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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9956) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dyetube (1264) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Bottle from Choice Beverages. This beer pours a dull yellow with a thin white head. The aromas are skunk, citrus and pine. The mouthfeel is dry, bitter and has a medium body with good carbonation. Cheers!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12044) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Bomber provided by ericandersnavy. Pours light copper with a creamy off-white head. Aroma of moderate citrus over nice roast caramel. Med+ body. Flavor is very citrus - with a nice, but somewhat overwhelmed, malt backbone. Wakes one up! Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fratto (2803) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2012
Bottle from Whole Foods on Lamar. Orange pour with a white head. Aroma is bready, a little spice, and oranges. Taste is bitter, bready, and a citrus finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tabednar (139) - - JUN 23, 2012
Pretty awesome IPA. Great amount of hops nearly perfectly balanced out by malt. I would like to see this one stick around. Can’t get enough of it...

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11348) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2012
12oz bottle @Tampa Weekly thanks to the nice guy from TX again!-pours yellow/gold with a white head. Aroma is pine/floral/tropical, medium malt. Taste is pine/floral hops, light/medium malt.


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