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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Ten different malts and six different hops (Ahtanum, Cluster, and Spalt to name a few) combine to create this full-flavored, small beer. Even Keel features a silky malt backbone and a bright hop flavor and aroma that come from the late kettle additions and dry hopping with 1.5 pounds per barrel. Even more layers of flavor are created with fermentation being done by two strains of yeast. This session ale is herbaceous with additional citrus aromas of lemon and grapefruit. The orange to copper hue draws you in and the low alcohol volume keeps you coming back for more.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (2307) - Silver Spring, USA - OCT 23, 2014
On tap at Frisco Taphouse and Brewery in Columbia, MD. Clear, medium amber with a off-white head and fair lacing. Aroma of citrus, grass and grain. Taste of grass, citrus, grain and floral hops. Medium/light body and medium carbonation. There is nothing complex here--just a perfect balance of hops and malt with only a trivial amount of alcohol. Easy to drink with ample flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BobbyAnalog (334) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 13, 2014
For having such a neutered abv, Ballast Point really took their craft to another level in making this session IPA both complex and unique. The hops are definitely palatable, and the nose is wildly misleading. This is definitely a masterful brew with humility that other breweries should take note of.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sloth (2609) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Small, tight, white head, good lace and a clear, copper hued appearence. Nice flowery, grassy nose with light fruity citrusy notes. Nice mouthfeel, good carbonation, lightly oily and a hint resiny, clean and light. Dry, pale malts, nicely biscuity and freshly grainy, slightly juicy hops and a clean dry finish with a balanced bitterness. Cool little quaffer! Pretty tasty, clean aromas, nice mouth feel for such a small brew. Cans from statelineliquors.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1551) - , Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
(tap) bright light amber colour with a small white head; aroma of grapefruit; mostly dry , not overly complex flavour (still tasty) with long light bitter finish

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4865) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - OCT 10, 2014
ABR 2014. Very sessionable, just as they describe. I was not aware that the alcohol was so low. Sweet malt and citrus flavors from the hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (960) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Can. Bright orange. Grassy citrus hops , light, crisp, refreshing. Mouthfeel is a little too thin and watery. This isn’t the greatest session ipa but, I could definitely see drinking a bunch of these on a summer day. Pretty good

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
conway (1940) - - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle. Dark clear gold with thin white head. Aroma is citrusy hops. Taste follows and adds a tea like quality. Thin mouthfeel, moderate carb and quick finish. Ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (3228) - FINLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Tap@bishops, gamla. Amber. Real nice fruity hoppy nose. Grapefruit, caramels, peaches. Soft nice body. Doesn’t feel watery, but light though. Hoppy lingering finish. Good session ipa. Understandably a bit thin in the middle, but very enjoyable still.

-- bb

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (3963) - Vantaa, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Tap@ bishops arms, gamla stan, Stockholm. Mahogany color, thick white head. Citrusy fruity hoppy aroma, some sweetness, floral notes. Flavor has grapefruit, blood orange, juicy as hell. Lovely session IPA. Could drink this every day. More please.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (7681) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 27, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 4, 2014 Sampled at ABR. Clear orange pour. Mild session IPA. Citrus. Brilliantly crafted in its style. Liked this one.


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