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Hazed & Infused - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,659 Ratings
THE BROS
78
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Ratings: 1659
Reviews: 854
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.62%


Brewed by:
Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Quaffer on 10-12-2002)
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wogreen

Texas

3.49/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- copper red. A bit of murkiness to it
S- good hop aroma but with a distinct smell of english pub ale
T- despite the carbonation it reminds me of the "american ales" they serve in Britain. Not quite american but just enough hops to satisfy my pallette
M- effervescent and light
O- a good english style session ale with an american spin

Serving type: on-tap

08-15-2013 17:24:34 | More by wogreen
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laramis

South Carolina

3.61/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Copper/dark amber in color a bit on the dark side for a pale ale it had a finger sized head that stuck around for a while and left thin lacing

S: The smell was grassy with a slight hint of citrus this scent was just covering the alcohol smell that emerged after a little while

T: The taste is first the bitter hops followed by a hint of citrus this is balanced by malt flavors over all it is bitter, however the true taste of this beer is hard to describe, maybe thats why i like it

M: Medium bodied with the right amount of carbonation there is a crisp refreshing feel to this beer.

O: This is a beer that is very drinkable to me especially in the summertime, this is my go to beer for pint night at jakes in columbia, its not to strong but not something one would guzzle, a very enjoyable beer.

Serving type: on-tap

08-02-2013 21:08:54 | More by laramis
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FickleBeast

New Jersey

4.14/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at jamian's in red bank.

Arrives in a pint glass with a half inch of frothy foam. Cloudy dark amber color. Aroma is mostly a nice citrus hoppiness. First sip is a smooth malty full bodied sweetness with a hint of hop flavor. Well balanced and very easy to put back.

A nice warm weather beer. Pleasant and flavorful.

Serving type: on-tap

05-09-2013 22:09:48 | More by FickleBeast
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Founders_Fanatic

Michigan

2.38/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Had this beer on-tap at my favorite bar. It was poured into an imperial pint glass.
A: Golden, hazy, big pillow head. The large head gives it a few bonus points.
S: Smells are quite faint, it has some IPA pine and grapefruit citrus scents. Biscuit smell is also present. Nothing too impressive here.
T: Taste are bland and watery. Slight citrus taste, bittering hops are present but faint. I don't taste anything with the front of my tongue, only with the back. The aftertaste seems like dirty tap water. This has a very weak taste.
M: Thin feel, crisp carbonation.
O: I shared the beer with my friends after they noticed my facial expressions, and they had the same overall negative thought about the beer. My friends thought the beer was skunked, but when I was at the bar the previous day it was not on draft, so I have reason to believe that it was a fresh keg. I will not order this beer again.

Serving type: on-tap

03-24-2013 06:14:54 | More by Founders_Fanatic
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MaristNatick


4.34/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I think most reviews here have been ovely critical of this brew. This is a great beer. The reason it is not as hoppy as some people feel it should be is because it is a dry-hopped IPA. This makes the finish much, MUCH smoother. Has all the flavor of an IPA, without the bitter finish.

The only problems i have with this beer are:

1. The label needs to be updated. It looks like something out of the early 90's, the fonts and graphics are too busy...the eye tends to glance over the design and move on.

2. Supply. Many local distributers seem to lag on resupplying kegs. I have seen a couple bars in my area (Boston) who stopped carrying this line because it took to long to receive new kegs.

Serving type: on-tap

01-25-2013 17:25:35 | More by MaristNatick
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beergoot

Colorado

3.11/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served at the Blue Sky Bar in Concourse A of Denver International Airport.

Hazy, honey-colored body with thin, quickly dissipating although there is a decent amount of lacing forming down the glass . Virtually no distinctive aroma; nada; I'm thinking this beer has been served way too cold....Thin malt flavor with a robust bitterness creeping in at the finish. Light body with a crisp, clean finish. with some hop bittering bite.

