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RATINGS: 315   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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The Corruption is our take on an India Pale Ale (IPA). We will corrupt your palate with dangerously drinkable malts as well as assertive piney and citrusey hop aromatics, letting some alcohol and sugars sneak through. The crimson copper color coupled with with a nose, filled with plenty of citrus fruits can’t help but bring you down to our level. This is one shady deal that you won’t be able to pass up!


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (3772) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 13, 2013
12 ounce can thanks to nimbleprop. Pours a densely hazy copper with a big white head of foam. Splotchy lacing. The aroma has notes of grapefruit and some lighter grassy notes. The taste is more on the sweeter side with what I would call an herbal, grapefruity bitterness kicking in about mid-palate. Dries out in the finish to leave a mild bitterness lingering on the tongue.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (3355) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 4, 2014
4 oz draft pour at ChurchKey. Clear golden/amber with off-white head. Aromas of floral notes, citrus, piney hops, light tropical fruit. Tastes of floral notes, big piney hops, citrus. Medium body with a dry finish. Medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markoijelena (1136) - Belgrade, SERBIA - OCT 3, 2014
Can 0.355l at Belgrade Beer tasting vol.4 from travlr. Thank you Gene for sharing. Pour it orange color with small white head.On the nose floral hops.Taste and aroma of exotic fruits and hops.Very fresh and tasty.Great

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1500) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Draft at ChurchKey. Clear amber pour, nice offwhite head, good retention and lacing. Big fruity hop aroma, accented by pine and more grapefruit. Taste: reasonably dry, assertively bitter finish. Just enough sweetness to keep it balanced. Medium body, oily texture. Really quite nice, much better than I recall from the can that was shared months ago.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerdedDave (816) - - DEC 29, 2014
on tap at Buffallo Wild Wings in Hagerstown, MD; clear amber color; floral, citrusy hop aroma; nice bitter, dry, citrusy, floral hop flavor; very well balanced; nice dry, bitter finish

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pras (532) - Maryland, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Pine/resin/citrus on the nose exploding from the can. Much of the same in the taste. Very enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (4561) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 14, 2015
Pours clear dark amber , small white head . Smell is sweet malts, aromatic hops . Taste is bitter , grainy , pine hops . Intense and just very nice

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (699) - Maryland, USA - APR 21, 2015
UPDATED: APR 22, 2015 Can. Hazy golden. Orange pine aroma. Pleasant malty start, caramel and honey. Nice bitter middle and finish: pine citrus grapefruit pineapple. Lingering pine finish. Wet and delicious: thank goodness for FDR and the 21st Amendment.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jefcon (1502) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Really a nice, complex, middle of the road IPA. Great piney and grapefruit and orange aroma. Chocolate on the finish. Very pleasant drinking.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (4744) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 15, 2011
Location: On tap at Churchkey, 6/12/11

Aroma: This beer has a rather hoppy aroma made up mostly of resin and pine
Appearance: It pours a clear orange color with a thick and foamy white head and lot of lace
Flavor: The flavor is rather hoppy, some sweetness and a biting hop finish, it is resiny throughout
Palate: This one is kind of sticky, it is medium bodied, and it has a fairly soft carbonation
Overall Impression: It is very exciting to me, as someone who was a long time resident of the area, to see DC get a new brewery. Now if this brewery produces other beers as good as their IPA, they will quickly and easily become the best brewery in DC (not that it is all that difficult). Well done DC Brau! Very nice IPA, and welcome to the DC beer scene!


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