee

T- Malt, toffee, a little bitter, not much hops or balance

M- light bodied

O- Not an expensive beer, fine for the price if you want to drink a bunch of beers and want something "craft-y" withouth paying much

JG-90, Nov 30, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

LarryMyers, Apr 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

TaylorK, Aug 09, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

CalbeDacks, Nov 11, 2012
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2/5  rDev -33.8%

Schmidty3, Jul 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -0.7%

varkeyk1, Aug 31, 2014
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3.59/5  rDev +18.9%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a reddish amber with a white head that has lots of staying power. Smells of floral and citrus hops nice aroma. Tastes of floral and citrus hops, but a tad watery. Beer is heavily carbonated but is still very drinkable. Overall, an above average beer.

cyclonece09, Sep 22, 2013
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2.13/5  rDev -29.5%

Bottle into nonic pint.

Pretty average looking ipa.... Orangey colored body. White head. Some spotty lacing. The head settled into a thin ring in a rather quick fashion.

Smells of biscuity malt with a dry toast note and some herbal/floral hops. This is the only out of 5 beers from this brewery that I've tried in which I could actually genuinely smell and taste hops! Hooray!
The hops aren't done poorly, but rather I find they are done minimally. Very little bitterness. Slight chalkiness on the finish.

Body is medium-light with decent carbonation.

Overall-- this is a lackluster ipa. Not one I will buy or drink again.

AleWatcher, Oct 28, 2012
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Barrel Trolley IPA from World Brews
72 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.