Blitzen IIIPA | Faction Brewing

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3.99/5
Very Good
48 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Faction Brewing
California, United States
factionbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.40%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by largadeer on 02-01-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,764
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
48
pDev:
11.03%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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0
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2
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.7/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A- iiipa. Good flavor profile, good balance of IBU vs. ANV. Very drinkable and decent​ viscosity for a III ipa
Solid effort. Recommended. On tap at Harry's Hofbrau San Jose. Props
To Nikki.

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.92/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A decent IIIPA. Aroma of pine and orange. Taste pine, orange, grapefruit and some caramel. Expected sweetness up front followed by good bitterness. But the caramel conflicts with the bitterness, throwing the aftertaste off

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3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This poured an amber gold in color. Right away I found an orangish aroma, like a sweet squeezed orange, peel and pith included. The flavor is surprisingly sweet as well, with a juicy orange and peel flavor dominant. It’s not as bitter as I had expected, balanced with some nice caramel notes on the malt, and finishing with a somewhat alkaline note to it.

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3.96/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Blitzen IIIPA from Faction Brewing
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 48 ratings