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Chilly Water - Tighthead Brewing Company

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Chilly Water
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BA SCORE
88
very good

45 Ratings
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Ratings: 45
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 12.59%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tighthead Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 10-06-2012)
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GbVDave

Illinois

4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 64oz growler into a pint glass.

A: Pours a crystal clear dark orange with a healthy layer of light khaki colored foam on top. Retention was ok with a thin collar remaining after about only a minute or so. Carbonation was slightly lazy to medium.

S: Killer hop aromas here! Tangerine, tropical fruit, red grape, and tawny orchard fruit.

T: See above. Tangy apple, lightly toasted malt, citrus zest, and pineapple come to the party in a big way. Could've used a little more malty balance.

M: Spot on for the style. Thin at first, but becoming stickier as it comes up to temp. Lovely hop prickle blasts the tongue.

O: An excellent lower ABV APA. This need to be on at their taproom at all times. Seriously.

Serving type: growler

03-17-2013 18:21:05 | More by GbVDave
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Chilly Water from Tighthead Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.