Li'l Napoleon | Pensacola Bay Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pensacola Bay Brewery
Florida, United States
pbbrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Napoleon never set foot on Florida’s shores, but if he did, we’re sure he’d be looking for a way to conquer the land from coast to coast. He’d probably have some supporters – after all, the French helped settle Pensacola.

Our Li’l Napoleon was christened in the name of all short bastards – the good, the bad and the infamous. Strong and hoppy, Li’l Napoleon can sneak up on you if you let it. With a smooth caramel and honey finish, you’ll want to have a second. And probably a third.

Take time to savor the good ole days, when the French had power and Florida was a territory waiting to be developed. We reckon Napoleon would be proud of the IPA that bears his name. (Aside from his hatred of all things English, naturally).

70 IBU

Added by cjgator3 on 12-29-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
86
Reviews:
18
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
15.18%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
13
For Trade:
0
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3.59/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.72/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can someone say HONEYSUCKLE? The nose has a strong perfume that wreakes of honeysuckle. The beer pours with a great deal of carbonation. So much carbonation, the head has little to no chance to disperse. The bitterness is strong. The feel is quick, but unlike the head disperses quickly.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has an orange color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of melons, some peaches. Taste is malts, melons, light bitterness, easy drinking but lacking in hops. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall, not a bad beer, but drinks more like a pale ale than an IPA.

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Li'l Napoleon from Pensacola Bay Brewery
3.69 out of 5 based on 86 ratings.
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