Saturday, November 9, 2019

Arrow Lodge Beer 19 Hazy IPA

Beer Name: Beer 19
Brewery: Arrow Lodge Brewing (Covina, CA)
ABV: 6.8%

How sold: 12 oz cans; on draft
Where bought: Craft Shack (San Diego, CA)  ****bought online
Price: $6.99 for 12 oz single can

Date Canned: May 2, 2019
Date Bought: August 7, 2019
Date Received: August 12, 2019
Date Drank: August 16, 2019
When Brewed? Likely a rotational beer.

Commercial Description: "New England IPA with CTZ, Citra, and Centennial."

Hops: CTZ, Citra, Centennial.

Where distributed: Arrow Lodge Brewing generally distributes within California.

Appearance (5%): Poured hazy light golden-orange into a pint glass. Unfiltered; sediment at the bottom of the can. White head, trace lacing. 4.25/5

Smell (25%): Mostly tropical citrus pineapple and stone fruit, with complementing oaty malt. 4.5/5

Taste (40%): Tropical citrus forward, with brief dank/resin immediately afterward, then back to all tropical. Aftertaste is mainly citrus. 4.5/5

Mouthfeel (10%): Medium-bodied, good carbonation. Very juicy with trace dry tongue. 4.5/5

Overall (20%): An outstanding IPA. This is a beer I would want a 6-pack of when on the golf course, not just after 18 holes of golf. Of course, that probably means my round will last all day while I futilely search for all my errant shots. 4.5/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.488/5

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