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YuleSmith (Summer) - AleSmith Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,608
Reviews: 903
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 246
Gots: 68 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Lots of hops with a nice malty backbone on this one. It is released twice yearly; once in the Summer and once in the late Fall / early Winter. Winter bottles have green & red ink, Summer is blue & red. There is a variation in the malt bill for each version.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 11-24-2002)
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

A bit old. Bottled about 6 months ago

A- pours hazy orange thin head with good legs
S- Sweet malt with big hops
T- Good balance of hop and sweet
M - rich and thick. A bit more than I was expecting.

Fresh hops have faded but still a super solid double IPA.

pagriley, Sunday at 01:42 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Amber yellow color with a thick head with good retention.
Aroma of pineapple, oranges, booze and pine.
Citrusy flavor with notes of pepper, caramels, grapefruit, pine, mango and tangerines. Finishing with a mint note.
Dry and bitter aftertaste. Alcohol of 8.5% has a warming effect.
Full body with appropriate carbonation.
Sticky and very hoppy DIPA and quite alcoholic. Maybe for a colder day during summertime.

FLima, Nov 02, 2014
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YuleSmith (Summer) from AleSmith Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,608 ratings.