Thrillseeker IPA - Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
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4.68/5 rDev +11.2%
As I picked this up I was expecting an average single ipa. As soon a I poured this I got hit with deliciousness. Extremely smooth and refreshing. A pleasure to drink and def gives blind pig a run for its money!
More people need to try this!! This beer is much better then 93.
08-22-2013 08:26:04 | More by Turst3Since1987
4.23/5 rDev +0.5%
Bomber poured into Founders snifter. Thanks CoolEthan!
Appearance is golden, a shade darker than straw
Smell is piney and citrus fruit. Only a tiny bit of sweet bready malt coming through. The focus is on the hops of course. Orange zest and grapefruit with some mango sweetness.
Taste is a pleasant bitterness up front, nice hop flavor, some light sweetness. Pine from the hops lingers for a good while after each sip.
Mouthfeel is very nice. Smooth, med-low carbonation, alcohol seems to be masked by all those hops.
Overall this is a very nice, clean drinking IPA. Definitely a great representation of West Coast IPAs. I would be very interested to try more from Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
08-21-2013 01:04:36 | More by Rimbimhoot
4.31/5 rDev +2.4%
A: Pours dark golden with a tightly carbonated one finger head. Good soapy lacing down the glass.
S: Smells pretty great. Lots of tropical fruit and piney hops. An almost perfume like lychee aroma as well with some passionfruit, mango and tangerine in the background.
T: Definitely not as sweet as the smell would make you think. A good hit of piney and grassy hops over the palate right away with a nice caramel malt backbone. Finish gives a good dose of pine resin. Hints of grapefruit pith, floral hops and lemon zest. A really solid IPA.
08-09-2013 21:14:23 | More by notchucknorris
4.28/5 rDev +1.7%
A - Slightly hazy medium yellow with one finger of off white head.
S - Pineapple, grapefruit, peach, pine. Slight caramel malt sweetness.
T - Good bitterness up front. Pine, grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple and some honey/caramel sweetness.
M - Light to medium body. Resinous and oily. Sticky. Light carbonation.
08-07-2013 15:17:48 | More by TheSevenDuffs
4.39/5 rDev +4.3%
[glass from Verdugo bar]
I: A relatively new brewery to me that's based in Long Beach, Beachwood has been showing up beer drinkers minds recently. I only had the Melrose so I can't say I have a great grasp on their collection. That said, the Thrillseeker caught my eye with it's great presentation. At times I think I'm tiring of ipas, but I keep coming back. I'm hop head and on the label it says,"Thrillseeker is an India Pale Ale that will push your senses to the edge" we'll see about that.... my favorite overly hoppy bear is Hopsickle. Let's see if Thrillseeker impresses.
B: [7.1 ABV 1 Pint. 6 FL OZ. Bottle date. none to be found, but I figure it's recent] The bottle is an A - in terms of presentation. Beautiful label art and quality. Brief summary of ingredients, but no back story. Cant find bottle date... If all things work out, I'll be shelving this bottle. The art work of the hop bursting out of cannon and through a hoop of fire is infectious.
A: A golden honey orange/copper body with a big white loose head, fast dissipation, and decent lacing.
S: Very tropical fruit forward on the nose with pine hops.
T: Very tasty sweet malt and grapefruit, moderate pine hops that present itself in mid sip and lingers, good citrus presence with other tropical fruits like lemon/zest, pineapple, and guava.
M: medium bodied, dry/ slight slick finish, good/moderate crisp carbonation, and low apparent alcohol.
O: While it won't destroy you palate, it will delight. Thrillseeker is like drinking dessert in the world of ipas. Great balance and pleasing in almost every category. My favorite aspect is it's sweet tropical fruit presence. Just try and take only one sip. I do highly recommend this one and will buy again.
08-01-2013 02:16:28 | More by MEsoJD
Thrillseeker IPA from Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 141 ratings.