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Beer Camp Across the World: East Meets West IPA | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Beer Camp Across the World: East Meets West IPABeer Camp Across the World: East Meets West IPA
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399 Ratings
Beer Camp Across the World: East Meets West IPABeer Camp Across the World: East Meets West IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
In just a few short years, Tree House has made made a big impact on the beer scene with their approach to the IPA – low bitterness, intense juicy hop flavor and unfiltered haze. As fellow lovers of the IPA, we combined our styles – the classic American IPA malt body and the New England approach to hopping- resulting in lightly bitter, unfiltered beer with huge hop flavor.


Added by DougAtlantis on 03-01-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,366
Reviews:
126
Ratings:
399
pDev:
7.67%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
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Trade:
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Ratings: 399 |  Reviews: 126
Photo of cjgator3
4.31/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OKbrew89
3.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of KTCamm
4.32/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

11/20/17...pours murky mustard gold yellow with fluffy white foam. Powerful citrus lemon nose. Juicy citrus forward flavor with a buzzy bitter burn, and a flavor that bursts. Tremendous blend, a standout in the beer camp mixer. Make more of this for sure.

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Photo of kingmaker
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of scxcrunner
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BenHoppy
3.7/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rab53
4.02/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mamaraza
4.17/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of AndrewMichael
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gandres
4.19/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16 ounce can poured to tulip glass
Sight: light amber, medium tan foam that lingers, some lacing
Aroma: fragrant hoppy, slight malty aroma
Taste: medium bitterness, some sweetness
Mouth feel: good carbonation, sticky, good finish, good aftertaste
Overall: Very good beer

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Photo of vande
4.19/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mactrail
3.74/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The beer is actually a pretty clear yellow with a tall white foam in the Leute Bokbier tumbler. Quite aromatic with orange peel and peach. Sudsy on the tongue, rather acidic but also sweet and malty like it's halfway to a DIPA.

Big flavors of pineapple-orange. This is really not very bitter, so it rates good for an IPA in drinkability in my playbook. Some final astringency and a little more bitter bite. From the 16 oz can in the 2017 mixed Beer Camp pack.

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Photo of RBorsato
3.87/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zorro
4.06/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Chill hazed golden colored ale with a tall puffy white head.

Strong with the hops and highly aromatic. Smells strongly of grapefruit and citrus. Lesser scents of pine and pine board. In other words it smells like you would expect a good IPA to smell. Tropical scents and the malt exists as a big scent of pineapple juice. Mild trace scents of aspirin, mint and menthol.

Starts out dry and fruity citrus on the tongue backed by a pine tongue depressor taste. Mildly bitter and quite herbal in the mouth, this does taste like they slipped some coriander in to spice it up a little more. Tastes like it smells bit it isn't harsh at all.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall a strong but not harsh IPA. A very good balance between extremes.

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Photo of Burt
3.77/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Suds
3.92/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Golden in color with a light haze, this brew has a think white head. The aroma has a herbal and pine mix...multi-dimentionally hoppy. The taste is spicy-bitter with a little honey-like sweet malt note. Full in flavor, hefty mouthfeel. This is an enjoyable brew.

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Photo of RBuckley73
4.06/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dsshuck
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jtk21351
4.24/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sgttibbs
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
3.86/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Should have done a loxer volume with the same amount of hops in the whirlpool and more in dey hopping!

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Photo of mds1101
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Beejay
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A super hazy yellowish amber in color with a large light tan head.

S: Tropical fruit flavor and a orange zest. Light malt, and more tropical fruit in the finish..

T: Lightly bitter with juicy tropical fruit, grapefruit peel, orange zest, and a light but present malt backbone.

M: Medium in body with fairly high carbonation, long delicious linger with a touch of bitterness.

O: Overall, just a damn fine IPA, perhaps a touch cloying, but not distracting.

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3.78/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was the last offering from this year's Beer Camp Pack that I had, and one of the ones that I was eager to sample. I love Tree House's offerings but some reason, this one fell short of what I'm normally accustomed to from them. Not as cloudy or unfiltered as Julius or Haze, this was a nice beer that combined the best aspects of their contributors without breaking any new ground or being completely unique.

The pour to this was golden, bright, and pretty shiny with just a moderate haze to it. Lovely head of biscuit that was a bit of a surprise given the tone of the liquid, as the two didn't quite align perfectly. Tons of lacing was left on the side of my pint glass as I took sip after sip, as a reminder of how nicely crafted this one. Pine, grass, and floral bitterness, filled the understated nose as more of them were to be found in the taste. Herbal and astringent, this was tasty enough to enjoy but didn't given an indication as to who was behind it. Where was the dankness? The resin? The East meets West aspect? Not here, much to my chagrin. This did go down quickly enough but came across more as an ESB than anything else...which would have been fine had two big American brewers not been involved here.

This felt stronger than it was in actuality, because how striking the flavor profile was. Citrus pith and elderflower rounded out things here but they were equally as present in the mouthfeel as in the initial burst on my tongue. Not a good or bad beer, this was certainly unique and fitting for a summer day such as this, even in the drizzle. Just wish the better aspectsof Tree House and Sierra Nevada were featured in this offering!

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Photo of heerboth
3.88/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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