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Fort George / Gigantic / Lompoc 3-Way IPA

 
Fort George / Gigantic / Lompoc 3-Way IPA
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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.69%
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2013 version 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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (21715) - , 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alphadelic (2144) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kdhittel (82) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Big hop bite on this tasty, very piney and hop forward IPA. Pours a clear light copper, with grapefruit and peach notes on the nose. There's still a slight residual maltiness that rounds this beer out, but the hops are what shine and pop in this IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (2973) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (22676) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (43533) - 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]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
raphael (1153) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 13, 2013
On tap at Micky Finn’s-- thanks Josh.. slightly hazy amber with modest white head. aroma of pine, caramel, & wheat bread. definite texture. flavor was chewy, hops still definite but pushing against a wheatish cloud, not sweet just white noise.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, 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.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (13591) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (6972) - Utah, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Cask at GBBF
Clear golden with a small white head, light lacing. Aroma is tropical fruit and citrus. Flavors are fruity and citrus
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