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Smartmouth Rule G IPA
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   IBU: 88   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Luvystypotables (383) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Citrus aroma with grapefruit and citrus rind. Cloudy caramel colour with a creamy well laced head. A pleasant taste slightly bitter with an oily citrus rind palate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kinz (3188) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Growler fill from Aw Shucks. Poured a medium orange, slight haze, slight but lasting head. Big pine and grapefruit hop aroma, with a resinous note. Biscuity body is enough to hold up against a huge hop finish, loads of pine, grapefruit, and tangerine citrus. Lingering bitterness. An aggressive IPA - I liked this - and I have high hopes for this brewery.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (7107) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Draft at GABF. Pours cloudy yellow with white head. Nose and taste of hops, pineapple, light caramel malt and citrus. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (2556) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Tap. Deep golden. Big citrus hops, particularly grapefruit. Very excellent IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6321) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 16, 2013
Where and how: taster @ brewery
Aroma refreshing, crisp, hoppy nose. Aromatic play but all in bolder balance. Nice west coast feel. Grapefruit. Citrus with sweet malts. Gentle hint of vanilla.
Appearance:3-
Top: lighter white crown, sparse lace.
Base: amber gold.
Palate : milder carbonation, medium bodied.
Taste: lemon grass, soft citrus, tartness with sweet filling malts. Herbal, citrus feel was more dominant than rough green bitterness. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike5326 (660) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Poured from tap. Light orange color, light white head. Floral hops smell, citrus undertones. Not overly hop, great beer, citrus, floral and grapefruit flavors.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dr_Fellini (265) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle to glass. Pours a clear deep amber color with a thin off-white head. Aroma is light citrusy floral resin hops. Flavor is moderately bitter, with a mild caramel malt background. Light to medium in body with a lingering flavorless bitterness. Okay, but nothing special.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2013
Smartmouth Rule G IPA @CBC-offwhite-hazy gold. Aroma-pine. Taste-pine hops, lt malt. 3.7

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2024) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Sampled at my local beer store. Pours amber/orange with a white head. The pine, citrus and grassy notes are very apparent. The finish is not as hoppy as I would have liked, but overall a very solid IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Draft. Pours copper with a medium, white head. Great hop aromas of citrus, pine, tropical fruits and light florals. Hoppy flavors of citrus, tropical fruits and pine with a perfect balance of sweet maltiness. Finishes a little too quickly but still great citrus/pine/tropical fruit hop flavors. A tasty IPA.


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