AleSmith IPA | AleSmith Brewing Company

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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-29-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,185
Reviews:
1,332
Avg:
4.27
pDev:
8.67%
 
 
Wants:
521
Gots:
759
For Trade:
11
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Ratings: 4,185 |  Reviews: 1,332
Photo of Gig2828
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of BreweryRun
4.32/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Had this beer multiple times but it has been a while so it's time for revisit/review.

Beautiful dark gold with 2 inch head that sticks around nicely.

Aroma is pretty subtle as far as IPA go, pine with light tropical fruits.

Taste is pretty awesome. Huge bitterness that is balanced out by the malt just when you think it's going to go too far. Piney, earthy hop flavors dominate with subtle tropical fruits in the background.

Dry bitter finish with a medium to medium full body.

Overall an awesome traditional west coast IPA. If you only like super fruity IPAs this one may not be your favorite but anyone that appreciates IPAs as a diverse style will love it.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of jason_hertz
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Fellatamas182
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

A:orange/amber with 2 finger white head, good lacing
S: grapefruit, citrus, pine with slight malt
T: similar to smell with grapefruit and pine, quite hop forward
M: smooth, easy to drink solid feel
O: great balanced IPA one that when you open you just want to smell and make it last as long as you can. Looking forward to more from this brewery! Highly recommend.

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Photo of Gotti311
3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Photo of BeerLover99
4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: orange/shiny, light cloudy body, finger off-white head,
fine lacing

S: grapefruit, tangerine, fresh pine, hint of malt

T: same as nose

M: med body, solid sticky/oily

O: Thrilled to find this during WI beer run,
being hearing this brewery for years. Fantastic
balanced IPA. Look forward to exploring
more of Alesmith beers.

DELICIOUS; HOPHEADS SEEK IT OUT!

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3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -18%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
4.27 out of 5 based on 4,185 ratings.
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