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Four Play IPA Batch#1 - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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Four Play IPA Batch#1
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32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 15.79%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DIM on 03-08-2013)
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Reviews by fourstringer:
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fourstringer

Maryland

3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint glass. Moderately aggressive hand. Best by 08.05.14 etched on the bottle.

A: Slightly hazy, orange-red body. 1 finger of white head with ok retention. Moderate patchy lacing.

S: Citrus-forward hops, orange, faint pine. Malty sweetness with elements of bread, biscuit. Traces of caramel, toffee. Hints of funk - acetone, cat urine.

T: Assertive bitterness up front and throughout. The malt backbone kicks in about half-way and brings a slight sweetness that never really competes with the bitterness. Semi-dry finish. Piney resin and grapefruit pulp linger in the aftertaste. Low alcohol presence.

M: Moderate carbonation with a moderate body. Slightly oily feel.

O: Good IPA. Fairly bitter, although the beer leans towards the malty side of the spectrum. Drinks well enough, but not a lot of complexity. The off-scents add some uniqueness, but may or may not agree with you.

Prost!

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 20:37:38 | More by fourstringer
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Four Play IPA Batch#1 from Stoudts Brewing Co.
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