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

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1,418 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,418
Reviews: 298
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.77%
Wants: 393
Gots: 133 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
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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Ratings: 1,418 | Reviews: 298 | Display Reviews Only:
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theGlasstronaut

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-18-2013 15:34:41 | More by theGlasstronaut
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EdwardFortyHands

Iowa

4/5  rDev -7%

07-18-2013 06:09:57 | More by EdwardFortyHands
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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served from a 12oz bottle into a Lost Abbey Teku. No freshness date.

Appearance- Hazy orange with half a finger of bubble white head. Real nice lacing.

Smell- Ooh. Clementines, oranges, some piney earth. Solid malt backbone.

Taste- Some lemon and orange up front. Mild malt takes over and leads to a pure pine finish. No booze. Bitter, but not crazy.

Mouthfeel- Pretty low carbonation. Not too resinous. Pretty standard.

Overall- Not the best IPA I've had, but certainly not bad by any means.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 16:25:58 | More by Seanniek91
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PoolFishGolf

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-17-2013 03:53:01 | More by PoolFishGolf
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linnymtu

Michigan

4.89/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Definitely one of the best IPAs I've had. Pours on the deeper golden color side of the ipa range with a half inch of white head. The smell is fantastic, dominated by citrus and hops. Taste is similar and on the sweeter side. Hops are not dominating but a good presence. Overall a must try.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 01:26:41 | More by linnymtu
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MITCHELLMPLS

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-16-2013 15:55:29 | More by MITCHELLMPLS
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PF15

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-16-2013 12:18:04 | More by PF15
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macrosmatic

Florida

3.61/5  rDev -16%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 3

Big thanks to maximumu13 for this bottle. Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a CCB pint glass.

A: Light copper in color, just a little hazy. Even an aggressive pour only gives a ribbon of white head that fades to some stray foam. A few stray bubbles of visible carbonation. Doesn't look promising.

S: Big tropical fruits, melon, pineapple, oranges, grapefruit peel. Below the fruity sweetness is just a touch of bready malt sweetness, but it's hiding in the background. Not a huge amount of aroma but I think an acceptable level - and what's there smells really good.

T: Orange & grapefruit zest, juicy melon, tropical fruit, some pine resin and floral hops. There is only a little cracker malt flavor and sweetness near the swallow, but if you're not actively seeking it would go right by. EDIT: The bready malt character does start to show up more as it warms through the drink. Truly a hop bomb, and yet it lets the hop flavor profiles shine without an excessive amount of bitterness - which lingers in moderation after the swallow.

M: I'm assuming something was wrong with this particular bottle. It's quite flat, distractingly so. Can't be what was intended. Medium body, and alcohol well-hidden. But the lack of carbonation gives it a weird slick mouthfeel.

O: I want to love this beer. I almost love this beer. The flavor is good, and the hop flavors work so nicely together. But the lack of carbonation in this bottle just kills the enjoyment that should be here. I have another bottle, and I hope (!) that the carbonation level is more appropriate. Because I'm nearly convinced this should be an IPA to compete with the best of them. I'll edit the review if the second bottle proves better.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2013 03:16:22 | More by macrosmatic
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jeffwright

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-16-2013 00:24:35 | More by jeffwright
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ajzy

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-14-2013 23:59:09 | More by ajzy
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-14-2013 15:09:02 | More by BARFLYB
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warnerry

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-14-2013 02:00:55 | More by warnerry
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pathman

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-13-2013 20:29:11 | More by pathman
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rxthree

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -7%

07-13-2013 05:39:05 | More by rxthree
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Steve_Oldrati

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-13-2013 03:17:20 | More by Steve_Oldrati
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JoeLacy

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-12-2013 03:16:38 | More by JoeLacy
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Houser

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-12-2013 01:37:51 | More by Houser
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Savage

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-11-2013 16:19:17 | More by Savage
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MudDrinker

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-11-2013 15:45:05 | More by MudDrinker
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7%

07-11-2013 00:42:12 | More by SadMachine
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aorloski

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-10-2013 12:39:16 | More by aorloski
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radiofish

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-09-2013 22:20:07 | More by radiofish
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ManLoveBeer

Florida

4/5  rDev -7%

07-09-2013 11:18:09 | More by ManLoveBeer
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MrsBeerGut

Indiana

4/5  rDev -7%

07-08-2013 23:38:08 | More by MrsBeerGut
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kjb32812

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

07-08-2013 00:37:27 | More by kjb32812
White Rajah from The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
96 out of 100 based on 1,418 ratings.