Back Bay IPA
Boston Beer Works - Canal Street

Back Bay IPABack Bay IPA
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Style:
American IPA
Ranked #4,764
ABV:
6.8%
Score:
86
Ranked #24,787
Avg:
3.8 | pDev: 13.42%
Reviews:
74
Ratings:
236
From:
Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
 
Massachusetts, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  10
Gots
  30
SCORE
86
Very Good
Back Bay IPABack Bay IPA
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Reviews by puboflyons:
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3.51/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on June 3, 2014.

It pours a cloudy orange amber with a lingering off-white head. Some lacing.

The aroma seems very weak to me. I get virtually no hops...not even the subtly of hops with the caramel malts. This is getting a World Class rating? I must have a bad bottle.

Medium body.

The hops pick up a bit in the taste and balance it out the pale malts reasonably well but nothing overdoes anything else. Easy to drink but it seemed to be missing something.

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Back Bay IPA from Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 236 ratings