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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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We have followed the British tradition and created Frye’s Leap IPA which is one of the hoppiest beers in Maine at 55 IBU’s. Brewed with American 2-row, caramel 20L & 60L Highly hopped with Cascade, Centennial and Nugget and aggressively dry hopped with a mixture of Centennial and Cascade. Frye’s Leap IPA is an American-style India Pale Ale. It has a strong hop flavor and a medium body. Frye’s Leap IPA is light golden in color with a fruity hoppiness that comes from extra dry hop conditioning. The IPA is perfect on a summer day it pairs well with spicy foods, vinaigrettes and grilled vegetables. It also is great with oysters, clams and chilled soups.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1359) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Pours a hazy orange with an off white head and aroma of hops and grapefruit. Taste is bitter, of hops, grapefruit, floral notes, caramel, and grass with a medium bitter finish. Drinkable, solid IPA that goes down easy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjgmd (1402) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Golden orange golden pour with a dissipating head. Nose is citrus and pine. Drinkable IPA with bitter hoppiness and citrus. Carbonation soft with a light texture. Finish is dry, hoppy with a sweet bitter ending. Quaff Score

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2012
7th August 2012
GBBF. Hazy gold beer, little white head. Smooth palate, a little dry. Fine carbonation provides a sting. Fresh hops provide further sting. Pine dominates but there is fresh juicy orange and other citric things. Semi dry finish with good fresh hop bitter linger.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1062) - Georgia, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Slightly hazy orange yellow color with thick white lacing. Floral aroma with a slight grapefruit feel. Medium mouthful with a lingering floral hop feel. Good cooler weather beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ReggieDunlap (3049) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Pours clear gold with a medium white head. Aroma has mild stonefruit...peach and mango. Flavor follows suits and adds some pine notes. Mouthfeel is medium and slightly resinous with a bitter, earthy dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
obxdude10 (2031) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2012
I really enjoyed this IPA from a personal-new brewer. I had never heard of Sebago until my neighbor brought home a couple bottles of this IPA for me. The Frye’s Leap is very tasty and delicious! It pours a light amber color with a soft, thick and pillowy off-white head. The head leaves come really nice lacing that cascades down around the edges of the glass. The nose is very spicy and abrasive, just the way I like the aroma to be for an IPA. I noted some grapefruit, pine and light yeast in the nose. The body and flavors are very bright, bitter, smooth and creamy. The beer is very dry and fairly spicy, with bitter and sour notes of grapefruit, pine, lightly toasted bread, yeast, grass and lemon. The beer finishes very smooth, dry and sticky. The aftertaste really leaves me wishing for another (and very quick) sip.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8300) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 19, 2012
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market Darien. Pours a clear amber color with a large frothy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of big hops... resin, pine, herbal. A bit of toffeeish malt. The taste is similar... resin and pine hops... but with a bit more pronounced toffee malt. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness. A bit disjointed, but almost in a good way, like it’s taking you on a journey. Solid beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14176) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 7, 2012
cask at GBBF 2012 ... golden amber ... thing white head ... dry big passion fruits nose ... soft pine ... big passion fruit ... juicy and zezty

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2012
On tap at Sebago, Portland ME in April 2010. Clear amber colour. Rather restrained aroma. Quite strong grapefruit hop flavour. Prominent bitterness. Some fruity notes. Good clean bite. Not a huge hop monster but a very decent, drinkable IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8529) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2012
I had this more than once, they dry hop it, serve it on cask, all but make beercycles for you to take home (I can do that myself). I like the dry hopped version the best, but the on-tap version I had was funky yeasty aroma, hoppy, lacey, was fine.


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