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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
good

498 Ratings
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Ratings: 498
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 12
Gots: 75 | 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:
Beer added by: LambicPentameter on 07-28-2013

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.
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A - Pours a deep straw color with lots ad lots of carb. Bubbles rolling up from everywhere. It has a 1 finger quick to form fluffy white head with excellent head retention and very nice looking lacing

S - Lots of lemon and other citrus. I really like the ruby red grapefruit aromas. The aroma is all citrus style west coast hops!

T - Very similar to the smell. Lots of lemon and grapefruit, with other milder citrus aroma hidden and more subtle. It even has a slight pine finish

M - Very smooth and slick. Easy drinking with no burn

O - Good sessionable IPA. Nothing over the top but very drinkable with a pleasant flavor. Low bitterness but lots of citrus. Would be a good beer to drink by the pool or floating down the river!

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Mostly hop smell that is like pine needles and soft spring flowers.

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Pop-Up Session I.P.A. from Boulevard Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 498 ratings.