Pearl Street Brewery – Linalool IPA

Pearl Street Brewery - Linalool IPA

Pearl Street BreweryLinalool IPA

IPA with Northern Discovery Hops
Brewed in: La Crosse, Wisconsin
2015 BJCP Style: 21A. American IPA
Bottled on: 12/10/15
Tasting on: 1/22/16
Glass: Craft Pint

Aroma: Overtones of citrus and lime. Undertones of floral hops, apple, minor malt sweetness and a hint of honey. 9.5/10

Appearance: Deep golden honey with excellent clarity. Off-white, almost gray, head with good retention. 9/10

Flavor: Moderate hop bitterness in the beginning followed by moderate malt sweetness in the middle. The end is crisp and dry with hop bitterness and hints of grass and grapefruit. 19/20

Mouthfeel: Smooth. Medium body with moderate carbonation, no alcohol. 9/10

Overall Impression: Excellent hop profile from aroma to aftertaste. Malt sweetness provides a nice counter to the hop bitterness, and the dry finish complements the hops well. Superb showcase for Northern Discovery hops. 47/50

Final Score: 94% = A-

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