Alpha BeerMikester IPA
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RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Our second collaboration ale with a local homebrewer, this Northwest IPA uses several popular varieties of hops from the Pacific Northwest including, Simcoe, Columbus, Chinook, Cascade and Centennial. 60 IBU, 6.5% ABV

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jandd1983 (3053) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Sampled at the brewpub. It poured a semi-cloudy orange/amber color with an off-white head. The aroma was faint, some citrus, some caramel and hops. The taste was hoppy, caramel, leaves and malt in the back. The finish ends bitter with a little pine. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
seymour (1624) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Tasted at the St. Louis Brewers Guild Heritage Fest 2013 in a sampler glass. It poured a mostly clear golden amber colour, some chill haze with white foam, long-lasting with some lace. Very hops-forward American IPA: powerful Cascade/Centennial grapefruit aspects, but some other fruity/flowery/earthy/resiny subtlety too. Tasty, malty grainbill underneath, faintly caramelly and bready. Well-balanced. Light-medium body, strong carbonation, lingering complex bittersweet aftertaste. Surprisingly smooth and refreshing for such high ABV and IBU. Very good stuff, Mike.

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