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Declaration - Backlash Beer Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

138 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 138
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 10
Gots: 14 | 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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Declaration from Backlash Beer Company
84 out of 100 based on 138 ratings.