325 tagged articles IPA

Review: Flying Fish Outside IPA 16/06/2018


 
Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: IPA
State/Country: New Jersey
ABV: 6.3%
Serving Type: 12 oz
 
Look: 9
Light amber color, medium white head, stringy lacing
 
 
Smell: 8
Citrus, pine, herbal
 
 
Taste: 9
Orange, papaya, grapefruit, caramel, white pepper, mint
 
 
Mouthfeel: 8
Medium with medium carbonation
 
 
 
Drinkability: 9
Tropical fruits with some nice malt and a herbal piney finish
 
 
Overall Score: 8.6
 
Value: 10
Cost/12 oz serving: $1.50
 
 
Overall Impression:
I love to drink beer from me home state, especially when the beer is as good as this one. This is a very tasty kick it by the campfire IPA. Recommended

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Review: Double Nickel A Certain Shade of Green 16/06/2018


Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: IPA
State/Country: New Jersey
ABV: 6.9%
Serving Type: 16 oz
 
Look: 7
Hazy medium amber, medium white head, stringy lacing
 
 
Smell: 8
Fruity, grass, caramel
 
 
Taste: 8
Orange, pineapple, apple, caramel, wet grass, pine, bready, tea, herbal
 
 
Mouthfeel: 7
Medium with medium carbonation
 
 
Drinkability: 8
Drinks like a slight hoppy Pale Ale. Very malt forward with some tea and a little pine on the finish
 
 
Overall Score: 7.6
 
Value: 8
Cost/16 oz serving: $3.00
 
 
Overall Impression:
Very disappointed in this one. I have no idea what D.D.H. means but the N.E IPA made me assume this was supposed to be a New England style IPA. This beer was way off that style. DN puts out some solid brews so I don't know what happened with this one. Not recommended

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Review: Stone /// Fear. Movie. Lions 13/06/2018

 
 
 

Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: Double/Imperial IPA
State/Country: California
ABV: 8.5%
Serving Type: 16 oz
 
Look: 9
Hazy gold color, bigh thick white head, stringy lacing
 
 
Smell: 8.5
Citrus, floral, herbal
 
 
Taste: 9
Orange, grapefruit, pineapple, melon, mango, honey, bread, pine
 
 
Mouthfeel: 8.5
Soft with medium carbonation
 
 
 
Drinkability: 9
Super smooth tropical fruits with a nice malt backbone and a kiss of pine on the finish
 
 
Overall Score: 8.8
 
Value: 10
Cost/16 oz serving: $2.34
 
 
Overall Impression:
Stone does it again with this juicy tropical DIPA. So easy to drink you'll forget it's almost 9% ABV. Go out and get a sixer of tall boys now!

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Review: Departed Soles Deuces 11/06/2018


Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: IPA
State/Country: New Jersey
ABV: 7.5%
Serving Type: 16 oz
 
Look: 7
Murky amber color, medium off white head, spotty lacing
 
 
Smell: 7
Over ripe fruit, earthy
 
 
Taste: 7
Over ripe apple, caramel, earthy, wet grass, pine, soapy
 
 
Mouthfeel: 8
Medium with medium carbonation
 
 
Drinkability: 7
Lot's of over ripe fruit and caramel up front (this is a IPA right?) with some soap and pine on the finish
 
 
Overall Score: 7.2
 
Value: 7
Cost/16 oz serving: $3.25
 
 
Overall Impression:
I love supporting a home state brewery, but when they put out an inferior brew, it's disappointing to me. This beer is supposed to be a New England style IPA but the taste and look is far from that. Plus no can date made me totally regret buying this beer. Not recommended

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Review: BrewDog Punk IPA 09/06/2018

 

Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: IPA
State/Country: Scotland
ABV: 5.6%
Serving Type: 12 oz
 
Look: 9
Golden color, fluffy medium white head, stringy lacing
 
 
Smell: 8
Citrus, mint, floral
 
 
Taste: 9
Orange, green tea, grass, mint, pepper, cereal
 
 
Mouthfeel: 8.5
Crisp, dry with medium carbonation
 
 
 
