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Palate Mallet - Back East Brewing Company

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Palate Mallet
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

89 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.85%
Wants: 3
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Back East Brewing Company visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oriolesfan4 on 03-13-2014)
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I was looking forward to this beer. All I can is that making your beer less accessible does not automatically put it on the scale of Heady Topper. I love supporting local breweries; in fact, I would prefer to drink local. It amazes me that local purveyors already have this on an "invite only" e-mail distribution. Brewed with 3 different hops and balanced by a dry malt characteristic, I'm not feeling the balance at all on this one. It subdues the citrus-like hops that are trying to break through. It finishes peppery, just like their single IPA and I think that it takes from the overall experience. In a market watered down by the next great IPA, this one misses the mark due to its failure to marry the hop/malt profile. It's not a bad beer by any stretch, but being my favorite style, it misses the mark.

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Palate Mallet from Back East Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.