Point The Way IPA | Golden Road Brewing

Point The Way IPAPoint The Way IPA
BA SCORE
41.8%
Liked This Beer
3.58 w/ 502 ratings
Point The Way IPAPoint The Way IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Golden Road Brewing
California, United States
goldenroad.la

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ehammond1 on 10-17-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,563
Reviews:
87
Ratings:
502
Liked:
210
Avg:
3.58/5
pDev:
12.85%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
136
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 502 |  Reviews: 87
Photo of Rwd5132
3.24/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of anon
3.09/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SpanishUnicorn
3.95/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of aufie
3.84/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oidmoe
3.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of boilermakerbrew
3.36/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Canned on 4/15/16 and poured into the classic hotel plastic cup.

Color of the pour and the head itself are awesome, with a medium, deep golden color and a thick, creamy, and dense head that hangs around forever. On the nose there is a ton of honey presence that leads into a lightly piney hop bitterness. The end of the scent has just a touch of citrus bitterness.

On the tongue, the beer lends itself to the same flavor profile as the scent, starting with a light sweetness and moving towards a piney bitterness. The bitterness ramps up the longer the drink goes, but still retains a bit of the honey quality from the initial portion of the drink. As far as feel goes, it is somewhat light and thin on the palate, but still easily drinking.

Overall, this is a decent IPA with a somewhat unique hop profile. The honey-like flavor is unique and different, but there isn't quite the hop bitterness punch that a true hop head would want. That being said, this is still a pretty decent brew.

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Photo of facefox
3.55/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of N1Nkasi
3.48/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Drew_V_dt
3.82/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of craigbelly
3.63/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BobbyOlson
3.67/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dertyd
3.66/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nylc2o
4.26/5  rDev +19%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kmoen
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChuckTom
3.62/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SimcoeKid
3.65/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dwagner003
3.53/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rbenitez25
3.9/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RDW
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gregaroo
3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pabon91
3.76/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TequilaVoodoo
3.62/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Troy-Hawaii
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bought 19.2oz can from Don Quiojte $2.50
Clear golden color
Light mouthfeel
Medium carbonation
Smooth and not overly bitter
Overall a nice beer, but not an exceptional one

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Photo of Brukaki
2.44/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A bit sour with a hint of feces

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Photo of oldsailor
3.77/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I wasn't expecting too much from this one based on the reviews; however, I feel that this is actually a pretty decent IPA and was happily surprised when it was clean and refreshing. Not the best IPA ever, but rather a very worthy option.

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Point The Way IPA from Golden Road Brewing
Beer rating: 41.8% out of 100 with 502 ratings
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