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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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a golden, copper in color with a small amount of head and lots of particulates. Carbonation looks average to mild. Head retention is pretty weak, quickly subsiding to a thin layer of creamy film. There is a little bit of oil left on the edges of the glass as you drink, but most of the foam doesn't stick. Not exactly a looker, but it does pique my curiosity. This may be the most particulates I've ever seen in a brew, which is slightly off-putting.

S: Very prominent Centennial hops with an earthy, grainy undertone and lots of citrus zest with notes of lime, honey and a tiny bit of alcohol astringency. Not overly aromatic at first, but opens up a bit as it warms.

T: Follows the nose pretty well. Citrus zest with notes of lime, orange and lemon. Some spiciness. Pretty well balanced with a bit of yeast and an earthy, buttery, grain that is hard for me to distinguish. Finishes with a lingering soapy, citrus hoppiness. Surprisingly tasty, the kaffir lime tangos nicely with the Centennial hops creating a very tangy, citrusy overtone that really pleases the citrus-hop enthusiast in me.

M: Medium bodied with less than average but lively carbonation that tickles the tongue and a good amount of chewiness. Finishes crisp and a little dry but not overly so and certainly not a palate wrecker.

O: Really glad to see more stuff from Coronado Brewing Company on the shelves in my local stores as they've always had a lot to offer but didn't distribute widely. I must say I had fairly low expectations for this one after the pour, but it was quite tasty and drinkable, which are perhaps the most important qualities. If you dig citrusy brews with a bit of balance, this one is for you. Cheers!

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4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass; no bottle dating, but was recently released. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy bright gold color with a 2 finger dense and rocky white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with some moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, lime, citrus rind, floral, grass, pine, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great complexity and balance of bright citrus hops and citrus peel spicing with moderate pale bready malt balance; and good strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, lemon zest, lime, orange peel, citrus rind, floral, grass, pine, herbal, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good amount of pine and citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, lemon zest, lime, orange peel, citrus rind, floral, grass, pine, herbal, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice balance and complexity of bright citrus hops and citrus peel spicing with moderate pale bready malt sweetness; with a very crisp malt/bitterness balance and minimal cloying bitterness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and moderately sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice citrus spiced IPA! All around good balance and complexity of bright citrus hops and citrus peel spicing with moderate pale malt balance; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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