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Shiva IPA - Asheville Brewing Company

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Shiva IPAShiva IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

173 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 173
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Asheville Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheBierBand on 06-19-2007)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

3.81/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

SAmpling a cellar temp 12 oz can poured into a snifter. Beer is a courtesy of my cousin Joe in NC. thanks bro!

The beer pours a clear bright copper hue with fluffy eggshell white head of 2 cm foaming up and fading slowly to a surface layer leaving some tightly packed lattice after each sip.
Aroma is some grassy and rindy hop notes. There is a bit of biscuit malt buried in the background of the nose.
First sip reveals crisp textured body with very fine and slightly spacious carbonation.
Flavor is some sweet grainy malt which rolls to a crisp hop bite featuring grapefruit rind and a general herbal astringency on the finish.
I dont get any alcohol heat or presence and find this to be a smooth drinking IPA that could be sessionable but would sneak up on you after a few.
certainly a well crafted beer with interesting qualities to make quaffing more than one a worthwhile endeavor.

Serving type: can

05-21-2014 02:50:55 | More by sulldaddy
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ariceclemson

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3%

05-18-2014 16:01:50 | More by ariceclemson
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MaximumYuks

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3%

05-12-2014 01:35:44 | More by MaximumYuks
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10%

05-10-2014 02:32:38 | More by hollywood_15063
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garuda

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-29-2014 19:34:56 | More by garuda
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jcugafsu

Georgia

3/5  rDev -16.9%

04-25-2014 18:37:28 | More by jcugafsu
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atrocity

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-25-2014 15:20:32 | More by atrocity
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jburlew

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-21-2014 21:02:55 | More by jburlew
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-19-2014 19:43:44 | More by dailyminefield
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SFNC

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-19-2014 01:55:27 | More by SFNC
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EuellGophar

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.8%

04-16-2014 01:41:05 | More by EuellGophar
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JimKal

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-14-2014 02:20:53 | More by JimKal
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.74/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a can into a shaker pint, the beer is a slightly hazy, bright, copper-orange coloring with a thin, low profile, clingy, bright white head. Aromas of tangerine, orange peel, subtle caramel highlights, and a biscuit backbone. Flavors are richly sweet forward, with a caramel backbone supporting a heavy tangerine and citrus component. Floral highlights throughout, with some grassy and woody notes, too. A bit on the rustic side, with a smooth, slightly dry body. The aftertaste is more of the citrus notes, with bits of grass and spice. The finish is slightly bitter, subtly dry, and with a grassy, citrus linger. Tasty and refreshing.

Serving type: can

04-03-2014 03:01:30 | More by GarthDanielson
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cbradio

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-03-2014 01:24:53 | More by cbradio
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Al_Garrison

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-03-2014 01:01:13 | More by Al_Garrison
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mkirkland80

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

03-24-2014 02:26:23 | More by mkirkland80
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Lukass

Ohio

4/5  rDev +10.8%

03-23-2014 03:01:42 | More by Lukass
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3%

03-09-2014 20:42:51 | More by buckyp
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bcr42

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +38.5%

03-05-2014 02:37:24 | More by bcr42
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semaj

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -10%

03-05-2014 00:47:53 | More by semaj
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woodchip

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +10.8%

03-03-2014 14:23:11 | More by woodchip
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dave317

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

02-09-2014 16:23:02 | More by dave317
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Guitars_and_beer

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

02-04-2014 15:41:07 | More by Guitars_and_beer
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

01-24-2014 03:41:55 | More by Immortale25
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100200300

Georgia

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-20-2014 01:50:03 | More by 100200300
Shiva IPA from Asheville Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 173 ratings.