Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Pelican IPA

Pelican IPA

Ratebeer 3.91 98th percentile
Beer Advocate A-

Taste +3

For a brew this big, the hop aroma is oddly faint. You can barely pick up citrus and pine; I don't even have a cold. The taste is all hops, pine, resin and astringent. There is a bit of sweetness there, but it is over shadowed by the hop bitterness.

Aftertaste +2

The finish is quite dry with a full astringent, pine mouth coating.

Alcohol Content +1 7.5%

Value 0

I don't get it. There were great reviews at ratebeer and BA, it just didn't move me.

Ingame Enhancement 0

Nothing happened, went to bed early.

Overall 5/10

This was a solid IPA, just not stellar. I think it is because we have Phillips brewery in town and you have to be good to beat their stuff.

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