Drinkability: 9
Some citrus and green tea with a cereal backbone and a mint finish
 
 
Overall Score: 8.7
 
Value: 10
Cost/12 oz serving: $1.50
 
 
Overall Impression:
This is BrewDogs flagship IPA and it's very good. The beer tastes bigger than it's low ABV. Recommended

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Review: Magic Hat Big Hundo IPA 03/06/2018


 
Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: Double/Imperial IPA
State/Country: Vermont
ABV: 9%
Serving Type: 16 oz
 
Look: 9
Hazy orange color, medium white head, stringy and spotty lacing
 
 
Smell: 8
Citrus, floral
 
 
Taste: 8.5
Orange, lemon peel, grapefruit, tangerine, caramel, pine, wet grass, slight booze
 
 
Mouthfeel: 8
Medium with medium carbonation
 
 
 
Drinkability: 8.5
Very citrus forward with a big malty backbone with some pine on the finish
 
 
Overall Score: 8.4
 
Value: 10
Cost/16 oz serving: $2.38
 
 
Overall Impression:
I usually don't buy Magic Hat beers ,because to be honest, most of their beers are lame IMO. I've had a few over the years that were OK, but I must say this beer is pretty tasty. I like my DIPA's on the malty side and this one is just that with a nice citrusy hop kick. The price was nice too.

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Review: Terrapin Cumulus Lupulus 02/06/2018


 
 
Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: Double/Imperial IPA
State/Country: Georgia
ABV: 8.1%
Serving Type: 12 oz
 
Look: 9
Hazy gold color, medium white head, stringy lacing
 
 
Smell: 8.5
Tropical fruit, honey
 
 
Taste: 9
Pineapple, mango, papaya, grapefruit, lemon zest, honey, mint
 
 
Mouthfeel: 8
Medium dry with medium carbonation
 
 
 
Drinkability: 9
Tropical fruits dominate with a touch of mint on the finish
 
 
Overall Score: 8.7
 
Value: 9
Cost/12 oz serving: $2.17
 
 
Overall Impression:
Another great DIPA from Terrapin. Mucho tropical fruits take my taste buds to a nice place. Recommended

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Review: Long Trail VT IPA 01/06/2018


Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: IPA
State/Country: Vermont
ABV: 6%
Serving Type: 12 oz
 
Look: 10
Hazy milky orange color, thick medium head, thick stringy lacing
 
 
Smell: 8.5
Citrus, floral
 
 
Taste: 9
Tangerine, grapefruit, mango, pineapple, lemon zest, pine grass,
 
 
Mouthfeel: 8.5
Medium dry with medium carbonation
 
 
 
Drinkability: 9
Tons of tropical fruits with a dry piney finish
 
 
Overall Score: 9
 
Value: 10
Cost/12 oz serving: $1.84
 
 
Overall Impression:
This IPA was awesome just like their Limbo IPA. Long Trail is on my radar again. Highly recommended

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Review: Mother Earth Brew Co Boo Koo 27/05/2018

Reviewed By: Herr Mike
Style: IPA
State/Country: Idaho
ABV: 6.5
Serving Type: 12 oz
 
Look: 9
Hazy orange color, thick medium white head, stringy lacing
 
 
Smell: 8
Citrus, pine
 
 
Taste: 8.5
Tangerine, grapefruit, lemon grass, honey, cereal, pine
 
 
Mouthfeel: 8
Medium with medium carbonation
 
 
 
Drinkability: 8.5
Citrus up front with a cereal backbone and a slight piney finish
 
 
Overall Score: 8.4
 
Value: 9
Cost/12 oz serving: $1.84
 
 
Overall Impression:
This beer is from Mother Earth Brew Co and not Mother Earth Brewing in North Carolina (confusing) from which I had tastes 2 beers from them in the past. The beer wasn't a hop bomb and was pretty well balanced. Recommended
 

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