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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

2,907 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,907
Reviews: 1,136
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 412
Gots: 237 | 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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tdm168

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev 0%

08-15-2014 01:03:56 | More by tdm168
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GeoChase90

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

08-14-2014 05:36:28 | More by GeoChase90
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unclekeith

Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

08-14-2014 05:31:15 | More by unclekeith
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Tunic

Washington

5/5  rDev +17.6%

08-14-2014 02:48:44 | More by Tunic
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RyanK252

California

4.13/5  rDev -2.8%

On Draft at Spokeasy Public House

A: Pours a golden orange, a little hazy, with a nice amount of frothy white head that fades

S: Surprisingly malty caramel sweetness up front with a nice hit of citrus hops following. Not what I was expecting

T: That's more like it, big citrus hop punch; orange, grapefruit, maybe even a little tropical fruit and floral notes in there too, nice malt backbone that comes out as it warms, grapefruit and pine bitterness on the finish

M: Medium body, just enough carbonation to keep the palate fresh

O: Might not be my favorite, but it shows why it's earned a reputation as a classic San Diego IPA. Very solid brew.

08-13-2014 06:02:42 | More by RyanK252
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briang01

Maryland

3.8/5  rDev -10.6%

08-12-2014 20:34:20 | More by briang01
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Jon4than

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.9%

08-12-2014 14:56:10 | More by Jon4than
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Kevlee722

Washington

4.25/5  rDev 0%

08-12-2014 07:03:55 | More by Kevlee722
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ElJosharino

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -5.9%

08-12-2014 00:03:17 | More by ElJosharino
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JoseRamirez1

California

4.08/5  rDev -4%

08-11-2014 22:03:18 | More by JoseRamirez1
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WadeBridgman

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

08-10-2014 21:57:16 | More by WadeBridgman
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HopsSlayer

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

08-10-2014 02:22:21 | More by HopsSlayer
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Sanjay

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

08-10-2014 01:34:42 | More by Sanjay
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WDJersey

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev 0%

08-09-2014 04:56:45 | More by WDJersey
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Vukusich

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -35.3%

08-09-2014 03:38:18 | More by Vukusich
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KOP_Beer_OUtlet

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

08-07-2014 23:50:10 | More by KOP_Beer_OUtlet
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Jtlambert

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.6%

08-07-2014 21:38:24 | More by Jtlambert
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TheWiredDJ

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

08-07-2014 20:47:26 | More by TheWiredDJ
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stevehagy

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

08-07-2014 16:18:42 | More by stevehagy
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Comparison_Ford

New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

08-07-2014 03:13:26 | More by Comparison_Ford
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anon

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

08-06-2014 20:58:15 | More by anon
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gonzo000

Massachusetts

3.96/5  rDev -6.8%

a. honey orange in color with three finger head. Head calmed down to one finger that lasted. beautiful color that is cloudy, but you can see through. Lacing on glass is consistent.

s. The aroma of this beer is the big seller to me. It is pitch perfect. Hoppy, pine, grapefruit, slight malt. Wow - impressive on the nose.

t. Malt steals the show for me. There is some pine and there is some hops, but the amount of malt seems to be out of balance for an IPA.

m. Very good. Light carbonation but solid.

o. My scores average out to a 4 - not sure but I will go there. If you are an IPA purist - heavy on the hops taste - you may not like this as much as others. It is an outstanding beer overall.

08-06-2014 20:54:58 | More by gonzo000
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Big_Dave

Texas

4.25/5  rDev 0%

08-06-2014 07:43:09 | More by Big_Dave
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Wayne17

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

08-06-2014 02:27:04 | More by Wayne17
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indyblue9

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

08-06-2014 02:17:58 | More by indyblue9
AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,907 ratings.