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Three Brothers The Admiral IPA
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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   IBU: 73   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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So we made a mistake and we got a bigger IPA. This thing is big, and it’s in charge. Time to bring aboard “The Admiral”.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (13166) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Draft at the source. Hazy golden color. Aroma of summer fruit. Taste is bitter fruit. Easy drinking for a DIPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foxbush (1320) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2014 Draft at American Taproom The IPA poured a hazy amber with a white head and lacing. The aroma was dominated by grapefruit, and pine. This is complex ale from a very new brewery. I was at the brewery on Saturday and they were sold out. I had to come back to Richmond to get a pint. The medium body ale had average carbonation. The taste was of grapefruit, orange peel and pine resin. Th finish was clean with bitter grapefruit and tropical fruit. This was enjoyed at Buz and Ned’s. It is an excellent ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (3624) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 19, 2013
On draft at Whole Foods in Vienna VA. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Piney hop nose. Flavors of spruce resin with a malty background. Medium bodied. Moderately bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2466) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 17, 2013
11/16/2013. On tap. Pours amber color with a white head. Aromas of citrus, pine, caramel, light fruit. Buttery texture with fruit, alcohol, hops and caramel showing through. Bitter hoppy finish. Pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MadRobin (2063) - Silver Spring, USA - OCT 21, 2013
On tap at The Brick at Black Bear Bistro in Warrenton, VA. Clear, medium dark amber with an off-white head and very good lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, orange, mango, caramel and bready malt. Taste of pineapple, grapefruit, orange, tropical fruit, bread and caramel. Medium/full body and medium carbonation. This beer was served extremely cold and it took a while for the fruit aromas and flavor to develop. At first it just tasted pungent and unpleasant. Five minutes improved everything immensely. This beer straddles the line between a standard IPA and an imperial. In either case, it is a full-flavored, well-balanced IPA with plenty of hop intensity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (4920) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Growler from Sedona. Medium amber with a tight off-white head. The nose is marmalade, graham cracker. Caramel. Sweet malty aromas. Some peach and peach fruit salad. The taste is caramelised orange. Sweet, toasty malts. Bear claw donut. Mild citrus. Moderately bitter on the finish. Medium body, fine carbonation. Overall, decent. A bit flabby and sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11635) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Draft. Hazy amber body with medium off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, orange, some grapefruit, light peach. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, some grapefruit, light peach, quite juicy. Medium body, some resin, light stickiness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (5181) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 3, 2013
On tap at McDowell’s Pub in Leesburg. Pours a hazy, caramel amber with some cloudy, white head. Big nose, plenty of orange and grapefruit, malt, tropical fruit, mango, pine, soap, caramel. Flavor is very piney, sappy, heavy orange, orange peel, orange juice, mango, caramelized pineapple, malt. Full, sticky, bitter finish. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (4069) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - APR 14, 2013
Cat urine and marigold nose, moderately strong. Clear amber, medium cream colored head with good lacing. Sweet malt and cat pee. I’m guessing there must be Simcoe in this IPA, but I’ve been wrong before. Lillies noticeable. Medium body and smooth. Good example of an "East Coast" IPA

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kinz (3361) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - APR 13, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2014 Medium orange amber. Aroma is pleasantly citrus hops. Flavor is gummy malts and smoothly citric hops, pineapple and grapefruit. Very, very pleasant. Really liked this. Sampled on draft at Mekong. Identical, maybe a touch more dank.


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