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Saint Archer IPA - Saint Archer Brewing Co.

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Saint Archer IPASaint Archer IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

126 Ratings
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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Archer Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: fox227 on 05-04-2013)
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BucannonXC5

California

3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Type: 22-oz. bomber
Glass: Manzanita pint glass
From: Pacific Liquor at Renaissance at North Park (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $4.99
Purchased: June 28, 2013
Consumed: July 6, 2013
Misc.: N/A

Poured a honey golden clear color with 1-2 fingers of grayish white head. Sporadic spiderweb lacing on the sides. Average-to-below average retention.

Smelled a deep whiff of malty citrus hops. Could smell the bitterness. Caramel, toffee, tropical hops, lemon, iced tea, Columbus hops and orange.

Tasted a bit better than the smell. Reminded me slightly of a Manzanita IPA or an English IPA. Bitter and dry at the end, but good flavor. Citrus hops, mainly lemon, iced tea, resin hops and faint sugary grapefruit.

Light body. Creamy texture. Soft carbonation. Bitter, dry finish. Had me wanting to come back for more.

This beer grew on me as it went down. I’d give it another try.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2013 09:13:17 | More by BucannonXC5
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-23-2014 04:35:36 | More by CSO
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travolta

California

3.59/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Whiskey in color, with a one colored head. Very cloudy and rocky head. Thick lacing and decent retention.

Nose: Grapefruit, lemons and limes, with some clean malt.

Taste: Crisp and bubbly. Metallic and a bit dry at the end. Hop bitterness is well balanced.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 04:51:56 | More by travolta
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4/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

07-13-2014 01:31:37 | More by mbunje
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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chinchill

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3.35/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap at True North in the North Park area of San Diego.

Pour is light amber-gold with fine-grained visible carbonation and a very durable, semi-creamy off-white head. Exceptional sticky lacing.

Smell: strong and pungent (hops).

Taste: Not as intense as the aroma suggests yet this could still pass as a DIPA. Medium-high bitterness. Bitterness is moderated by some malts. .

Feel: medium body; medium-high but soft carbonation.

O: Very good IPA IF you like this hop load ... but not my cup of tea.

Serving type: on-tap

07-04-2014 21:23:12 | More by chinchill
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4/5  rDev +5%

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California

3.98/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

While partial to SOCAL-style IPAs (if it isn't yet, "SOCAL IPA" should be an official beer style), I particularly like this offering. A refreshing slight-pine, slight-citrus taste that isn't too overpowering with malt or hops (although the bias is definitely more towards hops). I particularly like that it now comes in 12 oz cans. One of the great San Diego offerings (yep... I am biased towards SD too).

Serving type: can

06-21-2014 02:53:32 | More by ANIMOUL
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Modernrickk

California

4.09/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Not "just another IPA" out here in the land of the IPAs

Offered in six packs and on draft almost anywhere I go out here in LA

Looks great in the glass.. Same shade of IPA orange as they're double IPA .

Smells of new age hops combined together. I get a big aroma of this beer without even bringing the glass to my nose. Squeezed fruits, hop bliss, a small earthiness as well

Taste is hops up front - very balanced and not too bitter . After taste leaves you beggin for more. Not much ABV burn or taste here. Very easy drinkin swill

Mouth feel is über refreshing. Crisp from carbonation and not overly carbonated - this mouthfeel but not at all watery.

Overall this flagship beer can rival some of the older classics - not selling as fast as the others making this tough to find real fresh .. I think out here in the west were near the end of the IPA six pack

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Saint Archer IPA from Saint Archer Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.