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Session I.P.A - Wisconsin Brewing Co.

Session I.P.A
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.16
pDev: 17.72%


Brewed by:
Wisconsin Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: tyleeis on 11-30-2013)
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Reviews by workingclassbrew:
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workingclassbrew

Wisconsin

3.55/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Never had a session IPA. This one coming from a reputed lager loving brewmaster. I poured into a small 60's era Schlitz tapper glass. Nice pour, head fell into a thick creamy top, nice lace on glass.

Nice light amber color, with a light, clean pine resin wiff. The smell is quite complex. Take it deep, smell, and it has a sweet, buttery, honey-like aroma. Really nice, and different. The hop is laid aside.

Taste..first impression, dry, flat bitterness, watery. The beer when first poured looks full of carbonation. It is the opposite, really flat. The first impression is still what I'm getting out of this session. I dont know if I like it, or not. Well this site says a session beer gets better the more you drink, so...2nd beer, dry, flat, bitter, less watery. Very dry on the back of the tongue, a little malt coming through.

Im starting to like this. Was the long lost Ballintines IPA of old like this. A easy drinking lower alcohol brew.

3rd beer..yeah I can see this being a long session of enjoyment. I can enjoy that with a S.N. Celebration Ale, but this goes does easier, and dangerously quicker. Very good. I'm a lager man first, but this is very nice.

Another sweet brew from Wisconsin.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2014 03:41:59 | More by workingclassbrew
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Paired w/ Spicy Thai food.

Appearance of a nice golden color w/ white head and strong lacing.

I was expecting it to be more hoppy than it actually was...Maybe the fact that it's "Sessionable". Nice, mellow, hoppiness to it, and wasn't quite as piney as some of the other over-the-top hoppy beers I've had in the past. Nice carbonation, and light/medium body.

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Session I.P.A from Wisconsin Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.