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Full Sail IPA - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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Full Sail IPAFull Sail IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,222 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 1,222
Reviews: 531
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 13
Gots: 67 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV 6% IBU 60

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-27-2001)
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Photo of Gagnonsux
4.28/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The color is the standard IPA copper. Head is medium-sized, creamy, and off-white. Aroma has strong floral and citrusy smells with an underlying sweetness provided by biscuity and caramel malts. Taste has plenty of hop flavor, and a rather different hop profile. Hop taste is citrussy, yet has a distinct flavor of something else that I can't think of a comparison. Something pungent and oily. Underlying malt is caramel and sweet grain, mildly earthy. Flavors are nicely layered. Bitterness is high and privides a very active mouthfeel. I really enjoyed this IPA and found it to have an interesting take on the style.

Gagnonsux, Mar 25, 2006
Photo of Shaw
4.28/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I can't believe I've been drinking this beer for months and never reviewed it.

It's a great IPA for a hophead like me.

It smells and tastes like the Pacific Northwest, which is a place very dear to my heart.

Great hoppy aroma: citrus and herbs.

The hoppy aroma carries over to a nicely bitter flavor, this isn't balanced at all, but that's the way I like it. Hop flavors abound, of course, with a nominal amount of malt flavor.

It has a nice, slick body with plenty of heft.

Easy to drink and pretty easy on the wallet. This is the best of the Full Sail beers (Amber, Pale Ale, Session Lager) available in Florida on a regular basis.

This is my current default beer. Highly recommended and one of the best IPAs I've had.

Shaw, Apr 06, 2008
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Full Sail IPA from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
81 out of 100 based on 1,222 ratings.