Laurel IPA | Beachwood BBQ & Brewing

BA SCORE
98.6%
Liked This Beer
4.17 w/ 72 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by beagle75 on 12-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,399
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
72
Liked:
71
Avg:
4.17/5
pDev:
6.71%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 72 |  Reviews: 9
Reviews by Halcyondays:
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4.11/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

On-tap at Beachwood I,

A: Pours a light amber with a medium white head, some solid lace, good looking beer overall.

S: Quite floral with tropical fruits and honeysuckle. Notes of lemon and light citrus as well.

T: A complex hop flavour, tropicality with notes of herbs and citrus zest. As with the nose quite a floral characteristic, not an attack of bitterness, the hop play here is quite elegant.

M: Medium-bodied, crisp yet smooth carbonation, dry on the finish, medium aftertaste.

O: A really good IPA that seems to get lost in the shuffle of some of Beachwood's other brews like Melrose and Tovarish. Well worth a pint buy.

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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

I tried the Laurel at the brewery. It poured a clear orangish with white head that left some lace. The scent and taste had pine and citrus. The Mouthfeel was fuller in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a great offering.

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Photo of OTB
4.74/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

From Growler into a tulip glass. Fresh from the Brewery. Pours is a yellowish copper with an incredible fluffy white head that leaves thick curtains of lace as it settles down, incredible retention.
When I put my nose into the glass I get very traditional west coast IPA, citrus fruits, some tropical notes of mango and pineapple and a crazy blast of hops, lots of dank sweet hops, it's a great nose. Drinking Laurel is another great exercise in classic west coast IPA, huge blasts of hops, biting but perfectly balanced by the abundance of citrus fruits that explode in wave after wave of juicy delicious sweetness. The malt bill keeps things in line but lets the fruit from the four hops play out. Another remarkable IPA from Julian and the Beachwood team, they just keep getting better and better and I for one am along for the ride.

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4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
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4.9/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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Laurel IPA from Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
Beer rating: 98.6% out of 100 with 72 ratings
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