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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bif (1409) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 22, 2010
Pours a deep copper color. Has a decent head that lasts with good lacing. Citrus & fresh grain aroma. Starts with a citrus & mild sweetness and has a nice bitter finish that lingers. Quite refreshing actually. Has a moderate body with a dry touch. This is an easy drinker. Reminds me of a nice ale at a pub in England.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcox90 (1535) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 15, 2010
12 oz bottle, courtesy of jbye4334. Pours an orange/copper color with a 1/2" white head. Delicate rings of lacing are left behind as the head recedes. Aroma is citrus hops with a hint of malt. Nice, substantial palate with soft carbonation. Good citrus hop flavor with a touch of sweet caramel malt. I don’t see what the IBUs on this were, but it would have benefited from a little more bitterness. Nice IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (3913) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAY 13, 2010
Bottle thanks to bman113vr. The smell is hops, fruits, caramel, citrus, and cardboard. The look is golden in color, white colored head, and clear. The taste is hops, citrus, fruits, and caramel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 19, 2010
(12oz bottle, courtesy of BMan1113VR) Pours a clear yellow body with a medium white head. Aroma of herbs, grass, citrus, and dirty socks. Flavor of grass, citrus, florals, and caramel malt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 26, 2010
Bottle from Josh. THanks! Nose is floral and lightly citrus with doughy malt notes and a hint of caramel. Pours hazy golden orange with a thin non lasting head. The flavor is rather subdued mix of citrus, floral hops, dough, and caramel malt. Lightly bitey hop finish. Would like to try this on draught as I can see it being a completely different experience.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2010
12oz bottle. Pours a crystal clear, orange-copper colored body with a finger-width, creamy, off-white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is floral and piney citrus with a lightly toasted caramel and a hint of bread. A nice mixture of grapefruits and oranges. Flavor is similar. Dank, flowery oranges with some brighter, piney grapefruits that blend well with a lightly toasted, biscuity caramel. Finishes a tad grainy and smooth with a dry, moderate level of leafy bitterness. Lengthy aftertaste after a medium-thin body and light carbonation. Could be a bit more crisp. Overall, a nice IPA. Well balanced between the high amounts of hops and sweeter malts. Easy drinking and enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7853) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 5, 2010
Bottle via a trade with jbye4334. Pours with a small head and a hazy golden body. Aroma of citrus, hoppy, caramel. Taste is hoppy, with husky grain. Citrusy and lightly herbal. Medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 7, 2010
22 oz bottle purchased at Total Beverage. I have never seen this before so of course I had to buy it. it pours a dark orange with a fluffy white head. The smell reminds me of candy or bubblegum. The taste is sweet also and I can;t really taste the hops. This was unlike any IPA I have ever had. Pretty good but I won’t buy it on the regular. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 03-13-2007 15:29:47

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
notalush (4823) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 21, 2010
Cloudy orange brew - a thin ring of soapy lace - a nice mix of chinook and cascade in the nose, mixing with a balancing malt sweetness, creating complex notes of citrus - medium to low carbonation - fairly potent bitterness, with quite a bit of floral, grassy hops - nicely balanced by moderate malt sweetness - nothing original, nothing exceptional, just a very well-executed ipa.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
potbeerjob (1343) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 8, 2009
Tasting at CBF. Nice clear golden color, medium white head. Aroma of citrus hops, specifically grapefruit. Taste is clean and crisp. Very bitter finish; almost no sweetness throughout. Its clear this beer is brewed with lots of hops.


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