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AleSmith IPA - AleSmith Brewing Company

AleSmith IPAAleSmith IPA

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95
world-class

2,617 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2617
Reviews: 1118
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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Reviews by dannydetox:
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dannydetox

California

4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The Alesmith IPA pours a pretty coppery amber color with a frothy white head that stuck around. Nose is full of apricot, some pine and an earthy essence. Don't get much citrus here. Malts come through on the mid palate, and then the beer finishes with lingering dryness. Very long finish on this one. Not as aggressive as some of its San Diego IPA cousins, this medium to lighter bodied beer (given its size) lacks that big citrus hop explosion I have come to anticipate from West Coast IPAs. Good, but there are others I prefer.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2011 04:53:16 | More by dannydetox
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AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,617 ratings.