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Bine Climber Session IPA | Keegan Ales

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Bine Climber Session IPABine Climber Session IPA
BA SCORE
3.79/5
Very Good
75 Ratings
Bine Climber Session IPABine Climber Session IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Keegan Ales
New York, United States
keeganales.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bine Climber Session IPA is a light bodied session-able india pale ale packed with plenty of citrus and floral aromas. Coming in at just under 5% ABV, this beer has a light, refreshing mouthfeel, loads of hop character, and the perfect brew for a summer day.

Added by PicoPapa on 08-28-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,852
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
75
pDev:
8.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
24
Trade:
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Photo of Burkbom23
3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smi69
3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thisXwar
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kinger22
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a golden yellow with good amounts of bubbles. The beer leaves almost no lacing in the glass. The smell actually has some strong wheat hints to go with the citrus and small hop undertones. Pretty much a typical session IPA, overall.

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Photo of StJamesGate
3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery.
Pale gold that rings. 3.75
Tangerine and flowers. 3.75
Honey on white toast, hit of DMS, lemondrop and papaya with some scratchy IBUs. 3.75
Round, almost medium, slight oil. 4


Definitely a golden ale underneath - sweet and full. Proper C-hop does, though. A bit flawed, and not an ISA as labelled, but curious now about Keegan’s non-core. 4

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Photo of Drknight
3.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.52/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Act25
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice, but neither here nor there. Basic session IPA.

A: Poured from the can into a wineglass. Body is hazy yellow with a 1 finger white head, which settles to a collar of lace. Lots of suspended particles.

S: One of the best noses for a Session IPA. Floral, bright, clean, spicy, citrusy hops.

T: Expected balance between citrusy hops and a light, sweetened malt. Finishes with lemony bitterness

M: Light in weight. Carbonation modest.

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Photo of Cooker_stp
3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikexw
3.92/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of therubicon
3.58/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of redbarnbikes
4.27/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nycbeerfreak
3.68/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Went to brew pub last week , good time. I had a few brews and Bine Climber was one of them . I am not a big fan of keegans in general but it was an ok session ipa. Served in a mason jar 3/4s full ?? But still a good time.

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Photo of woodychandler
3.62/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I think that I picked this up during one of my many forays up to New England. I have a number of friends up there & it usually does not take much to get me to come up, especially for a weekend.

From the CAN: "Grain: 2Row, Pilsner, Munich, Wheat[;] SRM 3.9[;] Hops: Columbus, Cascade, Citra, Falconer's Flight[;] IBU: 44"; "3.02 x 10(-3) BBLs 12 Fl. Oz"; "Ready to step up to any occasion, we first brewed this session-able India Pale Ale to enjoy ourselves after a hard day's work. We hope that after your hard day of work (or play) you'll find Bine Climber as rewarding as we do. This crisp, refreshing brew is packed with loads of citrus and floral hop aromas, making Bine Climber the perfect brew for today, tomorrow, or the longest day of your week."

Time for a Crack! I initially got some foaming through the vent & when it settled enough to peer in, I could see that it was brimful. My Glug was gentle in deference to its fullness, but a swirl in the glass raised a finger of foamy, bone-white head with good retention. Color was Straw-Yellow (SRM = > 2, < 4) (see above) with NE-quality clarity. Nose had a lemon biscotti-like smell with an underlying mild cattiness. Mmmm. Hops. & malt. Mouthfeel was medium. The taste here had a pronounced cattiness, but at least I could taste something. So many of these session AIPAs leave me feeling unfulfilled thanks to their preponderance of aroma hops, but lack of bittering hops. Here, we had some of both in amounts that could be noted, even quantified. Finish was dry, but not biting or gasping. It was a pleasant example of what I want in this sub-style. I would put this in my summertime cooler over a whole lot of other "session IPAs", you betcha!

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Photo of Jusstin02
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of PretzelCity
3.28/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4.24/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
4.09/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.98/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of cfalls
3.92/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L - gold, tiny floaties, white head

S - pretty mild, floral, maybe a hint of wheat?

T - floral hops, lemon, not too malty, subtle sweetness, somewhat bitter finish

F - moderately high carbonation, light bodied

O - Succeeds at being both sessionable and hoppy. Hop flavors are excellent, but I could use more.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lettsgo3
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JoeMans
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBigBoy
3.35/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Bine Climber Session IPA from Keegan Ales
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 75 ratings
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