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RATINGS: 595   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
In early 2014 Alaskan re-formulated their IPA as Icy Bay IPA

The very intense, complex aromatic character with a refreshing, crisp finish is achieved by dry hopping. The fruity, citrusy aroma is a nice complement with grilled prawns and spicy foods.

bwa5879's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bwa5879 (826) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2012
12oz bottle from bevmo in Newport beach, CA. Clear dark gold pour. White head an eighth inch high. Scent is sweet citrus/pineapple and some pungent, sour sulfur. Body is medium. Malty sweet taste, salty, nutty, a little resin and pine. Finish is bitter and sour and leaves tongue a bit tingly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrNosha (682) - Baden Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - NOV 5, 2015
12oz Flasche. Orange-gelbe Farbe. Kräuteriges Hopfenaroma. Runder Geschmack. Gutes IPA.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gsmitty80 (2128) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2015
Drank in July. Decent IPA that had good hop flavor and was fairly smooth. A little fruity on the nose and palate which was refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
coreyc1221 (275) - Truckee, California, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Pine and sweet hops aroma. Beautiful clear amber golden color. Mid white head. Malty heavy ipa start with a drying aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3849) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 22, 2014
Not so bitter either, but nice to drink. Some creamy features and quite dark. nice with some snacks too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ctaylo (12) - California, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Only ipa I can get at the Omni hotel in Dallas. After having it several times it's grown on me. Not in my top 10 but still decent. Malty with medium hop. Almost a cross between ipa and pa. Can't see the color in the dark bar. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
dowens1976 (1) - - MAR 12, 2014 does not count
It was Ok. A bit bitter and not in a good way. On draft it could of been older keg I would be willing to try it one more time

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ajnepple (4074) - Colorado, USA - MAR 9, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2014 12 oz bottle from Tipsy?s. Gold and clear with a lacy white head. Aroma is hoppy and bitter with herbs, flowers and spruce. Similar flavor with crisp malts and a lingering bitter finish. Medium body. 2.9. Update: I thought Icy Bay was a little better than their old one, probably around 3.1.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thewade (340) - USA - MAR 3, 2014
Not impressed, but have no idea how old the bottle is. Wish all breweries would date their bottles. Drinkable as a session ale, but hops are faded.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wlajwl (4926) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Aroma is light pine, citrus and a hint of spice/heat. The flavor is light grapefruit, citrus, malts a pretty dry finish. Not bad if a little one-dimensional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnnniee (3156) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle received in trade from BeerKangaroo, thanks for the opportunity. Pours a crystal clear deep golden color with a huge bubbly off white head that persists forever. Aromas of caramel and citrus dominate with hints of mineral to round it out. The flavor is a bit of pine, spice, and citrus with a solid bready caramel to back it up. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick resinous mineral mouthfeel. Nice easy drinker, a bit old school but certainly serviceable.

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