Groundswell | Backlash Beer Company

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86
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98 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Backlash Beer Company
Massachusetts, United States
backlashbeer.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by OldIronLungs on 08-05-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
98
Reviews:
21
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
12.69%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
16
For Trade:
0
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look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I'm a little disappointed with the head which is only rim bubbles. I'll chalk this up to the bar pour. Still there's no lace. The beer is golden and appropriately cloudy.

Traditional sour, wheaty aroma with plenty of Belgian yeast as well.

Pale malt start with plenty of flowery wheat (slightly sweet). There's a good pepper kick from the hop. Thin bodied with a light (almost airy) but high carbonation level.

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A-a hazy golden color with a fingers worth of white head that leaves a ring around the top of the glass

S-pale malts, sweet fruity aroma, light citrus, and floral notes with a bit of Belgian yeast

T-pale bready malt, followed by bitter hops and citrus, and finishes with fruity sweetness

M-light to medium body, spicy carbonation

Overall a very refreshing beer, but still complex enough not to be boring

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Groundswell from Backlash Beer Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 98 ratings.
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