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Amalgamator - Beachwood BBQ & Brewing

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125 Ratings
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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 7.8%
Wants: 19
Gots: 5 | 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: Halcyondays on 03-29-2013)
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rjp217

Massachusetts

4.91/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a bottle, no date, after receiving in a trade...

Beautiful orange color with a frothy head and sticky lace. The aromas are absolutely stunning. Lovely citrus notes to include oranges, mangos, passion fruits. The taste echoes those sentiments with some resin and grass notes and nice pine backbone. The mouthfeel is medium body, solid carbonation with a nice biting finish.

Overall, this is one of the damn finest IPAs out there. Reminds a lot of Hill Farmstead offering in the aroma and mouthfeel. Lots of citrus with a piney finish which makes it incredibly balanced. I'm happy to have gotten a bottle of this. Wonderful!

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 19:40:44 | More by rjp217
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JohnCassillo

California

4.83/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Grabbed a 22 oz. bomber within a week of bottling, poured into Golden Road Brewing pint glass.

A: Slightly translucent, light copper appearance. Minimal head, but one that sticks around to create a lasting film as you drink.

S: Tropical and citrus fruits -- pineapple, mango, orange -- shine through immediately, along with a fresh hop aroma that reminds you how much freshness matters with IPAs.

T: Delivers on the initial aromas. Each sip is a delicious burst of citrus flavors and hop bitterness that stays consistent throughout drinking.

M: Crisp and light, the moderate carbonation helps remove any overly sugary tones it would otherwise have. Just an easily drinkable brew.

O: Again, this beer reminds you why freshness does matter. It's crisp, clean and aromatic -- a near-perfect representation of a West Coast IPA. If you can locate it on tap (bottles are gone by now), I'd highly recommend you do so.

Serving type: bottle

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MCImes

Minnesota

4.76/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Thanks to a random guy at the bar who shared this with some of us.

This IPA is great. The nose has a lot of Grapefruit and Pine with just a hint of cat pee, even though there's no Citra hops in it.

The taste follows the nose closely. Pine, grapefruit, and possibly some subtle berry flavors. The body is just thick enough to back up the hops, but is still fairly light.

Overall this is my new favorite IPA that Ill never have again, as supply is small . That sucks. Its a really well done west coast IPA. Worth trading for and delicious.

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Nugganooch

California

4.7/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

22oz bottle purchased at Holiday Wine Cellar - Escondido, CA
Served in my FW snifter glass

A: Pours a darker golden amber color with orangey tones and some soft hop haze. Bubbly with a lively fizz producing a thin layer of short-lived paper white foam on top. Lower marks in the retention and stick department for an IPA but that is a minor setback all things considered.

S: Super pungent and tropical hop aromas with some dank green herbs intertwined. Gooseberry with mango spice, pineapple, guava, grapefruit, and some white wine grape. No trace of malt here only a touch of candied citrus fruits. And the aroma doesn’t quit long after the pour. One of the best smelling hoppy beers I have come across in some time now. So so juicy and dank.

T: Taste is the pure dank sauce. Wow! So much dankleberry going on. Grapefruit spice, mango, papaya, citrus, gooseberry, and pine with an upper mod amount of peppery bitterness on the palate. Malt is just a dry crackery after thought and almost doesn’t even hold up all them potent hop flavors. So clean and crisp with some really well masked alcohol. Resinous and reiterating with the hops. This one is all about the tropics and mary jane and I am loving it. Easily moving to my top IPA.

M: Super light and frothy with an upper level of constricting bitterness and a bone dry finish. Somewhat resinous linger action afterwards.

D: Amalgamator is some true dank sauce. For those who disdain this term. Drink an Amalgamator and see for yourself. This one is touching all my feels. Tropical and weedy with a super light and dry crisp body.

Highly highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2014 23:10:27 | More by Nugganooch
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Amalgamator from Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
96 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.