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Annabelle's India Pale Ale - Galena Brewing Company

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Annabelle's India Pale AleAnnabelle's India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

31 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 8.98%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Galena Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 08-10-2010)
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Appearance: Golden orange color that has a very murky body. This beer has a gorgeous glow. Half a finger of creamy head on the pour. Rich sticky lacing left behind with each drink.

Smell: Bright citrus exploded out of the can. Nice pine body with lingering fruit accents of tangerines, mangos, and oranges. There is a touch of spices and peppercorns on the nose as well. Fresh caramel warms up on the body. Grains and freshly cut grass bring it on the body. Touch of bready, airy yeast rounds this one out.

Taste: The front is saturated undistinguished citrus fruits. Caramel and molasses syrupy malt profile warms up on the body. Sticky toffee continues to linger and sit heavily on the palate. Lighter tropical fruits with accents of mangos, tangerines, pineapple, and pine hit on the back end. Pine rides out hard into the finish.

Mouthfeel: Rich syrupy malt texture wins out on the palate. Lingering bitter pine also takes its toll. Carbonation is low but fits the big malt backbone.

Overall: Digging this local IPAs that are popping up all over the place. The dry hopping really stands out with this brew and is certainly the highlight. Nothing about this brew is watery, its more potent tones linger long after drinking.

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On tap at Bombfire Pizza in Sabula, Iowa. (Every word in that last sentence was spelled correctly, even though they don't look like it).

Pours a thick amber with a nice head. Smells like citrus and pine hops against bread malt and a nice, doughy yeast finish. Big nodes of cascade, but the balance is what really makes the beer worth writing about; that, and the fact that it does a grand job hiding its fairly high ABV. The hop profile isn't exceptional or anything, but overall this is a wonderfully quaffable strong-ish IPA.

I've had a few beers from Galena, and this is by far their most solid offering. Makes me think they might be getting their act together and maybe even producing beers worth seeking out.

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S - Very hoppy nose; roasted malt comes up right after; caramel; pine; touch of cotton candy; sweet

T - Smooth caramel and roasted malt flavor; hoppy, pine taste; delicious hop flavor; not to heavy and not to weak, just right; slightly sweet

M - Thick body; moderately bitter aftertaste; very well carbonated

D - Very well balanced flavor and mouthfeel profile; great taste and fantastic drink

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Annabelle's India Pale Ale from Galena Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.