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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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336 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 336
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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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

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Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

02-17-2014 02:49:07 | More by BigJim5021
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rlee1390

Indiana

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.

02-16-2014 23:20:18 | More by rlee1390
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scruffwhor

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-15-2014 23:08:28 | More by scruffwhor
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RadfordBrewing

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.7%

02-15-2014 21:37:38 | More by RadfordBrewing
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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Nebraska

4/5  rDev +8.7%

02-14-2014 01:09:00 | More by RDW
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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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jsh420

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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Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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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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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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North Carolina

3/5  rDev -18.5%

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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.

02-02-2014 01:51:10 | More by StaveHooks
Pop-Up Session I.P.A. from Boulevard Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 336 ratings.