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White Rajah - The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works

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Ratings: 1,429
Reviews: 300
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.77%
Wants: 391
Gots: 134 | FT: 14
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The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A West Coast style IPA full of citrus-like and tropical fruit like hop flavor and aroma with an assertive yet smooth bitter finish....malt, take a back seat please

(Beer added by: jampics2 on 10-18-2010)
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dbc5

Ohio

4.53/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into Duvel Tulip.

Appearance: Looks great on the pour. Golden straw color with retaining 1 finger head that laces its way all through the glass.

Smell: One of the best smelling IPAs I have ever encountered. Incredibly aromatic tropical fruit. Pineapple, nectarine, grapefruit, lemon zest. Some malt in there too, but this is dominated by the citrus.

Taste: An Ohio made West Coast IPA. Citrus hops like crazy, citrus dominates the palate throughout. Some malt settles in on the back end but doesn't do much to distract from the hop bite. Great for those seeking a hop dominated single IPA.

Mouthfeel: Appropriate for the style. Medium bodied, well carbonated, and smooth going down.

Overall: Fantastic IPA. This and Columbus are easily the two best IPAs produced in Ohio that I have had (I've not yet enjoyed Head Hunter). Fantastic beer and one that will likely become my new fridge staple.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2011 14:28:50 | More by dbc5
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Poured into a pint glass, this is a slightly hazy orange-amber beer that develops a large inch-thick head of airy foam--it features excellent head retention, still large after a minute. The nose offers a big bouquet of citrusy hoppiness, readily scentable even while the beer is on the table. Really delicious flavor, too, with gobs of citrusy hop flavor, while the bitterness is not really all that high: emphasis is on taste. The malt adds some sweetness but not any real malty flavor. Finish leaves a lingering hop taste. Body is light despite the 6+% strength.

This was a real surprise. The other beers I've had from Brew Kettle this week have been fairly ordinary. This is a great IPA.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours orange amber with gold highlights, slight haze. Serene, glowing and golden. Creamy head of off white foam that leaves lace. Hop bomb nose. With a citrus and with fruitiness, a good floral perfume. The nose is like a fountain of hops that is shooting into the air spectacularly. A bit of honey sweetness on the nose. Grapefruit, citrus orange and mango. It surprised me with a bit of light sweet caramel on the palate first and then that bushel of fruit. A dry cracker malt and fruit that was both sweet and tart. Lovely light mouthfeel that stayed west coast style light even though there was some malt flavor on the palate. This one drinks juicy and then there's a bitter. A staunch firm and lasting bitter that reminds you as it lingers of all that sweet and delectable fruit.

Wonderful!

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White Rajah from The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
96 out of 100 based on 1,429 ratings.