Friday, January 11, 2019

Arrow Lodge Brewing Wild Style Double IPA

Beer Name: Wild Style
Brewery: Arrow Lodge Brewing (Covina, CA)
ABV: 7.9%
How sold: 16 oz tallboy cans; on draft
Where bought: Craft Shack (San Diego, CA)  ****bought online
Price: $5.99 for 16 oz single tallboy can

Date Canned: July 10, 2018
Date Bought: July 31, 2018
Date Received: August 2, 2018
Date Drank: September 6, 2018
When Brewed? Limited-time beer.

Where distributed: Arrow Lodge Brewing generally distributes within California.

Appearance (5%): Poured hazy light orange into a pint glass. Unfiltered. White head. Good lacing at the top of the glass. 4.5/5

Smell (25%): Juicy, pulpy tropical (grapefruit, lemon, and pineapple) with oaty malt notes. 4.5/5

Taste (40%): Slight resin to start, transitioning to soft tropical citrus. Malt complements the citrus. Aftertaste continues to be citrus and oaty malts. 4.25/5

Mouthfeel (10%): Medium-bodied, some carbonation. Extremely juicy with no dry tongue. 4.75/5

Overall (20%): An excellent to outstanding IPA. Delicious beer that fits the usual New England-style profile and has a good resin assertiveness confirming its 7.9% ABV. 4.25/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.375/5

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