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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Available year-round.

The States were at war and one fateful day a troop of Union soldiers, occupying what is now Avondale Park, came across a posse of Confederate Home Guards. When shots were exchanged near the house of the town sheriff, a stray bullet struck his wife in the breast as she stood on the porch of her house. Luckily, she made a full recovery!

The Battlefield IPA is a new twist on an American India Pale Ale. Our master blend of west coast hops and the finest American and European malt distinguishes itself from many IPAs on the battlefield. A hoppy citrus and floral nose invites you to experience the perfectly balanced IPA. The natural bouquet of our hop blend and malt gives this IPA a victory all its own. You will agree the battle has been won when you reward yourself with our outstanding spin on the IPA.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (4887) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Poured a hazy, amber color. Aroma of caramel, dough,y citrus, and a light floral hop. Taste was malty, toffee, more dough, with some pine, light citrus.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (8982) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 27, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2016 Hazed amber-gold with a white head of some retention. Aroma is crude American hops: Simcoe-like cattiness, garlic butter, fresh cut pine, brined lemon, floral soap. Medium bodied, semi-sweet with surprisingly restrained bitterness. Carbonation is fine and silky, and the body has some decent savoriness, and more tropical fruit notes emerge in the finish, which are more pleasant than the aroma hops. From 12oz can.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1170) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 5, 2016
Poured from the can into a pint glass. The appearance is a slightly cloudy golden amber with a medium sized white head. The aroma is full of citrus and piney hops. The taste matches the aroma.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sawbuck (594) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2016
Aroma of Pine, some hints of citrus. Orange color with a thin tan head. Sweet up front. Caramel is rich, followed by pine, a hint of grapefruit, more caramel, and then some earthy bitterness. Medium mouth feel, with a slightly bitter finish and some slight alcohol burn.. Average...more like a hoppy pale ale.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
asheft (2895) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 14, 2016
Can. Faint pine aroma behind bread crust, paper, caramel, and biscuits. Hazy bronze under a thin, white sheet and lace. Flavour is somewhat oxidized, with cardboard, bread crust, and moderate pine hops. Medium low bitterness. Medium light body, moderate carbonation.

1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
MrChopin (3999) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2015
[ bottle ][ 1.5oz ][ @Tasting ][ $ ? ][ schnapps flute ][ 12.20.15 ]
copper-gold, heavy particulate with dense cream head, large bubbles. Empty but resinous nose, light paper amidst the oily profile. Front palate is extremely sweet a la dogfish, thick orange-candy esque sweetness, resin cleans by late palate but then dominantly soapy through bitter finish. Yuck.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nimbleprop (6989) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 27, 2015
12oz bottle pours a hazy orange with some clumpy, white head. Nose has grass, orange, lemon, perfume, mild brown paper bag. Flavor is bitter with soap and dried pine, malt, orange. Clean finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (6778) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle at the main DC December gathering. Poured a hazy golden orange color with a white head. Aroma was light sweet spice notes. Citrus and some floral hops. Tropical juicy fruits come through a bit, finished with a light herbal spice note.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (6839) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 20, 2015
Light citrus and lots of malty tang. Bit malt backbone here. Pours dark amber. Light bitter and tangy finish. Can shared at tasting.

3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Westchesterco (1664) - mclean, Virginia, USA - DEC 20, 2015
From a quart can at the Ratebeer Dec 20 gathering 2015. It effervescent golden color with a slight head. The aroma is citrus and the taste is a bitter flavor which is a non distinct


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