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Fort George / Gigantic / Lompoc 3-Way IPA
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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.69%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2015

Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 2014, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Fort George / Gigantic / Lompoc 3-Way IPA ].
Clear medium orange color with virtually head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, pine, citrus. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, caramel, fruity, orange, grapefruit, dried fruit, pine. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140814]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (36091) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
From cask. Pours cloudy orange with a fully gone head. Aroma is peachy, light citrusy and crisp hoppy. Lingering fruity, peachy and citrusy. Mellow crisp hoppy and fruity finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (19545) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2014
Cask gravity @ GBBF 2014. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity peachy hoppy aroma. Fruity malty peachy hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty peachy hoppy bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (18659) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2014
14th August 2014
GBBF Day 3. Cask. Lightly hazy gold beer, bubbly pale cream colour head. Palate is airy.and crisp. Great condition. Light dry malts, floral tones. Good tangerine hops, lesser lemon and orange. Hop spice. Crisp dry finish. Lemony hop linger.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (15319) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2014
At GBBF 2014. Clear hazy amber colour no real head. Lots of pink grapefruit and fruit salad flavour. Very fruity. Very tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (14381) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2014
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Clear golden beer with an offwhite head. Hoppy fruity aroma, grass, peach, mango, oranges, passion fruit, some grapes. Hoppy citrus and peach flavor, pine, raisins, passion fruit, grapes, some caramel. Really good.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (10618) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF day 3. Clear yellow color, virtually no head. Nice tropical fruit hop aroma. Taste malts, hops, tropical fruits, quite some alcohol for this ABV which is a pity, pretty bitter. Decent body and carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (8639) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Can. Hazy orange body with a fine white head. Cheesy Simcoe musty fruit rind and pith, yeasty and sulfuric and (mildly) eggy. Sweet pound cake malt, sugary and sweet orange marmalade with a light touch of sweet onion / shallot. Sweet, bitter and yeasty. Smooth malt with creamy carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (8104) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 14, 2014
Cask - Bright grapefruit and mango. Cloudy gold with no head. Sweet tropical fruit, mild grapefruit and a pithy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6736) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUL 25, 2013
16-oz can. Pours a cloudy dark amber with a loose white head. No lace. Gorgeous big bright fresh dimensional grapefruit and pine nose. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Toasty caramel with grapefruit, pine, and orange on the mid palate. Loooong resiny finish.


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