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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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331 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 331
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 10
Gots: 24 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.7%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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RDW

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +8.7%

02-14-2014 01:09:00 | More by RDW
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-13-2014 23:08:35 | More by Gagnonsux
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South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-11-2014 23:06:51 | More by Chucker17
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-10-2014 05:25:39 | More by Punisher
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Lunny777

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

02-10-2014 02:44:37 | More by Lunny777
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CRJMellor

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-09-2014 23:37:13 | More by CRJMellor
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-09-2014 20:10:51 | More by KevinGordon
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jackieT

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-09-2014 14:23:14 | More by jackieT
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Drtfinelli

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

02-07-2014 01:32:50 | More by Drtfinelli
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-05-2014 23:44:22 | More by kjkinsey
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Canti4341

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-05-2014 17:38:52 | More by Canti4341
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crobinso

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-05-2014 02:41:03 | More by crobinso
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RyanAU

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -18.5%

02-03-2014 01:18:09 | More by RyanAU
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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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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

3.93/5  rDev +6.8%

12oz bottle to DFH IPA glass.

A - Pours a golden straw color, slightly hazy, a tall cream colored head takes it's time. Good lacing.

S - Spicy, dry hay, white pepper, zesty citrus, yeasty.

T - Grainy pale malts, dried corn, mineral water, grassy/piney bitterness, zesty citrus and star fruit. Finishes with dry and crisp with a nice grassy/peppery bite.

M - Aggressive spritzy carbonation, light body, dry finish.

A thirst quenching IPA that you could drink all day long.

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visualmartyr

Indiana

4/5  rDev +8.7%

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Texasfan549

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-01-2014 22:59:51 | More by Texasfan549
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.76/5  rDev +2.2%

Nice fresh session IPA, even dated... best by 4/26/14, gotta love that.

Pours a quickly rising 2 finger fizzy fluffy soapy looking head that starts to fade pretty quickly though, mild spotty lacing, semi hazy golden straw color.

Nose lots of fresh citrus, big juicy clementine and tangerine, also peach and aprocit, very juicy fruity hops, with a hint of resin and mustiness, it even has a hint of a mango papaya note. Under that is a light sweet malty base.

Taste starts with a malty outlook this time, a mild crackery blond like malt with a little sweet malt taste, but at the same time it's watery and too light for it's own good. Then hte hops kick in, a nice fair bitterness with nice blend of hops, juicy fruit again with mild citrus, more apricot like this time, with some clementine and light tangerine, na mild tropical fruit like mango papaya again and hint of bubblegum. A hint of a resin comes through towards the finish, and it dries quite a bit, gets a decent bitter kick as well with mild fruity hop flavor but a bit grassy this time too.

Mouth is lighter bod, little watery feeling, lighter but decent carb.

Overall not bad, nice hop character, great aroma, but just really light on the base beer, watery feeling, really lacking the big base to prop the hops up more than they are, otherwise it would be a great beer.

01-29-2014 02:43:07 | More by jlindros
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Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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District of Columbia

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 331 ratings.