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RATINGS: 915   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Acme IPA is profoundly hoppy, finished with over a pound of fresh whole hops per barrel. The result of this generous hopping is a beer that is deliciously dry, and eminently drinkable in spite of its apparent strength.
2012 vintage: 6.9% abv

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThisWangsChung (747) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - JAN 28, 2013
12 oz bottle into a Samuel Smith pint glass. A: Pours a murky orange-amber color. The head is a two finger offwhite shade with a nicely consistent texture, even after much of it has receded. Lacing is patchy. S: Quite floral. There is a lot of pine, lavender, biscuit, and mild caramel. Not much citrus quality, sadly. T/M: Tastes like...well, an IPA. This one in particular starts off malty with notes of biscuit and toffee, while a light citrus quality pops up past the midtaste. It actually tastes a bit yeasty, and certainly feels that way. The heavy feel, chalky finish, and moderate astringency all take away from an otherwise balanced but bland IPA. I’d reckon its best feature is the building dryness on the aftertaste. O: I love the simple but retro labeling - shame the beer itself feels about 10 years behind the 8 ball. It’s too heavy-feeling to session and too mild for serious IPA drinkers. Others out there will like it, though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rfbohrer (1) - - JUL 27, 2014 does not count
Boa formação de espuma, cremosa, pequenas bolhas, de boa retenção e persistência. De coloração amarelo alaranjada, possui aparência totalmente translúcida. No nariz toques herbais e florais dos lúpulos se destacam. Na boca amargor presente e que se prolonga na boca, bastante agradável. Os sabores florais e herbais se destacam novamente, não sendo tão cítrica. Drinkability alta.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMA (148) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2014
A bit cloudy. Nice amber color. White head. Lots of bitterness. Hops. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rodbod (17) - SCOTLAND - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle. A slightly cloudy pale amber with not much head. Nose is fruity, ripe, buttery-caramel, not much bitterness. Palate is rounded and balanced, with yellow/tropical fruit, a touch of nuttiness, well rounded bitter notes in the finish. I loved this beer but I think it’s an atypical Californian IPA, because it’s lighter and less intense.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (2909) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2014
355ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear amber, thick white head. Big resinous hop aromas, pine and light citrus, light caramel. Taste is bitter, more resin, light pith. Oily texture, bitter finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (3202) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 5, 2014
12oz bottle shared with mr_h. Amber brown, good head. Grain hop aroma. Creamy resin flavour. Bitter aftertaste. Nt really an IPA. Not sure what it is.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuartyboy (599) - SCOTLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle shared with Mr_H flavour is hoppy with some carmelised orange ballanced with grassy and herbal notes some bitternessb the finish fairly average ipa

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mr_h (2751) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 5, 2014
355ml bottle from Good Spirits Company, Glasgow - hazy straw coloured, lively off-white head, caramel malty aroma, minimal lacing, malty, high carbonation, easy to drink for the abv

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Peter_L (636) - SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2014
Tap@BA Bellmansgatan. Bärnstensfärgad vätska med fingertjockt lock. Citrusig och besk.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14062) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle at jens... Golden amber... White head... Soft zezty grassy lager... Dry zezty fruits... Bitter herbal linger

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (3633) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 25, 2014
355ml bottle. Clear golden colour with average to huge, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Grassy and slightly floral hoppy aroma. Taste is slightly sweet malty, grassy and floral hoppy overtones. Boring especially for a Cali IPA.

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