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Misty Mountain IPA - Back East Brewing Company

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Misty Mountain IPA
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85
very good

93 Ratings
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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.03%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Back East Brewing Company visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Misty Mountain is a great example of the American-style India Pale Ale synonymous with Craft Beer. Originally brewed for sailors on shipping routes between England and India, British IPAs are known for their strong hop bitterness, which were added as a preservative for the long voyage. The American adaptation is decidedly stronger and offers a more robust hop bite. Back East IPA is no exception. This assertively hopped beer has a great hoppy aroma, crisp hop bite, and smooth medium body.

(Beer added by: strengthdoc on 08-18-2012)
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Boto

Connecticut

3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Growler from Brewery: This one pours a fairly clear coppery color. There was a small off white head that left some lacing. Nice hop nose. Pine and citrus dominate. The taste is very good. It has a good hop bite. Mainly citrus and pine flavors, with a decent malt body behind it. Nicely balanced.

Serving type: growler

03-13-2014 16:58:55 | More by Boto
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Misty Mountain IPA from Back East Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.