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AleSmith IPAAleSmith IPA
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4.23/5
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4,245 Ratings
AleSmith IPAAleSmith IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company
California, United States
alesmith.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.25%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-29-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#874
Reviews:
1,345
Ratings:
4,245
pDev:
8.75%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
522
Gots:
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Trade:
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Ratings: 4,245 |  Reviews: 1,345
Photo of tvghost
4.6/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of captainbearcat
4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of bschmidt_37
4.12/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nebula1999
3.96/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of petewheeler
4.4/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bruno74200
4.27/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L - beautiful lacing over a good amber

S - piney, citrusy and floral notes with a good malt balance

T - follow the taste with a good bitterness but a bit off

M - good mouthfeel

O - too old (5 months old) I'd like to try this fresh because it has a lot of potential!

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of msumike89
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of dental
4.33/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LambicKing
2.75/5  rDev -35%

Photo of John_Beeryman
3.91/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

Photo of mmulebarn
3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of SveNss0N
3.99/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of facundoCNB
4.01/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - a very clean golden pour with a nice 2 fingers of white fluffy head. perfect amount of lacing

S - very aromatic earth tones, slight bitterness, slight citrus, honey

T - sweet earthy flavor, nice blend of malt an bittering hops, floral taste

M - smooth with a sweet finish - making me want more!

O - very nice ipa all around with a modest abv% makes this one a perfect GO TO.. if only it were actually distributed here :(

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Rihup
4.7/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of HarmonMW
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of dacrza1
4.4/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

DATE: November 27, 2016... OCCASION: Christmas decorating, almost complete... GLASSWARE: Howard's Pub pint... pours a swirling storm of bubbles, spinning through a translucent, light amber body that supports a thick, creamy, pillowing white head--a perfect picture... orange, grapefruit, melon, tangerine, resin and pine weigh in with an earthiness that suggests a dankness... the malts are bread-like and mellowing... this ale sips efficiently, if not smoothly, in belying its 7.2% ABV... front to back, a full ticket, with the teeth experiencing an initial hit, while the throat holds fast to a lasting, subtle sweetness... creamy and medium-bodied.... in other words, how is this an IPA at 7.2%? the tangerine is most notable, with the grapefruit and orange lending to a hop-forward experience, one that rewards as a sippable, powerful IPA... the undergirding malts match its dry finish encouraged by its hops... I have waited a long time for Alesmith to reach the East Coast, and here it is, in all its glory... incredibly balanced, setting the standard for the IPA not wanting to be a hop bomb...

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of mecmd
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 4,245 ratings
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