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Bristol Compass IPA (Edge City IPA)

Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Bristol Brewing Company proudly announce the graduation of Edge City IPA to six packs and confer upon it the name of Bristol’s Compass IPA! This is an ale with zip. Our IPA brings together copious amounts of Columbus, Chinook and Cascade hops in a tasty combination that lingers through the finish and beyond. Big hop flavor with malt in a nice supporting role.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6246) - Utah, USA - NOV 9, 2015
12oz bottle from Supermarket Liquor
Pours slightly cloudy golden with a small white head, some lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, caramel and pine. Flavors of grapefruit, pine and herbal <br Good ipa

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevinator (1541) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Mild citrus hop aroma. Pretty color with a decent head. Medium palate and easy to drink. It was a mix of hoppy pale ale and IPA. Not over the top, just even keel and better than most of their beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (3701) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 11, 2015
Draft at the brewpub. Pours clear bright amber with a fizzy off white head. Tastes like caramel, dry grapefruit, citrus hops, toasted malt, and resin. Medium body and carbonation. Smells like citrus hops, toasted malt, caramel, grapefruit, and a hint of vinegar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mep3222 (987) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Malty IPA with primarily piney hops. Bit of a soapy odd finish in addition the the piney hop finish. Unfiltered "dirty" feel to it. Drinkable but nothing really stands out about this IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CStang67 (27) - - APR 6, 2015
On draft at Fox and Hound. Really good IPA. Nice aroma. I would drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sammer (1096) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 14, 2015
On tap at Bristol Brewery. Cool place, converted school house. Lightly bitter, smooth drinking IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (4074) - Colorado, USA - MAR 13, 2015
12 oz bottle from Tipsy’s into a pint glass. Citrus hops, pine, and husky grains. Moderate hop bitterness, solid IPA overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rdixon77 (1691) - Georgia, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Standard but clean ipa. Burnt orange. Floral and piney light nose. Pretty solid biscuit body with bite at the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kathouse (1368) - Nevada, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Now this beer is one of the better Bristol beers. 3 "C" hop flavor and aroma are well balanced by the malts. Biscuity with a moderate bitterness. Finish is slight citrus. Could have another of these.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocJitsu (1371) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Pours a clear deep golden color with a perpetual white cap. It has a perfumy, floral, yet clean nose. Apricot and citrus aromas. Full, soft mouthfeel. Citrus come through more in the flavor. Good malt backbone for structure and support. The sweetness balances the citrus and bitterness very well. Best of the Bristol regulars in my opinion.

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