Societe The Pupil
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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
Nelson and Citra hopped IPA

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
peteinSD (1433) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Tap @ PP Carlsbad. Beautiful hazy and vibrant light golden color in the class with a froth of white foam. Aroma is not necessarily the most pungent but there is a nice mix of light white wine from the nelson with some hop bitterness and pine. Taste is hop dominated with citrus, pine, and medium bitterness over a fairly clean, lightly sweet malt backbone. Good IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (2307) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Intense bright tropical fruit. Powerfully refreshing bitterness. Lingering sweet booze. Tops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6957) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Fruity tropical hops, moderate bitterness, some city dankness, and faint sweetness. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcos (1704) - Maryland, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Savor 2015. Citra and Nelson area always favorites, explains why this was so good. Nice nose, nice taste, palate medium light.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (8550) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 12, 2015
My Bottom Line:
Biscuity honeyed malts lift citrusy hops in this crisp and refined IPA.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sheet of foam protects the clear straw golden.
-The mouthfeel is engaging and conducive to great gulps.
-Hops are also herbal and a tad resinous.
-I didn’t find this one more aromatic or more flavorful than their Publican (Pale Ale), so I fail to see why I would drink this IPA instead of its less alcoholic sister.

On tap at their brewery tasting room.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (3358) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2015
2-4 oz bottle pour at SAVOR 2015’s Saturday night session. Golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of citrus and floral notes. Tastes of citrus, floral notes, lemon lime and grapefruit. Medium body with a dry finish. Very nice IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pras (532) - Maryland, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Savor. Quite possibly the best IPA I have ever had the pleasure to sip. Aromas of hops of the citrus/tropical variety. Followed though in the taste, totally in balance. My only regret is that it doesn’t make it to DC.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (1280) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 30, 2015
On draught at City Beer Store. Pours a hazy yellow with moderate and retained white head. Aroma is moderate tropical and slight pine. Taste gives more of the tropical aspects, with a moderate bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PartyFowle (628) - - MAY 20, 2015
Draft. Straw-colored, but hazier. Very tropical brew. Grassy nose, but a sweet fruity flavor. Passion fruit and guava are huge. Resinous backdrop, fresh grass. Sugary sweet and as quaffable as any IPA I’ve come across.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (4203) - Livermore, California, USA - MAY 17, 2015
On tap at the brewery. It pours a clear pale yellow color with a thick foamy white head. The aroma is potent with spicy green onion and earth, orange and grapefruit. The flavor is nice and super clean with citrus spice, green onion and a dry finish. Very well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (2194) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Clear light yellow pour with a nice white head. Massive citra nose. Crisp taste, nice bitterness and a clean finish. Really good.

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