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AleSmith IPA | AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith IPAAleSmith IPA
BA SCORE
4.23/5
Exceptional
4,241 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:
#868
Reviews:
1,343
Ratings:
4,241
pDev:
8.75%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
521
Gots:
783
Trade:
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Ratings: 4,241 |  Reviews: 1,343
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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

Just arrived in MN! A solid IPA west coast version. Creamy head with great lacing. A nice hop blast followed with a solid malt backbone. Well balanced and highly drinkable.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.9/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours by extremely clear, bright amber with thick, frothy off-white head. Aroma is grassy, floral, and dank hops, biscuit and cereal malts, pine resin, and light citrus fruit. Flavor is a great balance of dry malt base, grassy and pine hops, light citrus esters, and faint caramel sweetness; dry finish with just a touch of bitterness. Medium body and low carbonation.

Not sure that is was a fresh bottle. Will re-review when I can get a fresh bottle.

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle into Tulip

Appearance- clear golden, nice white head, good lacing

Aroma- Very dense tropical hops, grapefruit, mango, pine, slight malt backbone

Flavor- A little more pine here, and less tropical, firm bitterness throughout but drinks easy, maybe a slight alcohol warmth, very nice

Mouthfeel- Medium, good carbonation

Overall- First AleSmith beer and I'm impressed Bottled a little over a month ago. Bitter, tropical juicy, and piney. More than solid IPA.

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AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 4,241 ratings
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