French Broad IPA | French Broad Brewing Co.

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French Broad IPAFrench Broad IPA

Brewed by:
French Broad Brewing Co.
North Carolina, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by GJ40 on 08-27-2011

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, copper color. One inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and good lacing. Smells of citrus hops, slight floral hops, hint of pine, sweet malt, and caramel malt. Fits the style of an American India Pale Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of caramel malt, strong earthy malt, slight sweet malt, hint of biscuit, citrus hops, and slight floral hops. Overall, good appearance, aroma, blend, and body. Smells very similar to Lagunitas IPA.

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22 ounce bomber -> Samuel Adams Perfect Pint

A - pours up a deep amber with a two inch off white head, excellent retention, and excellent lacing. A beautiful pour.

N - PINE!!!! and citrus

T - this is my kind of IPA. Slightly hop forward with caramel malt and roasted nutty goodness. grapefruit notes are abundant.

M - slight aftertaste, good carbonation.

O - loved this. Those small NC breweries come up with some winners!!!

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French Broad IPA from French Broad Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 159 ratings
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