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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   IBU: 99   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A full-blown “West Coast” IPA chocked full of sticky hop resins. Melrose is brewed with American 2-row malt and a touch of Canadian “honey” malt to accentuate the tropical and citrusy flavors of the Simcoe and Amarillo hops. This beer is generously dry hopped for an over-the-top aromatic experience.


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexandersh (196) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Tap at Beachwood; could see the quality, but not quite my style. Aroma of fruit, slightly sour, with a varied hop profile. Alot of grapefruit and citrus in the flavor.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (7533) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 24, 2015
Bottle - Piney and nice spicy hops. Clear gold with a nice white head. Lots of woody pine and resin. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6009) - Utah, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle on the RBSG party bus
Clear light golden with a small white head, some lacing. Aroma is grassy and pine. Taste is piney, grassy and resin
Good

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarlacc83 (1328) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 22, 2015
22 oz bottle on the RBSG bus. Thanks! A: Golden color, white head, a light run of lacing. N: Pine, pineapple, more grass, lots of citrus, and some melon. T: Big bitterness that’s almost astringent and noticeable sweetness. M: Resinous, medium body, touch of alcohol. O: I like the nose on this one, but I would like the taste, in particular, dialed back a bit.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (3524) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 19, 2015
22oz bottle pours out golden topped with a white head. Nose is nice caramel sweetness citrus hops and grassy. Taste is more of the sweetness caramel and very nice hop combo.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bule (1166) - California, USA - JUN 15, 2015
22oz bottle pours a pale brown color with a bit of head. Lots of piney musty hops. A little alcohol sharpness.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinT (8492) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 12, 2015
My Bottom Line:
Lemongrass, citrus, flowers and various tropical fruit explode in this hop lover’s dream of an IPA.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sheet of foam covers the misty honey gold.
-The flavor profile is intense but balanced.
-Malts build enough honeyed connotations to support the hop acrobatics.
-The comfy effervescence feels natural.

Bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (6426) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JUN 11, 2015
Bottle: good golden hue with lasting head and good lace but...this does not taste like Beechwood nor does it contain any of Barry Melrose tears.

It does have good citrus, dank resins, mineral and metal with very minimal malt presentation. I like but it is a bit same old same old after a while.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (7945) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle thanks to Jeff! Pours a clear gold with a slight amber hue and a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has earthy pine, light onion and a sweet grain backbone. Flavor has bitter pine through out with some earthy grapefruit with some earthy grain backing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BVery (7877) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Bottle sent back by Jeff - thanks! Rich citrus rind in this. Well rounded. Very tasty. This is great.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BOSSbrewer (2679) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 7, 2015
On tap at their place in Long Beach. Pours a golden yellow with a thin white head. Aroma is pine sap, rubber, and citrus. Flavor follows and is really nice. Clean finish. Really great beer. Very enjoyable.


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