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AleSmith IPA - AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith IPAAleSmith IPA

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,788 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,788
Reviews: 1,130
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 401
Gots: 207 | 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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ryan_celia

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

07-05-2014 00:52:10 | More by ryan_celia
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struttinj

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-05-2014 00:16:09 | More by struttinj
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wakeuptothesun

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-04-2014 18:15:18 | More by wakeuptothesun
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -23.5%

07-04-2014 03:46:51 | More by Whiskeydeez
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ffshore545

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

07-03-2014 14:39:41 | More by ffshore545
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thomda11

California

4.48/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I've heard a lot of good things about Alesmith. As a recent Maryland transplant in California, I was very much eager to try any beer from this brewery. The beer poured a yellowish-amber hybrid with a good head--even if it dissipated relatively quickly. The aroma was a lot maltier than I expected with a distinct resinous hop note. The taste is sublime. The strong hopiness hits the palate first, but it is married with the malt to the point that it becomes one indistinguishable flavor--a very, very good thing. The balance of this IPA is impressive and has become a serious challenger to DFH 90 min for favorite IPA. I feel like I need to run out and get a 4-pack of DFH to compare immediately.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 05:50:21 | More by thomda11
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reyna311

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-02-2014 17:14:19 | More by reyna311
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TGanyone

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-02-2014 13:57:57 | More by TGanyone
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onlymurderers

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-02-2014 00:01:20 | More by onlymurderers
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aoampm

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

06-30-2014 21:36:56 | More by aoampm
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UconnBrew

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev 0%

06-30-2014 20:41:33 | More by UconnBrew
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JIMMER

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

06-30-2014 04:55:46 | More by JIMMER
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Bobthehuman


4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

06-30-2014 03:32:59 | More by Bobthehuman
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AAYeste

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

06-29-2014 21:05:19 | More by AAYeste
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LakerLeith

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

06-29-2014 15:05:09 | More by LakerLeith
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klittle250

Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev 0%

06-29-2014 14:16:22 | More by klittle250
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Ndflyfan8

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev 0%

06-29-2014 10:58:07 | More by Ndflyfan8
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hoppyhour

California

3.83/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- gorgeous color, poured into tulip from a deuce deuce.

S- Smell is spot on awesome, rich malty aroma with tons of spice, vanilla and chai tea notes.

T- less fruit and more malt from this guy all the way around, more like a dipa with a strong alcohol finish

M- Sticky and sugary far from clean, not very well ballanced

O- overall a great big bold ipa which hits my palate more like a dipa or imperial. The aroma is outstanding but followed by a belly warming alcohol feel.

At $4.99 this is decent brew but one that is reserved for the dipa/malt lover imo.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 05:45:30 | More by hoppyhour
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

06-28-2014 20:56:25 | More by savagepm
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

06-28-2014 17:15:02 | More by thatoneguymike
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jrhottle

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

06-28-2014 02:36:35 | More by jrhottle
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MakersMarksman


4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

06-27-2014 22:51:01 | More by MakersMarksman
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

06-27-2014 14:16:25 | More by sammyg832
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Brutus627

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

06-27-2014 13:58:11 | More by Brutus627
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tjdrewry

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

06-27-2014 13:48:09 | More by tjdrewry
AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,788 ratings.