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Battle Axe IPA - Kelsen Brewing Company

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Battle Axe IPABattle Axe IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 8.67%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kelsen Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JakerLou on 03-02-2014)
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Kurmaraja

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-22-2014 02:04:27 | More by Kurmaraja
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wreck

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev +10.6%

08-16-2014 01:03:16 | More by wreck
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Jeffreytmoore

California

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-27-2014 14:30:05 | More by Jeffreytmoore
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ArmOnFire

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -18.7%

07-22-2014 02:06:48 | More by ArmOnFire
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Hik0


3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-21-2014 23:34:12 | More by Hik0
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Mmcdonald79

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-19-2014 22:06:06 | More by Mmcdonald79
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nickleeye

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

07-14-2014 13:50:25 | More by nickleeye
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smanson56

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-04-2014 22:14:00 | More by smanson56
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ILiveOffHops

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-21-2014 22:19:44 | More by ILiveOffHops
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.7%

06-02-2014 01:27:13 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +8.4%

05-09-2014 03:03:22 | More by XmnwildX12
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dphillips

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

04-20-2014 00:46:32 | More by dphillips
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Billybrewboy

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

04-18-2014 23:52:53 | More by Billybrewboy
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SawDog505

New Hampshire

3.88/5  rDev +5.1%

Poured into a 13 oz tulip glass, not sure of the bottle date. Pours a bright orange red, with a one inch off white head that leaves behind massive gobs of lace.

Smell tangerine, pine, hard candy, caramel, and grapefruit.

Taste follows pretty well, some nice earthy hops and plenty of sweet malt to balance it out and a hit of grapefruit lingers in the finish.

Body is medium large, nice amount of life, a bit dry, and very drinkable.

Overall this is a nice IPA, fairly tame/balanced, a great starter IPA. Once again a little local nano brewery impresses me.

03-26-2014 21:34:23 | More by SawDog505
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infuturity83

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

03-18-2014 21:00:55 | More by infuturity83
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mklisz

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

03-04-2014 16:32:26 | More by mklisz
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.8/5  rDev +3%

Bottle from the brewery open house.
Pours a slightly hazy reddish copper color with a huge frothy bubbly off white head that persists forever. Earthy, pine, citrus, and stone fruits meld with light caramel and bready malts in the aroma. The flavor holds a bit more maltiness than the aroma suggested. Solid bready caramel base with an earthy citrusy flavor. Moderate hop bitterness. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick resinous mouthfeel. A bit old school with a heavier caramel and toffee malty presence, but the use of newer hop varieties make this one stand out. Nice brew.

03-02-2014 21:01:58 | More by johnnnniee
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-02-2014 20:32:29 | More by JakerLou
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.93/5  rDev +6.5%

From the 650 ml. bottle. Sampled on March 2, 2014.

The pour is a deeper amber color with a maple or mahogany tone leading up to a modest off-white head that lingers. Fairly good clarity.

The aroma begins with a sweet profile followed by the earthy and slightly floral hop character of an IPA. There is a definitive dark fruit character in this as well and not the zingy type most associated with IPA's.

The body is medium and smooth.

The taste begins with a fascinating sweet and caramel malt note and then the mild bitterness comes in to linger dryly at the end. The malt character tends to be more forward than the hop character so IPA hopheads might be disappointed by the mild bitterness. But this is actually the way I enjoy my IPA's.

03-02-2014 19:47:51 | More by puboflyons
Battle Axe IPA from Kelsen Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.