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Brewed by Driftwood Brewery (Canada)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Victoria, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 344   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with the hop aficionado in mind, Fat Tug is a Northwest-style India Pale Ale with an intense hop profile featuring notes of grapefruit, mango, melon and passionfruit. Sufficient malt is there to provide support. At 7% alc/vol and 80+ IBUs this beer delivers on the promise to satisfy anyone with a thirst for all things hoppy!

Malts: Pilsner, Crystal, Carapils
Hops: Cascade, Columbus, Centennial, Amarillo, Citra

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3.7
Braudog (6841) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2017
Bottle. Light-to-medium orange-amber. Frothy top. Both woodsy and fruity, this is a good compromise westie, with a wet, marshy charcter overall. (#6836, 11/23/2017)

3.8
Capa (3448) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - NOV 21, 2017
Pale golden orange with a rocky white head. Light palate. Hop forward with plenty of tropical and melon notes and a very light malt backbone. Lingering bitterness without getting too dry in the finish. A flavorful and hop filled IPA that carries a light profile throughout.

4.6
muellerbr (14) - - NOV 17, 2017
I have not had many Canadian IPA's, but this is legit. Hops are big without sacrificing balance and palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
BrentEssery (1) - - NOV 6, 2017 does not count
Great IPA bold taste with a long hop finish. One of my favourites. Great beer for a good price. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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mikkopen (1193) - Guelph, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 27, 2017
650 ml bottle. Hazy yellow colour, thick white head. Sweetish aroma of grapefruit, malt, mangoes, notes of pine. The taste is malty, with a note of caramel, grapefruit, and a lingering, herbal and resiny hoppy finish. Very tasty.

3.9
AndyW68 (1603) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 22, 2017
Light haze to a straw yellow pour with a light but stick white head. Aroma is malty pine. Taste follows nose. Fruit pine and malt.nice light bitter bite at the end.

3.3
jbruner (5292) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - SEP 11, 2017
Pours a clear golden orange on tap with fluffy off-white head that leaves good lace. Aroma of bready malts and piney hops. Taste follows, solid west coast IPA with moderate bitterness. Decent.

3.4
jpalazini115 (31) - - SEP 2, 2017
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3.7
bdleedahl (600) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - AUG 31, 2017
Really nice ipa. It is not astringent, which is usually my issue with ipas. The malt bill actually balanced the hops. Very nicely done. Bottle in office. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
onceblind (10611) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 29, 2017
Slightly hazy golden with a jock generous white fluffy head. Lovely floral resinous nose that’s gently piney and gently grapefruit rind-y. Smooth charming. Balanced flavor that’s pale but leafy and floral hopped with a light piney touch. Balanced bitterness and mellow and with a lingering earthy resin.


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