Review: Roll Call EC 4 IPA by Gun Hill Brewing Co.

Roll Call EC 4 (East Coast IPA) by Gun Hill Brewing Co.

Brewery: Gun Hill Brewing Co
Beer Style:  East Coast IPA
ABV:  7.3%
IBUs: 75

Beer God’s Notes

This was the first in the EC series that didn’t hit it for me.  I can’t place the exact reason, but this one just fell a little flat.

I think that it was a little too dry for me, which feels weird describing a beer. That’s a great thing in a cider (in my opinion). But in a beer where I was expecting a nice refreshing beer, dry isn’t always good.

The hops in this felt like they were being muted by something, but it wasn’t the malt.  I can tell when a beer is balanced (or over-balanced) so that wasn’t it.

Overall, a different release from Gun Hill, honestly the first miss for me.  But you’ll have that from time to time.  I’m still eagerly awaiting more in the EC series.

Description

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Author: BeerGod

Hi, I'm Brian, aka The BeerGod or Brian Beer God. I've been enjoying craft beer for years now. I love the passion and the stories behind a new beer. Meeting people and talking about craft beer is one of my favorite things. This blog and my reviews are meant to be an extension of that. Sit back, relax, and have a beer! Cheers!

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