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Kiss The Lips IPA - Lake Louie Brewery Company

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Kiss The Lips IPAKiss The Lips IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

151 Ratings
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Ratings: 151
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.74%
Wants: 6
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lake Louie Brewery Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: orbitalr0x on 09-25-2006)
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Photo of garymuchow
3.7/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

As much malt based in the aroma as hops. The hops aren't the classic C's as far as I can tell and hold more of a grassy/herbal quality.
Fizzy off-white head with decent stamina. Body more towards gold/amber and slightly cloudy.
Malt quite apparent in taste too, although the hop flavors kicks in towards the middle and finishes strongly. Nice bittering without excess. A citrus like astringency on the finish - that goes to great lengths not to finish.
Lighter body and carbonated well. Body done nicely and shown in drinkability.
A nice solid drinker. Not a classic Am. IPA with a heavier malt character and atypical hopping. But, if offered take one, or two, it'll be alright.

garymuchow, Jul 29, 2012
Photo of pschul4
3.95/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- Cloudy bright orange with a small white head that leaves nice lacing

S- Some citrus hops in the front accompanied by pine and pale malts in the back to keep everything balanced

T- Really bright citrus with an odd but enjoyable bubblegum flavor in the middle of the tongue. Nice piney IPA as everything else stands

M- Smooth first then prickly bubbles in the end leave you feeling refreshed

O- Very solid offering from Lake Louie

pschul4, Jul 20, 2012
Photo of rjmclaw
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

rjmclaw, Jul 18, 2012
Photo of lakelouielover
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

lakelouielover, Jul 01, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

crobinso, Jun 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

smurfbeer, Jun 19, 2012
Photo of Kevin79
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Kevin79, Jun 02, 2012
Photo of pebbs
3.5/5  rDev -3%

pebbs, May 27, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

jakea, May 06, 2012
Photo of Kunstman
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Kunstman, Apr 20, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

areich6, Apr 19, 2012
Photo of WastingFreetime
3.08/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Reviewed from notes.

A. Amber with orange hued highlights and a receding foam collar that leaves behind a solid singly orbital ring of lacing around the rim of the glass.

S. At first bottle crack there is a strong odor of mandarin oranges, medium strength aroma of peaches, pineapple, and caramel / toffee malt sweetness and it smells great !!! Unfortunately the entire citric / tropical fruit house of cards collapses and evaporates away after sitting in the glass for a minute or so, never to be smelled again... leaving behind a standard boring grapefruit pithy malt-forward IPA aroma. Enjoy the aroma as quickly as you can on this one, it dissipates fast.

T. Yup, it's a malt forward IPA all right. Chewy toffee with musty orange rinds on top and lighter amounts of grapefruit pith. Also has a sort of hard-water mineral-like flavor accent in there as well. Finish is lightly dry but only medium long.

M. Lighter side of medium thickness and aggressively spritzy in carbonation.

This beer temporarily flirts with greatness but pulls too many punches and doesn't take enough risks to really stick the landing IMHO.

WastingFreetime, Apr 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

ericjubeck, Mar 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

NEDmiller, Feb 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

Crstumpf, Feb 11, 2012
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1/5  rDev -72.3%

EvanEngelstad, Jan 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Localdrinklax, Jan 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

whartontallboy, Jan 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

drpdaddy, Dec 30, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Grebdioz, Dec 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

tyleeis, Dec 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

DaveHack, Dec 04, 2011
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

wallrock, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

twbeecher, Nov 16, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

bpfrush, Nov 15, 2011
Kiss The Lips IPA from Lake Louie Brewery Company
82 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.