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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Firewater is a very balanced and drinkable East Coast IPA. Six separate British hop varieties make your taste buds jump up and say “Wow!”, while wheat and five different barleys provide a malty balance. An American version of the historic English style, this beer can stand up to a journey – either halfway around the world or just from can to mouth!

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3.4
lesifflebiere (1928) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 14, 2015
Liquide couleur maïs, peu de bulles en surface, avec un nez de pommes, de pêches et de sucre candi. La bouche est sèche, amère à souhait, surtout après la disparition totale du liquide. Les malts soutiennent fermement les houblons. Il en résulte une India Pale de facture assez classique, appuyant un peu sur tous les boutons, sans vraiment de défaut sinon qu’on peine à la différencier de la masse.

3.4
Whatup14 (2099) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 12, 2015
Canette au Mondial 2015. Couleur orangée voilée, mousse beige. Arôme fruité, malt, houblon, touche florale, soupçon de melon. Goût de houblon herbal, malt, bonne amertume. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen.

3.4
JHeath99 (1679) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Can. Pours a slightly hazy golden with spotty off white head. Aroma and taste of hops, bread malts, and some citrus.

3.6
Foxbush (2071) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - APR 30, 2015
Draft at the Carolina Beer Company bar in the Charlotte Airport The IPA poured a clear light amber color with an off white head. The nose detects grapefruit rind, yeast and some pine. The ale had a medium body with average carbonation. The taste was more complex with caramel malt balanced with floral hops. Hop bitterness swells in the back, guiding the brew towards a pleasantly dry finish.

3.5
kevinsenn (2245) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - APR 17, 2015
Can. Fruit and pepper aroma. Fruity english hops in the taste. Pretty good ipa but nothing extraordinary.

3.5
ACHops (1606) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 22, 2015
12 oz can served in a pint glass. Listed on the can a 6% abv. Pours slightly hazy dark golden with medium off-white head. Aroma is light caramel malt and light spicy hops. Taste is chewy caramel malt, nice floral earthy hops on the back. Somewhat thin mouthfeel and the hops take over. Lingers bitter and dry on the finish.

3.3
ben4321 (6607) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Location: Draft at the brewery, Asheville, 1/1/15

Aroma: It has a fairly mild aroma, light hops, orange/citrus, and a bit of bread
Appearance: It has a clear orange color with a small white head and some decent lace
Flavor: The flavor is along the same lines, with light malty sweetness and thin hops
Palate: The body of this one is light-medium, and it has a decent feel overall
Overall Impression: I actually preferred most of the other, less common, Catawba beers to their flagship IPA. It’s a decent beer, but it’s a little dull.

2.6
DiarmaidBHK (5357) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Draft at brewpub. Pours orange with a thin white head. Not much on the nose. A bit of pine on the tongue. Finished clean. Eh!

3.3
firemarshal (206) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Can. To be honest, I was at this dive called Horsefeathers in the middle of Sherrills Ford, NC and was so surprised to see an honest to goodness craft beer selection. I drank 3 right out of the can and it was good. The end.

3.8
Itzjerm (3055) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - NOV 10, 2014
A very nice IPA for the ABV. Very little strong hop for abv acceptable. Nice frothey head that fades. Sweet enjoyable . Nice hop taste and aroma light but for abv aceptable. thsi shoudl be in the session ipa section and aweomse.


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