Friday, December 29, 2017

Parkway Brewing Get Bent Mountain IPA

Beer Name: Get Bent Mountain IPA
Brewery: Parkway Brewing Co. (Salem, VA)
ABV: 7.2%
How sold: 12 oz cans; on draft
Where bought: Unknown, was a gift from a friend.
Price: Unknown, was a gift from a friend.

Date Opened: September 5, 2017
When brewed? Year-round beer.
IBU: 67

What's on the Bottle: "It's not just a place, it's a state of mind. A delightful bready character balances lots of citrusy hops in this light bodied West Coast styled IPA."

What's on the Website: "Our Get Bent Mountain IPA is a light bodied, west coast-styled IPA with a delightful bready character balanced by lots of citrusy hops. We expect it to be around 7.2 % ABV."

Where distributed: Unknown; but likely distributes just within Virginia or the region.

Appearance (5%): Poured a slightly hazy dark golden into a pint glass. White head; some lacing. 4.25/5

Smell (25%): Mainly floral and some dank. 4/5

Taste (40%): Balanced floral and berry experience, with some dank notes. 4/5

Mouthfeel (10%): Medium-bodied, some carbonation. Slightly dry tongue. 4.25/5

Overall (20%): A great IPA. Parkway did a wonderful job with providing a more balanced approach to the American IPA. I enjoyed it even though I definitely prefer a more tropical feel to my IPAs. I would definitely try more beers from them in the future. 4/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.038/5

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