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Infidel - Selkirk Abbey Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

63 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Selkirk Abbey Brewing Company visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Lakes on 07-01-2012)
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reebtaerG

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4.2/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap at SP taphouse in a 10oz. wide mouth short glass

A-pours a golden orange color with a finger and a half of white head that retains well and leaves some spotted lacing on the glass.

S-Aroma is pleasant with some pine, grapefruit and hints of yeast.

T-Taste is a grapefruit and pine hop bitterness with a light fruity and malty sweetness.

M-Medium bodied with generous carbonation leaving a nice tingle on the tongue.

O-A nice Belgian twist on an India Pale Ale. I'm curious how the other brews by Selkirk are

Serving type: on-tap

01-27-2014 03:40:10 | More by reebtaerG
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Infidel from Selkirk Abbey Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.