A disappointing offering as aroma and flavor are pretty nondescript. Again, I'll attribute this to the cold temperature it was served at. I'll have to buy some for home and give it a whirl. Otherwise, this is a pretty blase and dull APA.

Serving type: on-tap

01-17-2013 21:53:31 | More by beergoot
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thagr81us

South Carolina

3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from tap into a shaker. Poured a hazy red-orange with a one finger off-white head that subsided to a half finger slowly. Maintained phenomenal lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, pine, pine hop, citrus, spicy hop, earth, and earth hop. The flavor was of sweet malt, citrus, citrus hop, pine hop, cream, spice, earth, and earth hop. It had a light feel on the palate with medium-high carbonation. Overall this was a fairly good brew. I actually went into this brew not expecting to like it very much. However, I actually found something that I rather enjoyed. The hop profile going on in the aroma on this one was actually quite nice. The flavor however fell a little short though with the cream and spiciness aspect. I really wish that the creamy aspect I picked up on would not have been present as it really stole a lot from the flavor. Glad I got the chance to try this one finally after I have seen it for so long. I suggest you do the same if you get the opportunity.

Serving type: on-tap

11-21-2012 12:16:36 | More by thagr81us
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FosterJM

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

1426th Review on BA
Draft to Pint
16oz

@Denver International Airport

App- Big amounts of malty red/brown with only a small amount of head. Didn't leave a ton of cling. A good density in the glass.

Smell- Had a decent amount of hops and was semi balanced out with a strong malt flavor. More of a earthy note above all else.

Taste- Was a nice APA but just needed to dial down the caramel flavors and up the citrus on the finish.

Mouth- A wet medium body with a medium carbonation. A bit of a malty finish.

Drink- For as tired as I was and as hungry as I was. This hit the spot. Probably won't come back to it.

Serving type: on-tap

07-30-2012 02:22:12 | More by FosterJM
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mschind

California

3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tried this on tap at the airport in Denver. It came out in a pint glass, waaay too cold.

A- True to its name, this is a murky, hazy brew, appropriate for being dry hopped. Medium copper colored, no head but probably can't blame that on the beer.

S- Crystal malt dominated by hops.

T- Hop bitterness with pine and citrus followed by mild biscuity malt. Dry at the finish without being astringent.

M- medium body, moderate plus carbonation but not fizzy or harsh.

O- If you like a hoppy APA,this fits the bill. Low ABV makes this very drinkable. It paired well with a carnitas burrito that was drizzled with a lime infused crema. It benefited from sitting for a bit to warm up so the flavors and aroma could come through.

Serving type: on-tap

06-08-2012 17:09:30 | More by mschind
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morebeergood

Massachusetts

3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Yard House Dedham. Served in a standard pint glass. Hazy murky orange colored body with a thin white head. Smell was very piney. Taste was pretty good. It's like a hopped up version of a pale ale. Mouthfeel was not as smooth as I wanted from the style. Surprised to see how low the abv actually is in reality. An enjoyable beer to drink with a plate of nachos.

Serving type: on-tap

05-28-2012 01:34:49 | More by morebeergood
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devinoconnor

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Perhaps I caught a bad batch of this stuff, but it was really bad.

Poured an amber brown with a nice, two-fingers of foamy head. Smell presented apricots and some hops, though not overpowering by any means.

Taste was bitter, and reminded me of paint thinner. Almost a metallic-like finish.

Going to try it out of a bottle and see if it was a bad keg... but I'm guessing not.

Serving type: on-tap

02-16-2012 00:06:48 | More by devinoconnor
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.93/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had on tap.

Arrived a clear gold with a tiny head. Not very good lacing.

Smell was caramel along with some roasted malt and a hint of coffee. A bit earthy.

The earthyness continues with the taste. There is a nice roastiness with the malts to go along with the earthy hoppyness. A moderate bitterness is prevalent throughout. A pretty good beer that I would get again.

