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Bear Republic English IPA

Bear Republic English IPA
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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
This copper-colored IPA is crafted in the English style, but wouldn’t be a Bear Republic beer without our signature hop punch. The firm bitterness and spicy Golding hop aroma is tempered by fine British malts and a soft yeast character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (31473) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2010
Draft. A hazy amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma is a bit weirdly hoppy - is it East Kent? The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and hops, as well as lighter notes of metal, hay, citrus, and chewy malt, leading to a dry, bitter, and hayish finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (7462) - Ohio, USA - APR 3, 2010
Draft sample @ brewpub. Pours a slightly hazy orange amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma is lightly toasted bread, caramel, light fruits with some floral and grassy hops to finish. The flavor has a toasted bread and caramel malt base, mild fruitiness throughout, floral and grassy hops that lead to a nice dry bitterness in the finish. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2009
(Draught) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of toasted nuts, caramel, earth, and grass. Flavor of hops (floral, herbal, grass), cracker, and caramel with a long lasting bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5340) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 19, 2009
English IPA Sampled during RBSG 7/11/2009 on tap at the brewery. This IPA pours a medium orange gold color from the tap. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is orange and floral hops, with a touch of fruit. A medium bodied IPA. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are earthy and floral. Nice balance. Good carbonation. Definitely in the English style of IPA. Nice malt flavors. The mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2009
On tap. Clear, warm amber with a creamy yellowish head. Sweetish aroma of caramel and aroma hops. Medium body with a good malt base, fruity with a solid dose of dry hops in the finish. 110709

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (37030) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2009
From tap at the brewpub. Pours almost clear and golden orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is mild fruity and vague spiced. Light sweet malt base to a crisp fruity hops note on top. Subdued bitter and slight fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - JUL 22, 2009
On tap at the brewpub in Healdsburg on June 2, 2009. Pours a clear red-orange body with an inch thick, lightly creamed off-white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a good amount of lacing. Aroma is fatter, English caramels and a nice flowery, slightly resiny hop aroma. A good amount of assorted fruit as well. Flavor is quite hoppy with a nice earthy, floral spice and plenty of balancing caramels. Moderately sweet with a touch of biscuit. Finishes dry with a light resin and plenty of aftertaste. Palate is full and smooth and very clean. Overall, I really liked this a lot. Had a lot of stereotypical English tastes to it as well as a nice, west coast American level of bitterness. Really nice balance. Good one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009

Date: July 11, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: hazy orange, fine off white head, drippy lace
Aroma: light floral aroma, light sweet caramel malt aroma
Body: creamy body
Flavor: lots of earthy hop flavor, light crystal sweetness, light floral hops, long bitter finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - JUL 17, 2009
Draught at the brewpub during RBSG09. Gold with a big, fluffy head. Aromas of caramel and honey, and floral and spicy hops. The flavor has nice caramel and bready malt with a characteristically English hop flavor and a firmly bitter finish that is nice and dry. Medium bodied. Quite hoppy, yet very smooth and seemingly balanced. As a companion to Racer 5, this is very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JUL 13, 2009
I sampled this at the brewpub during RBSG 2009. I really liked this beer. Nicely balanced between hops and malt, I thought it was very well crafted.

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