AleSmith IPA | AleSmith Brewing Company

AleSmith IPAAleSmith IPA
BA SCORE
4.23/5
4,237 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-29-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#857
Reviews:
1,342
Ratings:
4,237
pDev:
8.75%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
519
Gots:
782
Trade:
11
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Ratings: 4,237 |  Reviews: 1,342
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of jmac11420
4.74/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: light amber color

S: very fruity and floral

T: Unbelievably crisp and resfreshing. Super hoppy and floral IPA

M- Relatively light and oily

O- One of the best SD breweries in my opinion. The taste of a Pliny but available and inexpensive. One of my top 10 IPA's of all time

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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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%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Bosoxfan20
4.08/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- Pours a clean, translucent, light copper with a 2 finger near white head. Magnificent retention and lacing. I'll just say it...there just aren't many IPAs out there that look better than this one.

S- Big tropical and citrus hops on the nose. Grapefruit and mango lead the way. Some lemon as well maybe. Straight forward on the nose. Solid again.

T- Hop forward for sure. The normal IPA waves with tons of citrus that the nose identified, followed by a sweet middle that attempts to give the beer a hint of balance (and I love that it fails to get all the way there), and finished off with some lingering bitterness. Just not a lot of flaws

M- Light and somewhat slick/oily, but in part due to the impressive amount of hop oils at work here. No booziness to speak of. Crisp, bitter aftertaste.

O- Old fashioned, west coast style IPA that terrorizes the taste buds with west coast hops. Hard to find a better beer with a spicy pizza

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AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 4,237 ratings
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