RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
Homefront IPA is a collaborative beer produced by nine U.S. breweries to raise money & awareness for Operation Homefront. Thanks to our friends at Fremont Brewing Co., Left Hand got to be a part of this awesome beer & cause. Homefront is an American IPA, brewed with orange zest and aged on maple Louisville Slugger bats, for a truly American offering.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (4956) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 21, 2013
The look is amber in color, off white head, and a clear look. The smell is fruits, hops, grass, resin, and caramel. The taste is hoppy, good bitterness, fruit, hops, and grassy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jbruner (4564) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle shared thanks to stevencon! Pours a clear golden brown with thin wispy head that leaves light lacing. Aroma is woody grain with a slight hop. Taste is bready grain, hops are all gone. Meh, not past its drink by date yet according to the bottle, but tastes like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanIHave4Beers (4181) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle shared by SaulTBauls
Pours a deep orangish gold with a small head.

The aroma is a little sweet with some graham cracker and grassy hops. Its a touch forward on booze as well.

The flavor is not terribly sweet, but yes has some honey an graham cracker to it the hops are pretty forward & have a grassy, herbal, and floral character to them. Its certainly got some wood character as well as some booze.

Its pretty close to displaying everything I dont like in IPAs, but somehow I dont hate it... whatever.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (4153) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Bottle. It poured an amber color with an off-white head. The aroma was of fruits, hops, grass, resin and some caramel. The taste was similar to the aroma with more hops, bitterness, fruits and grass. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Butters (4058) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Bomber pours a bright clear reddish copper with good sudsy tan head. Aroma is a great red foresty hop profile. Flavor is agressively hopped as well. Caramel tries to add balance, but it leans heavily to the citrusy/piney//orange zesty hops. Really didnt care for it that much. Very cool idea for a beer, but execution? not so much.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SSSteve (4006) - - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle. Clear amber with stable, fluffy,cream colored head. Citrus and tropical hop aroma. Earthy, toasted malts and juicy citrus hops flavor. A bit of black tea. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drjay44 (3617) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUL 10, 2013
651 ml. bottle. BBD 10/20/13. Pours a medium white head with moderate lacing, over a clear, dark amber (SRM 15) body......nose is pine, resin, dust, citrus, sweat.....taste is pine, resin, light orange, hints of toffee/caramel, leading to a light pine, citrus bitter finish....mouth feel almost watery, light astringency, carbonation low, with light acid finish. This is a very light take on an IPA and is more nearly a light APA in several ways. The simple malt back bone is almost hidden and the hops, while American, are used with a light hand in a uncomplex way. Finally the mouth feel is much too watery for an IPA. It does make a pretty pour. BJCP 7/3/12/4/6

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (3073) - Taylor Mill, Kentucky, USA - JUN 13, 2014
bomber for 99 cents into Le Duvel - nose is malty and wet citrus. Sip adds grapefruit and pine. Tasty. considering going back for the three others: $2.97 plus 18 cents for tax. finish is short. Lots of flavor but not complex. I will drink this over malt liquor any day for the price.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrnkMcDermott (3058) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Big zesty nose of lupalin hops and citrus. Pours a dark orange, almost brown, under a big tan head. Taste furthers the big smack of hop aroma, and Im comparing this to the dried flower hops I just stuffed in a few jars for safe keeping yesterday. Very citrusy, what with the added orange peel. I think we can compare it to a Tyranena Scurvy. Very sticky malts, but not overly sweet. After a month in my fridge, its still a powerfully hoppy but enjoyable IPA. Those buying it to support the charity may find themselves somewhat gobsmacked.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Draft. From notes. Pine and citrus with orange and grapefruit. Are they serious that this was aged on baseball bats? Weird, but ejoyable.

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