Frog's Breath | Coronado Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company
California, United States
coronadobrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by HopHead84 on 11-05-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
165
Reviews:
31
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
12.36%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
13
For Trade:
0
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4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

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Photo of BARFLYB
4.33/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Frog's Breath pours out beautiful with a burnt orange, bright gold color. A good two fingers of off white/tan head rises up quick and stays, leaving a rocky mountain look on the top. Great lacing and no sediment seen floating.

S- Smelled it as soon as it came to me. This IPA is rich with hop scent giving off big juicy citrus and tropical fruits. A bit of sweetness, almost candi like from the malts, but it's quite masked under the hop bill. Smells wonderful.

T- For a IPA, this is bold and tasty. Big grapefruit with some mango and some floral taste all at once. Finishes off a bit sweet with candi from the malt background with slight toasty breads. Citrus hops rule in this one with some trace pine and lemon flavor

M- There is a nice bitterness in the middle and afterwards, but nothing I cant handle, in fact Im digging the little kick it gives my mouth. There is a slight bit of alcohol coming through, barely enough to realize. A little lighter than medium bodied with not too much carb. A long aftertaste.

D- I really enjoyed this. The flavors coming from the hop bill scream DIPA, and the bitterness is a bit high making for a very drinkable IPA. I wish i could have this on a daily basis, which in the future, i probably will.

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Photo of Celtics17
4.24/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I like this IPA, it's fresh, and not very malty. You get the orange and lemon peels from the start. Not hoppy, or bitter. But it's still nice. This is very session like. Better than I thought it was going to be. The taste and smell are close to the same, it's a nice dance between the two .

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4.22/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

On tap at Coronado brewery

A-hazy orange body with no head whatsoever

S-nice citrus smell but not overpowering

T-follows the nose. Smooth citrus bitterness that mellows out great in the after taste.

M-medium body and smooth

O-very solid ipa. Very drinkable too...

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4.07/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle. Nice ode to the US navy's frogmen, i.e. underwater specialists.

This beer pours a moderately hazy, and fine sediment-strewn bright golden yellow colour, with two fingers of flatly puffy, loosely foamy dirty white head, which leaves a decently scraggly array of stucco lace around the glass as it evenly subsides.

It smells quite strongly of complex citrus - mandarin orange, lime, a smidgeon of grapefruit - over a fairly sweet bready caramel malt, with some further floral and pine hop notes, and a hint of warming alcohol. The taste is also heavily beset by a sharp citrus zestiness - vegetal lime, orange rind, and lemon pith - but is quickly shored up by a grainy, crackery, and still bready malt backbone, with a rising boozy floral character, and subtle hints of pine forest floor detritus.

The carbonation is actually rather evident, at least optically, as there is a constant stream of rising effervescence long after the initial pour. On the tongue, the bubbles are lightly fizzy, and mildly spritzy at worst, the body a decent medium weight, the acerbic fruitiness taking too much of a toll on an otherwise admirable smoothness, I gather. It finishes off-dry, the malt still having skin in the game, which the zesty lime, orange, and lemon fruitiness continues to scrape away at.

A tasty fruit-forward, yet still competently bitter, IPA. Nice to try a version where the citrus notes are a wee bit different from the norm - as much as I like my grapefruit, mixing it up is good from time to time, and this one very much delivers on that. Worthy of a go.

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4.07/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

22 oz. bottle,

A: Pours a dark gold with a light white head, some minor lace, solid head retention.

S: Notes of honey, citrus zest, an interesting inviting smell.

T: Pine and tangerines are what I'm getting with an intriguing note of lemon-lime midway through. Very floral and zesty, spring meadow like.

M: Medium-bodied, fizzy, soft carbonation for the style.

O: A good take on the IPA style, I like that they're doing something different here. Well worth a try.

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Photo of HopHead84
4.05/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

11/4/2011

On tap at URGE.

A: Very hazy yellow fold with a creamy white head.

S: Tangerine, peach, grapefruit, nectarine, and cantaloupe. Aromatic floral notes emanate from the glass.

T: An even blend of rind and flesh from orange and grapefruit. Surprisingly nice. I get some pine and floral notes. Light cracker is evident.

M: Lower medium in body with upper moderate carbonation.

Overall: Good. I'm glad I ordered this. Better than I expected.

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Frog's Breath from Coronado Brewing Company
3.64 out of 5 based on 165 ratings.
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