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Trap Rock Kestrels Joy IPA
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Brewed in the style of West Coast IPA using cascade and centennial hops to give the beer a spicy, floral and citrus aroma. The beer is full bodied to hepl balance the large amount of hops used in the kettle. This style will be around for the winter months only. This will pair nicely with steak, shellfish and pizza.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - JUL 3, 2004
Clear golden, with a white head. Fresh hop flavor and aroma. Nice full malt body to balance the hops. Bitterness not too dominant mover malt and flavor hops. Well done.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkobes (2140) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - JUL 2, 2004
Nice Ipa. Golden in color. Really enjoyable brew. Huge hops. Cascades, centennials. Citrusy. Good beer. Very nice. Well balanced.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 7, 2004
This is a very nice IPA. Pours dark amber, with great head and lacing. Aroma of huge hops, malt, and bread. Tastes very hoppy AND very malty/sweet. Very nice mouthfeel. Well balanced, with a hoppy, malty finish.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jon112981 (327) - Bristow, Virginia, USA - JAN 22, 2005
Strong flavor of the cascade hops. Very nicely balanced. Bitter at first but finishes almost smooth.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2007 on tap-pours an offwhite head with yellow/gold color. Aroma is grapefruit, hops. Taste is crisp hops with a strong medium malt presence.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rastacouere (6130) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 28, 2007
Clear, nice-coloured golden ale. Excellent, firm white head, fully lasting and leaving massive lacing. Aromatic, slightly yeasty, well aromatic nose. Oranged, earthy, flower petals – well put centennial/cascade blend. Highly supportive bready malts, biscuity, soft and never exaggerating the sweetness. Growing sheets of bitterness follow the dry finish never get extreme. Soft-edged texture. Medium-bodied, soft carbonation, juicy palate. Great IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - NOV 18, 2007
Finally, a beer with flavor from trap rock. Full of hops. Piney. Delicious in many ways.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivo (2566) - GERMANY - DEC 5, 2002
Floral, fresh hop nose. Lemony taste with lots of fresh, raw hops. Kinda one dimensional, but I like the bright hop resolution. Thin and dry like a martini. Man, I’m just picking the hops from my teeth...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5035) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUL 18, 2009
Orange pour with creamy off white head and lace. Earthy/citrus hoppiness. Sweet malt with a medium bitter. A medium bodied beer. A nice finishing bitter that just grows on you.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10680) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2012
Draft. Poured clear dark amber color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Solid complex hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture with soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Solid drinkable brew


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