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Front Street Port City IPA - Front Street Brewery

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Front Street Port City IPA
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36 Ratings
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Ratings: 36
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 16.48%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Front Street Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2006)
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.8%

08-15-2014 01:01:51 | More by Axnjxn
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PaleAleWalt

New York

3.6/5  rDev +2.3%

08-12-2014 23:34:35 | More by PaleAleWalt
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

4.14/5  rDev +17.6%

tap

Pours a deep amber gold with a white lacing.

Fruity citrus hop aroma with some biscuit malt undertone.

Fresh fruity hop flavor with some berry and piney elements along with biscuity malts.

Medium body with a tingly carbonation on the tongue.

A very nice IPA well worth trying if you are visiting, especially enjoyable flavor on this one.

08-12-2014 21:56:19 | More by Cylinsier
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

08-08-2014 23:33:36 | More by OldhouseRecs
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.8%

08-04-2014 13:49:39 | More by jaswilson2
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DeadWalkerAir

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-09-2014 17:39:50 | More by DeadWalkerAir
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Bamarooster

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-01-2014 23:15:02 | More by Bamarooster
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FanofHefe

Illinois

4.01/5  rDev +13.9%

Had a sample and mug of this at the brewery today. Liked it so much I grabbed a growler and reviewing this first pour from the growler into a Duvel tulip.

Deep orange body with small mix of light yellow color. Big three-finger off-white head with decent retention and good lacing. Very nice appearance.

The first thought that came to mind with the brew was dank. Very hoppy notes in the aroma, especially pine resin and mix of fruit and herbal notes. Light caramel malt note in the background.

The flavor follows the aroma fairly closely but I get a good bit more sweet fruit flavors than in the aroma. The sweet flavors by no means dominate, but just contribute to the overall hop flavor. The malt flavor blends nicely as well.

Medium texture in the mouthfeel with a dry finish. Very pleased with this beer overall and would definitely have it again.

06-11-2014 23:17:44 | More by FanofHefe
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

06-03-2014 00:53:15 | More by xJMFCx
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Mattyb79

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

05-27-2014 12:56:01 | More by Mattyb79
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GJ40

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

05-23-2014 18:47:13 | More by GJ40
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

03-17-2014 23:47:40 | More by buzzy
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AmitC

New York

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

12-28-2013 03:27:55 | More by AmitC
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

4.01/5  rDev +13.9%

Poured on-tap at the brewpub and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a pale, crystal clear, copper coloring with a thin, light, off-white head. Nose of grapefruit, resinous pine, and bitter notes, with a roast and sweet backbone. Flavors are hop forward, with pine tassels, tart grapefruit, and bitter overloading the caramel backbone. Mid-bodied, with a very bitter, piney aftertaste. Dry, bitter, almost astringent finish. Solid! I really like this beer.

11-17-2013 19:05:25 | More by GarthDanielson
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Ohiovania

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

10-11-2013 05:17:22 | More by Ohiovania
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bruindre

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-14-2013 23:17:57 | More by bruindre
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kristougher

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-06-2013 05:28:10 | More by kristougher
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hellhammermario

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +13.6%

06-27-2013 09:40:48 | More by hellhammermario
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RyanAU

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

01-18-2013 19:46:27 | More by RyanAU
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Misajet90

Montana

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

12-29-2012 21:35:16 | More by Misajet90
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jcran83


4.73/5  rDev +34.4%

awesome IPA, these guys have done a great job of making a spot on IPA. perfect in golden color. the American hop variety was chosen perfectly. these guys really took their time with this. i'm glad to see this beer goes back to tradition, they have crafted this beer to taste, look, smell and feel like a traditional IPA and they have done it.

09-19-2012 22:01:38 | More by jcran83
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IheartTomorrow

Ohio

3/5  rDev -14.8%

08-11-2012 00:09:28 | More by IheartTomorrow
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fastrodney

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -29%

07-08-2012 23:07:01 | More by fastrodney
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

05-15-2012 13:10:16 | More by ncstateplaya
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ohtheguilt

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -29%

04-09-2012 21:29:05 | More by ohtheguilt
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Front Street Port City IPA from Front Street Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.