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AleSmith IPA - AleSmith Brewing Company

AleSmith IPAAleSmith IPA

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95
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2,615 Ratings
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95
world-class

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Ratings: 2615
Reviews: 1117
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 8.92%


Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-29-2002)
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GotWad629

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a burnt orange with a small head that dissipates quickly and leaves a good amount of lacing.

This is a citrus bomb with hints of grapefruit, pine, and even some vanilla.

The taste matches the smell. There is a well rounded hop presence of citrus with a nice malt backbone. Hop resin lingers on the tongue. It is beautifully balanced.

The carbonation is perfect. It helps to cut some of that lingering bitterness keeping it very smooth.

This is possibly the best IPA I've ever had. A perfect amount of citrus and bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2013 01:34:31 | More by GotWad629
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AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,615 ratings.