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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vipinvelp (2048) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2012
Lighter yellow with off-white brownish foam head, quick dissapearing. Aroma is typical for an IPA, I like it. Taste is nice bitter with some fruity far, far away. Good long lasting bitter aftertaste. (Houston 201208)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6767) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 18, 2012
22oz bomber pours clear gold with tall off white head. The aroma offers up somewhat citrus hoppiness followed by malt sweetness and a touch of resiny bitter notes. Not too bad. The taste has a nice mix of what seems to be flavor and bitter hops from mostly citrusy grapefruit and tangelo and a sliver of lime. There is a persistent bitter near resiny-ness that rides through the flavor front to back. Tasty!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OmegaX (1207) - Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle thanks to Dixonian. Nose is grapfruit/pine/dank hops. Caramel and sweetness. Taste follows suit, with a good dose of grapefruit and citrus with a smooth follow up from the maple. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chipalsa (1307) - Florida, USA - AUG 16, 2012
This IPA was refreshing and pretty sweet for the style. Aromas are sweet and oaky, bright citrus notes and hints of maple. The light carbonation contributes to the sweet malt character, but the finish was of grapefruit and lemongrass. Saint Arnold has a way with IPA’s, and this brew is no exception.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
alogan97 (71) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - AUG 9, 2012
Aroma is hoppy and sweet. Redish, golden tint. Taste great. Hits you with a roasty hops flavor with hints of citrus. Smooth in the palate, I recommend trying this beer. It’s limited supply lends to the overall experience

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (8783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Bottle... Clear golden ale with a small, fizzy, white head. The bouquet offers musky hops, nectarine and toffee malt. Medium-bodied with lively carbonation. The flavor is decently balanced, but also a touch medicinal. Finishes crisp and mildly bitter. Bottle generously shared by biggsbowler!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 28, 2012
22 oz. Bottle. Trade from Jamil. Sweet citrus, candied grapefruit, hop scent with caramel. Translucent bronze pour with a white foamy head to ring. Light/medium bodied, silky texture. Sweet candied grapefruit to bitter pine hop taste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RollinHard (1024) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2012
Pours burnt orange with a moderate white head. Aroma is lively with a bright citrus character (orange, lemon), slight pine, subtle herbs, grapefruit, and a subtle caramelly malt character. Flavor is slightly sweet with caramel, bread dough, and toffee, while the hops are still dominant with citrus characteristics and good bitterness. Finishes orange on the throat, and an aftertaste of caramel, orange, and an earthy, buttery hoppy bitterness. Medium bodied, easy to drink and with no heat to speak of. This is good stuff! Hopefully Saint Arnold continues to make this beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
angrypirate06 (1387) - Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2012
Bottle. Clear orange pour with nice white head. Aroma is citrus, soap, apricot. Flavor is apricot, peach. Not very bitter. Lightly bubbly mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
taphandle (1135) - Texas, USA - JUL 7, 2012
Yellow/orange and a good head. A good bit of very fresh hops flavor and bitterness. Some spices and a bit sweet.


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