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Beachwood The Dominator IPA
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   IBU: 99   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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The Dominator is a "West Coast" meets "old school" IPA that celebrates classic ingredients. We begin with a base of American 2-row malt for a solid foundation, but add a subtle layer of British caramel malt for a toasty accent. In the kettle the beer is hopped with Galena, Columbus, and Centennial - classic Pacific Northwest hops that add a citrusy and piney punch. It’s the generously dry hopped with Galena and Columbus for a dank resiny aroma.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
peteinSD (1280) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Tap @ PP Carlsbad. Bright golden pour with a froth oh white foam. Sharp pine with citrus, melon, and a lightly bready malt backbone. Taste is balanced pine and bitterness with a really clean semi-bready malt presence. Some sweetness as well. Clean, lightly coating mouthfeel. Might fine IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Peacehammer (589) - California, USA - JAN 4, 2014
On tap at blue palms. Clear orange. Bright hoppy nose. Very clean and drinkable, bitter but not over the top.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (7870) - Carlsbad, California, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Tap at Beachwood Seal Beach. Pours a low haze orange with thick, rocky, cream foam. Thick lacing. Nose is starfruit, chamomile, mango, kumquat. Some herbs de provence. Taste is mega kumquat, bitter orange and grapefruit peel. Small sugary cantaloupe. Long, dry, mega citrus rind bitter finish. Great stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 16, 2012
(Draught) Pours a clear orange body with a medium beige head. Aroma of grass, grapefruit, weed, pine, and caramel. Flavor of grapefruit, caramel, grass, pine, and pineapple with a dry, bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
abcfan (676) - New Jersey, USA - APR 10, 2012
Good brew. Aroma is citrus and hops. Pours yellow orange with a white soapy head, great lacing. Taste is slight caramel with some hop bitterness. Smooth with a biting hop finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (2932) - Livermore, California, USA - APR 8, 2012
On tap in Long Beach. It pours golden with an off white head. The aroma has tropical fruit and hints of caramel. The flavor has piney hops with quite a bit of caramel and hints of bready malt. More balanced than I expected after trying their hop bomb of an APA. Bitter finish. I actually liked the Alpha Master better.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (9068) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 22, 2012
Tap at Father’s Office. Pours clear amber with a large, creamy white head with long retention and excellent lacing. Aroma is fragrant floral, grapefruit and citrus hops, biscuit malt and fruity esters. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness, dank notes, supporting malt with a dry finish. Medium body, warmth and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beeroverthere (81) - USA - MAR 5, 2012
Color: Dark Amber Aroma: Hop fruity and spicy. Body:Hoppy citrus, grape fruit bitter Finish: Dry with a hint of bread Over-all/Mouth-feel:Moderator carbonation, balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
iowaherkeye (2686) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - DEC 21, 2011
Phone rate. Tap at Toronado SD. Clear golden amber with a one finger creamy eggshell head, good retention. Big pine nose up front, grapefruit and citrus following. Not much in the way of malt. Flavor adds a little sweet caramel that makes for some sweet ripe orange--a little less piney as well, as the fruity hops take over, even adding a but of canned pineapple. Also, caramel much more apparent in the nose as it warmed. Small amount of dry hops noted at warmer temps. Finish was dry, bitterness peaked at a 7, alcohol masked well. Light prickly carbonation with a medium body. Pretty solid--I usually like my caramel malt kept to a minimum, but this blended really well and made the hops taste candied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5522) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 12, 2011
Clear amber color/ ivory foam. Nice floral, tropical fruit aromas. Medium bodied. Big floral, pine grapefruit flavors in a solid pale malt base brew--very tasty


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