North State IPA

California
United States
Judges Ratings 
1 Review
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Flavor:
37 / 40
Appearance:
6 / 6
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
18 / 20
Description 

At Wildcard we are mostly known for our magic with malts. Here is our first West Coast style IPA. Open wide, your nose that is. Intense hop aroma carrying floral and citrus notes. Nice piney bitterness strikes the tongue and leaves with a dry finish. Experience the Unexpected.

Profile

ABV: 
7.0%
IBUs: 
70
Served at: 
36° F
Hops: 
Simcoe, Citra, Mosaic
Malts: 
Pilsner, Caramalt, Two-Row
Judges Review 
Judges Rating:
92
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
37 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10

The initial sniff grabs the drinker with big tropical fruit hop aroma of pineapple and mango, with a background note of mixed stone fruit.  A light floral alcohol note and light bready maltiness chimes in as it warms to support the complex hop character.  As you enjoy the aroma, you will note...