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French Broad IPA - French Broad Brewing Co.

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French Broad IPAFrench Broad IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

141 Ratings
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Ratings: 141
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 6
Gots: 6 | 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:
Beer added by: GJ40 on 08-27-2011

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Ratings: 141 | Reviews: 34 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of EgadBananas
3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark sunny orange color, off white head, nice lacing. Aroma of citrus and orange, light sweet malts, and Carmel. Medium to elevated bitterness, plenty citrus and grapefruit, light pine, caramel and nutty malts. Medium body, good carbonation, clean finishing. Drinkability is good. Overall, a nice ipa.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of Dave1999
4.38/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of metter98
3.84/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is crystal clear amber in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that died down, leaving a large patch of bubbles in the center of the glass and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of caramel malts are present in the nose along with notes of orange citrus.
T: Lie the smell, the taste has some hints of initial sweetness from the caramel malts that is followed by notes of caramel malts and a light to moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and slightly crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is an enjoyable maltier version of an American IPA that is quite drinkable.

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4/5  rDev +5%

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5/5  rDev +31.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Dope
4.08/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a nice clear ruby red with a huge and fluffy tan head. Head fades slowly with great head retention. Nice heavy lacework to boot.

S: Nice juicy citrus with a sweet bready malt backing it up.

T: Again with the citrus up front. Oranges primarily. Decent amount of resin with it. Caramel sweetness balances it out nicely. Mainly resin and a little grapefruit and pine in the finish.

M: Medium bodied, quite nice for the low ABV.

O: A relatively simple yet very flavorful IPA at only 5.9% ABV. Almost has a candied orange flavor to it at times. Nicely balanced but with prominent hoppiness and bitterness (especially in the finish) nonetheless.

Photo of GPHarris
3.95/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

a - poured a one finger thick light tan head into a snifter that left good lacing throughout. the body was a bright amber color.
s - big orange citrus aromas with some caramel to balance it out.
t - caramel and toasted bread up front with a bitter citrus bite to finish.
m - bubbly and effervescent. i would have liked a little more weight to it.
o - solid IPA and flavorful.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

French Broad IPA from French Broad Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 141 ratings.