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Point The Way IPA - Golden Road Brewing

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Point The Way IPAPoint The Way IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

281 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 281
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.13%
Wants: 12
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Golden Road Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ehammond1 on 10-17-2011)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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GlassHound

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

05-24-2014 08:03:41 | More by GlassHound
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costanza46

California

2.48/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a light amber color from a can nice color.

Smells almost soapy with some fruitiness in there too.

Taste is pure bitter with little to no hop flavor. This beer is very dry but lacks the fruity flavor I expect in an ipa. Some late hop additions would help to add hop character without abrasive bitterness.

Mouthfeel is light and fizzy. Pleasant on a hot day.

Overall this was a drain poor for me. This beer would probably be a decent Pale ale but is massively out classed with all the competition out there today. I want to like this brewery but I feel marketing is their main concern with the beer a close second. Nice packaging though....

Serving type: can

05-23-2014 06:59:12 | More by costanza46
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Smarty_Pints

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

05-19-2014 03:57:51 | More by Smarty_Pints
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crownrl28

Georgia

4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-18-2014 20:19:56 | More by crownrl28
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RossFortier

California

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

05-16-2014 18:52:57 | More by RossFortier
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heatherzbeer

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

05-14-2014 01:58:17 | More by heatherzbeer
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-29-2014 15:03:20 | More by atrocity
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chossboss

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-28-2014 01:04:56 | More by chossboss
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trevordglenn

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-27-2014 04:50:08 | More by trevordglenn
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sillyhed8

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-21-2014 00:34:41 | More by sillyhed8
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hit728

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-17-2014 22:02:48 | More by hit728
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EdTheEdge

California

2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

04-13-2014 20:36:41 | More by EdTheEdge
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JerseyHopHead

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-13-2014 05:27:03 | More by JerseyHopHead
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hbchrisg

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-12-2014 16:49:45 | More by hbchrisg
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hockeypuck

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-10-2014 22:57:06 | More by hockeypuck
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Bnoise11

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-09-2014 02:46:06 | More by Bnoise11
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theoceantakesme

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +11.7%

04-06-2014 03:01:06 | More by theoceantakesme
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nowhereman47

California

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

04-06-2014 02:46:17 | More by nowhereman47
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KoG

Nevada

4/5  rDev +11.7%

04-05-2014 21:16:31 | More by KoG
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vma

California

3/5  rDev -16.2%

03-24-2014 06:32:38 | More by vma
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-23-2014 21:57:02 | More by bumchilly25
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BigGingDrinker

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

03-21-2014 03:22:36 | More by BigGingDrinker
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bigjoe786

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-21-2014 02:08:56 | More by bigjoe786
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lespaulrocka

California

2.96/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: transparent amber color with a one finger head that dissipates. Leaves a bit of lacing behind.

Smell: Citrus, piney and floral

Taste: Has a nice hop character to it and bit of tart to go along with it. Not as hoppy as I'd expected it to be.

Mouthfeel: light, very drinkable and refreshing but a bit soppy.

Overall: This IPA is a bit on the tamer side and in my opinion it doesn't really stand out from the crowd. I guess I still yearn for IPAs with much more complexity to it. Overall it's a refreshing beer to have. I don't think I will go looking for this one again. Its OK. Not bad and nothing special either.

Serving type: can

03-17-2014 11:28:48 | More by lespaulrocka
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

03-14-2014 17:33:23 | More by iL0VEbeer
Point The Way IPA from Golden Road Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 281 ratings.