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Timber Beast - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

367 Ratings
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Ratings: 367
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 12.85%
Wants: 18
Gots: 40 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

zookerman182, Mar 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

RocketCityVol, Mar 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

GaryWindham, Mar 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

apasternak, Mar 07, 2014
Photo of calcutron
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

calcutron, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of CMalenda
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

CMalenda, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of welldigger888
4.24/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

poured a a wonderful hue of orange and spring honey, nice big snow white cap that leaves ample lacing.

First blast is of a biscuit like aroma then a nice spicy blast that brings along some citric hops. Not as aromatic hop wise as I was expecting, pleasant though either way.

A big bang of hop aroma, love it! With a nice heady spice from the rye. This brew realey delivers in the flavor group.

This elixer drinks rather well, dry and quenching begging for another pint!

Not much experience with these cats, but this brew is well put together!

welldigger888, Mar 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Marco_Gtz, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of phooky
4/5  rDev +0.8%

phooky, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of EagleTalon
3.34/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours to a thick buff head and consistent lacing all the way down. Color is hazy light amber. Aroma is pine sol and biscuit malt. Flavor is a rich blend of malt and hops yet it has a soapy, funky note that detracts a bit. Good bracing bitterness. Mouthfeel medium. Overall not bad but a bit rough in some spots.

EagleTalon, Mar 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

BrewBros, Feb 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Robertparker, Feb 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Petey_the_Quiet, Feb 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

CorgiDad, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of NuclearRich
3.35/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

A. Copper, amber, gold. Light haze. Fluffy white head, keeps decently well, laces thick silk screen all the way down.

S. Spicy rye, bold malt, slightly grassy and citrusy. Hops don't dominate, but the rye is big,

T. Dominant spicy rye, with a spicy hop bitterness. Hints of grass and citrus, and maybe a bit earthy. Equally as strong (which I wouldnt call intense, but the flavors are fairly big) is the malt backbone - a solid balancing malt quality that hints at munich malts.

M. Crisp carbonation combined with a fairly big bitterness make this a sharp and refreshing 9%er. Medium body is balancing and just slick enough to keep that bitterness lingering nicely.

O. Underwhelming except for the rye and the bitterness. Not complex, itll get the job done, especially if you like balanced IIPAs and rye.

NuclearRich, Feb 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Shafaegalo, Feb 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

BeerBucks, Feb 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

SpartyJoe, Feb 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

BigGold, Feb 15, 2014
Photo of JamesStreet
4.13/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz
Best by 02/06/14

A- beautiful orange-golden color with thick two finger off-white head
S- citrusy, some pinyness
T - really get the citrus here. One of the better tasting IPAs I've had
M - really smooth, not a lot of the bitterness
O - surprisingly, one of my favorite IPAs now.

JamesStreet, Feb 12, 2014
Photo of KYGunner
3.68/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Deep golden coloring was obscured by tons of carbonation and bubbles etched along the edge of the pint glass. The head was fizzy, loosely knit but kept its shape for a long time.

The aroma is a nice mix of herbal and fruity hops. Grapefruit, tangerines and oranges mix with a piney floral scent. The backbone is a hefty tea leafy malt.

As with many IPA'S this comes across has more musky and swampy on the tongue. The hops are herbal and floral but not piney. Mixed with the more caramel malt flavor is a honey taste which helps to off set the more earthy hop tone.

The feel is bitter but not astringent, light and drinkable, despite the high ABV.

This is not my cup of tea, I'm guessing, based on the ratings but it has a lot of flavor, just not my favorites.

KYGunner, Feb 08, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

With a pep of grain and spice, there's a rustic and raw taste to the common citrus and moderate malt influence that the typical Imperial IPA would give. However, this is the South and they have a certain swagger about them. This is how they handle big IPA:

Like many imperial versions would, Timber Beast pours with a deep honey-amber appearance with a translucent haze that allows a dim glow from behind. A creamy yet delicate eggshell white foam rises above and swirls into an even skirt across the surfae. Dense but low, its foam character shows resiliency as the ale trails with dashing lace.

Its strong hop presence is an even-keel dialogue of citrus and pine aromatics rise at the same time. Pink grapefruit, crushed pine needles, freshly zested oranges and recently mowed lawns all play into the beer's sharp and bright hoppy scent. Underlying notes of caramel and yogurt seems give give the hoppy fruit elements a sense of richness and juiciness.

As the caramel coaxes the front of the tongue, a quick spiciness also abounds. Different than hops, the peppery character of rye steps in a gives a husky and grainy flavor that works in conjunction with the bitterness of hops and the toastiness of barley. Yet there's a rugged earthiness that emits as the taste of rye bread takes hold, but without the caraway. But even though its citrusy power carries the middle palate, it culminates in a pithy-bitter finish that's in perfect complement to the hop's resinous sappy taste to close.

Its easy and moderate textures rely on medium malt sweetness and heightened carbonation. But the lift from those bubbles are labored in the beer's residual sweetness. But once the lift the malt, the ale begins to resemble standard American IPA with finishing dryness and deeply resinous character. Even its alcohol is subdued as the beer's clean malt character reveals only a hint of vegetative astringency.

I rather love this beer, however its so convincing of a regular IPA that I want to ignore its alcohol content and its slightly elevated body. That can get me in a lot of trouble as those are easy to toss back- so are the woes of a Southern craft beer drinker- so be it!

BEERchitect, Feb 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

Dave_Treat, Feb 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

scantonio, Jan 31, 2014
Photo of joshuatow
5/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

very hoppy but balanced with alcohol.floral taste and aroma. Strong smell of ruby red grapefruit and carmely after tones.clean finish and fine lacing. very well balanced. This beer is definitely worth a try and should be poured into a glass to get the flavour profile.

joshuatow, Jan 31, 2014
Timber Beast from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 367 ratings.