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

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1,548 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,548
Reviews: 307
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.77%
Wants: 397
Gots: 163 | FT: 19
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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Photo of CLE4goodBeer
4.91/5  rDev +14.2%

A - golden haze with an orange / copper color.
S - As good as it gets.
T - Excellent hop bitterness, orange zest, citrus
M - Mild carbonation, medium mouthfeel

Overall - One of the most underrated IPAs out there. Delicious, incredible aroma and just an all around excellent beer. If you haven't had one yet, find one. Can go head to head with any of the West Coast top guns.

CLE4goodBeer, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of cp45
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

cp45, Feb 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

anticipation23, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of jp110099
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

jp110099, Feb 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

mhammo129, Feb 04, 2014
Photo of Bunuelian
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Bunuelian, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of acurtis
3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

acurtis, Feb 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

LoveStout, Feb 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

djrn2, Feb 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

BamfBacon, Feb 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

SpartyJoe, Feb 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

Gotti311, Jan 31, 2014
Photo of miffsudd
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

miffsudd, Jan 31, 2014
Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
4.3/5  rDev 0%

Appearance: Beautiful amber pour with 1/2 finger of white head and ample carbonation.

Smell: Pine, mango, citrus, bready malt. Yum.

Taste: Piney, mango hoppiness right up front. The middle has a nice malt profile, that washes over with grapefruit. The end finishes real clean and dry with a hint of piney bitterness and some grapefruit.

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation and not too heavy. Paired with the juicy taste, this is very drinkable.

Overall: This is definitely a great IPA, and I feel lucky to have gotten this fresh. Definitely leans towards the west coast style with how much bitterness is going on here, but I like it; there's just enough malt to lend some balance.

PsilohsaiBiN, Jan 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

leprechaunandfatman, Jan 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

deuce9259, Jan 27, 2014
Photo of ONUMello
4.21/5  rDev -2.1%

Poured from a growler into a pint glass
A: Orange color, very transparent, a two-finger head that slowly settles
S: Bold pine and grapefruit aromas, some florals
T: Dry/earthy initially strikes me. Then the grapefruit/pine come through, then florals & a bit of bread, then back to the dry/earth to finish. Definitely a complex beer and a 'tasting experience' in that it has an enjoyable evolution in your mouth rather than being monotone
M: Medium-bodied, dry
O: This fits the IPA style well yet doesn't come across as your 'stereotypical' IPA. More unique in a good way

ONUMello, Jan 27, 2014
Photo of Spinach937
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Spinach937, Jan 27, 2014
Photo of koutkid41
3.81/5  rDev -11.4%

A: Golden orange, slight haze.
S: Pineapple, mango, a lot of tropical fruitiness
T: Fruitiness upfront that fades to a bitterness. Grapefruit, tropical. Dry malt backbone with some bread notes
M: light to medium, a little gritty
O: Amazing aroma but the flavor is just okay with a harsh bitterness.

koutkid41, Jan 26, 2014
Photo of TequilaTom
4.68/5  rDev +8.8%

WTF!!! This is only a beer in the technical sense. In reality, it is a hop delivery liquid with only 2 main purposes; (1) To dissolve any and all tooth enamel, and (2) Put you into a lupulin coma.
I bought this on a whim and was quite surprised by this little hidden gem.
The aroma is nothing short of heaven. Citrus & mango overload the olfactory senses.
The color is quite light. Nice head & carbonation.
Taste is all about the hops. If you are looking for balance, you will not find it here!
This is a beer whose main dermographic is the quintessencial hophead.
When I die, I hope this beer is available in the afterlife.

TequilaTom, Jan 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

kyle86, Jan 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

davepyne, Jan 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

aliving1, Jan 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Eric15, Jan 23, 2014
White Rajah from The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
96 out of 100 based on 1,548 ratings.