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Riverwalk IPA - Riverwalk Brewing

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Riverwalk IPA
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BA SCORE
87
very good

46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.21%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Riverwalk Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.75% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: jlindros on 09-13-2012)
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Light creamy head fades at med pace nice lacing hazy coppery amber color.

Nose nice hops warrior and centennial like with spicy earthy hops, light malty sweetness caramel, a bit of floral spicy hops with a little pine.

Taste east coast style but nice, lots of earthy hops, little grassy and spicy, bit of pine and citrus. The hops are fairly bitter with a big earthy quality and distinct warrior hop taste. Light malty caramel sweetness to balance. Finish is fairly dry nice spicy earthy hop lingering for a while.

Mouth is med bod, decent carb.

Overall quite nice, good east coast style i havent had in a while, nice hops malty sweet balance long bitter finish. Tasty, drinkable, and a good change to have a well done IPA like this in the time of citrus and tropical fruit bombs.

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I recently discovered the Riverwalk Brewery in Newburyport, MA, and I was pleasantly surprised with their beer offerings. Their Riverwalk IPA is certainly their best beer for hard-core beer-lovers, but its style if very different from that of the New England's leading IPA producers such as The Alchemist or Maine Beer Company.

The Riverwalk IPA pours as an amber-brown with a thin, foamy head. It is lighter than most IPAs and only features a 6.75% ABV. It is crafted very much in the east-coast IPA style without too much citrus flavor. The beer features some citrus quality at the front, but with a much much dryer finish than many popular IPAs, making this a unique departure from the norm in New England. However, I have enjoyed this deviation from the trend very much as this is a well-crafted, well-balanced beer.

I strongly recommend this IPA as a less expensive, quality alternative to many of the trendy and difficult-to-obtain IPAs and DIPAs on the market today, and I for one have enjoyed this beer immensely.

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Riverwalk IPA from Riverwalk Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.