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HBC 342 IPA - Blood Orange | Relic Brewing Co

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4.3/5
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5 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by ColForbinBC on 03-18-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
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Reviews:
1
Ratings:
5
pDev:
6.74%
Bros Score:
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Growler from the brewery, poured into a pint

A pale yellow color with a one finger off-white cap and some stray bubbles pushing north. Some clingy lace and spider web patterns develop.

A mellow hop aroma complemented nicely by the sweet citrus of the blood orange. Hop notes of grapefruit, mango, tangerines, and ripe melon. A sturdy pale malt background stays low and lets the hops play.

A very nice interplay between these hops and the blood orange. Sweet citrus from the fruit with ripe melon, mango, grapefruit, and tangerines from the hops. The finish is a mix of bitter and sweet, with just a touch of bitterness lingering.

Light bodied with even carbonation.

This is a very mellow IPA. I like this hop though, good tropical, citrus notes and the decision to match this up with blood orange is perfect.

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HBC 342 IPA - Blood Orange from Relic Brewing Co
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 5 ratings
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