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Oasthouse IPA (Farmhouse Brewing) | Coast Range Brewing Co.

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Oasthouse IPA (Farmhouse Brewing)Oasthouse IPA (Farmhouse Brewing)

Brewed by:
Coast Range Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Checkout http://farmhousebrewing.com for more.

Added by beerguy101 on 08-07-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of Troyone
4.97/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours an amber/copper color with an off white quarter inch head, some lacing, and carb action.

Has a fresh cut hoppy smell with some sappy resinous pine aroma.

Taste is well balanced with a moderately sweet/acidic malt and lots of hoppiness. A fresh moderately dry bitterness with some astringency and a light grassy carbonation crispness.

Medium bodied, slightly syrupy texture, soft and lively carbonation, and a smooth slightly metallic/astringent/alcoholic finish.

Drinkability is excellent with a comfortable hoppy aftertaste this brew is well balanced and at the top of session IPA's.

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Photo of germaniac
3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Another artisanal ale from Coast Range, this one billed as an American Hop Farm Ale. In case you were wondering, an oast is a kiln used to dry hops.

Pours a shiny dark reddish gold. Nice sticky French Vanilla colored head.

Hop scent is citrusy, with just the barest hint of malt in there.

A blast of hop bitterness is there in all it's tongue coating glory, the oily resin washed away by a light caramel malt sweetness.

If I had more than this single bottle, this brew would totally be on the list for a quick hop fix.

This is definitely something different- a "rustic" IPA that can hold it's own with the best California has to offer.

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Photo of KingSlender
2.73/5  rDev -28%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

22 oz bomber picked up at Bev Mo.

Glassware - Red Car Pint

Pours a light orange with tints of light red peaking through. The light tan head forms up quick, but dissapates just as fast. As I swirl the beer around, the lacing doesn't cling to the sides of my glass at all.

The smell is fruity and a bit sweet. Not picking up much of the piney hops that I'm used to in my West Coast IPAs, but I wasn't expecting much since most of Coast Range's beers are not that "intense".

The taste is more like a pale ale to me. The grapefruityness of the hops do come through a bit more than I thought but still lack that harsh bitterness that I like. A nice rye bread touch sneaks in and the finish is clean and crisp.

An OK beer that I would probably not buy it again.

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Photo of beerguy101
2.57/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Copper brown color, small white foamy head. Aroma is malty and a touch hoppy. Roasted malts and slightly sweet, this medium bodied IPA is only mildly hoppy. Mouthfeel is thin. Finish is a little watery and kind of weak. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

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Oasthouse IPA (Farmhouse Brewing) from Coast Range Brewing Co.
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