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51/50 IPA - Ironfire Brewing Company

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very good

105 Ratings
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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ironfire Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 11-13-2012)
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Reviews by BucannonXC5:
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3.76/5  rDev -2.1%

Type: Draft
Glass: 10-oz. pint glass
From: Tiger! Tiger! In Northpark (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $17.00 for a pitcher
Purchased: Aug. 10, 2013
Consumed: Aug. 10, 2013
Misc.: N/A

Poured a honey, golden pale clear color with two fingers of frothy white head. Good amount of uneven lacing on the sides, good retention on the top.

Smelled floral hops, citrus hops, grapefruit, pine, lime, lighter than you’d think, not too bitter and caramel malts.

Tasted lighter even then the smell. Also floral hops, citrus hops, pine, lime, smooth, orange rind, caramel and pretty close to the smell overall.

Light body. Thin-to-oily texture. Average carbonation. Crisp, clean, refreshing finish.

A pretty decent IPA overall. Light and smooth and hits the spot.

BucannonXC5, Aug 11, 2013
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51/50 IPA from Ironfire Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.