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Coedo / Ballast Point West To East IPA - Coedo Brewery (Kyodo Shoji Koedo Brewery)

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Coedo / Ballast Point West To East IPA
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BA SCORE
88
very good

19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coedo Brewery (Kyodo Shoji Koedo Brewery) visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 01-20-2013)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Blue Palms Brewhouse in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a hazy honey orange with a foamy bone colored head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. A foamy latticework of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, citrus zest, and slight tropical fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with a citrus zest flavor on the finish. There is a medium amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with some nice fruity aromas and flavors.

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

Had this beer on tap at OB Noodle house, San Diego CA.

Appearance - Nice blonde to light amber hue. Reminded me more of the SRM on Pliney (golden and light).

Smell - Lots of grassy notes. Not as resiny and pine-like as most west coast IPA tend to be. A more appropriate balance of citrus, grass, pine, resin.

Taste - Taste follows suit. Well balanced hop flavors. Showcasing a strong west-coast hop profile, yet balanced and refreshing.

Mouthfeel - Best part about this beer - the combination of bitterness and dryness. The beer finishes with just the right amount of lingering bitterness, only to be cleansed by the (what I assume to be) high attenuation.

Overall - A solid IPA.

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On-tap at Beachwood I,

A: Pours goldenrod with a medium white head, leaving excellent thick lace, great to look at.

S: Notes of lemon and citrus, grass.

T: Grapefruit, lemon, some tropicality. Upfront and very direct pinpoint hop flavours. Fresh tasting with a nice malt balance, very much in a West Coast style.

M: Medium-bodied, very clean to a point where it reminded me a lot of Sculpin. Crisp and refreshing.

O: Brewed in Japan, but tasting like a beer brewed in Southern California. A bit pricey, but an excellent example of the style.

Coedo / Ballast Point West To East IPA from Coedo Brewery (Kyodo Shoji Koedo Brewery)
88 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.