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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   IBU: 64   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Jacaranda is the flagship beer of Claremont Craft Ales. This wonderfully balanced beer appeals to drinkers of all stripes thanks to the complex malt character of the rye. The copious amounts of Centennial hops balance perfectly with the spiciness and pepperiness of the rye malt. 6.7% ABV, 64 IBU, 11 SRM

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3.6
blipp (9268) - La Mesa, California, USA - JAN 1, 2017
Can. Pours lightly hazed gold with a white head. Light fruity hops, a little grassy, light spicy hops, mild sweet malts, and moderate bitterness. Pretty good.

3.2
ABUSEDGOAT (2759) - California, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Hazy amber, moderate head, good lace/retention. Aroma is spicy rye, grapefruit, citrus, caramel. Medium bodied, moderate bitterness, easy to drink but forgettable.

4.1
DenverLogan (1213) - LA, California, USA - APR 26, 2016
On tap at the brewery April 3rd. As a rye IPA it fit in that flavor category with a touch more citrus that expected, but no problems. I’d happily take a growler home.

3.3
Art (3217) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2016
Can shared by Dan. Pours a fairly clear copper orange with a white head. Aromas of orange and pine. Candied orange peel. Taste is mild bitterness.

3.7
Nuffield (4171) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 30, 2016
I was really struck by how fruity this beer was, and how sweet, too. The flavor has a lot of non-citrus fruits (peach, e.g.) and the bitterness was quite low. Still well balanced and easy drinking, it paired well with my food (a mushroom risotto). Very good. (on tap at Tutti Mangia, Claremont, CA)

3.4
RedSox2004 (1890) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Orange/gold with a bright white head with a two-finger frothy head and lots of lacing. Aromas of grapefruit and orange with hints of pine resin, spice and malt. Citrus hops up front, followed by resinous pine, rye, and toasted malt. Full body, brightly effervescent, creamy mouthfeel and a crisp dry finish.

3.3
bytemesis (8375) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 11, 2015
Can. Pours hazy golden apple, small beige head, decent lacing. aroma is pretty pine tree. Flavor is light plus sweet, light plus bitter, boatloads of pine, some rye spiciness and bready malt tones. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel.

3.5
fonefan (49293) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2014

Can 1 pint.

[ As Claremont Craft Ales Jacaranda Rye IPA ].
Unclear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, caramel malt, light rye, moderate to heavy hoppy, mango. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, tropical fruit, hoppy, pineapple. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140517]

2.8
Barreras (1689) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Pours a hazy orange color with a grapefruit aroma. Taste is crisp, with an apricot malt flavor. A decent bitter hoppy aftertaste, with a slight pepper flavor on the tongue. Overall a decent IPA that was very drinkable.

3.3
gunnfryd (14872) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle. Amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is rye, malt, hop, peaches. Flavour is rye, malt, hop, peaches, grapefruit, citrus, grain. Medium body. OK beer.


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