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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-29-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,216
Reviews:
1,340
Avg:
4.27
pDev:
8.67%
 
 
Wants:
519
Gots:
776
For Trade:
12
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5/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

In my opinion FAR SUPERIOR TO PLINY.

Ale Smith is hands down my favorite IPA though I've only had it bottled. Way easier as a daily drinker than Pliny and has those floral citrus notes right in the head that we all love and then...nothing. No lingering sensations, no major bite at the back. It's all in the front and it's damn good.

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.19/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured three fingers of head on a hazy, light straw colored body.
The aroma is a basket full of mango, orange, lemon, honey and pine needles.
The taste is a sharp pine bitterness to start, a dry lemon bitter in the middle and finishes with the mildest touch of honey sweetness.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
Excellent aroma and flavor profile.

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4.55/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Excellent smell, right off I had my hopes up but the first taste was a bit over the top. I had to settle into this fine beer. Full bodied and then some....This is a slow drinking beer, just slow down and enjoy each taste, relax and let it happen. Perfect for a cold night and a good fire.

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AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
4.27 out of 5 based on 4,216 ratings.
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