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Boat Beer - Carton Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

491 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 491
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 64
Gots: 38 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Carton Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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 

Described by the brewer as more of an American Pale Ale. It's not an India Pale Ale.

(Beer added by: Citadel82 on 10-24-2011)
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Had this on 2014-06-29 at the brewery.

A - Cloudy yellow-orange with a 1-finger white head and light-moderate lace.

S - Pineapple, pine, lots of gooey hop floral. Very nice.

T - Hop-bud forward, then pineapple and grapefruit with a mild grain flavor. The sweetness fades very quickly to a dry, pine and grapefruit flesh and significant zest bitterness that lingers quite awhile.

M - Light body and medium carbonation. Dry and prickly. Refreshing as long as you enjoy lingering bitterness.

O - A nice example of a session IPA; emphasizing the aroma and bitterness more than the malt. I like it. I had it the next day (while writing this review) side-by-side with a Fat Head's Sunshine Daydream, which I liked more, but it is 4.9% ABV and this is 4.2% ABV so it's not a head-to-head comparison. I'd say in this ABV range and session IPA style; it competes well with the best of them.

Serving type: on-tap

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Boat Beer from Carton Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 491 ratings.