Category 16: Fruit IPA

Color:
Varies by what fruit is added.
Clarity:
Varies by fruit is added.
Perceived Malt Aroma and Flavor:
Medium-low to medium maltiness is present in aroma and flavor
Perceived Hop Aroma and Flavor:
High to very high, exhibiting a wide range of attributes including floral, piney, citrus, fruity (berry, tropical, stone fruit and other), sulfur, diesel-like, onion-garlic, catty, resinous, and many others.
Fermentation Characteristics:
Fruity esters are low to high. Diacetyl and DMS should not be perceived.
Body:
Medium-low to medium
Additional Notes:
Should be judged on the balance of the sweetness or tartness of the fruit and hops and malt of the IPA.
Alcohol by Volume:
6.30%-7.50%
IBU:
50-70
SRM Color:
4-12