Dry-Hopped IPA | Port Townsend Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Port Townsend Brewing Company
Washington, United States
porttownsendbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Tupperwolf on 04-04-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.63
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Reviews by Tupperwolf:
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3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Port Townsend's taps seem to run on low pressure, and most of their IPAs (they have three or four now) pour with little to no head. I received my pint from the barmistress Roxanne full to the brim with just a little eggshell scum across the top; The pint was a hazy amber, with a little carbonation of note.

The smell is certainly hoppy - of PTB's beers, this is probably the closest to a double IPA, but it's not - the abv is low, and it just doesn't pack a DIPA wallop. Very floral and grapefruity hops dominate the nose.

Gritty, floral, citrusy hops are also dominant in the taste - they push the malts all the way to the back, making them almost impossible to taste. (A back to back tasting between the Dry-Hopped and the Hop Diggity shows that this is far hoppier, despite the fact that Hop Diggity is dry-hopped as well - the Hop Diggity has a lot more buttery caramel malt)

Mouthfeel is oily but smooth, with some carbonation present. Unobtrusive, easy to drink.

A nicely sessionable IPA (Hop Diggity might be a bit moreso). I backed this up with two pints of Porter and rather enjoyed my stay in the tasting room.

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3.49/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance is a hazy golden with a thin head. Smell of citrus and the floral hops dominate. Taste is a bit thin on the malt with a good amount of hop and grapefruit bitter. Mouthfeel on the whole seems a bit thin which I quess makes for a niclely hopped easy drinker, but I tend to like a little more body in my IPAs.

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Dry-Hopped IPA from Port Townsend Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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