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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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Reviews by rallison:
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rallison

California

4.45/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Clear amber with a 1 1/2 finger fluffy white head.

S: Subtle hoppiness with a touch of nuttiness.

T: Nicely balanced citrusy hops with a slightly caramel-y malt body. Somewhat sticky and resiny with a perfect bitterness. Just about flawless.

M: Slightly sticky with medium carbonation.

D: Excellent.

Truly one of the best IPAs on the market. This is an excellent benchmark IPA by which to judge others.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2008 08:40:25 | More by rallison
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AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,823 ratings.