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Back Road Midwest IPA (New Recipe/2006)

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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A brand new recipe including Columbus and Chinook hops. A increase in the malt as well with a ABV of 7.3%. You say you like Hops? Lets just see if you can handle this! Our IPA (Indiana Pale Ale) has enough hops to float a battleship. Let the resiny grapefruit-like hop flavor and aroma stimulate the senses and smack your buds. This beer style is extremely high in hop flavor and aroma, not to mention alcohol.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ESBob (358) - Indiana, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours an orange copper. Hop aromas hit nicely with citrus as well. Grapefruit citrus and hoppy flavors abound. A bit of thin, slightly oily mouthfeel. NIce local brew..........hopheads need to check this one out!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Thorpe429 (5011) - , Illinois, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Moderate citrus character. Over carbonated and a bit too yeast heavy. Not terrible, but not something I would go back to.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7982) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Bottle. Orange malt and grapefruit peel aroma - very pleasant. Amber with small head. Sweet orange malt and moderately bitter citrus peel. Nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
queenholly (3019) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Tap at Back Road Fall Fest. Brewer stated ABV as 6.8% Caramel malt and sweet orange hops aroma. Hazy amber with a small off-white head. Tastes like the aroma, just a little better. Caramel malt and sweet orange hops flavor. Medium sticky body. Standard solid IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (7977) - Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Had a pint of this. Not too bitter or hoppy. It is an easy drinker, nice tropical fruit, citrus, sweet malt.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daknole (9486) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 29, 2012
Clear, light amber pour. Soapy white head. Aroma has some funky, feet, spicy hops, soapy notes. Flavor is bitter, toasted malt, some alcohol is noticeable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnnyZ (90) - Illinois, USA - APR 1, 2012
good beer worth trying. Poured cloudy. Bad head. But tastes good. Good ABV. Unfiltered and no glass lacing. I would have to try a fresh one to really know how good or bad it is.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Onslow (1211) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - FEB 14, 2012
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. SLightly cloudy brew with thinning off white head. Great hoppy aroma - lots of crist citurs and floral hops. Taste is very hops forward with excellent complety and flavor. Fine lingering finsih. Good palate and overall, very well crafted. Damn good - this will be a regular on my trips through Indiana.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cking (1175) - North Canton, Ohio, USA - MAY 9, 2010
"Orange and grapefruit aromas with an overall floral quality. Marmalade colored body with lots of floaties, white head and decent lacing. Nice and bitter with a dry finish. Mild pine and citrus as well as a biscuit flavor...overall it’s fairly dull for an IPA. Nothing shocking and it has an odd bitter bite to it."

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9189) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2009
12oz bottle acquired in trade with shawnm213 (thanks!). Poured a medium and slightly hazy amber color with a larger sized off white head. Some lacing left on the glass. Aromas of floral hops, earthiness, and pine. Tastes of citrus, pine, some toastiness, and a trace of caramel.


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