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Review: Sixpoint Binary 02/09/2018


 
Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: Double/Imperial IPA
State/Country: New York
ABV: 8%
Serving Type: 12 oz
 
Look: 9
Medium orange color, medium white head, stringy lacing
 
Smell: 8
Grass, citrus, floral
 
 
Taste: 9
Orange, grapefruit, melon, lime, grass, honey, caramel
 
Mouthfeel: 8
Medium sticky with medium carbonation
 
Drinkability: 9
Lots of orange and grapefruit with a caramel back bone with a hint of lime on the finish
 
Overall Score: 8.6
 
Value: 9
Cost/12 oz serving: $2.09
 
 
Overall Impression:
I haven't had a Sixpoint DIPA in a while so I was excited to see this on the shelf. This is a tasty brew and highly recommended

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Review: Zero Gravity Madonna 01/09/2018


Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: Double/Imperial IPA
State/Country: Vermont
ABV: 8%
Serving Type: 16 oz
 
Look: 9
Medium orange color, medium white head, stringy lacing
 
Smell: 8
Citrus, grass
 
 
Taste: 9
Grapefruit, tangerine, mango, lime, lemon zest, honey, grass
 
Mouthfeel: 8
Medium dry with medium carbonation
 
Drinkability: 9
Citrusy and zesty with some grassiness on the back end. ABV well hidden
 
Overall Score: 8.6
 
Value: 9
Cost/16 oz serving: $3.25
 
 
Overall Impression:
My second from Zero Gravity and it was tasty. Lots of tropical fruits and a tingly mouthfeel made me want to go in for another sip. Biggest gripe as usual was NO CAN DATE! Recommended

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Review: Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Double IPA 01/09/2018


Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: Double/Imperial IPA
State/Country: California
ABV: 8%
Serving Type: 12 oz
 
Look: 9
Medium gold color, thick medium white head, stringy lacing
 
Smell: 8.5
Citrus, wet grass, caramel
 
 
Taste: 9
Orange, grapefruit, melon, herbal, dank, cracker, caramel, pine, pepper
 
Mouthfeel: 8
Medium dry with medium carbonation
 
Drinkability: 9
Some tropical fruits up front with some dankness, caramel and pine at the end. ABV well hidden
 
Overall Score: 8.7
 
Value: 10
Cost/12 oz serving: $1.67
 
 
Overall Impression:
Another solid DIPA from Sierra Nevada. Some tropical fruits and a little dankness made my taste buds dance. Recommended

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Review: River Horse Juiced IPA 01/09/2018


 
Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: Double/Imperial IPA
State/Country: New Jersey
ABV: 8.5%
Serving Type: 16 oz
 
Look: 9
Hazy orange color, big thick white head, stringy lacing
 
Smell: 8.5
Tropical fruits, herbal
 
 
Taste: 9
Pineapple, orange, grapefruit, lemon zest, grass, bread
 
Mouthfeel: 8
Medium dry with medium carbonation
 
Drinkability: 9
Tropical fruit sweetness with a nice malty backbone and some lemon and grass on the finish
 
Overall Score: 8.7
 
Value: 9
Cost/16 oz serving: $3.25
 
 
Overall Impression:
Another fine DIPA from the folks in Ewing NJ. Juicy and hazy and the ABV is well hidden. Recommended
 

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Review: Zero Gravity Little Wolf 29/08/2018


 
Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: Pale Ale
State/Country: Vermont
ABV: 4.7%
Serving Type: 12 oz
 
Look: 9
Medium gold color, thick medium white head, stringy and spotty lacing
 
Smell: 8
Fruity, caramel, earthy
 
 
Taste: 9
Orange, caramel, toast, pine, grass, pepper
 
Mouthfeel: 8
Medium dry with medium carbonation
 
Drinkability: 9
Citrus and caramel with some toast and a slight grassy finish
 
Overall Score: 8.6
 
Value: 9
Cost/12 oz serving: $1.84
 
 
Overall Impression:
My first from this brewery and it was a tasty pale ale. I could session this because it's a little brighter on the palate than your standard APA. Recommended

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Review: Revolution Tropic Hero 26/08/2018


Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: IPA
State/Country: Illinois
ABV: 7%
Serving Type: 12 oz
 
Look: 9
Light amber color, big white head, stringy lacing
 
Smell: 8
Tropical fruits, floral
 
 
Taste: 9
Pineapple, coconut, tangerine, mango, bread, dank, pine, pepper
 
Mouthfeel: 8
Medium chewy with medium carbonation
 
Drinkability: 9
Tropical fruits up front with some dankness a bready backbone with pine and pepper on the close
 
Overall Score: 8.6
 
Value: 9
Cost/12 oz serving: $2.00
 
 
Overall Impression:
I love this brewery. Their beers are solid and I love the artwork on the cans. I've had most of the Hero beers and this one doesn't disappoint.

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Review: Singlecut Beersmiths 18 Watt 26/08/2018

 

Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: IPA
State/Country: New York
ABV: 5%
Serving Type: 16 oz
 
Look: 7
Murky orange brown color, small head that dissipates to nothing, spotty lacing
 
Smell: 7
Over ripe fruits, wet grass
 
 
Taste: 7
Over ripe orange, pineapple, wet grass, pine
 
 
Mouthfeel: 7
Thin with low carbonation
 
Drinkability: 7
Over ripe tropical fruits then a powdery hoppy kick with a wet grass finish
 
 
Overall Score: 7
 
Value: 7
Cost/16 oz serving: $3.25
 
 
Overall Impression:
Looked forward to trying this session IPA but was disappointed. I was kind of a murky muddled mess with a powdery aftertaste. I drank this in August of 2018 and the can date said 7-8-18 so I'm assuming that is a born on date? Not sure but I wouldn't buy this beer again.

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Review: Stillwater Fast Fashion 26/08/2018

 

Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: IPA
State/Country: Maryland
ABV: 6.5%
Serving Type: 16 oz
 
Look: 9
Hazy gold color, medium white head, stringy and spotty lacing
 
Smell: 8
Citrus, honey
 
 
Taste: 9
Orange, pineapple, lemon zest, grapefruit, herbal, pine, pepper, cracker
 
Mouthfeel: 8
Medium with medium carbonation
 
Drinkability: 9
Orange and grapefruit dominate with a cracker backbone and a herbal piney finish
 
Overall Score: 8.6
 
Value: 9
Cost/16 oz serving: $3.00
 
 
Overall Impression:
Another solid brew from Stillwater. This hazy citrusy IPA hits the spot on a 90 degree plus summer day. Recommended

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Review: 7 Mile Brewery Seven Suns Double IPA 26/08/2018

 

Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: Double/Imperial IPA
State/Country: New Jersey
ABV: 7.5%
Serving Type: 16 oz
 
Look: 9
Orange color, thick medium white head, stringy lacing
 
Smell: 8.5
Stone fruit, floral, dank
 
Taste: 8.5
Apricot, peach, tangerine, pineapple, pine, pepper, grass, bread
 
Mouthfeel: 8
 
 
Drinkability: 8.5
Lots of stone fruit with a bready backbone and some pine and pepper bringing up the rear
 
Overall Score: 8.5
 
Value: 9
Cost/16 oz serving: $3.25
 
 
Overall Impression:
My third brew from 7M and it was tasty. Fruity with a nice malty backbone with some dank pine thrown in to make it more of an east coast DIPA. Recommended

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