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

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397 Ratings
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Ratings: 397
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 10.35%
Wants: 10
Gots: 34 | 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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look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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.

BeerFMAndy, Jun 24, 2014
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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.

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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.

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Pop-Up Session I.P.A. from Boulevard Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 397 ratings.