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AleSmith IPA - AleSmith Brewing Company

AleSmith IPAAleSmith IPA

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95
world-class

2,611 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2611
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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jackndan

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Alesmith IPA: thank you BA for letting me learn about such fine beers, like Alesmith IPA in a 22 oz bomber. It pours a very nice looking tan, and is quite hazy, which of course is only natural for a bottle conditioned beer. The head is quite thick and long lasting, and is a tiny bit off white.

The aroma is very pleasant, extremely hoppy, with floral notes.

The taste is terrific, perfect for your friendly neighborhood hophead. Not really a traditional IPA as the hop profile is a little too huge, but on the other hand, it is not a double IPA hop bomb either. There is some balance between some bready malt, and the hops. The dominant flavor is citrus/grapefruit notes produced by the hops.

Extremely easy to drink and refreshing. Light bodied and tasty. Nice.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2004 03:50:35 | More by jackndan
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AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,611 ratings.