Relay IPA | Thorn Street Brewery

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85
very good
25 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Thorn Street Brewery
California, United States
thornstreetbrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by mactrail on 08-17-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
25
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
9.04%
 
 
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Photo of Red5StandingBy
4.01/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz can into Spiegelau IPA glass. Canned on July 6th 2017.

L: Clear honey gold, big fluffy off-white head with great retention.

S: Citrus and pine hops, quite dank. Good biscuity malt. Nice.

T: Again a lot of citrus and pine, refreshing flavors. Good malt base.

F: Light, crisp and dry.

O: Pretty nice IPA.

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Photo of BeerMeCJS
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Genx
4.3/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MickeyHops
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of smithj4
3.82/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Brown120
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wlynch
3.4/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bobbyhands
3.46/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gobzilla
3.48/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of redfox405
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bung
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of CoolEthan
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of mactrail
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A nice foamy head on the pint shaker, better than most of the other Thorn St brews. Great hoppy aroma with lots of fruit. Brewer says there are five hops-- Amarillo, Simcoe, Columbus and two more for you to guess at.

The hops seem to be begging to join a DIPA party. Big and fruity, with pineapple and mango along with the touch of pine. A hint of skunk and maybe a stray cat. Really rich malty base with the big hoppy tang to set it off. Spicy flavors are likeable. More than bitter enough as you'd expect.

A big mouthful of hops making a bold statement on Thorn Street. On tap at the brewpub.

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Relay IPA from Thorn Street Brewery
3.87 out of 5 based on 25 ratings.
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