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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Homefront IPA is an India Pale Ale summer IPA brewed with sweet orange peel and aged on the zest of fresh oranges in addition to maple bats donated by Louisville Slugger.Yes, we think it is a wonderful summer IPA and yes, the orange really does come through. And, yes, we are a little biased so why not try one for yourself and lift a glass to those who fight for us. And thanks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (7139) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 12, 2015
On tap @ Century Link Stadium, Seahawks vs Panthers divisional playoff game. Iím uncertain whether this is the correct IPA from Fremont, but Iíll place my rating here. This wasnít quite as deeply copper toned as the Schooner. It had a brighter, fruitier hop profile too. So great to have quality beers in a stadium setting!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldMrCrow (1999) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Can purchased recently but -- now that I see thatís a summer IPA -- not particularly fresh.

Orange-brown pour, coarse foamy amber head. Surprisingly perfumy aroma. Orange peel, unusual-for-the-style nuttiness, aged hops. Unfortunately, the aged hops are well apparent in the flavor. A little bit of sweetness, that nuttiness again, orange zest in addition to the orange from the hops. Aged on Louisville Slugger bats...well I never! Pretty drinkable; nice beer. Iíd like to try one fresh and have bumped the score here slightly to estimate what that would be like.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrewje41 (793) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Can. Eye catching can for sure. Pours dark gold with a really bitter aroma. A little off putting aroma but this beer tastes delicious so itís okay. Really nice orange flavor. Decently hoppy. I canít say I can tell this is aged on baseball bats, but I love baseball, and since I know itís there, itís cool. Overall, this is a great summer beer, especially when the baseball game is on. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1382) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Solid, well balanced IPA. Thereís nothing to dislike here. Nice malt flavor, nice hoppy flavor, and sufficient bitterness. This will not satisfy hop heads, and itís not overly unusual -- orange peel "hint" of flavor notwithstanding -- but it totally is good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zeswaft (1422) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Can. Kick ass awesome patriotic can. 5 for appearance. ;) Orange peel is quite apparent in the aroma. Almost candy citrus aroma. Flavor doesnt depart far from Fremont classic tropical and citrus hops but there is a noticeable vanilla and woody taste. Is it just me or does the thought of drinking baseball bat beer off-putting? Overall another solid IPA from Fremont but with a slight twist to make it unique...and awesomely American. U!S!A! U!S!A!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
barn0216 (431) - California, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Clear orange-brown out of the bottle, two fingers of foam with excellent staying power. Fragrant aroma, flowery, small amounts of pine. Flavor has more pine, orange zest bitterness, and prominent malt of the grain/bread variety. Solid effort.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaser (3307) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Poured from draft at Pop in Seattle. Darker orange with white head. Not too much nose to it. Good citrus and pine balance. Slight bitter and hops and just an overAll easy drinker

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (10378) - The íSham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2013
Bottle split at Endoís, 26/05/13, cheers to Jim. Almost clear golden amber with a thin off white head. Nose is hops, light floral notes, bitter orange, citrus. Taste comprises orange pith, light pine, citrus, hops. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light pine and hop bitterness at the curtain call. Solid IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Bottle. Pours amber, copperish, white head, decent retention and irregular lacing. Aroma: citrus, candied orange, some wood, some pine. Taste: on the sweet side for an ipa - I'm repeating the candied orange impression, with some cotton candy thrown in. Nice lasting bitter finish. Thin texture, soft-to-average carb. Overall: despite what my description may imply, I think this overall comes out pretty well overall. Definitely happy to drink this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robforbes (2084) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - OCT 19, 2012
pours hazy amber-orange with a large foamy off-white head and great lacing. smell is of hops, citrus, a touch of caramel, some floral whiffs, and a little grapefruit. taste is of grapefruit, lemon, a little pine, orange peel zest, and a bit of earth. ends bitter with lots of citrus notes.

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