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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A wet hopped beer using fresh hops grown at our brewery and Kensingtonís own Greensgrow Farms. Brewed with close to 100lbs of hops for a single thirty barrel batch. This pimpiní ale comes in at 6.5% abv.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dmac (4740) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 11, 2010
22 oz bomber from Jonathan Ron Brielle. Poured far far darker then I was expecting. A deep dark brown body with lots of clinging bubbles and a smaller foamy of white head adorn this cola looking beer. Aroma is way to chcolatey for an IPA, none the less a wet hop IPA. Aroma of chocolate and lemon soap, earth, toast and chocolate pudding. Medium bodied with a chalky feel and a slight olingering bitter finish with medium carbonation. Flavor of lemon zest soap combined with chocolate and toast, a touch of marshmellow. If this was supposed to be a black IPA itís a fair attempt but if this is a fresh hop IPA itís way to chocolatey.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dyetube (1336) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2010
This beer pours. Deep amber with a thin white. The aromas are citrus, grass. The mouthfeel is dry and bitter. Nor bad! Cheers!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keepersj12 (2945) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 8, 2010
Pretty decent from the ghetto. Used to be a ghetto anyway. Now itís the new place to be seen. Pours a dark clear amber with a creamy off white head that laces nicely. The aroma is the best part of this beer. Very piney and citrusy with a nice malt backbone. Flavor comes off quite bitter and refreshing with a peppery feel on the throat. Nice lingering after taste. The best Iíve had from this brewer by far.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Damico (2948) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2010
The aroma is nice - sweet, syrupy, and a bit hoppy. The IPA poursdark amberwith a red dark maroon hue. It is malty and hoppy balanced well in flavor with the resiny malts up front and the hops lingering nicely on the tongue.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2520) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2010
Reddish amber clear pour thin off white head ... fresh citrusy hop and caramel malt aroma .... taste of fresh resiny citrus hops little piney and bitter/sweet hops with a malty backbone .... bitter hop dry finish .... a good balanced brew clean flavors

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeff789 (1408) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2010
Pours a dark ruby with a big head nice lacing... Pungent aroma, quite a bit roasty, with big notes of citrusy hops... Flavor is very roasty, with lots of fruity hops especially in the finish... Dry medium bodied, roast lingers nicely, deftly balanced, easily the best philadelphia brewing beer ive had, really really good, not nearly as hoppy as i expected...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zathrus13 (1736) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - OCT 22, 2010
Bottle. Pours amber/copper, with a white head. Aroma is wet, resiny hops, caramel, and malt. Flavor is hops, grass, and malt. Body is on the light side.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Capa (2316) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - OCT 13, 2010
Firkin at Standard Tap. Dark with a mid-sized head. Aroma has lightly roasted malt, earthy hops, some caramel, grass, nutty, too. Flavor is along the same lines, with the toasty malts sitting right next to the hops. Has a mildly dry, bitter finish. Low carbonation due to the serving style. A very nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8593) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2010
I have liked all of PBCís offerings, and this one is no different. Pours burnt siennaw 2f frothy clingy ow head. Nose is resiny hops, big caramel malt, brown sugar, some fruit. Tastes rich, earthy, with a solid c malt bill, resiny wet hops, and black pepper notes. Palate is rich, complex, and smooth. This one is great.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (4929) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JAN 10, 2010
Bottle. Thanks to Jeff. Orange amber pour. Fresh hops pine, chewy grass notes. Not really any balancing malts to speak of.


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