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Monday, October 25, 2010

Beer Review: AleSmith IPA (USA)

Hello everyone. It's time for another beer review. Today I'll be reviewing the AleSmith IPA, a nice Indian Pale Ale from San Diego.

Looks: Hazy amber with a nice big frothy white head that stays quite a while.
Smells: Caramel, pine, spice, grapefruit.
Tastes: Caramel malt, grapefruit, spice. Slightly bitter with a nice warm finish, leaving a slight citrus flavor after.

Looks: 4.5/5 - Gorgeous. The head stays big and frothy for so long it's just great.
Smells: 3.5/5 - Nothing really particularly distinguishing in the aroma, found it a bit too intense on the citrus for my nose.
Tastes: 8.5/10 - Very good drink. I can see why it has a good reputation out there.
Overall: 16.5/20 - Definitely one of the better IPAs out there. Very smooth and probably one of the better US beers that I've had a chance to sample.

J

27 comments:

  1. Well hope I can get a taste of this one soon :)

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  2. I love IPAs, and alesmith is def. one of the better ones. You should review Consecration next.

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  3. should start looking for it to try my self

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  4. i'll be on the lookout for this one...

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  5. Have to see if I can get my hands on this to try it out.

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  6. Mmm Pale Ale's are the shit. This sounds like something I might try

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  7. I don't know if you already have talked about it, but have you tried Blue Moon?

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  8. i dunno about the grapefruit but sounds pretty good

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  9. never tried this. tooheys all the way!!

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  10. I know this is a beer review page, but the other day you reviewed a whisky, do you think you'll ever review any other spirits?

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  11. Ah man I miss this beer, haven't had it in a while.

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  12. cool. shame its only in usa, would love to try some.

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  13. One of the nicer blogs i've read.

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  14. I need to find some store with such high quality beers. There must be one in my city.

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  15. I think my favourite IPA is the Big Blue Double IPA from Buckerfield's, one of my local breweries.

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  16. Great review, i've been wanting to try different beers so now I guess I have you to help me choose.

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