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Central Waters Lac Du Bay India Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This Traditional IPA is a hophead’s dream. The distinct sharpness of British hops and moderate alchohol are balanced by a dry, malty profile and crisp flavor. The result is a brew as smooth as a sunset paddle on the glassy waters of Lac Du Bay. Seasonal March - October.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (2621) - South Carolina, USA - APR 6, 2015
12 oz bottle. Deep amber with a very durable head. A hit of hops in the finish leads to a moderate-mild lasting bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GranvilleTim (1759) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2015
mahogany pour with a tan head. Aroma is earth hops. Taste is a nice malt base, caramel malt, earthy hops. Nice balance. Citrusy aftertaste. Nice lacing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2764) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - SEP 28, 2014
12 oz. bottle poured to a Czech-pils glass, showing a lightly hazed, coppery gold color, with good persistence to the sudsy, off white/light tan head, and wavy cling to the lacing. The nose started with a bit of dankness, then light grain, with some toasted malt, pit fruit, and maybe a touch of citrus. The taste was sweet, then an even tempered, earthy & rind-like bitterness that lingered well. A little less than medium bodied, with modest carbonation that was just lively enough to avoid a watery texture. Otherwise, a rather tasty, Brit-style IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boozedude (2164) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Clear Copperish Poor Into glass..White head..Nice Floral aroma..Hoppy Crisp Aroma And taste..Well Balanced ipa

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (745) - Iowa, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Draft at Parlor City. Pours clear copper with nice off white head. Not much in the nose. Nice bitterness in the taste. Pine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmohno (1190) - Iowa, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Ha ha, ha seasonal March- October as described. That’s um quite a season. I like the aroma in this English malts,roasty, some hops, rough hops somewhat dank in this beer though. Same in taste robust malts, good amount of hops, not a typical English ipa as in mild. English in character but is ipa, with more malt character. Really like this one, like the style generally though. Abv might be my favorate, well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GJF (1312) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - AUG 26, 2014
A very straightforward ipa, citrus and pine hop flavor. It’s good, although nothing really stands out about it. Refreshing on a hot afternoon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (7438) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle. Murky dirty orange-gold color with a small off-white head. Very sweet caramel malts, with some citrus hop undertones. As malty as this is, it seems as though the hops are still unbalanced. Not really my bag.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (7922) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Taster on tap at Old Fashioned in Madison, Wisconsin. Clear red orange color. Thin off-white head. Leaves great, thicker lace. Medium body. Smooth, kind of crisp, lighter carbonation. Nice bigger creaminess. More dry finish. Great full mouthfeel and texture to this. Orange citrus, light spice and pine and zest. Some light caramel, bready biscuity malt. Moderate bitter taste, moderate sweet. Pretty solid balanced IPA. Not too big bodied. Easy to drink, pretty smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mrjaxson (334) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Standard hop-heavy IPA with a bit more malty sweetness than usual to provide not so much a balance than an alternating sweet-bitter combination (though the latter is stronger).

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