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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   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 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2012
22 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small off white head. Aroma is pine hoppy, grapefruity. Smooth fruity and pine to grapefruity hoppy. Bitter, dry and pine finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2012
Bottled. A hazy dark golden beer with an off-white head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and spicy hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, oranges, and spicy hops, leading to a bitter and dry alcoholic finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2012
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of bu11zeye. Pours a clear golden with a white head. Sweet and intense citrusy hop aroma, a little medicinal. Medium body, sweet malty, very citrusy, biscuity with a tart edge to it. 270812

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (19640) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 15, 2012
(22oz bottle, courtesy of thirdeye11) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of orange, pine, grapefruit, and herbs. Flavor of pine, grass, citrus, and caramel with a dry bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11001) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10340) - 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 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10294) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (9620) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (8529) - 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!


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