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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Homefront IPA is an IPA first brewed by Fremont Brewing Company and major league pitcher Chris Ray. It is brewed to benefit Operation Homefront an organization that provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded warriors. The beer is a drinkable West Coast IPA. It pours a golden amber with a big white head. It has a big citrusy nose with a slight note of fresh oranges. Malty and sweet up front. Lighter bodied than might be expected. The hop bitter, orange peel and hop flavor seem to all kick in at the finish. Remarkably easy to drink for an IPA with the orange notes more of a secret ingredient than a dominant flavor. Quite thirst quenching making it perfect for enjoying during Memorial Day weekend. Consume this beer fresh as the hop flavor is best enjoyed this way.
This beer was brewed with pale and caramel malts, Chinook and Cascade hops, orange peel and orange zest, and last but not least, 6 maple Louisville sluggers in the bright beer tank.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DANEgerous (96) - Texas, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Aroma: Pine, Toast and notes of earthy clay or multch Appearance: Light orange with gold tinges. Taste: Clean somewhat acidic with notes of pine and cardamom, far less hops than most IPAs Palate: Clan and crisp, mild body Overlarge: Nice a more malt based IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Robbievegas (230) - Las vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 20, 2012
I got this in the bottle from Goody Goody in Addison, TX. Big citrus aromas, sweet malty flavor with a nice hoppy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crispy34 (496) - Texas, USA - OCT 17, 2012
Great ipa aroma, hoppy and danky. Good apperance. The taste starts off danky, like a lagunitas, and finishes hoppy citrus. The aftertaste is of dry hops. A good, refreshing ipa for a great cause. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndresTM (434) - Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Dry, earthy and mildly floral hops, pepper, caramelized sugar, malts, citrus (orange, grapefruit), nuts, and herbal undertones in the aroma. The taste is hoppy bitter with a sweet, malty background. Sleek mouthfeel, with a medium-to-light body and low carbonation. The malts really balance things out and make it very tasty and drinkable--love it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle:   Fiery golden, clear, moderate to large off-white head, nice lacing.   Pithy and piny nose, slightly sweet.   Lightly sweetened citrus peel and pith on the tongue.   Fairly smooth.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate to full.   Light candied citrus peel on the backside.   Not overly bitter, but loads of flavor.   Heavily citrus oriented.   Solid example of an IPA.   Thanks Bill!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 13, 2012
Nice clear golden colour from le botella. Sweet old fruity yeasty hoppy aroma. Fruity sweet hoppy bitter pleasant flavour with some citrus to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (9380) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 4, 2012
22 oz. bottle from a buddy in Texas- thanks again, Bryan! Pours a clear orange-gold with a small off-white head. Aroma of citrusy and floral hops, sweet malts, and a bit of pine resin. The flavor is the same. Light-bodied, with a citrusy mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. May have been better a few months ago when it came out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (4180) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2012
27-AUG-2012, bottle @Papsø. Golden with off-white head. Fruit, citrus. Fresh with a touch of sweetness. Very fruity with a bitter finish. Not really piney but more flowery and citric. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (11369) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2012
Bottled. Golden coloured. Uncelar. Dnese beige head. Aroma of peach, flowers, spice, herbs. Flavour of tropical fruits, sweetness, flowers, spice, caramel. Medium to full bodied. Ends on a flowery bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Cloudy golden coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of cookies, hops and citrus. Fruity flavour of hops and grass with notes of candies and oxidized notes. Hoppy finish.

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