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RATINGS: 330   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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2014 Beer Camp Across America Release.

As ever, San Diego’s Ballast Point looked to the sea for the inspiration behind Electric Ray. A play on the fish’s scientific name—Torpedo californica—this beer pays homage to our mutual home state, as well as to our Hop Torpedo, the source of much of the big flavor in this high voltage, hop-forward Imperial Pale Lager.

Ballast Point brought their homebrewing dreams to the big leagues and started brewing professionally, but they never forgot their roots. They still run a successful homebrewing supply shop in San Diego. A love for hops and the ocean inspire incredible brewed and distilled offerings, and their one-of-a-kind labels boast some beautiful, and sometimes gnarly-lookin’, fish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fritz123 (1013) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Beer Camp at Total Wine in Boca. Pours a deep golden orange with small head with slight haze. Serious hop aroma with pine, resin, citrus, and malty backbone. The taste is a hop bomb with pine, spruce, mango, and lime. Caramel malt finish. Hop bitterness is almost over the top.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigda83 (215) - Jamestown, New York, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Pours cloudy and yellow a thin white head. Aroma of grass, straw, earth, and grains. Taste follows the nose and also showcases some spice and sour fruit. Medium body, nicely bitter, and well hidden alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ddemmingjr (704) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Bottle at home- clear light golden, bright white head. Nose is subtle, pumpkin pie, graham cracker and earthy hops and grass. Taste is a bit off somehow. Biscuit and pine resin, some funky spices like tyme and burning sensation on the finish. Just not meshing for me ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9808) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle poured a clear tarnished gold with a small lasting ivory head. Aromas of straw, pine, earthiness and light grapefruit. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, earthiness, pine and a hint of grapefruit with a crisp dry moderatly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (6051) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 16, 2014
[Bottle (12oz)] Pours a deep copper-gold with an average size long-lasting frothy off-white head. Some lacing. Aroma of fruit, floral hops, pine notes, grain and bready malt. Flavour’s floral, fruity and a bit grassy along with a touch of alcohol and a nice grassy finish. Medium bodied. Pretty good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1624) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Draft at Moriartys. Mostly clear caramel gold pour with some sift white foam. Very big hop resins with a bit of blonde malt underneath. A buttered biscuit dipped in turpentine. Yellow plums. Green grass. Meyer lemons. Honeycomb. Thyme. Numbing finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
cheap (4054) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 15, 2014
No strong aromas here, mild laid back ipa perfume. Looks like a darker lager, a little range brown on a pale background. Oh my, the first taste is a kick in the back if the throat followed by an alarming sensation on the tip of my tongue. Alky ball buster, and it taste like it. I’d say this is closer to the 10 percenter range here, dude. Is this what an old double ipa taste like after its aged? Wew. big giant mouth coating medicinal experience.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerFunGuy (642) - California, USA - SEP 14, 2014
This golden beer has a grapefruit aroma and hoppy flavor which isnt so bitter it is overpowering. Light and crisp and finishes with a mild and pleasant aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zickbeer_ye (274) - Virginia, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Sweet caramel malt and hop aromas. Pale yellow body and white head. Sweet juicy fruit and hop flavors and some malts and earthy tones at the end. Smooth and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dinkle50 (972) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Cloudy golden pour with a thin head. Aroma of grass, mulch & grain. Nice bite in the taste, a little peppery. Medium mouth. Hints of citrus. Pretty bitter, but overall tasty. No lace present.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
MarinEvelyn (552) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Very nice. Very crisp, citrus, a little fruity, bitter, malty. Very bold and well groomed.

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