Portsmouth Bottle Rocket IPA - Portsmouth Brewery
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Ratings: 209 | Reviews: 149 | Display Reviews Only:
4.34/5 rDev +6.9%
Had a sample and a free pint.
Lots of dry hopping going on. Very fruity, great aroma and session-able. A pretty normal amber color for an IPA thats quite hazy and leaves a nice lacing. Bitterness was very managable and wasnt taxing on palate at all. I got some oranges, pineapple, berries, grapefruit ect, not the pacific northwest hops but maybe more new zealand/southern hemisphere hops. I really enjoyed this one though, too bad I cant buy it anywhere.
Very clean yeast character for an unfiltered brew.
06-24-2014 12:36:48 | More by BigCheese
4.94/5 rDev +21.7%
Poured into a tulip glass, best before August. Pours a hazy bright orange, with a wonderful 2 inch white head that leaves behind excellent lacing. Smell is tangerine, pineapple, mango, cut grass, pine, and grapefruit. Taste is all of that, very well balanced, loads of citrus upfront, with a piney grapefruit finish. Body is medium, plenty of life, not dry, and easy sipping. This is one of the finest IPAs going.
06-13-2013 19:06:23 | More by SawDog505
Portsmouth Bottle Rocket IPA from Portsmouth Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.