Fresh Hop IPA - Cascade - Almanac Beer Co.

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Fresh Hop IPA - CascadeFresh Hop IPA - Cascade

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59 Ratings
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 3
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Almanac Beer Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Wet-hopped with freshly picked Cascade hops grown at Hops Meister Farms in Clearlake, CA.

(Beer added by: Rollzroyce21 on 09-06-2013)
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A - Great looking beer. Bright, clear orange gold body. Creamy off-white head has nice retention and lace.

S - Sweet, unfermented malt sugars dominate the nose. Edges of mellon, smoke, and honey.

T - Strange profile. Opens sweet before a sharp spike of bitter kicks your plate, and then edges sweet and fruity as the flavor profile races off your palate. The sweetness is malt sugar, honey, and melon, and the bitterness is plantlike and resiny.

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A: pale gold. Clear. Creamy head. Heavy lace.

S: Super faint. Citrusy?

T: spicy. Earthy. Aromatic. Very weird, bitter finish.

M: Full mouthfeel. Astringent aftertaste.

O: I don't love it. Wouldn't have again. Doesn't seem representative of the style.

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Fresh Hop IPA - Cascade from Almanac Beer Co.
83 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.