RateBeer
overall
95
94
style
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
available

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Here at Tap It Brewing we take a unique approach toward crafting an India Pale Ale and challenge the current status quo. The goal? To craft an India Pale Ale hoppy in flavor and aroma that goes down smooth. We utilize the avant-garde method of First Wort Hopping, the technique of adding hops to the kettle before boil. This creates a harmonious explosion of hop aroma and flavor noticeable throughout the tasting experience. Fragrances of tangerine and grapefruit entice the nose. A thick hazy rich head leads drinkers toward an experience rich in citrus and earthy flavors ending with a smooth, sticky finish. The complex floral and citrusy tones from Citra and Simcoe hops welcome you, while two more hop varietals mate smoothly with four malt varieties for an unmatched aroma. Altogether, a crisp pleasurable full bodied taste. A word of caution: Drinking Tap It IPA around friends may cause envy.
2012 GABF Gold Medal Winner for American IPA


Zymurgeist2's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (1747) - Redwood City, California, USA - FEB 22, 2013
On tap at Harry’s Hofbrau in The RC. Massive grapefruit and orange aroma. Beautiful. Pours a pale gold that is clear with a full white head of small bubbles and nice lacing. Pronounced citrus (orange/grapefruit) and freshly cut grass balance well with above average bitterness and slight malt that could lend more support. Finishes slightly dry.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (5502) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2016
Dark orange pour from bottle at Succulent in Slovang. White head. Dank citrus fruity IPA. Apricot and grapefruit. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (8505) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2016
Bottle shared on Level 42, 09/06/2016. Many tanks to Daniel for this one. A mostly clear golden yellow coloured pour with a loose white head. Aroma is solid Base malts, caramel, and toasted pine needle. Flavour is composed of semi sweet Base malts, caramel, orange rind, pine needle. Palate is medium bodied, fine carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (6039) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2016
33cl bottle shared at the Leighton’s Back tasting @42nd Level, CW. Many thanks to Daniel for this one. It pours a clean golden color with a minimal white head. Aroma is tangy and danky. Taste is medium sweet and lightly tangy citric. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, very nice

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (18036) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2016
Bottle shared in London - thanks to Daniel. Pours clear gold with a creamy, white head. Faded pine in the nose, some dry pale bread, ripe citrus, tangerine. Medium sweet flavor with grainy pale malts, lemon rind, tangerine. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Finishes with a little pine, melon, pale bread. So so overall.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2016
Bottle at Level 42, thanks to Daniel, 09/06/16. Golden orange with a decent off white head. Nose is caramel malt, straw, bitter orange, leafy hop notes. Taste comprises leafy hops, tangerine, citric tinged straw, melon, soft bread. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close dashed with leafy hop bitterness. Ok IPA.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (11957) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2016
Bottle thanks on Dan. It pours clear gold with a thick white head. The aroma is fresh, funky, dirty, must, sulphur, grassy, herbal action and minerals. The taste is bitter - sweet, brown bread, pine, resin, stewed fruits, apricot, toffee and earth with a smooth finish. Medium body and fine, foamy carbonation. A bit sweet. Basic, but ok.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (5742) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2016
Bottle share at 42nd Floor as ’Tap It IPA’. Clear pale orange, still, lightly sparkling, foamy tan head. Aroma is malty, citrussy, grains, musty, light floral notes. Body is a little frothy, soft carbonation. Taste is grassy, floral, chalky, light soap, light malts. A half-decent beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (3830) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2016
Pours clear amber with low white head. Aroma of grapefruit, light resin, blood orange. Taste is mellow fruit sweet with a light bitter finish. Light and smooth body with soft carbonation.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Barreras (1524) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - MAY 12, 2016
Pours a light copper color with a slight floral aroma. Taste is lightly bitter and floral. Minor grapefruit flavor with an easy bitterness throughout. Decent beer for the style but simple.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Block (2165) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - APR 2, 2016
It’s a pretty solid IPA. Nice alcohol and well balanced. A sweet body, hoppy finish. Pretty sessionable.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 23


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50