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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2014
[Bottle] Pours a bright orange color with a large white head. Mildly hoppy aroma is grassy and citrusy. More maltiness than expected in the nose. Muddled caramel and citrus flavors abound. Not as thin as some of their other offerings. Hints of skunk and alcohol. Tasting notes from 11/2011.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ContemplateBeer (1967) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Aroma:Light grapefruit and very light spicy hop character pairs with cereal malts; definitely a bit low-key compared to some of the premier IPAs. Appearance: Turbid medium copper body with a frothy light tan head that settles into an ever-present film. Flavor: Cereal and spice up front with some grapefruit joining shortly thereafter; the cereal is quite sweet, like Corn Puffs or Honey Smacks. The finish does dry up a little. Palate: Medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Just not a very good IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kathouse (1544) - Nevada, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Light golden with a white head. Plenty of pine hop aroma, light body, and balanced bitterness. Decent IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClassyBeagle (376) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 3, 2013
FROM NOTES: July 16, ’12 Poured on draft at The Bulldog-Jackson into a pint glass. A: Very Mild citrus and grass notes. Hints of pale malt and caramel. Very underwhelming nose for an IPA. A: Pours an orange-copper with a finger of head that had good retention and left a bit of lacing. T: Malt up front with citrusy hops letting their presence be known mid taste. Finished with a spicy hop note. P: Medium body, moderate carbonation. O: In a word, pedestrian. Not bad, not great, not memorable, but drinkable and sessionable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (6895) - 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 (1500) - 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 (15570) - Dublin, 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 (5966) - McLean/Jackson Hole, 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 (2706) - 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 (2579) - Between JAX and SGJ, 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.

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