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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.


4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (2914) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2012
Bomber. Pours a pale orange gold with a large creamy off white head leaving sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is floral hops and citrus. Thin mouthfeel with a light bitter hop with grapefruit and orange flavor. Easy to drink with very smooth IPA. Really enjoyed this one, kudos to Brock and the boys at Saint Arnold for putting this together for a real great cause.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
colinize (317) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 13, 2012
Pours light amber with a think three finger head. Head is comprised of frothy thick bubbles. Not as creamy as other beers. Appears highly carbonated. Pine and grapefruit hops on the nose. You can really smell the sluggers! (kidding) Nice crisp and clean hops on the flavor. Finishes bitter. Little malt presence, which is actually nice. Very hop forward beer, but not overpowering.

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

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wchesser (1003) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 25, 2012
From a trade with Errl! Thanks, Chris! Thought this would be pretty good but this really exceeded expectations. Huge fruity Juicy Fruit nose that faded to honey and floral hops but keep nice fruity notes. Clear, medium to full bodied light orange gold. Incredibly balanced flavors, not bitter, not malty sweet, just right. One of the best IPAs I’ve had all year.

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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndresTM (302) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5658) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 25, 2012
Bottle from HEB, the distro was just about to open the boxes .. . pours a deep shimmer gold .. . medium head, light foam .. . nice stickiness, touch crisp .. sweet nectar, light light orange peel, syrup and deep chinook .. . awesome stuff, maybe slightly lower than endevour but miles ahead of elissa .. . . superior!!! do you think visors are cooooooool!?!?!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 2, 2012
Bottle, clear orange with sparse lacy foam, aroma is lots of pineapple and tangerines, flavor is quite smooth , good tropicl fruits and pine , bitter caramel finish

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (4653) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2012
Crisp gold/amber with a thin layer of cream froth. Nose is fresh florals, grapefruit, and lightly sticky. Very easy on the palate, refreshing burst of bright hops upfront followed by stickiness, bitter, and a clean finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlihcsnatas (236) - Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2012
Poured up a nice clear dark gold with a thick white head. Head held for a while and eventually died down to almost nothing. Smells of hops with a slight citris and pretty much taste the same. Overal a very good IPA that supports a good cause. Just wish it was priced a bit lower so I could afford to buy more and help contribute. But at $8 a bottle (22 oz) it is hard on the pay check.


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