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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
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Spring IPA (March-May) is a West Coast-style IPA with an up-front intense hop flavor and aroma. Amarillo and Centennial hops give the brew a rich and resinous flavor of citrus and spice. This bright pale ale has a malt sweetness that will give way to a pleasant bitter. It pairs well with Mexican or spicy Szechwan Chinese food. Spring IPA is a nice accompaniment for cheeses with strong flavors, like sharp cheddar or goat cheese.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (2534) - California, USA - JUN 21, 2013
21 June 2013, bottle. Dark yellow, clear, no bubbles. Nose is grass and lemon rind. Thin body and moderately fizzy. Rosy, floral, sugary, some lemon rind bitter finish. Very light and refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
badwhale (345) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Bottle to english pint glass. Pours a clear, dark yellow with a thick white head. Lots of citrus nose, and quite nice bitter hoppy flavors. Mostly citrus / pine.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
BoostIPA (1181) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - JUN 15, 2013
So I guess this one is a bit old. Pours the color of Bud heavy, but with a more aggressive head. Aromas of stale hops, lemon. Heavy lemon on the first sip. Cleaning products, bitter ass crust, candy. finishes with a cocklash. Not very good.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 12, 2013
bottle. Golden with one finger head. Light body but strangely sweet with mild hops. Not awful, but certainly not good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
nike (950) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2013
draft, hoppy aroma, light brown pour, thick foam head. lively co2, light body for an ipa, but excellent hoppy taste. great tasting brew, one of my favs as ipaís.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (1573) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Fruity, grapefruit and something like pineapple or mango. Also grass and pine resin.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcos (1520) - Maryland, USA - MAY 28, 2013
Location/Date:Bottle on May 27th, 2013.

Appearance: Pours a clear orange with light white head.
Aroma: Aroma of orange and pine.
Taste: Piney bitterness(medium), lots of orange.
Palate:Light medium body.

Summary: Really unlike any other Abita brew Iíve had..always appreciate the palate from the water they use, this beer was really nice. Surprising.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - MAY 24, 2013
12 oz. bottle from Total Wine - Pours a hazy amber color with a one and a third finger thick off white head. Light lacing. Aroma is pine and floral hops with a bit of toasted malt. The flavor is the same. The finish is a bit thin and watery. Light to medium body. A nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
N3lson1 (134) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - MAY 23, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2013 I am not a hops lover but this IPA is light enough in hops flavor to make it a good beer for people who aewpeople he wonít ask.

1.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
dlihcsnatas (266) - Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2013
A dull gold/light amber brew with thin white head that does hold. Smells of slight citrus and mildew. Taste is almost lemonish with a very bitter bite to it. Once again another let down from this brewery. Donít know why I keep buying the sampler bottles but I keep thinking that one day I will find a good one from them. At least this one didnít have that swamp water taste that most of them do.


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