Thrillseeker IPA | Beachwood BBQ & Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
California, United States
beachwoodbbq.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by womencantsail on 08-14-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
306
Reviews:
51
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
8.7%
 
 
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40
Gots:
48
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 306 |  Reviews: 51
Photo of beachgrrl
3.86/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of nmann08
4.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beerbuddy21
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of quetzal013
4.56/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.55/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a speiglau IPA glass.

Look is a pale straw golden with a nice thick head.

Aroma is immediately prevalent from uncapping the bottle. It is herbal with a light pine and citrus. Very balanced.

Taste matches flavor. It has a TON of hops. With a resin note and a thin sweet malt thread running in and out of it.

Delicious

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Photo of Justdoit1234
3.48/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kborning
4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dailyminefield
3.96/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stinger80OH
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mobrado
4.16/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

The Mosaic-heavy Amalgamator is more up my alley (Thrillseeker is a bit more traditional, I guess), but all Beachwood IPAs exude sophistication and confidence. Everything here from look, smell, taste to the excellent mouthfeel screams that these guys are professionals and know what they're doing.

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Photo of Keananmichael5
4.29/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of erjaq
4.12/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Teen-o
4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of luisitoelmatador88
4.44/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

newest batch. Bottled on 11/02/15 and enjoyed on 11/03/15. #fresh-as-tits

Appearance: pretty fucking clear. on the slightly lighter orange / tangerine / dark yellowish / straw-esque. you get the picture.

Aroma: fresh ass american hops as expected. typical west coast danky dank, pine, citrus and kind of floral. minimal malt / grains. not huge powerful smells overall though.

taste: upfront is a smooth, slick, oily hoppy flavor and sensation. can't pin point exact fruit flavors but there is of course orangey and citrus notes. This beer finishes with dank herbaciousness. Surprisingly not too bitter, especially for a beachwood beer.. might be the least bitter of all their IPAs (at least this batch is)

Mouthfeel: carbonation is medium minus - medium. medium overall mouthfeel. its a little rich, nice bodied.

overall: pretty damn good even though my bottles got shaken up a bit.

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Photo of Redgoatman
4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rand
4.54/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From 22 oz bottle to nonic pint glass

A: Clear copper-tan appearance, a small wispy head quickly dissipates leaving tiny patches of lacing.

S: Hop-forward but sweet bouquet. Tropical nectar meets caramelly-sweet malts. Boozy, but just enough to round the aromas.

T: Straight-up tropical juice on the palate. Sort of a mango-guava-papaya thing going on. The caramelly malts have almost a buttery undertone, but there's no diacetyl...it's like tropical butter-rum. Booze kicks in mid-sip, with floral, hoppy astringency keeping the flavors from becoming treacly. Medium, bitter-sweet finish.

M: Medium bodied, oily slick. Relatively lightly carbonated.

Wow, what tasty, juicy IPA. This might be the best pale ale from Beechwood so far. It's like adult tropical candy...could sip on this anytime.

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Photo of Robdiesel21
4.39/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of injectr
4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BcOneSeven
3.87/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ManUtdSooner
3.67/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.22/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EdTheEdge
4.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EdrickCS
3.57/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ryancthomas7
3.94/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thrillseeker IPA from Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
4.14 out of 5 based on 306 ratings.
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