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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
At Fulton, we love hops. That star in our logo is made out of hops, in case you hadn’t noticed. Of course, the hops plant contributes to the character of all of our beers, but sometimes we just want more. That’s why we decided to brew the Sweet Child of Vine. Generous quantities of Simcoe and Glacier hops are added throughout the boil. Then, late in the fermentation process, we infuse the Sweet Child with another dose of Glaciers, imparting a bouquet of hop aroma that veritably bursts forth upon serving. But don’t let all this talk of hops mislead you. The Sweet Child has a serious malt backbone to stand up to all those hops, creating a delightful balance that will keep you coming back for more. It’s an IPA, Fulton-style.

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3.1
mnmike (1086) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 5, 2012
On draft at Target Field. Not really what I’m looking for in an IPA. Aroma and hop profile are not pronounced enough. Still a decent, but underwhelming entry to this crowded field with high expectations.

2.7
Lukaduke (3206) - Gray, Maine, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Hmmm Hops ? Pours a copper brown color with a touch of foam that settles out fast. Aromas are pizza dough, caramel and even a little graham cracker. On the palate its smooth malty and easy to drink... but Im not really detecting much hop presence at all... maybe a little earthy spice peaks through on the late to mid palate.

3.2
bytemesis (8397) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Bottle. Pours clear deep coppery amber with a large beige head that dissipates slowly with nice lacing. Aroma its caramel, spruce, and flowery notes. Flavor is much the same, medium sweet caramel biscuit, very light bitterness, notes of pine and sweet caramel in the finish. Where’s the Simcoe?

3.7
kaser (6312) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Poured from keg at the local. Sweet an hoppy. Thicker beer. Enjoyed it. Different IPA than I'm used to ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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mikehanneman (63) - Iowa, USA - OCT 2, 2012
I love IPA’s. I am shocked at the low ratings this beer received. Nice hoppy taste and great full flavor. The finish was nice too - not too bitter with an IBU rating of 69. I recommend this IPA. The review that wondered if the keg was old...something was wrong. I drank the IPA out of a bottle. This beer has a really nice balance with the flavor!

3.2
borman11 (16) - minneapolis, USA - SEP 30, 2012
nice color. thin head. fairly hoppy. fairly dry. some fruit notes. good, not great. better straight out of the bottle than poured.

2.5
steelers (35) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 23, 2012
Nice lighter IPA has floral, grass notes, golden, clear color, minimal head, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium body beer.

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jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - AUG 21, 2012
on tap at rePUBlic, I’m hoping this is just an old keg, otherwise they don’t love hops.. there are none in this beer, and i get no simcoe which is easily distinguised.. sad attempt at an IPA

3.3
barn0216 (550) - California, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Double dry hopped special at Fulton brewery. Cask pour into brandy tulip, hazy chestnut brown, fine head, lots of lacing. Floral and citrus hop nose. Very creamy mouthfeel, initial hop bitterness melts to a strange bread midrange and then finishes with a hint of alcohol and more hops. Hard to rate. Nothing is obviously wrong but it tastes just a bit off. Maybe that malty midnote...

3.3
TheHOFF43 (2052) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - AUG 9, 2012
12 oz bottle pour into pint glass. Good color and flavor, not a palate wrecker by any means. Solid hop flavor with a clean taste. Solid head on the pour, decent tracing


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