300 is an American IPA brewed by Fulton Beer, and for the purposes of this craft beer review, the ale was served in an IPA glass from a can.
The ale pours a crystal clear copper and is topped by a thick and rocky stack of white foam that shows decent retention. Gobs of sticky lace and a thick soapy collar cling to the glass.
The aroma is pleasant with a scent of fresh pine needles and tropical fruit.
The hops permeate the palate throughout beginning with mild piney and floral notes. That bite gets stronger towards the finish with citrus notes of grapefruit and lemon. A hefty malt backbone balances the palate, offering flavors of biscuit, caramel, and tropical fruit. A slight taste of booze appears in the finish as the beer warms.
The feel is relatively smooth with a body that’s a shade over medium and is moderately carbonated. It’s dry throughout and somewhat astringent on the backend. There’s a slight warming sensation from the alcohol.
300 is wonderfully crafted brew. Its appearance is solid and its aroma is pleasant, and its feel is sublime. But its a wonderfully balanced palate that will win you over (and yet has enough bite to please hopheads) and packs a tremendous amount of flavor for a single IPA. 300 is a brew worth enjoying again and again.
Have You Tried 300?
What did you think? Give a rating, share your opinion in the comments below, or add a link to your own offsite review.