Flagship IPA | Upstream Brewing Company - Old Market

BA SCORE
3.77/5
63 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Upstream Brewing Company - Old Market
Nebraska, United States
upstreambrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Flagship India Pale Ale is bigger and bolder than ever. This full-bodied, copper-colored ale is exceptionally refreshing with huge hop character and a malt base that gives it great complexity. A great beer for hopheads.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-25-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,332
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
63
pDev:
14.06%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
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A: Bright orange-gold color with a slightly tinted head that shows strong retention at almost a finger's height and good lacing
S: Floral with a bit of citrus and malts on the sweeter side adding some caramel notes for balance. Piney bitterness kicks in and it dries out toward the end.
T: A solid blend of hop varieties at a decent bittering level, though the hoppiness does get steely and taper off into the finish. Malts don't add quite the same sweetness as they do in the nose. It starts off strong, though, citrus oils giving way to pine before dropping off.
M: The medium body is smooth with just enough bite, though it could be a little more crisp. It wants to go dry, does go slightly acerbic, but some sort of yeasty oddness keeps it from feeling especially clean.

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Flagship IPA from Upstream Brewing Company - Old Market
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 63 ratings
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