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Raygun - Backpocket Brewing

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Raygun
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86
very good

19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Backpocket Brewing visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Pintofbrown on 01-31-2014)
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Pintofbrown

Iowa

3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had this in a snifter. Bottled 1/29/14.

A- Light golden body, with finger of creamy white foam, this IPA has good retention, some spotty lacing after the cap had died to a ring.

S- Raygun seeps out with aromas of dank, earthy, grapefruit-y hops. The bouquet exhibits mostly the dank profile however, and peach even makes its way out of the glass after a while..

T- The palate drinks very similarly to the nose, garlic-y dank hops with peachy notes and grapefruit. The finish includes a subtle bitterness that is close to resin-y. Nice!

Mf- The beer slides over the tongue, a little watery with a slight crispness.

O- The flavor and smell of this beer are extremely similar. It is so dank and fruity with a nice kiss of peach and grapefruit. Original flavor and delicious.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2014 04:45:19 | More by Pintofbrown
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3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
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Pours clear medium gold with white head and a little lacing.

Nose is pretty neutral. Slight citrus.

Taste: Definitely a nice tropical blend of pineapple and mango. A little unbalanced but still quite drinkable.

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Smell: Dank, earthy, field onion, and some light citrus. The earthy-onion is quite powerful here. Not too bad.

Taste: Dank and earth come through big on the palate. A bit of fruitiness on the back end.

Mouthfeel: A bit thin and light.

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Raygun from Backpocket Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.