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Boat Beer - Carton Brewing Company

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587 Ratings
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Ratings: 587
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 73
Gots: 54 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Carton Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Described by the brewer as more of an American Pale Ale. It's not an India Pale Ale.

Boat Beer is designed to be complex enough to merit drinking a few without being crippled by alcohol. Kolsch yeast and German malts are combined to be crisp and refreshing, while a generous amount of American hops have been added to keep it remarkable. Expect it to dance out of the glass with a whack of grapefruit and open into a crisp, stony tangle of white and yellow fruit with pine and moss notes. An IPA for everyday drinking, drink boat beer when you are thirsty from softball, fishing, or explaining why your team is best.

Session Ale
ABV: 4.2% | IBU: 35 | SRM: 3.5

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYLRXRjCq2c 

(Beer added by: Citadel82 on 10-24-2011)
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Picked up several of these lovely 4 pk - 16 oz cans on my last drive over to the Garden State; cool cans, and being an avid boater, the perfect beer for me! Have been enjoying these slowly until I can grab some more!

A: Light straw - yellow, slightly hazy with nice frothy head with a good pour down a pint glass, very attractive!

S: Lovely - piney, hoppy, tropical fruits - mango, pineapple, etc...very appealing!

T: Out of sight freakin' delicious! If this is not the perfect sessionable boat or outdoor beer, I do not know what is! Very drinkable, perfect amount of hop bitterness and nice bready malt to counter the lovely hops....love it!

M: just right...Mr. Augie Carton should be commended for this one for sure...not too heavy, just great drinkability - and you can have several and not feel slammed by alcohol or hops!

O: I love this beer, want a case of it the next time (later this month thankfully!!) I am in New Jersey...wish it were distributed to the Buckeye State! My only beef (minor) was the cost was $10.99 / 4 pk at Joe Canal's store I found it at...would love to try this on draft....perhaps a visit to Atlantic Highlands is in my future?

Truly dig this beer, you will too, if you are lucky enough to get your hands on some!

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T- Lots of bitter hops, some unripened pineapple, slight sourdough bread flavor.

M- Lingering aftertaste of unripened fruit and lots of tart flavor. The body is light and the carbonation is medium, with a very quenching drinkability.

O- It's different from a session IPA, it has unique flavors, a slight German influence, lots of bitterness and a tart note. Drinkability is very good.

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Boat Beer from Carton Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 587 ratings.