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Fort George / Gigantic / Lompoc 3-Way IPA
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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.69%
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Great things come in threes. Grain, Hops and Yeast. Fort George, Gigantic and Lompoc. Beer, beer and beer. The next seasonal can release from Fort George Brewery brings them all together to fulfill every beer drinker’s fantasy – the 3-Way IPA. Organic two-row (we couldn’t get 3-row) malted barley creates a solid, crisp profile and a clean, straw-colored hue. A fine balance of aromatic hops treats your senses to a symphony of fragrances and flavors. Add a hardworking California Common yeast and some of Astoria’s slow sand-filtered water, and the 3-Way IPA becomes the perfect summertime beverage.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
trujahwarrior (480) - Monroe, Washington, USA - OCT 3, 2013
16oz can poured Into my ipa glass. Pours a hazy golden color with a thick fluffy white head that leaves awesome lacing. Smells of pine, citrus, and lemon. Tastes of all the same things in the smell with a decent hop bite but nice malt balance and California common yeast adds a nice flavor too. Mouthfeel is between light and medium bodied and creamy with good carbonation and a semi dry finish. Very nice summer ipa. 3 brewers that have a reputation for good ipa did a great job on this one.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6031) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Can:   Dirty straw, mild to moderate frothy off-white head, spotty lacing.   Citrus based aroma.   A touch candied.   Smooth on the tongue, pale hops, citrusy, faint earth notes.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Lingering earthy mallt finish, a bit dank, citrusy.   Dank finish, a touch earthy, a little bit candied, with a citrus based hop bitterness.   Decent IPA, middle of the road, albeit more complex than most.   Strong citrus notes linger.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrymel (1450) - Spokane, Washington, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Canned 25JUN13 It’s a ruddy amber with a solid sheet of light cream foam. Smells nice and hoppy with citrus peels, grapefruit, some resin, some grass and grain. Flavor is bitter with grapefruit pith, peppercorn, biscuit and a little gold raisin. Medium bodied with moderately low carb. Decent enough, nothing special.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewDad (4632) - Olympia, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Golden in color, hazy with a thin head. Super nice IPA flavor and hops finish. Awesome Big hops all through out the beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nikiel (870) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Can from Tin Bucket. Pours hazy gold with off-white foam. Smells very subtle with hints of earthy lemon hops. Tastes slightly pepperywith a fair amount of herbal bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DialSquare (2316) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Tallboy can from the brewery public house. Golden pour. Very Grassy. Citrus. Harsh bitter floral finish. Little vegetal. 6.8.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cstuartj (930) - Washington, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Can, cloudy light yellow, big pillowy head. Amazing pine and hop nose. Crisp bold pine, hop, dry grass taste. Yumm.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
chuckstout (236) - Washington, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Fruity, citrus, danky, resinous aromas. Pours a clear golden/orange color with a white head and good lacing. Nice carbonation the bitterness lets you know it’s there, but never steps over the line. Many subtle flavors really enjoyable.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikedR (938) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 26, 2013
The kind of IPA I like. Smooth and balanced. Beautiful and full-flavored malt backbone, complemented by hoppy flavors and --importantly -- just the right amount of bitterness. You know you're drinking an IPA, but this is not bitter for the sake thereof. A- ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
riversideAK (5560) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - AUG 25, 2013
A little sulfur on top of caramel, grain, herbal and citrus hop notes. Pours golden amber, thin head. Flavors of grain, caramel, citrus hops, a little herbal and danky, but with some sulfuric yeast presence that ruined it a bit for me. Nice carbonation, smooth and drinkable. Not a bad beer at all.


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