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AleSmith IPA - AleSmith Brewing Company

AleSmith IPAAleSmith IPA

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95
world-class

2,625 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2625
Reviews: 1119
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by JayQue:
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JayQue

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great IPA. Pours a clear amber color. Big fluffy white head with good retention and thick lacing. Had a 22 oz bottle in a pint glass. Smell was of floral hops, very pronounced.

I had this beer wirth some fairly hot homemade chili. The beer stood up very well. A strong floral and citrus hops presence, not at all diminished by the hot food. The taste was excellent, hoppy goodness but smooth as well.

Mouthfeel was excellent. Smooth, crisp and hoppy. Same with drinkability. I could drink this one until the abv caught up with me. Very nice, one of the better IPAs out there.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2009 04:05:28 | More by JayQue
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AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
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