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Third Eye P.A. - Steamworks Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
81
good

145 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 145
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.85%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Steamworks Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 02-26-2005)
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3.18/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer review from BA Mag Nov 2007.

Some doctors have claimed that hops are an antioxidant, a sleep-inducer with anti-inflammatory properties ... but are hops a way to enlightenment?

Two fingers of thick foamy head crowns the top of this orangey amber-colored brew, clean and clear. Pungent floral citric hop aroma let a little bread flavor malt and a house-yeast twang through and then goes fruity and estery. Epic smoothness within the medium body. Without even giving the taste buds a chance there is a quick and sharp sting of bitterness, hop flavor pummels with oily citric flavors. Grainy with a mild husk flavor, yeasty with a hard nutty flavor. Fruitiness clashes with the alcohol that brought it there, warming but clean. Hop flavor middle to end really tries to take over with that signature Cascade hop character--citrus anyone? Slow drying finish ends up nearly all the way clean.

Pushing the flavor envelope? Yes. Does it hurt drinkability. Yes. Will the hopheads enjoy this one? Why wouldn't they? Basically, if you love Cascade hops put this one on your list.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2010 01:18:17 | More by BeerAdvocate
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Third Eye P.A. from Steamworks Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 145 ratings.