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RATINGS: 158   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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anthony850 (241) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - MAR 24, 2014
On tap at EBF easy drinking light and citrus on a hot day would would be great ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheHOFF43 (1734) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Couple cans from dmac. Pours a hazy yellow with subdued white head. Aroma is bitter grapefruit/citrus. Flavor is surprisingly strong, bitter grapefruit. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
artmcd8 (1528) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2014
On tap at HOTB. Pours a pale greenish yellow with a fluffy white head. Aroma of slight grapefruity citrus. Taste is on the bitter side like grapefruit. So very clean crisp and easy drinking.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lachrymalisis (382) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2014
almost perfect beer. Carton deserves serious fucking recognition for knowing how to make a beer that showcases hops properly. absolutely killer brewing going on here.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sherm1016 (1118) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 17, 2014
16oz can left over from Saturday’s tasting. Thanks Team North Jersey. Pours a clear, orange amber color with a white head and a little lacing. Aroma is hoppy, citrus, orange, grapefruit. Light to medium on the palate with average carbonation. Flavor is bitter, hoppy, pine, grass, some bready malt sweetness, with a sharp, bitter pine finish. Excellent at 4.2% ABV.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarinEvelyn (533) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 15, 2014
very hoppy, citrus, pine, grapefruit aroma. Tastes similar. Crisp, refreshing, hoppy, fairly bitter finish, pine, grapefruit.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BBB63 (5962) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Can and served in a nonic pint glass: A very pale straw hue with a nice fizzy head and spotty lace. The aroma has lots of citric esters, hefty does of resiny hops, biscuity malts and faint flowery earthiness. The taste is bitter forward with some very dry almost chalky malt and minerally components. To be straight honest, this beer is almost too hop forward. Not much else to keep me interested. Lively mouth feel but really not all that clean nor crisp. A solid session hoppy Kolsch but there are others I would rather have in this expanding genre.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbaaron (1149) - Arizona, USA - MAR 9, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 28, 2014 Can generously awarded by Ed5388 for free beer week contest. Pours a cloudy straw golden, with a tight fluffy, creamy white head, lasting with some lace. Soft and aromatic. Tasty and super flavorful. Fruity. Citrus, grapefruit, pine, paired with buicuity malt. Lighter medium body. Smooth and refreshing. Great balance. Really clean, pleasant light pine and grapefruit bitterness in a semi-dry finish just begging for another sip. A nice respite from a cold, cloudy Sunday.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7112) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2014
Keg, Taproom 307, Gramercy, 21/02/14. Hefe haze capped with dense lacing white. Big juicy conk of grapefruit, passion fruit, blackcurrant and bristling green stems. Crisp and somewhat zinging with botanical G&T freshness, grapefruit and passion fruit sprinkles; dunked biscuit, stewed tea. English GA balance, biscuit and swiggability. Top stuff.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Clownoisseur (199) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - MAR 4, 2014
Poured from a 16 oz. can. Appearance is a bright, yet slightly murky yellow-gold. Nose is amazing! For a session beer, this one packs a punch. Lots of citrusy lemon, orange peel and grapefruit. Taste follows. Very light malt bill provides a slight sweetness to a nice bitter finish. Does not go overboard. Could drink this stuff all summer if it was around.


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