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Slumbrew Flagraiser IPA - Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)

Slumbrew Flagraiser IPASlumbrew Flagraiser IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

283 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 283
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.99%


Brewed by:
Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kelp on 11-03-2011)
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Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass. Bottled on 02/27/14 on bottleneck. Single purchased at Total Wine (Norwalk, CT) for $1.99.

A: Hazy gold amber with 1-2 fingers of oatmeal colored frothy head with good retention and a nice collar of lacing.

S: Nice Columbus aroma with some pine resin and lemon-orange citrus. Medium strong caramel aroma.

T: Flavor is solid to excellent with a big blast of pine resin and orange-tangerine citrus layered on a medium crystal malt backbone. Has big Columbus character like in the aroma and avoids tasting "weedy" like many Columbus-heavy IPA's. Pretty standard American IPA, but well-executed. No yeast or alcohol character noted.

M: Slick with medium carbonation and body, drinkable with a dry finish.

O: I really enjoyed this IPA, did not have a comparable high-quality IPA to compare to side by side. It compares very favorably to DC Brau The Corruption which unfortunately crosses over into that weedy Columbus category. Nice job on this one by Slumbrew. I wonder how this would taste with a lighter crystal maltbill.

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Slumbrew Flagraiser IPA from Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)
86 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.