AleSmith IPA - AleSmith Brewing Company
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Ratings: 2,895 | Reviews: 1,136 | Display Reviews Only:
3.95/5 rDev -7.1%
22 oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with tall, long lasting, fluffy white head and nice lacing. Aroma is of citrusy hops, tropical fruit and caramel malt. Body is full and tangy. Citrusy and piney hops, alcohol, caramel and bready malt and ripe fruit fill the mouth. Finish is long, dry, and grapefruity. Excellent brew.
07-09-2014 13:29:21 | More by mikeg67
4.54/5 rDev +6.8%
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.
07-03-2014 05:50:21 | More by thomda11
AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,895 ratings.