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14B American IPA

Average Score / 50
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Judge: jim chaney (
Judge Qualification: Apprentice
Entry ID: 85885652
Style: 14B American IPA
Beer Info:
Bottle Inspection: All Good
Bottle Comments:

Tropical fruit aromas, some orange citrus. very slight maltyness. The standard notes you usually get with a wallop of cascade/chinook. Awesome citrus and floral goodness.
9 / 12

Orange in color with a white head that stayed around. Very slightly hazy
3 / 3

mild grapefruit citrus and spices (rosemary), some pine resins but these are washed away by a creamy bubbly finish. biscuity pale malt and caramel malt backbone gives it balance while keeping the hops ahead. Finish is smooth and semi-sweet
15 / 20

Light to medium body and mild carbonation allow the pine hops to come out as it gets warmer.
4 / 5

This fits the category of American IPA very well. Hop-forward with a firm malt backing and a touch of alcohol warmth. It has a fruity, complex hop character. Wonderful!
8 / 10

Total Score: 39 / 50

Style Accuracy: 4 / 5
Technical Merit: 4 / 5
Intangibles: 4 / 5

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