Point The Way IPA | Golden Road Brewing

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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
Ratings:
499
Reviews:
85
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
12.78%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
135
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 499 |  Reviews: 85
Photo of kmoen
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChuckTom
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SimcoeKid
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dwagner003
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rbenitez25
3.9/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RDW
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gregaroo
3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pabon91
3.76/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TequilaVoodoo
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Troy-Hawaii
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
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 -32.2%
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 +4.7%
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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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.47/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Lighter orange and yellow color. Aroma was grassy hops. Enjoyable, sessiony-strength hops.

Lots of carbonation, still remains grassy, bitter, not a lot of crystal or caramel here. Some grapefruit like bitterness. I can't describe why this one would go heavy at times, and then mega carbonated. Just a weird mouthfeel as it got warm, one that kind of defies my understanding of beer. Overall, a grassy hopped pale ale essentially with lots of carbonation.

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Photo of bostonryan
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of OnryAndMean
3.42/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BKotch
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NT03
3.32/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Avatar113
3.81/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tbone1384
4.23/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerNW
3.42/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KarmicSkrambl8
3.35/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DaverCS
4.09/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours golden orange with 1.5 fingers of white head. Nice carbonation.

I get some nice pine, florel hops, and tons of grapefruit rind and juice.

Taste is pretty boisterous despite the sessionable abv. Its more pine, grapefruit citrus, and an almost blueberry-like fruitiness. Not very bitter, nor very strong but very good for something sessionable.

Overall, this is an easy drinking IPA. It's light, but still packs a nice punch. One of the better session IPA's. It pairs well with gnocchi in a Gorgonzola cream sauce. It gets a 82/100.

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Photo of mrjosephruiz88
3.47/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Andrewharemza
4.1/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From can, Hazy light orange pour, bubbly snow white head. Aroma pine, citrus, grapefruit.Taste pretty much the same as the aroma along with slight malt. West coast this baby. Very nice.

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Photo of Chief99
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Point The Way IPA from Golden Road Brewing
3.6 out of 5 based on 499 ratings.
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