First Frontier IPA | To Øl

First Frontier IPAFirst Frontier IPA
BA SCORE
3.82/5
95 Ratings
First Frontier IPAFirst Frontier IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
To Øl
Denmark
to-ol.dk

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, oats, hops (Warrior, Simcoe, Centennial), yeast.

Brewed at De Proef Brouwerij, Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium.

Added by bark on 03-08-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,749
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
95
pDev:
10.21%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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Photo of AleSan
3.59/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Marius
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

33cl bottle. Semi-hazy straw yellow pour with a medium height white head, visible sedimentation and carbonation. Notes of grassy hops, citrus hops, a bit of honey, lemon zest. Medium body, high carbonation and a bitter-sweet finish.

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Photo of drmeto
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L:
-pours a cloudy golden-orange with a big,foamy,offwhite head
-medium carbonation visible
S:
-orange,tangerine,citrus,grapefruit,honey,glue,resin
T:
-soapy,grassy,grapefruit,orange zest,tangerines
-low to medium bitterniss for the style
F:
-medium carbonation
-light to medium body
O:
Pretty good IPA

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Photo of mcthfg
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stephenlee
4.22/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beer-Ed
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Burnerdale
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap, poured to a tumblr glass on Cerveteca, PT.

A: First Frontier has a two finger white thick head that has a medium retention, followed by an opaque yellow to coppery body.
S: The aroma is very straight, being piny from the start to the end. I wouldn't be 100% sure I can find pineapple here but the last thing you can get is the presence of alcohol here, which is 7.1%. In the end, the aroma itself is very pleasing.
T: One very intriguing characteristic - First Frontier is has a hoppy profile that's a lot more connected to barley than the usual IPA. It's different, not fantastic, but interesting.
M: Mild to good carbonation. Was expecting a lot better here.
O: Regarding the beer itself, it's a nice American IPA. Probably, having this one on bottle can make a difference. About To Øl in general, this brewery is becoming a very good one to follow. Their stuff is getting very interesting.

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Photo of bmaggot
4.49/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BrazilianAussie
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mscudder
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.24/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dcmchew
3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jbaker67
3.4/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kitch
3.87/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A 330ml bottle dated best before 1st October 2016 and poured into an IPA glass.

Appearance: The beer poured a slightly hazy golden orange with a huge cream head that dissipated slowly leaving lots of stringy lacing.

Aroma: Piney hops with some pineapple and citrus grapefruit. Light caramel malts to finish.

Taste: Flavours follows the nose with citrus grapefruit and caramel dominating followed by a piney hop finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with light to medium carbonation.

Overall: This IPA is worth a try. While not at the top of its style, it is still very refreshing on a hot summer day.

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Photo of Brutaltruth
3.71/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed from the 11.3 oz bottle in a snifter. This AIPA pours a lightly cloudy light orange color with a fantastic head of off white foam that dissipates to a thick layer and ring with AWESOME lacing. Nose of light caramel, moderate citrus notes of pineapple, green apple, and earthy piney hops. Flavors follow the nose with light citrus and caramel notes to the front that fade into a sticky, piney, bitter hop profile that is well rounded by the malts. Moderate carbonation sears in the hops while maintaining a smooth and lightly sticky mouth feel with a bitter pine hop aftertaste. Nice

Cheers

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Photo of parintele
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mytu420
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Corson
3.27/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of robbirefur
4.16/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of afsdan
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CesarLopes
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of olradetbalder
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Rwalford74
4.68/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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First Frontier IPA from To Øl
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 95 ratings
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