Serving type: on-tap

01-14-2012 03:32:48 | More by rangerred
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iBeer16

New York

4.03/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed in a pint glass from the tap
A: pours a dark golden color that is not translucent. Pours with a slight head that leaves nice lacing when it disappears.

S:Nice balance of malts and hops. Smells of sweet caramel malts and piney, citrusy hops.

T: the taste mimics the scent. Taste is fairly consistent throughout. Sweet roasty caramel malts combine with piney, citrusy hops are a great balance.

M: very light in body but expected for the style. The combination of malts and hops addresses the majority of the palate to keep it engaged throughout the sipping experience.

Overall, I've loved this beer since the first time I had it. This is the first time from the tap and my opinion remains the same. I feel that the malts are more obvious from the tap. Very good balance, well. Brewed.

Serving type: on-tap

12-27-2011 00:50:42 | More by iBeer16
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.35/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had this on tap at Charlie Brown's Steakhouse chain, where they surprisingly also Brooklyn Winter Ale and Ruination and Lagunitas IPA in bottles!

This one started promisingly, with a (yes) hazy, burnished gold color. Head was about a finger then fell fast, leaving spotty lacing. Very nice nose full of tropical fruits; pineapple, grapefruit, tangerine. Very modest amount of malty sweetness detected.

The flavor begins very much the same, with juicy citrus hops and a restrained sweetness, then abruptly vanishes. The best word I could use to describe this beer is "shallow." It's very showy but you sip it and poof, it's gone. Flavors fade from the mouth and there's little aftertaste to speak of.

Medium to light bodied with fairly lively carbonation. Feels ok, not great. A little too light and spritzy. Ultimately thin in body and flavor and so a bit disappointing after the initial pleasant surprise brought on by the aroma.

Serving type: on-tap

12-14-2011 14:50:49 | More by tobelerone
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womencantsail

California

3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Boulder Beer Tap House at the Denver Airport

A: The pour is appropriate for the name. Very cloudy amber in color with a white head.

S: An almost honey-like smell and sweetness. Quite a nice floral and perfumey hop aroma with plenty of citrus peel. A bit of an herbal note with some grass and pine notes.

T: Somewhat sweet with a floral and pine driven hop character. A mild bitterness but more toward the malty side. Not much in the way of citrus, which is what I usually expect from an American pale.

M: Medium in body and carbonation.

O: Not a very good looking beer, and not a terribly good tasting one either.

Serving type: on-tap

10-03-2011 00:42:29 | More by womencantsail
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Gambrinus1184

Connecticut

3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on-tap in a 16-oz pint glass at Mikro in Hamden, Conn.

A: Hazy, medium copper amber with a thin head of creamy white foam which left a nice trail of lace on the glass.

S: Nice whiff of herbal, spicy, almost minty hops to go with a thinly veiled fruity malt aroma.

T: Clean, semisweet and dry caramel malts up front that lend some fruity apple and pear notes to the palate before a rush of dry, bitter hops comes through to dry things out quickly. The finish is clean, slightly spicy and bitter with a creamy, albeit a tad thin aftertaste.

M: Clean, medium-bodied and a little thin in some places, there's a little creaminess to balance the bitter, quickly fading hop prickle.

O: A well-crafted and pretty balanced APA that trends towards the dry and hoppy side. A nice accompaniment to my curry wings and sessionable with enough crowd-pleasing flavors at 4.85% ABV. I'd pick it up for a general get-together in a pinch.

Serving type: on-tap

08-07-2011 16:52:47 | More by Gambrinus1184
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AgentMunky

California

3.35/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a chilled pint glass at Brixx in Charlottesville. From notes. Reviewed 18 July.

A: Little head, with a surprisingly dark brown body. Translucent, but nothing but light can be seen through it.

S: Gentle hops. Citrus? Not much else.

T: Hrm. Quite strange...vegetal. Not bad, but just plain plant-like. Hoppy/chewy with a lightly dry endtaste. The maintaste is similar.

