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Blitzen IIIPA - Faction Brewing

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Blitzen IIIPA
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BA SCORE
88
very good

32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Faction Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: largadeer on 02-01-2014)
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nygannon

California

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

02-07-2014 06:01:33 | More by nygannon
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California

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

03-31-2014 03:43:58 | More by CelticAleMan
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

04-19-2014 05:49:39 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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SamuelR

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

04-06-2014 04:22:22 | More by SamuelR
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jwswigs

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

04-13-2014 05:07:49 | More by jwswigs
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Brennanleroy

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

02-13-2014 23:22:29 | More by Brennanleroy
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bouncepass

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

02-08-2014 02:46:10 | More by bouncepass
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GRG1313

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

03-04-2014 06:47:11 | More by GRG1313
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jlisuk

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-13-2014 05:24:08 | More by jlisuk
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

03-10-2014 06:34:28 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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smitty5245

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

05-29-2014 16:14:59 | More by smitty5245
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Copernicus

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

03-10-2014 17:38:30 | More by Copernicus
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elNopalero

Texas

3.93/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This poured an amber gold in color. Right away I found an orangish aroma, like a sweet squeezed orange, peel and pith included. The flavor is surprisingly sweet as well, with a juicy orange and peel flavor dominant. It’s not as bitter as I had expected, balanced with some nice caramel notes on the malt, and finishing with a somewhat alkaline note to it.

Serving type: on-tap

03-25-2014 23:58:46 | More by elNopalero
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mc4z

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-23-2014 03:26:27 | More by mc4z
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gkron66

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-13-2014 05:22:25 | More by gkron66
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largadeer

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-01-2014 10:25:37 | More by largadeer
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kdown

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

02-03-2014 02:56:47 | More by kdown
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random846

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-06-2014 02:58:49 | More by random846
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Marco_Gtz

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-30-2014 16:12:40 | More by Marco_Gtz
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California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

03-30-2014 22:36:39 | More by dwagner003
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kaseydad

California

4.21/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had this on tap at a festival...but stopped by the brewery and picked up a growler....and talked to Rodger. Cool dude. Two days old....

Pours a relatively clear amber ale with a frothy one finger off-white head. Major sticky lacing.

The aroma is big on the pineapple, passion fruit, sweet malt, sticky-sweet candy, and pear. Yum.

The taste is on the sweeter side with a bit of hops on the swallow and another rush of sweetness on the aftertaste. Tangy. That's the word that keeps coming to mind. Some pine.

Mouthfeel is decent.

Overall this a definite sweet Triple IPA. The hops are there, but the sweetness is on display big time. Not that there's anything wrong with that.

Serving type: growler

02-09-2014 19:01:19 | More by kaseydad
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California

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California

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

03-29-2014 19:37:32 | More by Beerbuddy21
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California

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04-13-2014 06:32:06 | More by InfernoBoss
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Blitzen IIIPA from Faction Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.