Taps IPA
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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Originally brewed in England in the 18th and 19th centuries for export to the thirsty colonials stationed in India. Higher in alcohol and hop content (both natural preservatives), this deep amber, fruity ale has a big hop nose and a pleasantly dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (15801) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2015
Draught at the brewpub in Brea, California. Clear golden beer with a decent offwhite head. Fruity hop aroma, peach, pine apples, caramel, oranges, pine, some spicy notes. Hoppy pine and peach flavor, pine apples, oranges, grapes, peach, some passion fruit. Very good fresh and fruity IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Barreras (1419) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Pours a yellow color with a tinge of orange. Aroma is lightly floral, with a citrus tinge to it. Taste is similar, with a light apricot flavor. Overall its a minor fruity IPA flavor with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (9144) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 22, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, clear golden yellow pour with white head, aroma brought notes of nice pine, caramel, orange peel into a bit of lemon, slight biscuit, bready notes into a bit of spice. Taste was a mix of orange, grapefruit, pine, slight yeasty notes into a bit of lemon, slight biscuit, spice, finishing bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (3725) - California, USA - JAN 29, 2015
29 jan 2015, tap at Brea Taps. Yellow, clear, some steady bubbles. Nose is lemon, slightly sweet, some alcohol. Ned body and moderately fizzy. Grapefruit, faintly watery, slightly sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peacehammer (624) - California, USA - NOV 19, 2013
On tap in Brea. Nice clear golden color. Earthy English hops on the nose, and pleasant and approachable bitterness across the palate. A really nice take on an English IPA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (8912) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - AUG 18, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Tap at the Brea location. Clear light golden pour with a small clingy white head. Citrus and pine hop nose and taste. Finishes a bit astringent. Medium palate, nice carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (10310) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2013
Draught @ Taps Fish House and Brewery, Brea, CA
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus and pine. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long caramel and pine bitter finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (16045) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2013
On tap at the Brea location. A clear, dark golden beer with a small, white head leaving lacings. Peachy, sweet aroma with some pine cones. There’s a fine bitterness in the flavor, which is also fruity and piney. Full body, pleasant carbonation level. Lasting finish. A bit sweet this one, else nice. 130812

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (7031) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2013
On tap at Taps. Pours golden with an off white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, floral notes , malt and pine. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some warming alcohol, bitterness and lemon zest. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (9411) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Tap @Taps Corona. Clear light orange pour with weaker head. Good lace. Nose is butterscotch, tomato, cheesecloth. Taste is boozy up front, bitter resin, hefty dark grapefruit and walnut. Aggressive but not astringent or papery or tannic. Drinkable. Not bad at all.

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