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Declaration - Backlash Beer Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

137 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 137
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 10
Gots: 13 | 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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Dope on 01-28-2012)
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Photo of jdhilt
3.41/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a three finger cream head that fades very slowly leaving a good lace. Almost clear amber color. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied. Light pine hop nose, flavor is more grapefruit than pine, the Belgian yeast helps mellow the hops. Lingering bitter aftertaste. $8.49 for a 22oz from Julio's Liquors Westborough, MA.

jdhilt, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of braican
4/5  rDev +7.8%

braican, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of Niebeendend
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Niebeendend, May 31, 2013
Photo of mattst
3/5  rDev -19.1%

mattst, May 29, 2013
Photo of hopley
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

hopley, May 27, 2013
Photo of Todd
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Todd, May 25, 2013
Photo of jayhunter357
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

jayhunter357, May 18, 2013
Photo of In_Control_Mike
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

In_Control_Mike, May 18, 2013
Photo of Kelp
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Kelp, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of Duhast500
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Duhast500, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of essencesea
4/5  rDev +7.8%

essencesea, Apr 06, 2013
Photo of bluerabbit
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

bluerabbit, Apr 01, 2013
Photo of Flounder57
3.8/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

Flounder57, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of beertardis
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

beertardis, Mar 17, 2013
Photo of Apathetiq
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Apathetiq, Mar 14, 2013
Photo of Sesmu
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Sesmu, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of Dburke
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Dburke, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of Dunes
4.75/5  rDev +28%

Dunes, Feb 12, 2013
Photo of noremac423
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

noremac423, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of cestlavie
4/5  rDev +7.8%

cestlavie, Feb 04, 2013
Photo of lic217
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

lic217, Feb 04, 2013
Photo of smcolw
3.38/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Neutral golden color with a decently clear broth big head for a bar pour. Good, lumpy lace on the glass.

Relatively neutral aroma, leans to the malty side. Quite earthy.

Earthy start with a solid hop finish. Very dry finish. Bitter aftertaste but not too strong. Rather non-descript. For those who like to chew their beer, this might fit the bill, but for me there isn't enough variety to create interest.

smcolw, Feb 04, 2013
Photo of mirish72
4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

mirish72, Jan 30, 2013
Photo of LiquorsInc
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

LiquorsInc, Jan 02, 2013
Photo of Massbmx
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Massbmx, Dec 01, 2012
Declaration from Backlash Beer Company
84 out of 100 based on 137 ratings.