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RATINGS: 220   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!


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckNaked (1230) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Draught: Pours to a light amber colored body, medium white head. Aroma is strong hops: grapefruit, wet grass, and a touch of light malt. Flavor is chewy hops upfront (grapefruit, pine), with a strong bitterness that lasts through the finish, which is also grapefruit hops. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. My first beer from this brewery since leaving DC years ago, and this is fantastic.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Errl (1474) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Can thanks to mora...Pour is golden with a fading white head..Nose is dry, wet cardboard, baby corn...Taste is sweet and sour, spice, wet cardboard, stale..

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nephilium (1308) - Ohio, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Assertive pine hop aromatics, pours a clear amber, with a full white head. There’s a strong caramel malt flavor, which fades out to a long bitter finish, with notes of tropical fruit, citrus, and pine. Slightly slick mouthfeel, maybe a touch undercarbomated. A nice solid IPA that I’ll be picking up again.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JBPortland (625) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUN 9, 2014
12oz can pours dark red brown with 2 finger head. Nose is sweet syrupy malt, vegetal, soggy greens, medicinal fruit. Taste is sweet syrupy malt bomb, caramel, smoky maple, vegetal, bitter. Finish is messy muddy vegetal malt, cherry cough drop, caramel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - MAY 28, 2014
A very spicy, piney IPA. Pretty astringent so the mouthfeel wasn’t the best, but the flavor was great.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radarsock (882) - Vermont, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Can supplied by WillRunForBeer. Many thanks! To oversized snifter, it pours a dark orange with which a foamy whitish-ringed head 1 finger in length stood. Aromas of roasted red peppers, grape seed oil, flax, pine bark, and sourdough bread. Tastes the same with the addition of American hops, wet cardboard, and cooking yeast. It’s ai’ght; nothing to write home about.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillRunForBeer (545) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Can. Pours murky orange brown with a scant off white head. Aroma is fresh cut grass, citrus. This has a nice caramel backbone with a touch of smoke for bite and grassy hop. Very well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thome50 (987) - Boringville aka Irvine, California, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Can enjoyed in proper hotel room glass while at a work conference. Pours a deep orange to red with slight off white head. Aroma is malty, bread, citrus and slight pine. Taste is immediate vegetale jalapeno pepper, malt and then some dry tasting hoppy pine. Not sweet and finishes clean with a slight bitterness. Easily drinkable and I really dig the vegetale aspect of this but I can’t imagine if others get that it would be something people clamor for.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
c_lee_burton (39) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 30, 2014
Nice aroma of pine and citrus. Beautiful body with a head that sticks around with nice lacing. Piney and resin taste that’s more malty with a little hop finish. Well done DC Brau!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (6927) - Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2014
355ml bottle. Copper-colored pout, citrusy, pretty standard american india pale lae.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jsmerig (1199) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2014
Pours a hazy yellow gold with a thick light tan head and great lacing. Aroma of citrus and rye. Taste is rye spiced and darkly bitter. leaves a spicy rye bitterness in the finish. Interesting.


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