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White IPA | Black Diamond Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Black Diamond Brewing Co.
California, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Summer

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Added by jeffjeff1 on 07-04-2013

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Reviews:
4
Ratings:
18
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
12.5%
 
 
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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 18
Photo of PorterLambic
3.92/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a faintly hazy, dark yellow color with a fluffy, marshmallow-like head. Retention is superb but the lacing is minimal and very scattered.
Smell is woody, herbal, resinous without being in your face, malt complements nicely, faint floral in the back. Balance is good.
Taste is herbal hops, some resin, some malt, a touch of floral. Not your typical west coast IPA (thankfully).
For the style, this brew is quite smooth, very quaffable. Effervescence is sharp on the tip of the tongue but mellows quickly. Medium + body with a warming aspect to it that lets you know there is a bit more ABV here than you might have expected. Nice stuff, guys.

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Photo of arizcards
3.77/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Found this at Sprouts in mid-January. Marked as discontinued for $5.89. No freshness date.

Beer pour golden with a nice white head on the initial pour.

Nose is of a witbier, hints of lemon and the wheat backbone.

Taste is pretty well balanced. Lemon oil dominates flavor wise with the wheat backing. Hints of grapefruit trail at the end of the sip.

Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied, nicely carbonated and refreshing.

Overall this is a pretty good take on the White IPA style. A nice summer brew that goes well with an 80+ degree day at the end of February here in the Sonoran desert!

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Photo of Fatehunter
3.09/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured a half finger of head on a hazy, medium straw colored body.
The aroma is subtle lemongrass and pine.
The taste is a bit jumbled. Some mild bitter lemon mixed with a soft wheat taste.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
I'm not excited about this beer but it's not bad.

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Photo of jeffjeff1
3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I found this at Costco the other day.

Appearance- golden color, very thin head

Smell- spice like a witbier, hops like an IPA

Taste- spice, hops

Mouthfeel- light bodied

Drinkability- A great summer beer! very interesting! It's an IPA mixed with a witbier basically. Makes a good summer beer.

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White IPA from Black Diamond Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.
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