Drifter Pale Ale - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
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3.08/5 rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5
Pours a deep rich orange-red. Head very weak with lacing same; however, thin head persists remarkably long for initial volume.
Aroma un-remarkable; average; straw with a citrus background and a hint of malt. Taste about the same but with an added prominent hop influence. Although apparently an APA I place it on the opposite side of IPA. Hops too weak for a true APA. Carbonation is off-center, a bit too forward for my taste.
Mouthfeel good, smooth, but rather weak in viscosity. Drinkability - refreshing.
This beer falls somewhere just on the weak side of IPA. The hops are prominent and somewhat bitter but don't linger long leaving the ambient citrus background wanting. A refreshing beer suitable for a mid-week lunch break.
Serving type: bottle
12-12-2009 02:18:37 | More by Kitt
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