Blue Hills IPA
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Our I.P.A. has a fiery amber color and weighs in at 6.6% ABV. We use a blend of American hops to give it a citrus, almost tangerine aroma from the top of the glass. As you drink the beer you can taste the sweet creamy caramel malt roll over your tongue. At the end once again taste the big hop flavor that is a trademark of all I.P.A.’s, but yet, so smooth that it won’t make you pucker at the bitterness.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
cpetrone84 (1569) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Pour is clear copper color with a tight white head. Nose is rubber, notes of plastic, some caramel malt, and a light resin hop. Taste is metallic, burnt rubber, caramel, candied orange sugar. Creamy body, moderate carb, a bit syrupy, dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scarletfire65 (1028) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Draft at Doubletree Hotel in Cambridge. Non descript aroma. Tastes of caramel malt, light fruit, bready, slight toastiness. Modestly hopped. Smooth finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
asheft (2615) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 22, 2014
Bottle. Lemony caramel aroma with some spicy toffee and faint butterscotch. Almost clear copper under a lasting, thin white sheet. Spicy and melony malt and hops combination that it’s more like an English IPA. Some late citrus and pine accents and a moderate to medium bitterness. Medium body, lingering bitter caramel finish, moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jtclockwork (9866) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Can at weekly tasting. Pours gold white head. Nose/taste of spent grain, soapy lemon and light malt. Lighter medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
vtafro (4042) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Can. Yellow pour with some head. Light grassy and herbal hop aromas. Flavors are hoppy grassy and herbal hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rjplumer (538) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Tangerine aroma greets you first. Hazy mild amber color with off white head. Tangy citrus bitterness with a mild sweetness. Refreshing and not overwhelmingly bitter. Well done and quite a treat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ttroha (375) - Americus, Georgia, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle at Blue Hills. Clear amber with white head. Aroma of hops and citrus. Taste of malt and slightly hoppy. Light bodied. Good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jayb0 (1067) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 11, 2012
A decent IPA. Dark amber, nose of citrus and maybe dried apple. Good body, relatively thick. Great lacing is a highpoint, appetizing to look at. Taste is good although somewhat straightforward and not totally integrated. Still, totally drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (9454) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 12, 2012
12 ounce bottle from Nikki’s Liquors. Pours a clear amber color with floating particles. Large frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of caramel malts with citrus and tropical hops. The taste is toasted malts and citrus hops. Faint lingering bitterness, medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroSpud (1773) - , Massachusetts, USA - JUN 24, 2012
Bomber. Nice looking golden pour with a white head. Not as big on hops as most IPAs but this one is still pretty tasty and drinkable. Predominant flavors fall on the malt side.

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