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Lawn Mower ISA - Iron Goat Brewing Co.

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Lawn Mower ISA
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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 6.3%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Iron Goat Brewing Co.
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: leedorham on 06-12-2013)
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Reviews by woemad:
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woemad

Washington

3.99/5  rDev +4.7%

32oz “grunt” purchased at the brewery’s taproom on Friday night for $5-6. I’ve had it before but hadn’t done an actual review before.

Poured into a 21oz “drinking jar,” this was a hazy orange-amber color that took on the look of burnished copper when held up to light. Initially there was a good sized beige head, but it dropped fairly quickly to a sudsy collar.

Citrusy hop aroma, but with a decent-sized bready malt backbone. While well-balanced, there’s a lot of hop aroma for something that’s only 4.5%abv.

Lots of hop flavor hitting the taste buds. There’s enough of a malty backbone to provide contrast, but although meant as a session beer, it’s definitely an IPA. I forget which hops are used in this, but they hit a sweet spot between citrus sweetness and piney bitterness, along with a slight, honeyish flavor. Quite a lot of hop aftertaste to this. It may be lower strength than a typical IPA, but it has the same kind of impact on the palate.

Not exactly what I’d call light bodied, but it’s definitely lighter than a typical IPA. Mouthfeel is coating and resiny.

While at the brewery, I picked up the most recent issue of the BA mag, and the Bros.’s editorial was ironically a vent about the session IPA. When it comes to this beer, I really don’t see the problem. It drinks like an IPA, it just carries a lighter weight alcohol punch. I’d say mission accomplished.

07-27-2013 20:27:40 | More by woemad
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5%

05-16-2014 02:51:42 | More by thebigredone
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leedorham

Washington

4.08/5  rDev +7.1%

I hope this session IPA bandwagon becomes a full fledged institution.

A - Pours a light orange with a one finger white head.

S - good pop to the hops, a little bit of citrus acidity to the nose.

T - good full hop flavor, definitely leans away from the malt.

M - Pretty light bodied but not incredibly so. pretty much dead on for a beer intended to be downed in succession.

O - This is one of their stronger beers to date and I hope they make it more than just a spring offering.

06-12-2013 18:45:06 | More by leedorham
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trytoketchup

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-07-2013 06:27:24 | More by trytoketchup
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Stephen_Purdue

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-22-2014 01:19:55 | More by Stephen_Purdue
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hpthebull

California

3.8/5  rDev -0.3%

08-16-2014 06:45:35 | More by hpthebull
Lawn Mower ISA from Iron Goat Brewing Co.
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