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Higher Ground IPA - Birdsong Brewing

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Higher Ground IPA
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BA SCORE
88
very good

77 Ratings
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.13%
Wants: 0
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birdsong Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tdm168 on 06-22-2012)
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On tap at World of Beer Raleigh. Served in a pint glass.

A - orangish amber with a little white head; no retention

S - citrusy, grapefruit, lightly bready

T - grapefruit, citrusy, bready, piny, bitter finish

M - medium bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is delicious. There is perfect balance between malts and hops. The hop character is citrusy up front and finishes with a light, piny bitterness. The malt is lightly bready and holds up nicely to the heavy hops. This is definitely worth a try.

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Higher Ground IPA from Birdsong Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.