Sunday, May 12, 2019

Arrow Lodge Brewing Arrow Sol Hazy Double IPA

Beer Name: Arrow Sol
Brewery: Arrow Lodge Brewing (Covina, CA)
ABV: 8.5%
How sold: 16 oz tallboy cans; on draft
Where bought: Craft Shack (San Diego, CA)  ****bought online
Price: $6.99 for 16 oz single tallboy can

Date Canned: December 27, 2018
Date Bought: February 13, 2019
Date Received: February 18, 2019
Date Drank: March 6, 2019
When Brewed? Likely a rotational beer.
IBU: 60

Commercial Description: "Hazy IPA with Galaxy, El Dorado, and Ekuanot."

Hops: Galaxy, El Dorado, Ekuanot.

Where distributed: Arrow Lodge Brewing generally distributes within California.

Appearance (5%): Poured hazy golden-orange into a pint glass. Unfiltered; sediment at the bottom of the can. Frothy white head, good lacing. 4.5/5

Smell (25%): Creamy sweet citrus tangerine, pineapple, and stone fruit. Some oaty malt. 4.5/5

Taste (40%): Pulpy tropical and oaty malt to start. Tropical intensifies through the aftertaste, including assertive citrus tangerine. Aftertaste is pleasing citrus. No octane. 4.75/5

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

Overall (20%): An outstanding IPA. The brewery hit a big home run here with Arrow Sol. Lots of tropical citrus and extremely refreshing. A beer I could drink all day. 4.75/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.625/5

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