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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

2,958 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,958
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled on 5/14/13

Pour a clear light amber with a couple of lazy bubbles floating up to the top. Fat bone white head that fell slowly leaving all kinds of lace to look at. Thick cap and ring. Nose is citrus, orange and grapefruit. Some tropical notes and it suggests pineapple while it never actually realizes any pineapple. Light pine, earthy. Sweet sugary malt and light bread. Floral. Taste is awesome grapefruit. Tongue drying, mouth watering, thirst quenching grapefruit. Gosh I can hardly imagine that a month ago this would have been even better. Slight bite from carbonation. Floral with a tiny bit of dank. Piney in the aftertaste. Finishes dry with a graceful bitter that did not overpower. Light bread gives a smooth and substantial body to the tart and dominant citrus. Malt sweetness is gentle honey.

Alesmith rarely disappoints. Their malts are smooth and tuned to the body of the beer. This was a terrific IPA that can stand on it’s own and be counted among the best IPA’s. Not complex but a grapefruit lovers dream.

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AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,958 ratings.