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Bent Paddle Bent Hop Golden IPA

Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
An unexpected visual bend to an American IPA. This style is one that stands out in a crowd, or if you’re more like us - enjoyed at a campsite, with no crowd.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hfmejias (1141) - Dover, Delaware, USA - NOV 1, 2015
12 Fl. Oz. Can. Poured clear and golden in color; abundant white head and lots of lacing. Aroma is hoppy and fruity but a little on the light side. Taste is well balanced; tropical fruit, hops and malts. Very good beer, quite drinkable and certainly enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
euniceradio (274) - Colton, California, USA - OCT 29, 2015
12oz can to tulip. Pours deep clear gold, white frothy head. Aroma of pine, citrus, grapefruit, floral and sour. Taste is same with bittersweet candied sour finish. Very good balance. Good mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 26, 2015
(12oz can) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of grass, grapefruit, florals, pine, and biscuit. Flavor of grass, florals, earth, orange, and pine with a dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DW78715816 (115) - Kansas, USA - AUG 6, 2015
Dark golden color with a thick white head that dissipated quickly. Aroma of slight pine and citrus. Flavor is stronger of hops and citrus. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (10011) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2015
A hoppy blonde, not so drinkable. On tap at The Happy Gnome. Average mouthfeel. A bit overcarbonated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (8006) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 3, 2015
12 oz. can from arminjewell - thanks again, Armin! Pours a clear rich golden color with a thick off-white head that settles into a lasting soft cap on the beer and laces the glass. There’s a rising flute of carbonation in my tulip, as well. Aroma of tea, fresh citrus (grapefruit and orange), grass, spice, and toasty and sweet biscuity malts. Flavor of tea with lemon, biscuity and bready and caramel malts, grass, some oils and resin, and dusty grains. Light-medium bodied, with medium carbonation and a mouthfeel that starts malty, gets clean in the middle and finishes with a little oily bitterness. Good balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnymusky (678) - Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2015
i get a weird pineapple smell...real nice mouth taste...not as piney or hoppy as one would think...(#462)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CharmCityCrab (221) - Maryland, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Pour is a bright gold, but I can see my fingers clearly on the opposite side of the glass. Maybe just the smallest hint of haziness to the appearance, but not like an unfiltered beer. Aroma is moderately piney with some citrus/orange smell. Taste is bitter and piney with a hint of grapefruit, but goes down very smooth almost like a lager. Good IPA for summer. Maybe not what you want when you are looking for a maximum hop blast, but if you want an IPA to cool down, this is the ticket. I think the can’s suggestion that it be enjoyed at a campsite sounds about right.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosskyle (281) - - MAR 12, 2015
Golden color. Good head. Hop aroma. Very clean for IPA. Refreshing. Good IPA for those who do not like overwhelming hops ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smith4498 (3322) - Miami, Florida, USA - FEB 15, 2015
12 oz can from a locals for locals trade from Atom. Pours hazy dark golden color with off white head. Floral and pine aromas with some malt. Pine and tropical fruit flavors with moderate bitterness. Medium body with average carbonation. Thanks Adam.

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