Oskar Blues White Buffalo West Coast IPA

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Jake Smith, A.K.A, The White Buffalo, took a break from promoting his new album, “Shadows, Greys & Evil Ways,” to stop by the original Oskar Blues brewery in Lyons, CO to brew up a batch of “The White Buffalo West Coast IPA”—a sessionable, easy-drinking collaboration brew concocted after the California-based musician’s favorite style of beer.

“I love to drink,” said Smith, who together with a team of Oskar Blues brewers created a light-bodied, heavily-hopped West Coast-style White IPA featuring Centennial, Simcoe, and Galaxy hops. “I mostly drink IPAs, that’s why I wanted to create something light and drinkable. As a beer drinker, that’s what I’m drawn to.”

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3.6
teorn88 (7687) - Rimini, ITALY - OCT 6, 2015
Backlog rating. Keg at BD Shepherd’s Bush tap takeover, London. It pours a clean golden color with medium white head. Aroma is crispy citrusy, with notes of grapefruit and earth. Taste is lightly bitter and medium dry and crispy, with notes of grass, lemon, grapefruit skin, biscuit. Light to medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, nice IPA

3.4
arminjewell (9720) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Pour on tap at Black Bottle, clear golden-orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of biscuit, bread, slight orange peel, touch of white grape into a bit of spice, slight lemon. Taste was a mix of grapefruit, orange, some lemon into a hint of white pear, some slight biscuit, bread, finishing bitter.

3.3
Patrickctenchi (6691) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Draft: Slightly hazy, gold, with a white head. Lemon-peel herbal scent. Taste is lemon, citrus-peel hops. Very citrusy.....bright hops... Pretty solid ....

3.5
Ratman197 (15212) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 14, 2014
On tap at Hops and Pie poured a clear gold with a lasting white head. Aromas of bread grapefruit and light earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, grapefruit and light earthiness with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.

3.9
marcus (10571) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 29, 2014
On tap at Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours Blonde with a nice off-white head and a light citrus aroma. There is a medium-bodied pale malt flavor with a dry fairly bitter finish. Nice hop profile.

3.4
Drake (14059) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Draft at Sedona, 7/3/14. Pours a clear golden color with a thin creamy off-white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of tropical, melon hops, nail polish remover, pale malt. The taste is bitter citrus and tropical hops, pale malt. Medium bodied, slight lingering bitterness.

3.7
andrewje41 (4156) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Draft pour at Taphouse. Pours a light yellow with a mild grassy aroma. Citrus hop front flavor to this really refreshing, light IPA. Soft, easy finish. Really liggt, but good flavor to it. Good beer.

3
miyauchi38 (1096) - chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 19, 2014
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3
shrubber85 (11570) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Draft. Malt and metallic lemon peel aroma. Pale yellow with small head. Sweet lemon malt and moderately bitter lemon peel flavor.

3.6
BVery (11222) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Tap. Clear yellow to light gold pour with a small spotty white head. Nice citrusy aroma and taste, low hop bitterness and seems like low alcohol. Great summer brew.


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