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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-29-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,220
Reviews:
1,340
Avg:
4.27
pDev:
8.67%
 
 
Wants:
520
Gots:
776
For Trade:
12
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Ratings: 4,220 |  Reviews: 1,340
Photo of TTTBeer
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of lsummers
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap it has a fantastic one finger white head that leaves some sticky lacing. A hint of cloudy golden color.

Smell is well balanced with a tropical fruit slightly pine hop note with some slight cereal grain and caramel sweetness. Mostly the hops shine through, but do so very nicely.

Tastes of grape fruity herbal slightly piney hops with some great caramel malts. Well balanced and highly drinkable. Each sip is better than the last.

Mouthfeel is clean and slightly sticky. Somewhat viscous. Medium carbonation keeps this one drinkable.

Overall, this ones a fantastic west coast ipa. Well balanced, interesting, and tasty.

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Photo of drgonzo2k2
4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of McBraniel
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of adam36
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerSamurai34
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really nice IPA. Nothing too incredible, but very well done. Very flavorful and well balanced without too much bitterness. It wasn't as juicy as I like, but very good nonetheless.

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Photo of AlexM
4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of denver10
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an orange-golden with a big white white head. Aroma is resinous, citrus and its rind, pine, and a slight hit of some bread. Flavor follows suit, finishing nice and dry. Decent amount of bitterness. A crisp, active mouthfeel. Overall, a nice IPA. Glad to see it here in Colorado, will drink again when I see it on tap.

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Photo of wpreynolds
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of Duff_ny
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

AleSmith IPA from AleSmith Brewing Company
4.27 out of 5 based on 4,220 ratings.
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