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Pole Position - Beachwood BBQ & Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

23 Ratings
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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 7.06%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Beachwood BBQ & Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 04-16-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

t0rin0, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.05/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach, CA.

Pours a slightly murky honey orange with a foamy white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. A foamy curtain of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, citrus zest, and orange juice. Taste is much the same with a citrus zest flavor on the finish. There is a medium amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with great citrus forward aromas and tasty flavors.

UCLABrewN84, Apr 23, 2013
Photo of womencantsail
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Beachwood Brewing

The beer pours golden orange in color with a white head and some nice lacing. Quite a bit of citrus to go along with a lot of pine. There’s a light aroma of sweet fruit and just a touch of bready malt. I also pick up a mild herbal note. The citrus character is intense on the palate as well. A nice grapefruit peel to go with mild pineapple sweetness. Some good bready malt to it.

womencantsail, Jul 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

westcoastbeerlvr, May 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

largadeer, Apr 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

SocalKicks, Apr 16, 2014
Photo of Halcyondays
4.01/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On-tap at Beachwood II,

A: Pour orange with a small white head, some nice notes of spotty lace.

S: Definite pine, melon, some tropicality.

T: A nice flavour of pine and pineapple which is always fun in an IPA. Minor notes of cantaloupe and grapefruit.

M: Medium-bodied, fresh tasting, refreshing, easy going.

O: This is a pint you want in hand on a hot day at the Grand Prix. Well made for the Southland sunshine.

Halcyondays, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of HopHead84
4.2/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

4/13/2012

Cask at Real Ale.

A: Yellow tinged orange with a big bubbly white head.

S: Huge tangerine and orange notes with restrained melon. Bright and expressive. I get no malt in the aroma. Mild floral aromatics are evident, but the focus is on fresh citrus.

T: Lightly sweet orange and honeydew with tangerine and a mild bitterness. Very dry and smooth. Faint malt profile, almost nonexistent.

M: Lower medium body with a sticky and dry mouthfeel.

Overall: Bright, vibrant, and eminently drinkable. Always great to have Beachwood in San Diego.

HopHead84, Apr 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

akang, Apr 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Smarty_Pints, May 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

CoolEthan, May 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

jeff1973, Jul 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

SoCalBeerIdiot, May 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Bnoise11, Apr 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Dodgerrigo77, May 24, 2014
Pole Position from Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.