Yellow Snow IPA | Rogue Ales

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Yellow Snow IPAYellow Snow IPA

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
8 Ingredients:
Cara Foam, Melanoiden & Rogue Micro Barley Farm Dare™ & Risk™ Malts; Amarillo & Rogue Micro Hopyard Revolution Hops, Free Range Coastal Water & Pacman Yeast.

70 IBU
76 AA
14º Lovibond

Added by Avryle on 07-26-2008

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.4/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours orange/amber with a large head.
Nose shows light fruit (apple, pear, pineapple) along with spicy hops. Underneath is soft clean malt.
Flavours aren't as interesting, with grapefruit being the main flavour. Some clean malt underneath. Finishes with a metallic bitterness.
Carbonation seems excessive.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.71/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

YS IPA pours a cloudy orange colour similar to Hopfenweisse. The head dissipates very quickly and there isn't much carbonation to be seen. No lacing.
Despite the average appearance, the smell is really something to behold. It's hugely floral and the hops all on their own really win me over. Smells amazing. The taste is very good, albeit a little one-dimensional. The floral hops are all I can taste - not much balance by the malts. However, I don't consider this a bad thing for an American IPA so I'm happy. The mouthfeel is slightly dry, medium-bodied, medium carbonation. Overall, a good beer. Will buy again.

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

The appearance is surprisingly cloudy. Aroma is good, a generic citrus character. First sip shows the same. A lot of hops, but a bit generic citrus. Can't really taste the Amarillo hops shining. The finish is a bit on the bitter side. A good IPA, but not what I was quite expecting.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.44/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bomber ordered directly from Rogue's website. Pours clear yellow (imagine that!) with a big fluffy white head to boot. Light citrus aroma and some dry hay. Taste is light hay and citrus, but a bit weak and not much character. Light bodied, high carbonation, easy drinking. A decent introduction to the style, but wouldn't go after this one again. OK beer.

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Yellow Snow IPA from Rogue Ales
3.79 out of 5 based on 2,094 ratings.
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