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RATINGS: 277   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (8817) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2015
Can from bottle shop. It pours deep orange-copper with a decent white head. The nose is bitter-sweet, stewed orange, peach, muffin, toasty sugars, mild caramel and marmalade. The taste is crisp, bitter, big grapefruit hit, lemon, pine needles, light metallic twang, caramel, pepper, toasty grass and resin with a dry finish. Light-medium body and moderate, prickly carbonation. Decent session gear.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2331) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2015
Keg at Brewdog, Shepherds Bush, London. An amber/orange coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Hoppy, malty, citrus aroma. Tastes similar, hoppy, malty, citrus.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ctplt777 (308) - - MAY 29, 2015
Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice..thatís what hits you initially. Massive amounts of citrus dominate this one. Itís just so fresh. Pine, dryness, grapefruit just make this beer so fresh. Session ipaís are the thing right now and this a cut above the rest. Ballast Point is one of those breweries that you can trust to make an all around awesome beer. I hate to say it because I have as of late but this might be the best session ipa.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
doubelknv3 (1049) - Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Copper, white head, lite retention and nice lacing. Pine, grass, citrus and floral. Medium bodied, pine & citrus dominant, grass, and mild fruit notes. Nice balance, medium hop bitter, and refreshing dry notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (6698) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Can at World of Beer, Savannah. Head is initially small, mostly diminishing. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), moderately hoppy (resin, grapefruit), with a note of diacetyl. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately to heavily bitter. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly to moderately astringent. A rough, raw, overly bitter example with nothing much to offer in the nose other than the usual resin-grapefruit hop odor common to most American pale ales. Some diacetyl doesnít help matters either. This one required a surreptitious visit to the restroom to dump it in the sink so I could move on to something else.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zizzybalubba (1604) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAY 25, 2015
12 oz. can from SoHo Organic Market, Elizabeth City, NC. Dark orange pour with a frothy off-white head. Nice piney and grapefruit hop aroma with light caramel malts. The taste is bright and moderately bitter with piney, grassy, and citrus hops taking center stage. This is one of the first session IPAs I have tried that I could imagine myself wanting to drink several of. An impressive feat that this seems like an IPA and not a pale ale yet weighs in at only 3.8% ABV. Very nicely done.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Homer321 (2627) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Can thanks to Bmart. Nose is grassy with some light citrus, mostly lemon. Taste is quenching with a soft bitterness,

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable (1704) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 24, 2015
Pours light Amber with limited head lots lacing. Nose fruity some syrup. Flavours peach syrup fruit juice. Taste light/med sweet light bitter. Med/light body lively carbobation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nie (30) - - MAY 18, 2015
Can poured to pint glass. Sweet and fragrant aroma. Juicy hops bite, citric sweetness. This does not taste like a session beer, itís become my new favorite low abv beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dmac (4630) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 16, 2015
12oz can from Xroads. Poured a nice looking rusty orange with a large frothy eggshell colored head. Aroma/flavor of dry citrus rind, amber malts, grain, lemon, passion fruit and a slight touch of copper. Medium body with aggressive carbonation and a lingering dry bitterness. This is really good and then when you consider the ABV itís like WOW!!!


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