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Pensacola Bay Li’l Napoleon IPA

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Napoleon never set foot on Florida’s shores, but if he did, we’re sure he’d be looking for a way to conquer the land from coast to coast. He’d probably have some supporters - after all, the French helped settle Pensacola.
Our Li’l Napoleon was christened in the name of all short bastards - the good, the bad and the infamous. Strong and hoppy, Li’l Napoleon can sneak up on you if you let it. With a smooth caramel and honey finish, you’ll want to have a second. And probably a third.
Take time to savor the good ole days, when the French had power and Florida was a territory waiting to be developed. We reckon Napoleon would be proud of the IPA that bears his name. (Aside from his hatred of all things English, naturally).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (6441) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 16, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a cloudy copper with a small off white head. The aroma is floral hop and citrus. Medium mouth, citrus, spruce, resin finish, very nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (4319) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Sweaty sock aroma. Dank basement and just an unpleasant rotten fruit aroma and taste. This was sort of a choker.. Poured from draft at Pensacola Bay Brewery two weeks ago, rating from notes now.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ramboraffe (1311) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2014
Sample from tap at brewpub. Hazy orange with white head. Smell is hoppy grass and forrest notes. Taste is bitter grapefruit, pine and flowers. Dry with medium bitterness and low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (6427) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Tap@PBB. Clear amber color with ivory head. Sweet fruity pine, citrus aromas. Medium body. Fruity tropical flavors with a big dry pine, citrus hoppage----Dry finish.    Not bad

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ctplt777 (356) - - JUL 3, 2014
Pretty good beer. Lots of banana on the aroma. I don’t know why but I just got a lot of bananas. Nice malty backbone as well. Bready as hell. very enjoyable beer. The whole time I was thinking it was pretty unique. I really enjoyed this beer try it if you can!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GreatDane1632 (1124) - Alabama, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Rated from notes taken 18 Dec 2011 -- Poured right off the Bright Tanks thanks to Mark and Rogers. Great IPA. Great aroma flavor and finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rollinsr (504) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - MAY 30, 2014
Pours Amber with thin head. Aroma is caramel malt and hops. Taste is sweet with a nice crisp malt finish with some sweet honey flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nero55 (917) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Draft. Brown with medium off white head. Stromg aroma of malt, resinous hop bitterness. Medium body, strong malt, caramel, and medium hop bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (8442) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 29, 2014
Draft - Sweet grapefruit and caramel. Clear copper with a nice white head. Grapefruit pith and sweet caramel. Bitter and sweet, but no interesting hop flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5953) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2014
Draft at House of Brewz. Poured a clear copper color with a medium sized slightly off-white head. Aroma was nice floral and citrus notes. Light sweet malts. Flavor was heavy pine, citrus hops. Pretty clean and easy to drink, not quite sessionable, but close, especially based on how well it tastes.

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