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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Boat Beer is designed to be complex enough to merit drinking a few without being crippled by alcohol. Kolsch yeast and German malts are combined to be crisp and refreshing, while a generous amount of American hops have been added to keep it remarkable. Expect it to dance out of the glass with a whack of grapefruit and open into a crisp, stony tangle of white and yellow fruit with pine and moss notes. An IPA for everyday drinking, drink boat beer when you are thirsty from softball, fishing, or explaining why your team is best.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2234) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 29, 2014
overwhelming grapefruit pith that kept this from getting big with me. citrusy not fruity or juicy. tangy with little sweetness. one dimensional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMMillsy (1367) - Florida, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Can from trade as an extra. Thanks! Pours hazy yellow with a tiny fizzy head that disappears quickly. Fresh lemon peel and onion hop aroma and very light pale malts. Flavor is light pale malts with a nice sweet citrusy hop character, some hay. Some juiciness. Pretty flavorful. Light plus bodied with medium plus carbonation. Lost a couple points on appearance but this is good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (4600) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Bottleshare in Asheville. Gold pour with a small head. The nose is quite peachy. Peach pie, honeyed bread. Moderate cereal. Flavor of fruit bread. Apricot tart. Pear and apple. Some dirt-covered dried grass. Light and easy to drink. Soft carbonation. Very pleasant, lives up to its name.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cpetrone84 (1379) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Pour is a haze pale golden yellow with a tight white head. Nose is extremely hoppy, tons of citra hops with a grapefruit and tropical punch and light pale notes. Taste is a clean blast of citra with a stronger grain presence. This has quite a strong hop punch, lots of grapefruit and pineapple, Well carbonated and fairly dry with a moderate bitterness through the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (784) - New York City, TURKEY - JUN 18, 2014
Drought. Cloudy pale yellow, slight citrus aroma, bitter lemon peel taste, thin body, low carbonation, long bitter finish.a bit watery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3264) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Can courtesy of jcwattsrugger
Pours a pale yellow with a good lacing on the glass.

The aroma is fruity with a bit of citrus rind and a lot of nice aromatic fruity hops. Itís very clean smelling and very inviting.

The flavor is nicely bitter with lots of fresh herbal and fruity hoppiness, the malt character is very clean and generally very muted, the beer is fairly dry.


   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
heemer77 (5100) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Thanks to jcwattsrugger. Pale yellow body out of the can. Doughy nose with some bright oranges. Taste of grapefruit and bread crust. There is a nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAlum (5701) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUN 15, 2014
16 oz can acquired via trade. Thanks! Pours a decent hazed dulled golden orange hue, a bit darker with lively carbonation. Whitish head is bubbly, dissipates to a small layer that laces ok. Bigger bubbles with gentle ruby red tinge in the body. Aromas offer a potent rich graprfruit juice and fruit bent. Lemons and gentle melon meet bready malts, grain, and floral bitter hops. Potent grapefruit life leads the charge, bitter and a bit pithy. Initial is lighter end of the fold in body with good citrus rind and oils, bitter grapefruit is juicy and dry. Firmer florals pose some nice bitterness, gentle bready malts and crisp grain provide a slight bpody, something easy to throw back. Middle is a touch floral and fruity, gentle gumball and faint tropical fruit still kick with a gentle fuzzy carbonation and nice bitterness overall. Dry and bitter backend, cleaner with lingering grapefruit, lemon and floral hops. Pretty solid stuff, easy to put back with an enjoyable hoppy grapefruit drive that isnít complex but offers exactly what you want. Simple yet impressive. Pretty fresh with nice grapefruit juice liveliness. Looks kinda dull but really does the job.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcox90 (1545) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 14, 2014
16 oz. can which mysteriously showed in my fridge after my little beer gathering. I suspect jcwattsrugger. Poured into my oversized snifter. Pours a hazy pale yellow with a fingers worth of white bubbly head. Light, but sharp hop aroma. Grapefruit and pine resin. Hop bite is not as pronounced in the flavor, being tempered a bit with bready malt. Medium bodied with a light bitter aftertaste. I can see myself drinking several of these, if they were available to me. Now I gotta get a boat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (372) - North Dakota, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Given to me by Adrian Hume -- This pours a hazy straw color, with white head. Aroma is crisp, hoppy. Flavor is much the same. Very nice session beer.

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