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Franklin's Crossing IPA - Blue & Gray Brewing Co.

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Franklin's Crossing IPA
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 16.07%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue & Gray Brewing Co. visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: JayQue on 04-21-2012)
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2/5  rDev -40.5%

fishguyac, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Boone757, Nov 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

dmk91, Nov 07, 2013
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3.43/5  rDev +2.1%

First had: on tap at B&G

Hazy amber pour with a cap of foamy white head that retained well and left a bit of lacing on the glass. Aroma of grass and citrusy hops, some sugar sweetness. Taste was not quite what I expected; there was a good citrusy hop quality there, but also a strange candy-like sweetness that seemed artificial and otherwise misplaced, especially for a DIPA. About medium in body, and though the sweetness was unusual, it did take some of the edge off the bitterness, making this a pretty easy drinker. Not what I'd call exemplary, but still a decent brew.

Rifugium, May 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

BeastLU, Mar 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +19%

Huhzubendah, Mar 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

PoolFishGolf, Oct 08, 2012
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3.43/5  rDev +2.1%

My son-in-law brought this one back from the brewery in a 33.8 oz bottle with a stopper. Pours a hazy orangy copper color with a medium size white head. Good retention and thick lacing.

Aroma is very weak for a big IPA. A little grassy hops, that's about it.

Taste is mild but unusual. A little grassy hops and a hops bite but the main flavor is kind of an apple cider kind of sweet/tart taste. This is not a bad beer but not like I was expecting in an IPA at 8.5 abv.

Mouthfeel is crisp. The unexpected sweet and tart flavor is not off putting. Just not what I was expecting.

Overall a fairly decent drink, just not a very good DIPA.

JayQue, Apr 21, 2012
Franklin's Crossing IPA from Blue & Gray Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.