AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20ChadPolenz (1662) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2016
2015 BJCP Category: 21A American IPA
AROMA: Orange citrus candy or sherbet. A light, clean floral scent. 10/12
Pumpkin orange, hazy body with lava lamp effect of sediment floating.
CO2 visible. Moderately large, white froth with decent lacing. 3/3
Moderately high hop flavor, especially of orange fruit. Marketed as 71
IBUs, but seems a little lower. Quite palatable. Bitterness is mostly
dry with a faint spicy sensation. Slight orangepeel flavor on the
finish. Clean grainy malt provides a light general sweetness for
MOUTHFEEL: Medium+ body; smooth texture; good CO2
level. Smooth and comfortable. Alcohol is noticeable, but subtle.
Slightly astringent aftertaste. 4/5
OVERALL IMPRESSION: Classic, to-spec, West Coast-style IPA all-around. Well made and enjoyable. 8/10
TOTAL SCORE: 40/50
The author is not a certified BJCP judge; therefore, this score sheet
is not necessarily indicative of proper BJCP judging techniques and
protocol. The author is grading to 2015 BJCP Guidelines in order to
prepare for examination.