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Fort George / Gigantic / Lompoc 3-Way IPA
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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Series   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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (4747) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4156) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 5, 2013
Can... Poured cloudy golden amber with a thin white-ish head. Nose had earthy, resinous spiced hops. Similar hop tones in the flavor. Some bready malts for balance but low on sweetness and a nice bitterness. Citrus, black pepper spice, nice carbonation and a little drying towards the finish with some yeast notes there.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (3947) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2014
How: Cask.
Where: GBBF 2014.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Hops, citrus, some fruit.
Body: Medium body, flat carbonation.
Flavour: Bitter, hops, tropical fruit, grapefruit.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (3642) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Cask gravity at 2014 GBBF. Hazed golden orange coloured pour with a lasting loose white head. Aroma is big juicy tropical fruit, mango and peach, very nice. Flavour is composed of base malt with light caramel, juicy tropical fruit. Palate is semi sweet, citrus orange. Decent cask condition. Very good indded.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DialSquare (2845) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Tallboy can from the brewery public house. Golden pour. Very Grassy. Citrus. Harsh bitter floral finish. Little vegetal. 6.8.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Draught. Cloudy orange pour with a white head. Much lacing. Aroma is fairly full, citrus aroma. Flavour is rather less, but more hop. There is some malt in the finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (2111) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Cask at Great British Beer Festival 2014, Olympia, London. A hazy amber coloured pour with a thin white head on top. Hoppy, grapefruit aroma. Tastes similar, hoppy, citrus, grapefruit, tropical fruit, slight sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (1938) - Salem, Oregon, USA - AUG 4, 2013
16 oz single can from "Lifesource" Salem OR. $2.49 Cloudy orange IPA, with a large thick,tight bubbly off white head. Spicy ,resiny,grassy hop aromas..quite fresh or so it seems. Taste is the same but with dank resiny hop taking the forefront. Slight lemon aspect also. Good thick yet drinkable palate..low carbonation. Nice enough IPA typical of the PNW style

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 4, 2013
A big, golden, hazy brew with a permanent head. A thick resinous beer, with spicy orange oil notes and some spruce-like herbaceousness. It actually drinks stronger than it is. It’s very tasty, but not something I could drink a lot of. Plus all that residual sugar would wreak havoc on me in the morning.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
poisoneddwarf (1743) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - AUG 11, 2013
16 oz can. The first aroma to hit these nostrils after cracking this open is a resinous hoppy dankness wafting out of the canhole before I even poured it into my Duvel tulip. Pours hazy golden with a large white head with good retention. Taste is bittersweet and not quite as nice as the aroma let on. Nice hoppy flavor but not quite what I was expecting considering the aroma. It has a pleasant candy sweetness without it becoming cloying, though. Prickly carbonation, medium body. Nice IPA overall.


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