Presumed Innocent
Legal Draft Beer Company

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From:
Legal Draft Beer Company
 
Texas, United States
Style:
American IPA
ABV:
7.2%
Score:
76
Avg:
3.22 | pDev: 15.53%
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
33
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Mar 22, 2020
Added:
Jul 11, 2016
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  10
SCORE
76
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Rated: 3.64 by brew-Ed from Texas

Mar 22, 2020
 
Rated: 3.76 by socon67 from New York

Sep 26, 2019
 
Rated: 3.5 by archero from Texas

Sep 03, 2019
 
Rated: 3.76 by SicemWT from Texas

Jul 29, 2019
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Reviewed by Greenhouse_Reif from Texas

3.08/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3
I am literally quoting another reviewer because they bit the nail on the head 100%.
BigMac59 - "Poured a nice copper hued golden color. Lots of foamy head. I was looking forward to the aroma but it was underwhelming. It was dank and sort of like coriander spice. Taste was OK but like other reviewers it wasn’t as hoppy as I expected. Overall I would say pretty average."

It looks and tastes like a brown ale and hazy ipa had a kid that got dry hopped.
May 02, 2019
 
Rated: 3.46 by Rooster1980 from Texas

Jan 15, 2019
 
Rated: 2.96 by Slatetank from Pennsylvania

Nov 02, 2018
 
Rated: 3.9 by monorailred from Texas

Aug 10, 2018
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Reviewed by BigMac59 from Texas

3.16/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Poured a nice copper hued golden color. Lots of foamy head. I was looking forward to the aroma but it was underwhelming. It was dank and sort of like coriander spice. Taste was OK but like other reviewers it wasn’t as hoppy as I expected. Overall I would say pretty average.
Aug 06, 2018
 
Rated: 3.66 by drmikehogan from Texas

May 06, 2018
 
Rated: 3 by Jasoncpace from Texas

May 03, 2018
 
Rated: 3.17 by Tiernan from Texas

Mar 04, 2018
 
Rated: 3.67 by Kips from Texas

Feb 10, 2018
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Reviewed by Jugs_McGhee from Texas

3.39/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Nabbed a can at a Trader Joe's in Austin, TX for $1.59 USD.

7.2% ABV. Brewed with Cascade hops.

Cascade is a classic hop and plays well in this even though this beer has the hop pungency of a contemporary pale ale instead of an IPA. Pale malts keep it balanced. Very drinkable, if simple and rudimentary for an IPA.

A nice little table IPA at its $9 per sixer price point, but in such an oversaturated style even this level of quality doesn't make it stand out. Definitely worth trying and not a beer I'd mind a sixer of, but it's more of a get-a-pitcher-with-pizza kind of beer than a dazzlingly complex or pungent IPA.

B- (3.39) / WORTHY
Feb 01, 2018
 
Rated: 3.9 by superwho24 from Arkansas

Dec 13, 2017
 
Rated: 3.15 by chiefbender from Georgia

Nov 26, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by cmbeddoe7997 from Texas

Nov 19, 2017
 
Rated: 3.69 by stephenjmoore from Maryland

Nov 03, 2017
 
Rated: 3.53 by Jodio from Texas

Nov 01, 2017
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Reviewed by DenverHopHead from Colorado

3.46/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a 12oz can with no decernible best by date; into a pint glass.
Appearance- a hazy, unfiltered amber with plenty of bubbles to maintain a medium thick eggshell white head. Lacing is mild.
Smell - an overly sweet caramel malt that hides any true hop notes.
Taste - some grapefruit peers through the thick amber ale that this beer should truly be classified as.
Feel - sweet and a touch too boozy for the style, lacks the pure bitterness from the hips that you expect from an IPA.
Overall- really good looking beer, but even that strong aspect indicates that this is far closer to an amber than an IPA.
Oct 14, 2017
 
Rated: 2.38 by DavidST from Texas

Aug 25, 2017
 
Rated: 3.08 by aufie from Texas

Aug 22, 2017
 
Rated: 3.31 by Brushkanna from New Jersey

Jul 21, 2017
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Reviewed by mark5211 from Texas

2.3/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
Caramel color, smelled a bit alcoholly, kind of like cheaper beers, definitely lacking aromatics to my nose. Thankfully, I had some Karbach Hopadillo on hand to chase it with, which was amazing in comparison. Super foamy pour for me, quite annoying actually. Big disappointment for a "craft" beer. Will not buy this again.
Jun 30, 2017
 
Rated: 3.05 by Samputnam14 from South Carolina

Jun 14, 2017
 
Rated: 2.94 by greenspointexas from Texas

May 28, 2017
 
Rated: 2.71 by Pro_Magnon from Texas

May 27, 2017
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Reviewed by ovaltine from Indiana

3.56/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
This pours a dark copper, a couple of fingers of tan head. Aroma is a little boozy, which surprised me, along with piney hops and caramel from the malt bill.

The taste is all piney hops and caramel, and the feel is pretty nice. This is NOT a hop bomb, but I also don't think it it's as bad as this is reviewed. But I'm a notorious overrater, so that should definitely be considered.
Apr 03, 2017
 
Rated: 3 by Bryan12345 from Texas

Mar 18, 2017
 
Rated: 3.1 by Can_has_beer from Texas

Feb 16, 2017
 
Rated: 2.56 by Karibourgeois from Texas

Feb 09, 2017
 
Rated: 1.94 by kevinpd58 from Louisiana

Feb 06, 2017
 
Rated: 3.81 by SmellsofMahagony from Texas

Jan 19, 2017
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Reviewed by ilikebeer03 from Texas

2.97/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75
As an IPA, not great. Lacks the hop profile of an IPA. Taste is grapefruit hops balanced by a strong, malty sweet backbone. This would be great as a balanced pale ale. But not an IPA. Crisp body. Lingering cascade bitterness.
Jan 13, 2017
 
Rated: 2.9 by Texasfan549 from Texas

Jan 11, 2017
 
Rated: 2.99 by kjkinsey from Texas

Jan 10, 2017
 
Rated: 2.95 by TXRobbo from Texas

Jan 08, 2017
 
Rated: 3.52 by Gagnonsux from Texas

Jan 06, 2017
 
Rated: 3.29 by BdM from Netherlands

Jan 01, 2017
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Reviewed by TX-Badger from Texas

2/5  rDev -37.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
Pours a slightly hazy darker gold color with off-white head. Malt, bread, dough, and only a faint grassy note on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied Finishes with more malt. Way too malty for an IPA, and not nearly enough of a hop profile at all.
Dec 27, 2016
Presumed Innocent from Legal Draft Beer Company
Beer rating: 76 out of 100 with 41 ratings