Extra Ordinary Hop Head Session Ale | New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House

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Brewed by:
New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
Indiana, United States
newalbanian.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by dmfrench on 04-15-2011

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3.55
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3.59/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Unique lightly Belgian influenced APA with overly weak malt.
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A: Somewhat hazy light cider yellow with a fleeting one finger white head

S: Substantial citrus hops on grapefruit and orange. More malt than expected, on caramel and a bit of butter. There's also a bit of stinky 'greenness' (in a good way) and hints of spice

T: Hops are similar to nose, more resinous, but the malt is quite diminished. The 'stink' flavor is there.... Simcoe? Also present are subtle Belgian hints of spices, banana and pepper.

M: Light body as expected, really too light, even for the style, but the gritty texture sticks to tongue well, partially redeeming.

O: Nice hop and yeast components, but lack of malt backbone leaves it bordering on Hop Tea.

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Extra Ordinary Hop Head Session Ale from New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
3.55 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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