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Timber Beast - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

398 Ratings
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Ratings: 398
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 13.96%
Wants: 21
Gots: 48 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company visit their website
Mississippi, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mississipping on 07-12-2012)
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5/5  rDev +26.9%

My favorite IPA!

ToniBailey, Nov 20, 2014
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alostplot, Nov 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

CUbeerfan, Nov 18, 2014
Photo of flagmantho
3.69/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: medium orange hue with a moderate haze and a strong effervescence. Head is three fingers of frothy ivory foam with a hint of orange. Looks great!

Smell: strongly lemony and slightly floral hop aroma. With the alcohol thrown in the works, it smells a little like floor wax ... but in a good way.

Taste: very bitter and herbal hops right up front, slowly fading into the more lemony element. Not bad, if, again, a little floor-waxy.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body but with a pretty good carbonation. Creaminess is a bit evanescent, but it's decent enough.

Overall: this beer is not terrible, but it just doesn't grab me.

flagmantho, Nov 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

cheefdaddy1, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

NSXAG, Nov 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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1/5  rDev -74.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

BeastLU, Oct 28, 2014
Photo of tigg924
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Awesome beer. Great citrus smell. Flavor is fresh citrus, caramel, pine, and light rye. One of the better ipas I have had in a while. Will look to pick this one up again.

tigg924, Oct 27, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -3.6%

jaydoc, Oct 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

treznor, Oct 25, 2014
Photo of guityler83
3.91/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: golden copper, slightly hazy apperance, persistant off white head. some hop particle floaties in the bottom

S: Moderate strength grapefruit and tangerine hop aroma with evergreen and herbal notes slightly less dominant. Spicey rye character at medium level with mild toast and caramel.

T: Moderate grapefruit and pine bitterness thats got a rougher character (fitting in the beer though). More developed pine and dank evergreen like flavors evolve into a medium level of rye spiceiness, toast and mild biscuit character - similar to the aroma - that comes off mildy sweet. The finish is crisp and has a refreshing last burst of pine that lingers on the pallet.

M: Medium body with medium-moderate carbonation. The rye adds the impression of more body I think. Tiny bit of alcohol warmth

O: A very fitting name for this beer. Drinking it you can't help but bring up images of deep woods with snow covered evergreens and burly axe weilding lumber jacks. A good beer overall at a good price - not mind blowing but thats now what its trying to be. Cheers!

guityler83, Oct 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

LakeCreekBev, Oct 20, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First Mississippi beer! 12 oz bottle into a wine glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear copper color. The head is two fingers high, and slightly off-white in shade. It has both good retention and a nicely dense texture, and also leaves behind a nice amount of lacing. (4)

Smell: It has that intense grapefruit typical of a good DIPA. While that's usually enough, this beer also injects a subtle kiss of rye throughout. The rye doesn't dominate, but neither does it completely hide like a shrinking violet. I'm also picking up faint estery touches and a crackery (not caramely!) malt backbone. It's not the freshest bottle, so I'm impressed with its mild complexity. (3.5)

Taste: The initial flavor is bitter grapefruit, blending with touches of orange peel and pine. Rye notes appear around the mid-taste; just like the nose indicated, it's a subtle characteristic that adds to the experience instead of detracting. At times, I'd call the finish faintly juicy, and that's a great thing. The back end also reveals some more general malt notes (caramel, toffee). Its level of grapefruity bitterness is just right - not too pungent, nor too timid. (3.75)

Mouthfeel: Full bodied and fairly sweet, typical of a DIPA. However, it has enough crispness and bitterness to go down fairly easily. The carbonation is slightly masked by the sweetish body. (3.5)

Overall: It's not quite a top-flight DIPA, but it's still a very good one. It has a reasonable depth to it that quite a few in the style lack. Aside from the sweetness being a bit too much (always a problem in most big rye-laden IPAs in my opinion), I can't really think of anything wrong with this. Certainly, I'd drink it again. (3.5)

3.64/5: Very good by DIPA standards, utterly miraculous by Mississippi standards

ThisWangsChung, Oct 19, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Cloudy orange/light-copper color. Good sized, creamy, tight, white head. Nice retention with a layer of lace remaining.

S - Citrus and pine hop aroma. Citrus made up of tangerine, orange, and a slight grapefruit nose. Hints of lemon. Fair amount of pine. Faint rye spiciness, but nothing too strong. Some bready notes as well.

T - That peppery, rye flavor comes out more than the nose suggested. Still a good helping of citrus, but the pine really kicks in on the finish. A subtle earthiness and slightly herbal flavor is in the background. Starts slightly sweet with the tangerine/citrus flavor along with a slight breadiness before finishing with the rye/pine bitterness.

M - Light to medium body. Pretty smooth with average carbonation.

D - Alcohol is really well hidden and it taste more like a 7% IPA. Nice flavor combinations with the rye/spice present but not overpowering. Pretty refreshing and easy to drink.

Notes: Nicely balanced rye beer. Instead of it being all about the spice, those flavors meld with the hoppy flavors. Nice interplay between the sweet citrus, bitter pine/herbal flavors, and the spicy rye. Easy drinker and overall enjoyable. A solid beer.

FreshHawk, Oct 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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1.76/5  rDev -55.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Timber Beast from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 398 ratings.