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Coat Of Arms - Flesk Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

28 Ratings
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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 12%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flesk Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WoodBrew on 05-06-2014)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present, but I know this beer just hit the shelves. Another new beer from the local Flesk Brewing Co., out of Lombard, Illinois. Bottle art drawn by a friend. Drinking about as local as it gets. Expectations are pretty good.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours a beautiful juicy tropical cloudy orange colored body. Some small noticeable sediment floating in the glass with about a finger and a half of frothy doughy off-white head. Thin scattered bubbly lace. Looks delicious.

S - Oh my god, the smell is glorious. Beautiful fresh juicy floral / citrus hops - tangerines, grapefruit, oranges, mangoes, pine, & some creaminess / soapiness. Smells absolutely fresh & juicy.

T - Taste follows the nose - fruity and juicy. Tangerine, orange, grapefruit, mango, pine. This thing literally tastes like it has juice in it. Fresh, floral, and tropical. Lightly bready / malty on the finish, but it is in good balance with the hops.

M - The feel is deliciously juicy, smooth, refreshing, and light. Excellent carbonation, and not a shred of the 7.70% abv is noticeable.

Overall, probably the freshest, juiciest, most tropical, and best effort from the guys over at Flesk as of right now. This rivals some of the bigger Pipeworks DIPA's that I've had in terms of freshness and juiciness. Highly recommended if it is available to you.

Flesk Brewing Coat Of Arms ---4.5/5

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Pretty good IPA. I've never heard of Flesk, bought it because I was in Illinois, love to get that local flavor. The local flavor here was hoppy, but not overly so. Nice and fruity tasting, didn't seem like 7.7% alcohol. I just might try some other Flesk products when I see them. Cool label, too. But this does not come close to 2-hearted ale.

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Coat Of Arms from Flesk Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.