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:
#37,571
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 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

31 characters

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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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.47/5  rDev -3.1%
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 -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of OnryAndMean
3.42/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BKotch
3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NT03
3.32/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Avatar113
3.81/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tbone1384
4.23/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerNW
3.42/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KarmicSkrambl8
3.35/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DaverCS
4.09/5  rDev +14.2%
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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Point The Way IPA from Golden Road Brewing
Beer rating: 41.8% out of 100 with 502 ratings
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