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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

2,962 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,962
Reviews: 1,142
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 414
Gots: 251 | FT: 8
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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4.56/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a beautiful hazy, sunset orange color with a finger length off white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a thick lacing around the glass. Nice carbonation which tells me this will be a refreshing ipa. Smells of resinous fruits like grapefruit, tangerine, mango, and pineapple. Also get some pine and like a bubblegum smell from the sweet malts. Taste is very much like it smells. starts with the resinous fruits such as pineapple and tangerine. Then in the middle there is a great balance of malt: get bready flavors as well as a creamy carmel sweetness. Then the finish is an incredible blend of the sweet, carmely malts and the resinous hop qualities. Get a prominent bubblegum flavor, as well as hints of pineapple, pine, grapefruit, and lemon. The bitterness gets more astringent as it goes through the flavor profile; however, the sweet and bready malts also get more prominent on the finish, so there is a nice balance at the end. A nice dry, crisp, clean finish. Medium body with a creamy and crisp mouthfeel. Wish I could get this more often. Just an incredible IPA.

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4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

poured 22oz bottle into snifter. Bottled 22 days ago.

A - Beautiful, opaque orange and gold color with a two finger creamy head with good retention and splotchy lacing.

S - Citrus, grapefruit and orange, and perhaps a little bit of tropical hops. Hints of pine, bread and honey for sweetness.

T - Very hoppy and piney, but nicely balanced. Citrus and tropical fruit, a mild sweetness, small amounts of grapefruit peel, orange zest, and a substantial but very well blended bready malt with honey.

M - Medium bodied with a smooth and oily feel. A nice drinking IPA.

O - Great IPA that reminds me of a combination between Two Hearted and Stone Ruination.

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AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,962 ratings.