October 27, 2011
The Brü Revü – Alesmith IPA
The Alesmith IPA is another San Diego beer I had smuggled back from our vacation that I was looking forward to trying. I have read a lot about the Alesmith brewery and how great all of their beers are, and their IPA lived up to all the hype. Alesmith’s IPA is bottle conditioned which poured a hazy golden copper with a great fruity aroma. What a great hoppy beer flavor without being too extreme. It has some malt in the background to give it a good balance and keeping it easy to drink. The Alesmith IPA gives the Ballast Point a run for its money as my favorite IPA period and I would consider them #1 and 1A. I hope it makes its way to Texas soon, as I need another one!