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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bristol Brewing Company proudly announce the graduation of Edge City IPA to six packs and confer upon it the name of Bristols Compass IPA! This is an ale with zip. Our IPA brings together copious amounts of Columbus, Chinook and Cascade hops in a tasty combination that lingers through the finish and beyond. Big hop flavor with malt in a nice supporting role.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
neontb (63) - - JAN 15, 2013
Bottle pour. Set off by particlulate in the beer! About an 8 month bottle doing a little extra fermentation in the bottle. Looked at the rest of the six pack I got, all had sediment in the bottom. Once I got past the sediment, the aroma was honey and hops, flavor was pleasant with pine and hops, finish was clean. Just watch out for sediment and pour the last half inch out if you find it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5360) - Newark, California, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Sampled on 10/7/2012. This India Pale Ale pours a medium orange gold color from a 12oz bottle. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity and sweet, citrusy and grapefruity. A medium bodied India Pale Ale. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are citrusy and grapefruity and a touch piney. Decent carbonation. A fairly bitter IPA with a a whole lot of lingering hop bitterness. Nice IPA. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is mostly bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (1269) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 11, 2012
A pleasant citrus - grapefruit aroma with a frothy mostly diminishing head, clear, sparkling amber hue. I enjoy the taste of this IPA, it does have a bite and the finish is long in duration.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftbeerdesign (2254) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 20, 2012
Nitro pour at Freshcraft. Orange pour with a thick creamy white head. Light citrus hop nose - not as hoppy as most IPAs. Med, creamy (nitro) body with well balanced citrus hops and caramel malts. Citrus bitter finish that sticks around a bit.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
csaso (2204) - Missouri, USA - MAY 9, 2012
Tap - average size foamy head, medium copper color, nice big grapefruit hop aroma and flavor with a pretty good malt back bone - good IPA

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
makyo (52) - Alabama, USA - MAY 4, 2012
So many good IPAs put there maybe I'm being a little stingy rating. No complaints but I may spend my beer dollar in pursuit of better. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GJF (1520) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - APR 17, 2012
On tap in CO Springs. Big notro-like head. Hazy yellow pour. Not a lot of aroma to it. A generally dry beer--british style, minerally, dry. Good dose of hop at the end.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (11552) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2012
Tap @ Euclid Halls, Denver. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, sweet fruity, grapefruit. Taste is malt, caramel, sweet fruit, peach, grapefruit. Medium bbody, soft carbonation. Pretty good. 050312

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Falconseye8 (542) - Evans, Colorado, USA - DEC 15, 2011
Finished second to Yellow Kite as my favorite beer of this sampler pack. Very nice IPA but not at the top of my favorites. Something I really enjoyed was the blending of the bitter/grapefruit/malt/hop concoction. Again, this is a beer I would recommend others give a try.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (10583) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 8, 2011
Bottle @ home. Im a little surprised that I havent rated this yet- I guess Ill have to make a stop by Bristol next time Im in the Springs. Cloudy, golden orange appearance with a fluffy, cream/tan head. Somewhat grapefruit/orange citrusy, piney hoppy, slightly toasty aroma. Sweet, toasty pale malty, piney, grapefruit hoppy, a touch earthy flavor. Pretty solid IPA.


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