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Rochester Mills Cornerstone IPA

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This unfiltered amber ale is packed full of hop bitterness, flavor and aroma. IPA is the most bitter beer style and it is enjoyed by people we refer to as “hopheads.” We dry hop this beer with a combination of English and American hop varieties for a wonderfully aromatic finish.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Homer321 (2840) - Melboring, Florida, USA - AUG 28, 2015
16oz can via trade. Poured to mouth. Strong grapefruit nose with some caramel and toast. Taste is more malt forward. Full of toast, bread crust, bread roll. Not much hop flavor comparatively. Light to medium and focused on a pithy fruit ring presence. Meh.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (16403) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2015
Draft at DTW. Hazy golden yellow color, solid white head. Aroma of floral soap. Taste is sweet straw.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1726) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Draft that poured a medium orange with white head and nice lacing. Smooth bitterness throughout medium malt with decent flavor. At first this beer was s little off to me but as I drank it it was pretty good like the smoothness and decent overall flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOSSbrewer (2707) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Had at the creek with Posey. Pours yellow. Fairly malty and sweet. Nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
cheap (4617) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2015
From a big warm can this stuff looks like viscous bitter ipa with a big rocky head, and it is. Terribly on style, what else can be said? Wew, volatile mild hop perfume aroma. No way is this just 7%.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
SG111 (606) - New York, USA - MAR 27, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours hazy golden color, white head. Nice lacing. Aroma is citrus, lemon, orange peel. Malt backbone. Taste is citrus, good balance of malt and hops. Solid. Bit of a weak body.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tectactoe (3120) - Michigan, USA - FEB 23, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 6, 2015 Can: Rustic amber color, 50% opacity with a dingy, off-white head. Fluffy, slow to recede, leaving lots of lacing behind. Aroma is potent. Pine, citrus rind, grapefruit, very ashy, peppery, spicy. Hint of toasted biscuit malt. A bit of dish soap pungency in the aroma, too. Flavor isn’t as bitter as expected from the aroma. Big bready & toasted malt base. Lightly sweet with maybe even a hint of caramel. Leafy, spicy, ashy hops with notes of white pepper, grapefruit, orange zest, & mild earthiness. Drinks more like a slightly old American Pale Ale. Heavier body, semi-wet finish.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
geeklimit (252) - USA - JAN 29, 2015
Pours a clear caramel, little carbonation and a fizzy light head. Basic malt aroma. Decent hops flavor on the front, bit a bitter follow-through and end. Some astringent and overt alcohol flavorings. Sticky mouthfeel and sweet aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
drfabulous (4912) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JAN 2, 2015
16 ounce can thanks to Mike. Orange pour. Fruity nose. Sweet and sticky throughout. Too sweet for my taste.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italianjohn (2516) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Pale deep orange golden pour with a thin soapy off white head and lots of sticky striped lacing ... aroma of light citrusy (grapefruit) and piney hops with some caramel malts .... taste is of bitter rindy grapefruit and light piney hops, caramel malts as well as some biscuity english malts ..... finish is bitter and malty .... decent offering with a nice IBU presence to it


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