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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (4572) - 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.

4.1
   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

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blipp (8011) - La Mesa, California, 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
zoucrew102 (1333) - - 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

3.5
   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

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NachlamSie (3247) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
neontb (59) - - JAN 15, 2013
Bottle pour. Set off by particlulate in the beer! About an 8 month bottle doing a little extra fermentation in the bottle. Looked at the rest of the six pack I got, all had sediment in the bottom. Once I got past the sediment, the aroma was honey and hops, flavor was pleasant with pine and hops, finish was clean. Just watch out for sediment and pour the last half inch out if you find it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5356) - Newark, California, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Sampled on 10/7/2012. This India Pale Ale pours a medium orange gold color from a 12oz bottle. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity and sweet, citrusy and grapefruity. A medium bodied India Pale Ale. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are citrusy and grapefruity and a touch piney. Decent carbonation. A fairly bitter IPA with a a whole lot of lingering hop bitterness. Nice IPA. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is mostly bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (1219) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 11, 2012
A pleasant citrus - grapefruit aroma with a frothy mostly diminishing head, clear, sparkling amber hue. I enjoy the taste of this IPA, it does have a bite and the finish is long in duration.


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