Filed under: Great Divide, IPA (shaker, tulip) | Tags: balanced, bitter, bitterness, burning, classic IPA, clear, coating, copper, crisp, drying, enticing, flour, grapefruit, intricate lace, long finish, nice, nicely crafted, sandy, spicy, strong finish, very persistent, white head
ABV, Volume & Calories: 6.8% in 12 fl oz. estimated at 170C
Purchased at: OakTree Buy Rite, South Plainsfield, NJ for $2.49
Aroma: nice, enticing, spicy, grapefruit, burning. 8 out of 10.
Visuals: clear, copper, white head, very persistent, intricate lace. 5 out of 5.
Taste: flour, grapefruit, classic IPA, balanced, bitterness, nicely crafted. 9 out of 10.
Palate: drying, bitter, crisp, coating, long finish, strong finish, sandy. 4 out of 5.
Overall: Reminds me of many other IPAs, but a high quality example with an exemplar in the visual area. I’d have it again in a minute. It seems like a regular go-to pick. Very well crafted. 18 out of 20.
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