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Veridian IPA - Banded Horn Brewing Co.

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Veridian IPAVeridian IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

28 Ratings
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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Banded Horn Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A balanced American IPA. Smooth, light maltiness, with a touch of honey and granola. Hops are vibrant and bracing, yet light on the palate. Lemon peel, tropical fruit, and spruce dominate the bouquet.

(Beer added by: Todd on 02-17-2014)
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Grapefruit nose and matching citrus followthrough, had this on tap close to the source at Springvale Publick House. This is the type of IPA that really works for me. Well balanced and smooth.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pint on draft at Dahlia's in Biddeford, Maine, an ill restaurant you should eat at.

Appearance: Pours a relatively clear yellow/gold with a two-inch white head that recedes to film and then sticks around for the duration.

Aroma: Though slightly muted for an IPA, the nose has apricot, grapefruit, pineapple and pine. Malt is pretty far in the background.

Taste: This is a hop-forward beer with a nice lemon and grapefruit taste. It's refreshing and smooth.

Mouthfeel: Very easy on the palate. Not a "big" beer, but a good one.

Overall: People tend to get fussy about the term "session IPA," but that's basically what this is, and it's quite decent. I had it with a Field Roast reuben and it was a great pairing. I definitely want more beers from Banded Horn, whose logo is awesome.

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Veridian IPA from Banded Horn Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.