overall
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style
RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   IBU: 72   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This hop forward India Pale Ale features four different hops from the Pacific Northwest combined with a base of imported English 2-row barley and Crystal malts. Dry-hopped for additional hop flavor and aroma. Pocahoptas is an unfiltered West Coast-style IPA weighing in at 6.8% ABV and 72 IBUs.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (12524) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2013
on tap-thin offwhite-gold. A-sweet orange/pine, med malt. T-sweet orange/pine hops, med malt. Finish is drying resin.


3.5
Emeister84 (2580) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 22, 2017
On tap at The Tin Pan. Citrusy aromas, light grain. Clear orange with a somewhat lasting white head. Pretty dry, citrusy. Medium bodied.

3.8
Jabah (536) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2017
On tap at Great Wolf Lodge in Williamsburg, VA. Has a darker orange to copper appearance. Decent density and lacing sticks for a bit. Balance is towards a hop bomb, with good malt content. I would look for this in 6-packs.

3.5
rougeau13 (3183) - Richmond, Texas, USA - JUL 27, 2017
Tap at Craft 31 in Williamsburg. Deep clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma of tropical fruit and caramel. Bitterness is relatively light. Medium bodied and dry.

4
jefcon (1935) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2017
Can. Smells fresh and hoppy, with grass and citrus and forest on the nose. Palate is yielding, with a balanced toffee, cereal, malted quality to match the aggressive hopping. Almost drinks like an American version of ESB. Super.

3.9
OnTheTrail (582) - Virginia, USA - JUL 7, 2017
Pours slightly hazy orange. Small off white head. Aroma of grapefruit, orange, mango. Taste is juicy, fruity, moderate bitterness on the finish. Very pleasant, presumably New England style IPA.

3.4
jeremytoni (3082) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - APR 2, 2017
From the tap poured a copper color with a fair amount of head. Nice hoppy flavor with a lingering finish.

3.3
jgb9348 (6476) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - FEB 27, 2017
Hazy amber and copper coloured body with a nice, two centimetre tall off-white head. Aroma of grassy and very floral hops with a bit of a pine kick, some malt and earth and a little citrus and sugar scent as well - nice. Medium-bodied; Strong grassy and very herbal hoppiness with a mellow, but noticeable malt backbone show through and leave this well balanced, if not dry and bitter from the hops, bu the sugars and fruit don’t really show through - this is all about those hops. Aftertaste shows some more grass and dry flavours, with a little perfume and resin noticeable as well. Overall, a well-structured beer that has some pleasant hop flavours, a nice balanced and a touch of subdued complexity that make this a decent to good IPA (from the East Coast). I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased from Whole Foods in Pentagon City (Arlington), Virginia on 03-February-2017 for US$2,49 at the end of my driveway, sampled at home in Washington on 26-February-2017.

4.3
MeadWarden25 (2) - Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2017 does not count
Bar Louie tap. As usual all bars serve crafts too cold. Orange copper, light lacing. One of the most perfectly balanced IPAs ever, Aroma taste mouth feel and bitterness all adds up to almost five star.

3.6
hershiser2 (3666) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 27, 2016
Can from Total Wine. Pours mostly clear golden amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is amazingly tropical: mango all over, peach, ruby grapefruit. Flavor is also somewhat tropical with mango up front, toasted bread crust, peach, pine, and soap.

3.4
solidfunk (9407) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 13, 2016
Lots of pine and some oaky astringent peel. Orange amber pour. Very bitter finish. Can from Whole Foods.


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