Blatant IPA - Blatant Beer
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Reviews by Crazy4LegMoose:
3.59/5 rDev -7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A: Pours a pale hazy yellow with 2 fingers of creamy white head. The head lasts throughout the enjoyment of this beer leaving thick lacing at first where the big head was and smaller lacing as it goes down. Very good looking ipa.
S: Strong grapefruit in the nose. No other aromas, just the grapefruit hoppy goodness.
T: More of the same grapefruit hops with a citrus sweetness. Not very complex malt backbone. More about the hops than anything else. Slight buttery bread taste in the finish that balances the tart punchy hops. Good bitter hop punch to this one that lingers in the aftertaste.
M: Very creamy beer. Nice velvet mouthfeel, quite a bit of creamy carbonation in this one and I like that quality in this ipa.
O: Very good hoppy ipa. Could be more complex on the back end malt department and in the finish, but very good hop flavor. Good bitter punch and up front hop display.
Serving type: bottle
08-12-2013 18:19:17 | More by Crazy4LegMoose
More User Reviews:
3.45/5 rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
A - Arrived at the table with a thin head. The color is a bright straw yellow. Not really typical for an IPA. Quite hazy in color and with nice lacing, but the extreme lightness in color made me wonder whether I was, in fact, looking at an IPA.
S - Nice strength. I am immediately wondering what hops are used in this beer, because it's all citrus. No pine. No tropical. All lemon. Still wondering if I'm looking at an IPA.
T - And there's the lemon. There is something else buried in the lemon that I've had before, but can't define. It's a bit of an off flavor. Really light cereal/crackery type malt. Mild bitterness.
M - On the light side of medium-bodied. Refreshing. I like a bit more substance out of my IPAs.
O - Blatant may have put together an IPA that is accessible to a broader summer market. It's not the IPA that I was looking for, but I could see how some people would like it. The lemon really was shockingly present to me and I'm surprised that only one of the recent reviewers described it as such.
Serving type: on-tap
05-11-2014 13:21:22 | More by Andrew041180
3.28/5 rDev -15.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Orangey apricot, hazy and full of particulate matter. Orangey beige head of thick lumpy froth that lingers long, leaving large bubbles and lace up the glass.
Aroma of ripe fruit, cotton candy, and bubble gum. Flavors of honey malt, fruit, toffee, punctuated by firm bitterness, flavors full of orange rind and grapefruit, some piney notes emerging in the finish. Moderate mouthfeel. Decent beer, but would like more depth and hops.
Serving type: bottle
03-09-2014 03:58:56 | More by far333
Blatant IPA from Blatant Beer
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