Delta Beer Lab – IPA 19.7 West Coast

Delta Beer Lab IPA 19 7

Delta Beer Lab – IPA 19.7 West Coast

West Coast IPA
Brewed in: Madison, Wisconsin
2015 BJCP Style: 21A – American IPA
ABV: 6.6%
Hops: Cascade, CTZ, Amarillo
Canned on: 12/4/20
Tasting on: 1/9/21
Glass: IPA

Aroma: Light orange and resin, moderate lemon, and moderate-high flowery hop character. Light-moderate medium-toasted malt and a hint of caramel. 8/12

Appearance: Light copper to copper with excellent clarity. Off-white head with small to large bubbles and excellent retention. 3/3

Flavor: Moderate-high hop bitterness. Hop flavor is low-moderate with light orange, lemon, and resin. Backbone of toasted malt with a bit of caramel malt. Balance is well toward bitterness. Medium-dry. Moderate-high hop bitterness in the aftertaste along with medium lemon. 14/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Slight warming alcohol. 4/5

Overall Impression: Classic American hop aroma, clean and strong hop bitterness, and a supportive malt backbone. 7/10

Final Score: 36/50 B

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