Spring IPA | Faction Brewing

Spring IPASpring IPA
BA SCORE
4.18/5
56 Ratings
Spring IPASpring IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by largadeer on 04-05-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,893
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
56
pDev:
7.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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4.39/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

500 mL bottle pour to shaker, golden color with decent white head retention, some lacing. Nose of mango, strawberry, light pineapple. Taste is among the best balanced IPAs around. Great cross-section of bitterness, malt sweetness, and hop flavors. Above average body and moderate carbonation.

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4.19/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.27/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours bright gold with off white one finger head. Aroma bursts with tropical fruit, stone fruit, pine, and resin. On the palate there is a good bit of orange and grapefruit to go with pine, resinous characteristics, and a pretty dank finish. Lots of mosaic on the palate. Has a nice lingering herbal bitterness with just enough malt to support. A fine west coast IPA.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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3/5  rDev -28.2%

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4.02/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at BC's Pizza & Beer

A: Pours golden amber with a creamy off white head that settles to a thin layer and leaves some light lacing.

S: Citrus, pine, tropical fruit, faint herbal notes, light crackery malt, and a touch of sweetness.

T: Spicy pine, citrus, grapefruit and orange, tropical fruit, passion fruit, herbal notes, crackery malt, and a touch of sweetness.

M: Light to medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Another solid IPA from Faction.

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4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.27/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap in San Fran. Super fresh.

A:An orange/gold clear pour with small (1/4 in head)

S: Tropical fruits and sweet citrus on the nose. Little dank-loved it.

T: Hop heavy-light on pine but big on the citrus. Orange/lemon and that mango that gives a tiny bit of sweetness.

M. Light on carbonation but did not detract.

O: Solid local offering. Had some of the Mikkeller contract brews they did that we're well done. Recommended.

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Spring IPA from Faction Brewing
Beer rating: 4.18 out of 5 with 56 ratings
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