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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
83
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344 Ratings
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Ratings: 344
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 10
Gots: 25 | 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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4/5  rDev +8.7%

ToddHolder, Mar 02, 2014
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trevorpost, Feb 28, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev +9%

Poured from the bottle into a Dogfish Head Spiegelau glass.

A very pale amber, deep yellow and slightly hazy to match. Head is big bleach white bright with a giant fist of bubbles and super soapy retention. Clump chunks and rings of lace are all over this big settling four finger tall head. A very impressive beer if a tad cloudy.

A nice mellow juicy orange and lemon citrus quality. Light grains, and some nice mix of lemon drop candy sweetness. This is really growing on me the more I explore it.

Pretty solid flavor wise on the palate. A quenching sense of lemon and fruit candy. Mellow hop bitterness with a bit of zest. Bright. As expected a bit of a light body palate feel for such a low abv, which comes off a little chalky actually. Some sensing faint crisp carbonation which is playful, but quickly disappears on sips.

Overall though it's fine for what it is, may not be what I gravitate for a style but it's enjoyable to have these from time to time. This is a nice session IPA.

smakawhat, Feb 25, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev +7.1%

A-Cloudy yellow, not much carbonation, one finger head that tries to leave some lacing.

S-Hops, right in between mild and what you'd expect from a normal IPA. Mainly lemon with some grassy notes as well.

T-Starts with a slightly artificial lemon. Some grass and malt to round it with slight bitterness. But the lemon flavor throws it off. Other citrus flavors are there as well.

M-Lighter to medium in body, slight carbonation and slight hop bite.

O-As it warmed it definitely improved. A decent session IPA but with Founders All-Day out there not much reason to drink this.

rlee1390, Feb 16, 2014
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Pop-Up Session I.P.A. from Boulevard Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 344 ratings.