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Anderson Valley Bahl Hornin’ Spring India Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Burnish gold hue with a persistent, rocky white head. Floral, spicy aroma redolent of lilacs, white pepper and Bartlett pears with undertones of blueberry honey and roses. A pleasant balance of crisp bitterness with a clean malt profile adorned spicy, herbal hop flavors lasting into a dry refreshing finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zach8270 (3779) - Henrietta, New York, USA - APR 26, 2015
(bottle - 12 oz) Copper pour with a thick white head. More caramel and sweet malts in the aroma than hops. Some subtle notes at the end however. Flavor is malty and lightly fruity with the barest hint of hop bitterness. Not overpowering but enough of a hop presence to balance it out.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brenn79 (1665) - Idaho, USA - APR 14, 2015
12 oz bottle- Pours golden with a huge off white head and lots of carbonation bubbles. Aroma is minerals, caramel malts, floral, light and fruity. The taste earthy hops, medium solid bitterness, not a fan of the malt they used, caramel and dirty. Not a very good IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jflopsu (743) - New Jersey, USA - APR 14, 2015
Pours a lightly hazy rust orange. Has a faint malt and light fruit aroma. A strong malt and caramel taste with some fruits. A lingering bitter malt and extra sweet and dry caramel aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Stampion (173) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 12, 2015
Taste like an IPA with some notes of red pear. A bit too much going on for my liking. You can taste the 6.8% alcohol. It's needlessly strong. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mrbigpappa (9) - - APR 2, 2015 does not count
Absolutely loved this beer. I had not had it before and it was a pleasant surprise. Definitely will drink it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (7208) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2015
12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass at Django Western Taco. Pours a clear orange color with a small barely off-white head that lasts for a little while. This one leans malty overall, with caramel and lightly toasted and pale malts, with honey, apple, light florals, and brown sugar. Light-bodied, with medium carbonation and a malty, but kind of clean mouthfeel. There just isn’t much to this despite an interesting description.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (2517) - Temporarily, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Thanks Scott. This was poured into a nonic pint. The appearance was a hazy burnt orange golden color with a slim white head that immediately dissipated leaving barely any lacing. The smell had a decent amount of sweet blueberries intertwining with the bitter citrus hops. A light sweet pine enters and hangs nicely to balance it all out. The taste was moderately bitter with a decent sweet blueberry to accompany the flavor. It has a decent malt base. There’s a semi-dry sweet blueberry aftertaste leading to just a dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation seemed appropriately styled and came across as an EIPA. Overall, I say this was a pretty good EIPA that I could have again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
steview (1035) - Petaluma, California, USA - MAR 26, 2015
I expected an IPA, but I read the label. It is a bit off from the dry and fruity/piney we have at the higher percentiles. Does not mean it is a bad beer. I liked it although I would say it is more like a stronger pale ale. A little slick/buttery though. However, the "India" label is associated with particular flavors, unfortunately.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
joeneugs (3817) - Livermore, California, USA - MAR 24, 2015
12 oz. bottle. It pours a clear deep golden color with an off white head. The aroma has lots of strawberries, caramel and light floral notes. A little rotting fruit. The flavor is the same with strong, aspirin like bitterness. More caramel and rotting fruit. No thank you.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (835) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Medium gold pour, pancake off white head, some lace. Nose is medium roasted malt and floral hops. Bitter. Middle is chewy malt, apricots and soft hop cones. Finish is bitter.

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