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AleSmith IPA - AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith IPAAleSmith IPA

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95
world-class

2,823 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,823
Reviews: 1,131
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 402
Gots: 216 | FT: 6
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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dmsohyea

California

4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 22 oz bomber to pint glass, 4/20/11.

A - Cloudy dark orange with 1 finger head. Lacing is good, retention is not.

S - Smells great. Tons of citrus hops with a touch of earthy pine in the background. Just outstanding. Very little malt scent, which is how I like it.

T - Some bitterness and an assault of citrus upfront. The citrus mellows midway to a somewhat dry piny finish. Bitter orange peel lingers forever. Such a great example of the style.

M - Is good, but not smooth and creamy like Pliny or Sculpin. Medium body suits the beer well and the finish is very dry. Carbonation is medium low.

O - A great west coast IPA that may become a mainstay in my fridge. Good hopping without being overly sweet and a lovely, lingering finish. I'm happy that I live just a few minutes from the brewery.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2011 05:41:02 | More by dmsohyea
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AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,823 ratings.