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Focal Banger - The Alchemist

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

778 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 778
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 7.27%
Wants: 453
Gots: 70 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
The Alchemist visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
An American IPA , hopped judiciously with Citra and Mosaic.

(Beer added by: hillvt4me on 01-30-2014)
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smell and taste collide with funky spice and herb flavors-- all funk, not much fruit...
hard to qualify what the flavors are...
Creamy (not quite Lawson's DS creamy), juicy, funky....delicious!!
Get yerslef some!

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Overall a solid IPA but in my opinion, not even close to as good as Heady.

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Focal Banger from The Alchemist
100 out of 100 based on 778 ratings.