Blind Pig Hattori Hanzo Pale Ale | The Blind Pig Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Blind Pig Brewery
Illinois, United States
blindpigbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.25%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This light and refreshing pale ale is made with 100% Sorachi Ace hops. These unique hops impart aromas of lemongrass and dill. (This beer was first brewed for the ICBG Replicale 2010.)

Added by champ103 on 03-12-2011

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#17,437
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12
pDev:
9.73%
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Ratings: 12 |  Reviews: 1
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4.23/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.42/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a hazy golden orange color. A two finger white head forms with good retention. Plenty of sticky lace is left behind.
S: Sorachi Ace hops for sure. A fruity/lemony aroma with some grassy and floral aromas as well. Plenty of sweetness as well. Simple, but it is really a huge nose that I love.
T: Follows the nose. Big on the fruity hops. Lemon and citrus are dominate. Grassy and floral as well. A big sweetness, dark fruits, and even some toasted malts for balance.
M/D: A medium body that is well carbonated. Creamy and smooth. Very easy to drink. This is gone in no time, and something I can drink all day.

This is Blind Pig's version of "Illinois Craft Brewer's Guild annual collaboration Brew." 15 craft brewers use the same recipe, but a different hop variety. This version uses Sorachi Ace hops. A strange hop variety, but I think it works great. A highly inventive beer, and one I highly recommend.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.02/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Blind Pig Hattori Hanzo Pale Ale from The Blind Pig Brewery
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 12 ratings