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Lager meets IPA in a winning combination.

Our Fathom India Pale Lager combines time-honored lagering techniques with the hop profiles of a West Coast IPA recipe. The cold-fermenting lager yeast provides a clean base that allows the citrus and pine aromas from the hops to really shine. The result is a gold medal beer with a refreshing, easy drinking character and just the right amount of depth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (1239) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
Overall: Sweet, honey, apples, grass.
Note: On-tap at De Klomp. Reviewed 2014-05-03.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Anova167 (277) - Manhattan Beach, California, USA - APR 24, 2014
Grabbed this thinking the IPL concept is pretty interesting. Pretty big hop aroma with a bit of bread. The flavor is a bit of citrus with a touch of grass. Maybe a touch of pineapple juice. Not very bitter. To me, it taste like a pale ale with a bit less maltiness. Pretty decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dunn4040 (124) - Georgia, USA - APR 22, 2014
I just finished a bomber of double IPA so what better to help me fall farther into the abyss of drunkenness than a bomber of Fathom. I had never heard of an IPL until I saw this beer sitting on the shelf a few weeks ago, so I really don’t know what to expect. Pours a clear golden orange with a nice frothy white head. Seems to be sticking around pretty well. Aroma is orange juice, citrus candies, and pineapple. It honestly smells like a bag of those little orange slice candies with the sugar on them. I think Crush made them. I haven’t seen them in years but that is exactly what this reminds me of. The aroma is on the lighter side but it smells delicious. Flavor is orange, some nice bitterness from the hops, all rounded out by a sweet malty flavor that settles on the palate. Quite refreshing. A pretty straightforward brew that’s very enjoyable. A great summertime option. Ballast Point makes a hell of a beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (1975) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2014
Flaska från Galatea via SB. Gyllenfärgad, kompakt vit skumpuck. Ren, lätt humledoft med citrus och tall. Lätt krämig munkänsla, torr, ren, frisk smak. Bra västkusthumleprofil med citrus och tall och nyanser av aprikos och physalis. Torr eftersmak med lätt men tydlig beska. Snygg! Gillar den torra strama kroppen som ändå är mjukt krämig. Riktigt trevlig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (2559) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2014
Draught @ Haket. Pours golden with a frothy offwhite head that slowly dissipates while leaving some thick sticky lacing and trace on the glass. Smell is fruity with white bread, overripe tropical fruits, moist grass, grapefruit hard candy, lemon zest, soil and pine needles. Taste is sweet and fruity with white bread, mango purée, pineapple juice, moist grass, moist soil, pine needles, resinous wood, cereal, lemon hard candy, lemon zest, orange peal and hints of alcohol. Mouthfeel is round, soft, slightly astringent and medium bodied. Finish is sweet, bitter and fruity with white bread, overripe tropical fruits, grapefruit rinds, resinous wood, moist grass, lemon peal and wine gums. Interesting but I imagine it’s much better if it hasn’t been forced to travel all the way here before being served...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lb4lb (2453) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 13, 2014
Smell is clean, fresh and slightly fruity. Orange gold pour. Taste is hoppy but not too bitter. Some orange and malt flavor with a slightly bitter finish. Basically tastes like a pale ale. Good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (3824) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - APR 12, 2014
22 ounce bottle from Cook’s in Decatur. Slight sweetness with mango and grapefruit. Nice bitter nose. Sticky. Under five bucks a bomber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VsXsV (2143) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2014
Bottle. Clear deep golden liquid with small to medium white head. Aroma of citrus, tangerine, grapefruit, biscuit, mango and bread. Taste is very light sweet and light bitter with notes of grapefruit, citrus, mango and bread. Medium bodied with low to medium carbonation. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Linnet (1088) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2014
Lager malts, IPA hoppning. Good bite, aromatic hops, body and malt backing that is fullbodied lager. Creates a body that is a bit thin. But all in all an interesting beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ekstedt (5317) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2014
Draught at Ölrepubliken, Göteborg, Sweden. CLear deep golden, rich rocky white head. Grainy malt aroma, slightly earthy, some piney and citric hops. Medium boided, medium carbonation. Dry with medi8um bitterness.

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