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Boat Beer - Carton Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

566 Ratings
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Ratings: 566
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 72
Gots: 53 | FT: 6
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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A - Pours a glowing, very hazy straw color with a finger of dense bright white head. Great retention and fantastic lacing. 4.25

S - Light citrusy/seedy hops, a nice touch of grain, minimal underlying sweetness. A bit faint. 3.75

T - Surprisingly bitter up front, kind of like a leafy bitter, packs a distinguished punch at the finish. Light lemon and grapefruit rind, some serious burnt wheat characteristics. Sweetness doesnt shine past the wet bitterness at all. Finish is wet piney bitter. 4.5

M - Lighter bodied, less carbonation than expected but it works really well with the relatively intense flavor profile. 4.25

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Huge thanks to egrace84 for a can of this beer!

16oz tallboy can.

poured into SP Wine Stem.

Appearance: pale straw yellow bodied beer with 2 fingers of tall white head that drops down to thin cap and spotty lacing.

Smell: Nice mix of citrus forward hops with a compliment of tropical fruits and stone fruits. Add in some bready malts in the back drop and you have a great smelling sessionable hoppy beer.

Taste: Mild bitterness. Starts with juicy grapefruit, bitter lemon zest, and sweet orange pulp, pineapples, slightly resinous pine needles, and a hint of chalk that actually adds some dryness to the beer. Really interesting dynamics here. Lots of flavor in this session ale. Hint of bready malts add just a touch of sweetness to balance the beer.

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Overall: Glad that I got to try this! I like boating and I can now confirm that I like Carton's boat beer. Next, I gotta drink this beer out on the fishing boat on a hot day! Love that this beer is canned. Carlton makes a good beer. Its a little hoppier than I would have expected a session beer to be, but its not overly bitter. No complaints here with a beer that has 35 IBU's.

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Boat Beer from Carton Brewing Company
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