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Sweet Child Of Vine - Fulton Beer

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357 Ratings
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Ratings: 357
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.68%
Wants: 10
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Generous quantities of Simcoe and Glacier hops are added throughout the boil. Then, late in fermentation, we infuse the Sweet Child with another dose of Glaciers, imparting a bouquet of hop aroma that veritably bursts forth upon serving.

6.4% ABV
69 IBUs
15.8 Plato
12.5 SRM

(Beer added by: hardy008 on 02-20-2010)
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tavernjef

Minnesota

3.3/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light bronzy gold hue, quite clear with a smallish densely foam capping of off-white foam. Keeps a slender collar and a few spots of lace.

Aroma is nearly missing entirely; I wiff, and wiff, and wiff, and there's not much there. A bit of clean cereal grain sweetness and a puff of hops.

Taste is simple yet ample enough for some good easy drinking; as I can see downing quite a few of these in the warmer months. Overall the taste level isn't very big though, but what is there is good enough for what it is, light, clean malt base of light grainy sweetness and a tiny toastyness twisted on top along with a bit of super dulled orangified bitterness of hops. Finish gathers a small swirl of dryish leafy hoppyness. Probably the best aspect of any noticteable character of this beer.

Body is light and clean just under a medium body, smooth with a decent tenderly sweet maltyness to its base as it finishes with a light hoppy complexity of dull citric bitterness and leafy dryness.

An OK brew that comes pretty close to the English style IPA with a bit of lacking character and complexity. It does have a nice simplicity about it that encourages itself to be a good session brew.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2011 02:09:30 | More by tavernjef
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Sweet Child Of Vine from Fulton Beer
82 out of 100 based on 357 ratings.