Chelsea Fritzkrieg Hop IPA
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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Brewer's Choice Winner of Homebrew Alley competition.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - NOV 18, 2007
On tap at Blind Tiger on 9/15/07: Pours a hazy copper orange with a nicely-lacing frothy white head. Fresh, piny grapefruity hoppy aroma has nice caramel malty sweetness. Body starts full and sticky caramely sweet with some floral resiny hops toward a sticky bittersweet finish. A malty, enjoyable IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - SEP 15, 2007
Tap @ Blind Tiger. Poured a hazy copper color with an off-white. Citrusy aroma with a semi-sweet base. Caramel and a little nutty. Hops start in the flavor quickly piney and citrus. Malt fades to a full hop flavor and bitterness. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
golubj (1377) - San Mateo, California, USA - AUG 30, 2007
Cask at Blind Tiger. Not much aroma on this one, but a little bit of hops. The hop flavor was nice, mainly citrus / grapefruit. The mouthfeel was good, not too much like fruit juice (which can seem to happen with casks). Good amount of bitterness and tasty overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pivo (2660) - GERMANY - JUL 15, 2007
Dark amber color, low frothy head. Hop nose of course. Grainy malt body, citrus notes in the middle, bitter end--spicy at times. OK, but really not so thrilling.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (9268) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2007
Tap at CBC. Very hazy deep amber coloured beer with a thick off-white head. Very creamy. Fresh cascadey hop aroma, grapefruit, light pine and a soft fruity note as well. Light pale malt sweetness as well. Warming brings up a soft spicy note. Flavour is well-hopped showing off the freshness of the hops. Grapefruit and light pine flavour with a soft resinousness on the back. Nice balance. I wouldn’t say it’s terribly distinctive, but it is well made.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PilsnerPeter (3045) - Flushing, New York, USA - APR 10, 2007
Tap at Barcade: Deep rusty orange pour topped by a stable off-white head. There’s a decent fruity hop aroma. Some soft citrus notes and a light peachy character. There’s a decent creamy mouthfeel, with medium carbonation. Full hop flavor. Lots of citrusey (grapefruit) flavors, with a light perfumy middle. There’s just enough malt to hold up the body nicely, and it gives off a peachy sweetness to balance the bitter end of the hop flavors. Finish is fairly long and plesantly bitter. A very solid IPA. I look foward to more of Chelsea’s experimental IPAs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beastiefan2k (3379) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - APR 7, 2007
Oh yeah, my first draft at Blind Tiger, poured into a pint glass. Color is orange with medium clarity. Smell is citrus, mainly grapefruit hops. Taste is all hoppy with too much bitterness and a bit of hop sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sheatripper (863) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 7, 2007
Draught at Blind Tiger. Hazy orange color with a bumpy head. Caramel and citrus aroma. Prominent hops in the nose. Sweet malt infused with a generous dose of grapefruity hops, though still balanced and all around delectable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
mkobes (2142) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - APR 3, 2007
On tap at the Blind Tiger. Reddish brown in color with a nice fluffy off white head. Hoppy citrusy aroma. Orange and grapefuit notes. Malty and hoppy flavor. Caramel notes. Finish is bitter. Crisp and refreshing. Sweet tasting. Medium bodied. Well balanced beer. Very nice beer.

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