Lot #3 IPA | Evolution Craft Brewing Company

BA SCORE
91
outstanding
991 Ratings
Lot #3 IPALot #3 IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
evolutioncraftbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
65 IBU

Added by lackenhauser on 09-19-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
991
Reviews:
205
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
9.34%
 
 
Wants:
55
Gots:
267
For Trade:
4
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 991 |  Reviews: 205
Photo of duvel1979
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OtisCampbell007
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Franziskaner
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep gold to copper with orange highlights and a murky complexion. There's a fingernail of off white covering most of the top. Light lacing. The aroma is of very resinous and tart citrus. It smells like orange juice to put it straightforward. The taste is very much in line with the aroma with the very sharply tart and bitter citrus hops and some light malt backbone keeps things from getting too out of hand. The mouth is moderately resinous, lightly chewy and sticky.

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Photo of robebo44
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jroberts8811
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bgold86
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Aerocraft67
4.57/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Very nice IPA. Lots of lace, although not a huge head, properly dense. Pretty deep amber color. Rich mouthfeel. Nice sparkle on the tongue. No hop "slam," but hoppy with the bitter tingle you want. A bit more bite than a Dogifish 60, for instance. The nose is sufficiently assertive, but nothing terribly alluring, a bit funky. Priced right. Highly recommended.

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Photo of jvgoor3786
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RickyBfromCT
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of J1moyer
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I enjoyed Lot # 3 IPA at Stained Glass Pub in Silver Spring, MD.

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Photo of Orny18
4.17/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hypersomnia
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pda22
4.84/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of gruves33
4.16/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jon_Hendricks
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a lightly hazy orange color.

Overall: The aroma contains citrus and pine notes. Lot#3 IPA hits a nice middle ground between citrus and pine flavors. An initial hint of vague malt sweetness is washed away by a melon rind and grapefruit, before finishing with spicy pine notes. This might be one of the most complex IPAs I’ve ever had before, successfully pulling out various hop flavors. Excellent IPA!

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Photo of bitterandtwisted
4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mccjame
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had this as a draft out of a Sixtel into a pint glass.

Look is a warm golden color. You can smell a nice aroma of hops and othersubtle flavors. Taste is smooth for an IPA, but nice and crisp. Overall a great beer.

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Photo of Act25
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

English IPA and a 4 all the way down.

Appearance: Pours a hazy, coppery amber body with a frothy head that leaves lots of lace.

Smell: Trip around the horn. Dank, cedar, ballast, bilge, salty and then... caramel malts with resinous, piney hops.

Taste: I found this beer's caramel backbone could stand up with complex flavors - a lot going on - resinous, piney hops, along with salt, wood, cedar. But more malt than not as in EIPA.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A nicely balanced IPA; one of the best EIPA?

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Photo of grahuba
3.77/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of YetiMaas
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ClavisAurea
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.65/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wisegreensoul
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FriedSlug
4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Copper colored brew with a white head. Fruity and sweet caramel aromas mix with scents of pine. The taste is nicely sweet with some mango and caramel followed by a nice piney bitterness. There is an aftertaste that reminds me of dried apricots. This is a really nice IPA with a little more sweetness and body than I would expect but it works well.

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Photo of TheEpeeist
3.61/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Lot #3 IPA from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
4.07 out of 5 based on 991 ratings.
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