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Flagship IPA - Carolina Brewery

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128 Ratings
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Ratings: 128
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Carolina Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
87 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-05-2003)
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Sburkhardt99

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4.55/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

IPA IPA IPA...They are in fashion now. Sadly most of the newer IPA's just add a ton of hops in an attempt to out hop the competitor. Oh you think you have hops well...

Carolina Brewery a small brewery in NC with two stores has in my humble opinion the best IPA to date. What is "best". My measure is a balanced approach. Simply put Color, nose, taste, and finish in this brew are extremely well done and each are distinct and compliment each other. The only ding if I had to give one would be the nose. There is not as much floral to this IPA as others but perhaps I am dinging nature in as much that any other hops in an attempt to lend a floral note would significantly change the taste. Nose be damned!

I will finish with this. This a perfectly balanced IPA that is drinkable all day long.

Enjoy!

Scott.

Serving type: growler

06-30-2014 21:46:21 | More by Sburkhardt99
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Flagship IPA from Carolina Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.