Beer Name: 3Mag Sun IPA
Brewery: 3 Magnets Brewing (Olympia, WA)
How sold: 22 oz bottles; on draft
Where bought: Imperial Bottle Shop & Taproom (Portland, OR)
Price: $6.00 for a 22 oz. bottle
Date Bottled: May 31, 2016
Date Purchased: July 4, 2016
Date Opened: July 6, 2016
When brewed? Seasonal beer. Part of their "Flagship" Collaboration Series. It used to be known as Sunbreak IPA before a name change in 2015.
Where distributed: As of July 2016, 3 Magnets Brewing ships just to the Pacific Northwest. I know they are at least found in Oregon and Washington. See if 3 Magnets ships to your area!
REVIEW:Appearance (5%): Poured clear golden into a pint glass. Frothy white head, with minimal lacing on the glass. 4.5/5
Smell (25%): Tropical mango, grapefruit, some orange and tangerine notes. A bit malty. Hoppy. 4.25/5
Taste (40%): Dank and hop-forward. Predominantly grapefruit and mango juicy towards the middle of the experience, some tangerine notes. Good bitterness on the tongue. Getting a bit more octane on flavor than with the 3Mag Rain IPA. 4.25/5
Mouthfeel (10%): Medium-bodied. Dry on the tongue, yet the mouth permeates with citrus. 4.25/5
Overall (20%): An awesome IPA. 3 Magnets continues to impress me with their IPA lineup. The citrus experience is a big plus here. I find myself enjoying the 3Mag Rain a bit more than this, but 3Mag Sun should be a welcome addition for any IPA fan. 4.25/5
Final Weighted Rating: 4.263/5