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Pop-Up Session I.P.A. - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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351 Ratings
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Ratings: 351
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 10
Gots: 26 | 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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Photo of Mdog
3.7/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Gold-yellow, particles, gigantic Belgian-like head.

Smell: Citrusy, dry rind.

Taste: Citrus tang goes to a lemony taste. Somewhat muted sweetness, little bit of breadiness.

Overall: Another session IPA, Boulevard's version does seem to have a little better malt base in it and a little more body than others I've tried. Not quite as hoppy either.

Mdog, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

WDJersey, Jul 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

Mugged89, Jul 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

wrentmore, Jul 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

augustwest, Jul 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

mpdavis, Jul 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

LucyReg, Jul 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

jgunther71, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

MarkDeming, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of Goosehunter75
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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!

Goosehunter75, Jul 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

joemetric, Jul 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

jaswilson2, Jul 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

dsalmons, Jul 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

SamuelR, Jul 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

rxthree, Jul 07, 2014
Photo of smcolw
3.58/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very large head that recedes in a lumpy fashion. Some chunky spots on the glass. Dark gold color and clear.

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

There's a dry berry (raspberry?) flavor. The hop is the story of this beer. The swallow brings out a grapefruit. Light on the body with a raised level of bubbles. Prickly aftertaste with a decent amount of lingering in the throat.

smcolw, Jul 06, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

Ejayz, Jul 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

kylehay2004, Jul 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

loverofthecraft, Jul 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

mobrockman, Jul 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

MikeSkaz, Jul 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

KAF, Jul 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

mtbdonn, Jul 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

shelby415, Jun 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Tricerahops, Jun 29, 2014
Pop-Up Session I.P.A. from Boulevard Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 351 ratings.