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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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In celebration of the opening of the Clinton Presidential Library, Diamond Bear Brewing Company introduced its seasonal beer, Presidential IPA. This in beer terms is a "big beer" with lots of flavor. This India Pale Ale has a rich copper color and full body which delivers exceptional body, balanced by a high hop rate. This beer has great aroma with generous amounts of cascade hops to stimulate all of the senses. This is truly a beer fit for a head of state!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3151) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 10, 2013
On draft at the GABF in 2013. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Grassy aroma and flavors. Moderately bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (1581) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 27, 2013
Had at a pizza place in Fayetteville on tap. Meh. Decent ipa with some grapefruit and citrus. Medium to light bodied. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (1652) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - AUG 16, 2013
bottle from fiveacestx for the Arkansas tick. pours amber with a light cream colored head that disappears quickly nose of pine, malt. taste has solid bitterness but the hop flavor is subdued. a ho hum standard ipa.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiveacestx (566) - Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Bottle - pours copper with a small head. Has a slight pine aroma and an earthy taste. Somewhat of a malty backbone and a dry finish. Not spectacular but the six pack will do for the weekend.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (6835) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Wowzers, I finally finally get to try this. It has been on my ‘wants’ list for years. Poured up on tap at GABF 2012 with a nice clear gold body that supports a light tan head. The mild aroma offers up snippets of spicy hops, a touch of grapefruit and then just a hint of sweet malts. The taste has a nice bitterness that is mostly grapefruit and orange like citrus hops and then to midway and into the finish a sliver of malt sweetened citrus hop flavor comes to the surface to round this out with a touch of balance. This is a pretty darn tasty IPA.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
colinize (317) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Medium amber small head musty hop aroma watery hop flavor. Served at GABF 2012.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (3386) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle at Damgoode pies. Pours dark orange with a thin white head. Not much on the nose but a bit of pine that fades real quick. Not much on the tongue. I’ve never been this bored by an IPA.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rumproasts (2846) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 29, 2012
bottle. amber with small head. underwhelming hops both in quantity and flavor. caramel malt and soapy aftertaste. yuck.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
smith4498 (3009) - Miami, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2012
Bottle from a trade with Pawola22. Pours hazy amber color with off white head. Aromas of caramel and citrus. Caramel and toasted malt flavors with some pine and citrus. Medium body with average carbonation. Thanks Brian.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RuneStumo (2172) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - AUG 30, 2012
04.08.2012. 12 fl. oz. Bottle. The Flying Saucer, Little Rock, AR. Orange colour with white head. Aroma is malty with notes of hops and yeast . Taste is bold and hoppy. Medium body. Finish is malty with notes of some sweetness. This is a good IPA.


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