IPA - Nodding Head Brewery and Restaurant
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Ratings: 5 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
4.47/5 rDev +17.3%
A - Colorfully IPA!
Smell - lovely, floral, citrus, just what i was looking for
Taste/MF - frothy offering this one was without much head still, enjoyed the hoppiness, not bitter but very full-tasting this one was, not toomuch malt on the back end to balance, i really enjoyed these pale offerings from nodding head
Overall - enjoying some differing brews from here i must say that the IPA is the cat's meow here.. grab one, you won't be disappointed
05-28-2011 20:23:17 | More by gatorbreath
3.6/5 rDev -5.5%
Pours a slightly hazed yellowish oranage color, moderate cap of soapy white head, diminishes quickly and leaves some spotty lacing. Scent brings a burt of citrus and floral hops, some hints of spice, pronounced sweet malt backbone, some bready qualities. Taste starts with an oddly sweet and floral note, unlike any direct IPA i have ever had... an overabundance of sweet malt combine with highly floral hops and a bitterness stays very low making this ale quite confusing. Wonderful unique taste, but oddly out of category. Medium bodied, oily, nice carnonation, some lingering after taste. As an IPA its hard to applaud, but a good beer none the less.
01-17-2011 15:06:58 | More by rfgetz
3.78/5 rDev -0.8%
Poured into a standard pint glass. Golden, bronze beer with a decent head. Very clear.
Aroma was very nice. Plenty of citrus & pine hops that was nice. Not a lot of malt in the aroma, but hey, it's a IPA.
Taste was nice. Plenty of hop flavor up from with some nice malt in there too. I think the only flaw here was that it was a bit under bittered -- plenty of hop flavor, just a bit low on the bitterness to make it really IPA-like.
Mouthfeel was rock solid for an IPA -- some malt richness in theree for balance with good carbonation. Easy to drink beer. I thought it was a success.
05-24-2010 03:41:34 | More by mklinger
3.68/5 rDev -3.4%
On tap at Nodding Head on 2/23/08.
A - Clear, deep amber/orange body with short, creamy off-white head and very little carbonation. Good head retention and lacing throughout.
S - Pungent citrus hops reminiscent of bitter lemon rind and grapefruit juice paired with sweet caramel and biscuity malts.
T - Begins with a blend of strong citrus hops and sweet caramel malt, then segues into a bready/biscuity malt flavor. However, the hops ultimately win in the end with an intense bitter finish. Could use a smidge more malt backbone to counter the strong hop flavor.
M - Medium body with creamy mouthfeel and a bit of heat from the alcohol, which emits a mild burn on the tongue. Very soft carbonation. Finish is long and bitter.
D - Very tasty IPA. Intensity of the hops caught me off guard. This brew is very big on citrus hops.
02-24-2008 20:52:44 | More by ffejherb
IPA from Nodding Head Brewery and Restaurant
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.