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Pop-Up Session I.P.A. - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Pop-Up Session I.P.A.Pop-Up Session I.P.A.

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BA SCORE
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324 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 324
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 9
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
As a brewing team, we sought to make an India Pale Ale that showcased assertive hop flavor and aroma while maintaining a thirst-quenching drinkability by balancing the bitterness with a slight caramel malt character. A blend of our base pale, Marris Otter, and amber malts creates a simple, yet adequate malt backbone that allows Mosaic, Cascade, Amarillo, Citra, and Centennial hops to shine with bright, fruity, citrus notes. At 4.2% ABV and 41 IBUs, Pop-Up I.P.A. is a full flavored beer that’s suitable for all-day drinking.

(Beer added by: LambicPentameter on 07-28-2013)
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tomhartnett

Missouri

5/5  rDev +35.9%

01-25-2014 20:40:41 | More by tomhartnett
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Beerislivingproof

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

08-13-2013 19:55:07 | More by Beerislivingproof
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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

02-18-2014 16:27:11 | More by revo
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jsh420

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

02-11-2014 05:22:42 | More by jsh420
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

12 oz bottle poured into an imperial pint.
4.3% ABV, Best By 07/24/14

A - Heavy sheets of white lace cake the glass as the dollop of frothy whipped foam slowly plateaus to a lumpy pile above the hazed goldenrod beer.

S - A gentle breeze kicks up mowed grass notes into the predominantly citrusy aroma; sweet orange peel and lemon zest envelop biscuity pale malt and honey graham cracker on the back side.

T - Bright citrus dances on the tongue while lingering grassy notes move through the underlying grainy pale malt and honey-suggesting graham cracker base for an even-keeled brew.

M - Effervescent carbonation scrubs the tongue as this bright and light bodied beer washes down smoothly, finishing with a kiss of bitterness that lingers wonderfully on the tongue.

O - Boulevard's Pop-Up session IPA takes bright and citrusy hops with just a hint of earthiness and overlaps the smooth biscuity, graham cracker-like malt base with just enough balance to keep this an easy drinking, pretty refreshing IPA that's incredibly satisfying.

06-24-2014 22:33:30 | More by BeerFMAndy
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pinkysup

New York

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

02-15-2014 19:40:12 | More by pinkysup
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rxthree

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

07-07-2014 02:37:35 | More by rxthree
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Midwestbrew18

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

06-03-2014 00:01:33 | More by Midwestbrew18
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Mini4x

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

12-29-2013 20:49:51 | More by Mini4x
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Mugged89

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

07-16-2014 01:51:25 | More by Mugged89
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

01-12-2014 18:58:09 | More by jngrizzaffi
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pls2087

Indiana

4.34/5  rDev +17.9%

A: Poured smooth, with a white half finger head. Nice golden clear color.

S: Nice hoppy bouquet and citrus like aroma with hints of hops and grains.

T: Great mixture of sweetness and bitterness. Hints of floral and grain.

M: Clean, crisp, good carbonation.

O: Surprising combination of sweetness and bitterness makes it a winner.

02-02-2014 21:22:35 | More by pls2087
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mdcrouser

Missouri

4.34/5  rDev +17.9%

Had this on numerous occassions from the bottle and tap, but this is the first chance I've had to sit down and review it. Love the entire line - Double-Wide, Single-Wide and this one.

Icy white head ringing the edge, with large pocks of bubbles clinging together. The beer glows a sunny golden, with only hints of orange when the light hits it.

Mango, passionfruit, pineapple on the nose - that's a big bowl of tropicals. An awesome first whiff.

Similar to the tongue, with those tropicals and a muted breadiness holding it all together.

Carbonated and sparkling to the tongue - completely enjoyable and highly sessionable.

02-02-2014 20:43:44 | More by mdcrouser
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RoninBirdman

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

09-24-2013 15:58:06 | More by RoninBirdman
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Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

10-22-2013 15:39:23 | More by kustard
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Kansas

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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Pop-Up Session I.P.A. from Boulevard Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 324 ratings.