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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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399 Ratings
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Ratings: 399
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 10
Gots: 35 | 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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3.66/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

pours a hazy lemony straw color, finger of white head, leaving light lacing

Smell is very floral and citrusy, clementine, orange, honey like sweetness, some pine, fresh cut flowers

Taste is heavy bitter up front, sweet honey, some citrus, mandarin orange, piney bitterness

Mouthfeel is light and crisp, drying

smells better then it tastes, with that said it is still decent... After having a few I think I am just not a session IPA guy...

nickapalooza86, Mar 15, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Crisp golden color with a light haze, nice two finger white foamy head that dissolves quickly. After a sip it has light lacing on about a third of the glass that quickly fades into the glass

S- Has a nice earthy smell that is followed by a mellow hint of pineapple

T - A light crisp taste that is well balanced between sweet and bitter. Has a light wheat and honey flavor with little to no fruit taste.

M - Quick light carbonation on the tongue that removes all flavors of the beer shortly after

O - Very drinkable beer overall, if I was looking for a good light beer to enjoy more than one of I would get this again. I would not get this beer if I was looking for big flavors and a wow factor.

12oz bottle best by 4-24-14


Mo_fro, Mar 12, 2014
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3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Kind of reminds me of their hoppy wheat, but I like this one better.

Tan and mostly clear with a pretty good head and lace.

Hoppy on both aroma and taste, with a well-balancing maltiness that provides a tasty treat. Hops are earthy, fruity.

Body is pretty light and definitely easy to drink. A nice IPA for when you've got more on the agenda than just drinking beer, but you're still thirsty some suds.

AlCaponeJunior, Mar 12, 2014
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3.3/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz. bottle poured into a Burley Oak snifter (Best by 6/13/14)

A: Slightly hazy straw-colored body with only a collar of a head with some visible effervescence. Swirls to a nice pencil thick head that is quite persistent.

S: Right, now we are back on track with the smells. I got the smells right out of the bottle and on the pour

T: This kind of tastes like flat hops. The hops just don't shine here, they are almost decomposing, it is so earthy. It just seems like a flooded field, everything is so damp. I just get a lot of grass here without any distinctive floral, citrus or even pine notes.

M: Even mouthfeel, with a nice smooth almost foamy feel to it. No prickliness. But it is watery.

O: I got all of these session IPAs and am not sure if it was good to have the Stone first, since it is the best one so far. This is ok, but suffers from the mouthfeel and the fact that it is watery, but this isn't the worse that I've had.

gillagorilla, Mar 11, 2014
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smartassboiler, Mar 08, 2014
Pop-Up Session I.P.A. from Boulevard Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 399 ratings.