The Lee Shore | Relic Brewing Co.

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3.9/5
Very Good
21 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Relic Brewing Co.
Connecticut, United States
relicbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Warm weather IPA with notes of apricot and citrus.


Added by Arminius757 on 04-19-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,558
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
21
pDev:
7.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 21 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by PicoPapa:
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3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz can. Pours a hazy burnt straw color with an inch of frothy head. Some lacing. Fruity aroma of melon, lime, tangerine, yeast, and hay. The taste is apricots, melon, tangerine and lime. Some doughy bread towards the end with a citrus peel and melon finish. Lots of carbonation with a slightly dry mouthfeel. Drinkable and rather juicy. Overall, a pretty good Session IPA I'll buy again.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of grahuba
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheIPAHunter
3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tbone2131
4.15/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of liquorpig
3.52/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Steve_Tkachuk
4.23/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheManiacalOne
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of holzman57
3.88/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of sulldaddy
3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Sampling a cellar temp can poured into a snifter. The beer pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a frothy bleached white head of 4 cm even with a gentle pour. The head fades slowly to a sturdy surface layer and leaves some clingy dense lattice on the glass. The aroma is some light melon and citrus with a good bit of bready yeast. Scents are pretty mild in general but are appealing on this beer. First sip reveals a light and crisp body with fine yet very tingly carbonation. Very easy drinking on the physical characteristics.
Flavor is some sweetness, with lots of melon and citrus dominate with a bit of a rindy note on the finish. No hints of alcohol and the beer drinks super easy. Makes a perfect summer beer and is very easy to drink while still being interesting. Worth a purchase for those warm summer nights poolside or at the beach.

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Photo of sgregory
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.8/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of emount91
3.97/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beernooph
3.55/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of agreenman19
4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vabeerguy
3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mike22ne
3.99/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a can - Born on 4/5/2017 (5 weeks old)

Look is a hazy, bright yellow-gold with a creamy white head that fades to a fine layer of foam with solid lacing.
Smells not so prominent. A noticeable yeast smell, with some orange juice and fruit. Maybe the hops were more prominent when it was super fresh.
Tastes very good, a bit different than expected from the nose. I can get some citrus, peach and apricot. A slight sweet candied malt undertone, but otherwise a pretty clean base.
Feels pretty good, smooth and juicy, a bit oily. It has a decent bitterness and leaves a slightly sweet, slick feel in my mouth.

Overall, pretty good but I would have liked more hop aroma - maybe I'll have to find it again somewhere and see if the freshness was a factor.
A tasty beer!

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Photo of griffey123
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of skyfra
4.6/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of swierczt
3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of neil2me
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dizzy242
3.58/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The Lee Shore from Relic Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 21 ratings