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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheGB (542) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Pours amber with a thin head. Light aroma of grass and pine. Taste of pine and nuts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AFMcKone (35) - Colorado, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Tap pour at O'Malleys in Palmer Lake, CO. From a nitrous tap. Creamy and smooth obviously from the nitrous, interesting combo with the IPA. Not much aroma through the creamy head, but taste is buttery, nutty malts on a solid bitter hop base. Good IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Concealer (909) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle pours a clear copper with a caramel white head. Aroma of citrus, spice, malt, and pine. Flavor is a light sweetness, caramel, citrus, some spice, and a medium bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2595) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUL 7, 2013
July 2012. Bottle. Caramel aromas with some pine and hope. Orange color with a white head. Fruit, spice and floral flavors. A bit of hops on the finish. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (4155) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Rated in 2010 (Backlog) - Hazy light amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is of grapefruit and grass. Taste is of cirus and light pine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
phildorsey (161) - Fort Carson, Colorado, USA - JUN 9, 2013
12oz. Bottle. Pours golden amber with a lightly frothy head. Aroma is somewhat robust but not overwhelming, the taste and palate is refreshing with hoppy Devine flavors. A very respectable craft beer from the people in Colorado Springs. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blipp (6709) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - APR 27, 2013
Bottle. Pours orange with a slightly off white head. Flowery and earthy hops, a little bit of harsh astringency, and sweet toffee malts. A little rough around the edges.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
zoucrew102 (794) - - APR 6, 2013
Aroma is hoppy with some maltiness. Pours a cloudy golden color with decent off white head. Taste is hoppy but not over powering. Finishes dry and crisp with a hint of bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
docsteigs (542) - Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2013
Good IPA all around with piney aromas, nice pour, standout bittering backbone with hints of honey; more full-bodied than expected on the mouth

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NachlamSie (2918) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Pint at the brewery. I beg to differ on the big hop flavor with malt in a supporting role claim. I can tell this is an IPA because the hops do impart a grassy bitterness, but never really come to life. The flavor has notes of creamed corn and chalk, subtracting from a satisfying hop experience. Finish is tame.

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