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AleSmith IPA - AleSmith Brewing Company

AleSmith IPAAleSmith IPA

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,614 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2614
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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Murph

Arizona

4.72/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours a great looking deep golden/light copper color with a perfect looking 1/2" sticky white head that slowly sinks but never falls below a thick meringue-ish film that completely coats the inside of the glass. Big piney hoppiness is all over the aroma in this one. Almost resiny/hoppy aromas make me want to tip this glass up as soon as possible. Initial tingly hoppiness hits the tongue before a quick biscuity malt burst that drowns all else out for a moment. The creamy biscuity malt becomes more and more apparent as the brew gets warmer. Excellently balanced brew with a great piney and citrusy hoppy flavors through the finish with some light, just right, lingering bitterness. Smooth with a great crispness. The medium bodied smoothness really comes out once the brew hits about 60° or so. Absolutely excellent brew, I could drink this stuff all day and probably will do so if I ever get out to their brewpub. A huge thanks to the LongBeachBum for sending this sample along.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2002 19:33:51 | More by Murph
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AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,614 ratings.