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AleSmith IPA | AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith IPAAleSmith IPA
4,246 Ratings
AleSmith IPAAleSmith IPA

Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.25%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-29-2002

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Photo of FFreak
4.22/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Bomber poured into willi glass. This is one awesome IPA. A golden orange with just a very slight haze and an ample white head that sticks around and leaves nice lace on the glass. Big hoppy aroma...pine, resin, citrus and some tropical fruit. Tastes amazing..crisp and refreshing with.nicely balanced hops and malty sweetness. A perfect example of a west coast IPA. This one is now very close to the top of my list.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.3/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of FLima
4.41/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Amber color with a very thick head with good retention and leaving good laces.
Delicious citrusy aroma with notes of fresh oranges, grapefruit, honey, resin, mint, a hint of dark fruits and pineapple.
Bitter and refreshing citrusy flavor with earthy and floral notes, American yeast, spices, pine, grapefruit, caramel and toasted malts, lemon and green grapes. Quite dry with a long lasting bitterness.
Medium towards full body with perfect carbonation. Alcohol of 7.25% abv is superbly well hidden.
Outstanding West Coast IPA, definitely one of the best IPA around. Bold but also very clean, crisp and refreshing. Easy to drink, but sure it is not boring for hopheads. It is going towards a DIPA once it warms up. Highly recommendable.

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 4,246 ratings
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