Delafield Bengal Bay IPA
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
A medium bodied golden ale. With a very intense hop flavor and aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
valpoaj (729) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - FEB 28, 2016
Tap pour - orangey-gold body, minimal white head. Aroma showcases the citra hops...I know they’re used in everything now, and I’m still okay with this. Flavor is moderately bitter, but turns sweet mid-sip...finishes with the bitter hop character. Good mouthfeel - mildly creamy. Not a bad beer by any means, though not a whole lot to make it stand out in a crowd...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Carlisle (523) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Draft at the Delafield Brewhaus. Copper color with substantial lacing. Pine and brown sugar aroma. Pine and sweet malt flavors; sweet and not overly hoppy. Later bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (6720) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Sampled at great taste. Deep golden and hazy. A nice bitterbite to it. Flavor as big as some doubles. Earthy. Fruit is complex.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbaaron (1957) - Arizona, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Draft at brewpub. Clear medium amber. Medium creamy white head, fairly lasting with good lace. Biscuits. Caramel. Pine. Grapefruit. Citrus. Finish. Resin pine earth. Md body. Moderate drying. Medium bitter. Medium sweet. Touch oily. Not too complex. Balanced. Good drinkability. Pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (5785) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 17, 2012
Draft at the brewery. Filtered orange-tan. Big, steady off-white/beige head. A fairly reasonable IPA. Pretty well balanced with some nice citrus hop characteristics. Toasty, some fruity butterscotch tones. Not world class by any means, but captures the style. One dimensional and somewhat soapy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (2535) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 29, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a hazy orange with no carbonation. Aroma is fresh fruit, pine with some floralness. Taste is much maltier than the aroma, but also nice bitter fruit and syrupy resin. Nice flavor. Great hoppy burp. Finishes medium strong and quite bitter. Nice effort!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2011
Draught at the BrewPub: Aroma of malt, caramel, Earth, leaves, and hops. Poured amber in color with a medium-sized, creamy, dense, off-white head diminished but lasted throughout. A few small and medium-sized particles. Clear. Lightly sparkling. Very good lacing. Flavor is medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Tastes of caramel, light hops, light Earth, and leaves. Medium body. Average, lightly dry texture. Average carbonation. Medium sweet, lightly bitter, caramel, malt, light hop, and light Earth finish is slightly dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2881) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2011
On tap at brewpub, pours a clear copper with a thin head and some spotty lacing, the aroma has a light hoppy kick with some tropical fruit mixed in, the flavor isn’t as intense I was hoping for but still had some citrus in the finish, kind of a thin overall, not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 16, 2009
On tap at the Delafield Brewhaus. Amber with a thin tan head. Aroma of pine, caramel and grapefruit. Taste of pine, grapefruit and sweet malt with a piney resinous finish. Mildly abrasive and some vegetal qualities come through.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Magjayran (1378) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 13, 2009
Copper colored ale with a decent slightly off-white head. Lots and lots of citrus in this one with very little malt backbone. Somehow fails at being bitter. Still tasty.

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