Fathom India Pale Lager | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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854 Ratings
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Fathom India Pale LagerFathom India Pale Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States
ballastpoint.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Pilsner

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Floydster on 09-29-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
854
Reviews:
144
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
10.54%
 
 
Wants:
57
Gots:
185
For Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Amber orange color with a thick head with good retention and leaving good laces.
Nice aroma for a Lager, notes of herbal and citrusy hops with hints of grapefruit, lager yeast, oranges, mango and mild pine.
Citrusy hoppy flavor with notes of grapefruit, grassy hops, Lager yeast, pine resin, dough, soap, tangerine, some spices and mango. Very dry aftertaste with a long lasting bitterness. Its 70 IBUs are definitely there.
Light to medium body with appropriate carbonation. Alcohol of 7% abv is very well hidden.
Excellent IPL. They made a Lager to be much more fun and it does feel cleaner than an IPA. I wonder of what type of yeast they used. This is superbly well balanced and surprisingly citrusy; they really managed well its hop profile. Worth it trying and sure I wouldn’t mind to seek it again.

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Easy to drink, light malt and citrus.

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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

Not my favorite beer. I liked Samuel Adams IPL, but this missed big time. The malt character truly beat the hops. This was a true resin filled IPA/IPL, and not in a good way. Overall this was disappointing.

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Fathom India Pale Lager from Ballast Point Brewing Company
3.89 out of 5 based on 854 ratings.
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