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French Broad IPA - French Broad Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

131 Ratings
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Ratings: 131
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 6
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
French Broad Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GJ40 on 08-27-2011)
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

DrMindbender, Jul 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

lupercmda, Aug 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

swimbikerundrink, Jan 14, 2012
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3.08/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

16oz growler from Beverage World. Served at around 40F.

Pours clear copper with a one finger off-white head that recedes to a light cap with large foamy bubbles on the ring, leaves some webs of lacing behind. Fairly dark for an IPA.

Aroma is primarily grapefruit, some orange, a little pine, with bread and caramel malt underneath. Simple. Moderate to good strength.

Flavor is grapefruit rind, earthy hops, bit of pine, decent caramel malt backbone in the middle, good bitterness on the finish, minimal alcohol.

Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied, little sticky, moderate carbonation, feels a little watery at times?

Average IPA. Decent grapefruit kick and that’s about it.

elgiacomo, Aug 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

psmithmkt, Jul 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

markjarema11, Feb 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

jklecko2, Aug 15, 2013
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3.34/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

At our house, we use a 10-point scale. For this particular beer our ratings are as follows:

Her - 6.5 Nicely creamy head. Only medium carbonation.
Him - 5 Way too hoppy / piney.

Overall, drinkable but a far cry from a top choice; we hold out for brews that are at least a 7 on our scale. Cheers!

Gu3mom, Feb 07, 2013
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French Broad IPA from French Broad Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 131 ratings.