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Heal The Bay IPA - Golden Road Brewing

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Heal The Bay IPAHeal The Bay IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

22 Reviews
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Reviews: 22
Hads: 233
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 7
Gots: 38 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Golden Road Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: gregmoscetti on 05-09-2013

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Reviews: 22 | Hads: 233
Reviews by CA_brewster:
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3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Poured some into a glass and drank the rest from the can. The brew is a bright golden yellow, very clear with a white head that disappeared quickly. Carbonation is visible but light.

S: This is not a particularly aromatic brew but i could pick up some hops nonetheless. Sweet and fruity hops.

T: This beer goes down very easily and i found it rather delicious. This is a very refreshing IPA. It's hoppy but without being too resiny or excessively bitter. Reminded me more of an AMerican Pale aLe than an IPA definite hop characteristics but this is contrasting a relatively mellow malt backbone so nothing crazy going on. This is a pretty tame beer.

M: As I've mentioned it goes down easy and it's very refreshing. Also not too bitter but leaves just enough hop resin behind in the aftertaste to make you want another sip

O: I enjoyed this beer as something tasty to throw back but it is not particularly sophisticated and perhaps not worth the premium price but im digging that a portion of the proceeds go to Heal the Bay. (1,032 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of SanFranJake
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gregmoscetti
4.3/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pale straw yellow and a wallop of New Zealand hops is my short hand description. This beer has a gorgeous nose of citrus, bubblegum and love. It's a nose that a lot of these kiwi hopped beers have been chasing, but few have achieved. The taste is similar. If this beer had the back bone of Nelson, it would be a force to be reckoned with. Alas it doesn't, which is the only area it falls slightly behind.

That being said,I could crush cans of this in the California sunshine...and allegedly will get to come June.

Goldenroad's Drakesification has been a huuuge win for the home team (589 characters)

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Heal The Bay IPA from Golden Road Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.