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Cruiser IPA - Beach Haus Brewery

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Cruiser IPA
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Reviews: 9
Hads: 66
Avg: 3.03
pDev: 44.22%
Wants: 0
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
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Beach Haus Brewery
New Jersey, United States | website

Style | ABV
American IPA | 6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: jtierney89 on 05-06-2013

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Mix a six pick up at Wegmans. Poured into a pint glass.

Pours bright copper, 1/4 inch white foam. Active cascading bubbles.Malty nose, light toffee note. Baked bread. Taste is a caramel/toffee bread, which flows into a mild hop. Sweet. Tangy bitter in the back. Milder/sweeter than a typical IPA. But good.

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Crisp medium body with bright carbonation. Rolls down smoothly. Semi-sweet malt presence on the tip of the tongue opens up to floral hop flavor with a piney and citric punch. A delicate balance of malt and hop. This beer allows you to taste all the hop flavor without any of the traditional IPA bite on the back end. Pretty good and, highly drinkable , and makes for a nice session IPA.

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This isn't a bad brew, but it's rather weak for an IPA.

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Cruiser IPA from Beach Haus Brewery
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