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Declaration - Backlash Beer Company

Not Rated.

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139 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 139
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 10
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Backlash Beer Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Dope on 01-28-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Served in a tulip on draft at Deep Ellum.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that is still there. It is a pale orange color with some clarity and slow moving bubbles coming up through the glass. Nice lacing on the glass as the head faded. Super nice lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Tropical hops up front. Pineapple, mango, passion fruit, and tangerine. Vanilla, pale and bready malts, and spiciness in there.

Taste: Taste are along the same lines with the hops being more noticeable and the other mentioned aromas in the rear. Subtle bitterness in the back of the palate too.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium to full bodied, low to medium carbonation, nice tingly bitterness, and easy to drink.

Overall: A very nice BIPA that I have enjoyed many time over.

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Declaration from Backlash Beer Company
84 out of 100 based on 139 ratings.