M: In gulps, excellent! Full and carbonated; nice.

O: Nothing I'd drink again, but it's alright -- not precisely recommended, but highly drinkable. IPAish, with strong hints of tea.

Serving type: on-tap

07-21-2011 15:11:04 | More by AgentMunky
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tdm168

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Fork and Barrel in Raleigh

Pours a cloudy copper, arrived with no head. Nose picks up a floral hops aroma, but nothing else. Taste is again floral hops with mild to little bitterness and a light malty finish, becomes a more nutty finish as the beer warms. Little carbonation leaves this beer medium bodied and dry.

Serving type: on-tap

07-20-2011 02:15:53 | More by tdm168
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Forb

Nebraska

4.28/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Jake's Cigars and Spirits - Omaha, NE...

Appearance: Copper haze is the character presented with a sturdy fluff of a creamy head. Looks delicious and appealing in it's tulip.

Smell: Complexity; a collection of many fruit and floral aromas gives this one a great first impression.

Taste: Citrus fruit notes complement the earthy floral elements amid a low malt but still present taste.

Mouthfeel: Very smooth and creamy on tap. A delicious beer that I could keep drinking all night.

Overall: A great pale ale. Will be going back to this one over and over again.

Serving type: on-tap

07-18-2011 01:24:26 | More by Forb
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jmvecchio1

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazed and Infused pours out hazy orange and copper in color with a nice thick white head. The beer has a nice amount of carbonation that leads to a nice bubbly lace on the beer.

The smell is a balanced blend of grapefruity citrus and piney aroma hops. This comes from a blending of Nuggett, Willamette, Crystal, Centennial, Plus Crystal, and Centennial hops in this beer.

On the first sip you get citrusy hop goodness with a piney dry hop finish. We will say that the malts are almost absent in this beer, despite it being an American pale ale style. The mouthfeel is medium to light with a good amount of carbonation on the tongue. The sip’s finish comes with a light dose of bittering hop oil.

For hop-heads, this is an extremely drinkable/sessionable beer. But at the same time, you may feel the beer falls short of a solid IPA status.

Serving type: on-tap

07-16-2011 20:25:00 | More by jmvecchio1
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lawlerj

Nebraska

3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Hadd on tap at the denver airport. Pours a deep amber/copper with a decent head. Leaves a decent amount of lacing as its being drunk. some malt and hop on the nose but nothing too strong.

Nice citrusy and floeal hops in the mix on the taste balanced very well with delicate malt flavors. Good light to medium body with a very crisp finish.

Overall very drinkable and definitely one I will be going back to when looking for a really solid APA.

Serving type: on-tap

05-27-2011 00:11:02 | More by lawlerj
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rawfish

California

3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on-tap at Old Chicago Fort Collins. Arrived in a shaker pint with a thin half finger band of head with tight parchment colored bubbles over a slightly hazy body of dark copper/amber. Pretty good retention through the drink leaving spots of lacing on the glass.

Fairly light smell especially for a dry hopped beer, honey and bready malts in the nose pierced occasionally with some citrus and grassy hops. Grass character comes in slightly dank and earthy but the malt backbone appears prominetly in the aroma.

Light sweetness carried through by caramel and bready malts a creeping bitterness that never gets too strong but is resolved well at the end of the drink. Flashes of orange zest accompanied by bites of sharp sweetness. Primary hop flavor is of grapefruit blended with grass and orange peel.

Medium bodied and perhaps a little lacking in carbonation which would liven up the flavor. Malty aftertaste accompanied by bitterness slightly too sweet in some areas.

A well put together beer with a pleasant collection of citrus and grassy hops and balancing malt. Spiciness and hop flavor was rather sporadic in the drink which knows down the grade some. Still a good and sessionable pale ale offering.

Serving type: on-tap

05-02-2011 22:52:33 | More by rawfish
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younger35

Minnesota

3.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

9am at the Denver Airport with a 2 hour layover. