India Pale Ale - The LAB (Lexington Avenue Brewery)

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India Pale Ale
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59 Ratings
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 18.1%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The LAB (Lexington Avenue Brewery) visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.75% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: mikesgroove on 01-14-2010)
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Served on-tap at LAB (Lexington Ave Brewery) in Asheville, NC

A: Pours a relatively clear golden amber in color with light amounts of active visible carbonation near the surface of the beer and some golden yellow + apricot highlights. The beer has a half finger tall off-white head that slowly reduces to a thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer with a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of citrus/orange and citrus/grapefruit hops over a lighter aroma of caramel malts.

T: Upfront there is a light flavor of caramel malts without much associated sweetness which is followed by light to moderate flavors of citrus/orange and citrus/grapefruit hops. Light amounts of bitterness which fade pretty quickly.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Crisp.

O: An easy to drink and enjoyable simple IPA - not too aggressive in the flavors of the hops or the bitterness. Pretty well balanced.

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India Pale Ale from The LAB (Lexington Avenue Brewery)
78 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.