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AleSmith IPA | AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith IPAAleSmith IPA
4,247 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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Ratings: 4,247 |  Reviews: 1,345
Photo of TheDrunkenDeer
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of neil2me
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of allentownpaguy
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of JxExM
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of gspeer711
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Rochefort10nh
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Amerikon
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of billab914
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a slightly hazy orange amber with a nice frothy white head. Laced nicely down the glass and the head lasted through the glass. Very good looking beer. Aroma is strong with the citrus and grapefruit hops which smell excellant. I love the taste of this beer, the hops are nicely done a lot of the citrus and grapefruit flavors and not extremely bitter. This is right up there with the best IPA's I have ever tried. I would buy this frequently if I could. Very drinkable, enjoying the bomber myself today watching some football.

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Photo of makasi
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of BenwayPHD
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Pours a light yellow color with a one finger thick white head. Smells of pine, pineapple, mango, orange peel, the slight burn of alcohol. Taste is grapefruit and a lingering resin bitterness.

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Photo of chivermac
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wizzman
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of SShelly
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Crystal clear light gold, low bright white head.

Aroma is citrus and Bright, very sharp.

Flavor has a nice sharp bitterness that's followed by more bright citrus, leaves a light bitterness in the mouth, amazing hop flavor.

Light in the mouth, med carb, extremely drinkable. Just damn tasty.

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Photo of rflips86
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of cbak999
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Acquired in a trade with mulletgrab...thanks!

A - pours a clear, bright orange with a small white head.

S - loads of piney and citrusy hops.

T - Citrus with a great piney aftertaste. Hops dominate here. Not much malt here...hops rule!

D - very drinkable...another IPA I could drink any day of the year. This one is exceptional.

I would definitely seek this beer out if I could buy it locally. I love it!!

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of maxpower
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Citrus-pine aroma, man this is one for the hopheads, amber-yellow color with alot of yeast floating around, very hoppy yet balanced as well, man this is one hell of an IPA, so for I really like this brewery.

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Photo of grannun
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber into a Delerium glass. Beer suggested by Dee at Bobby's liquor, Santa Clara, big thanks!

A - Golden amber, with slight head, very standard for and IPA

S - Little citrus, little floral, good amount of hops. West coast, so pine in there as well, of course

T - This is where it gets unique. Awesome combination of pine, citrus, and floral, just as in the aroma. The real key is the balance of hops, bitterness, and texture. The beer is unbelievably smooth, one of the smoothest IPAs i have ever drank

M - Solid carbonation, maybe even a little more than most IPAs. Again, very smooth

O - Incredible beer. One of my all time favorite IPAs. I will definitely be buying another.

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Photo of doce3135
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 4,247 ratings
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