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St. Florian's Flashover IPA - St. Florian's Brewery

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St. Florian's Flashover IPASt. Florian's Flashover IPA

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Reviews: 8
Hads: 49
Avg: 3.33
pDev: 39.64%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
St. Florian's Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: olfolxholme on 04-27-2013

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3.57/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

St. Florian's Flashover IPA

22oz Bottle with my FW Snifter glass
Noted on 06/19/2014

A: Dark caramel amber color with some considerable hop haze. Thick finger width of ecru cream holds thick and soapy up top. Nice cascade of sticky lace coating the glass all the way down. Looks pleasant and inviting.

S: Bready malt nose filled with gobs of warm toasty malts. Grassy hops with pine and citrus coming together underneath. A touch of stingy booze emits as the other aromas fade. Some florals there but definitely not shy on the malts.

T: Tastes brings forth a robust maltiness with lots of warm bready biscuit flavors and some dark caramel sweetness to it. Citrus and pine hops mingle with a bit of herbal spice. Still manages a very light and frothy experience with a modest bitterness and a good drying finish. Its malt forward yet delicately balanced in that way. Alcohol is better disguised here. Not bad but nothing too spectacular either.

M: Moderate to lighter feel on account of the frothy carbonation. Medium levels of bitterness midway leading up to a nice drying finish. Slightly resinous but mostly clean on the palate.

D: Not your typical West Coast as this one sets out to be more of a PNW style IPA if you will. Forward with lots of toasty malt and biscuit complimented by some common American hops. Not my usual preference but what is nice here is the balance and drinkability. Cool to try this up and comer but probably not something I would go out for again.

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S: Light to moderate aromas of piney and herbal hops are present in the nose along with underlying notes of caramel malts.
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St. Florian's Flashover IPA from St. Florian's Brewery
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