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RATINGS: 140   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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (4703) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Clear amber/copper with a permanent thin white foamy head. The aroma is a bit dank and floral with a bit of Anaheim peppers and semi roasty earthy caramel malt. The taste is floral and grassy with a big hop bitterness and mild dry earthy malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
olr1984 (1163) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 16, 2013
sampled at gabf. from my notes. pours a light gold with white head. pine and caramel taste. #gabf

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
brokensail (11854) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 14, 2013
On tap @ GABF. Amber pour with a white head. Aroma is really, really grassy. Toasted bread, water, pine, and caramel. A bit of cardboard, too. Flavor is sweet caramel malt, bread, and toast. Bitter pine, grass, and grain husk. Light floral and citrus hops, water, and cardboard.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3735) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (2092) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (1902) - Saint Johns, 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiveacestx (668) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (7169) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (3597) - Lewisburg, 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.

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