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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suprchunk (2744) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Hazy gold pour. Small, small white head. No lacing. Big aromas of orange, lemon, grapefruit and pine. Taste is slight roasted corn. Not much else. Watery hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
joeneugs (4592) - Livermore, California, USA - MAR 1, 2015
16 oz. can from PhillyCraft. Thanks Vin! It pours a very hazy pale yellow color with a disappearing white head. The aroma is fantastic with florals, kumquat, tangerine, mango, hints of melon and hop spice. The flavor is intense with grapefruit that turns into a rather strong pithy bitterness in the finish. There’s also some florals and light pine notes to go along with heavy grapefruit and tangerine citrus. Very light, crisp and clean on the palate with very little malt presence except for some minor white cracker notes. Acidity is high for the style and borders on astringent due the what seems like a massive dry hop for such a small beer. Super tasty and absolutely crushable. Love this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (3416) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Draft at Bier and Cheese, Astoria, NYC. Pale creamy yellow, with thin white head. Musty sweet honey. Lovely. Sweet, tart, a little lemon. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (4961) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 26, 2015
Pours unclear yellow , rather small white head . Smell is bit dry, rather grassy hops . Taste is clear malty crispyness , with a clean bitter tone . Some aromatic hop aspects , but mostly dry and grassy . rather high carbo .

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3604) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2015
16 oz can. Misty straw with white froth. Nose is mango, pine, toffee and pink grapefruit. Crisp with biting carb and a resiny finish. Tastes like it smells; more grapefruit and pine with lemon oil. Great hop blast for the ABV; almost too much for sessioning.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftycarl21 (2306) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 20, 2015
16 oz. can, huge thanks to Augie for bringing this down from the brewery. Turbid straw pour, gorgeous fluffy white head. Nose is rich, divine, and loaded with sweet pink grapefruit, a touch of peach, lemongrass, clean hay, and white pine. Flavor is a bit more restrained on the hop flavor with a touch more crisp grain, but drinkable and stellar. I could absolutely put a hurting on a case of this on a nice day. Good shit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (4250) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 18, 2015
Can 0.473l at Hotel room, New York. Enjoyed straight from the can. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, grape, hints of pine, dryness, hops and malts. Very nice light hoppy ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstrcrwly (784) - New York, USA - FEB 13, 2015
on tap,poured into a tulip glass..golden pour with big white head..aroma of citrus,pine,resin..hoppy,resinous..solid session IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gowdy (915) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2015
Pint at Proof at Newark airport. A light golden colour with not much head. Severed chilled. Citrus aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pressboxjoe (314) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 22, 2015 Out of can. Auite pale, fluffy white head that laces nicely. Grapefruit, grapefruit, grapefruit, somewhat medicinal aroma with some orange notes. Spicy saison character, which is probably why this is such a hit with the extremists, but don’t take that the wrong way — this is a very good, subtle, tasty session beer. Bitter and not sweet, with more body than you’re expecting. Have to say this drinks like a saison for me.

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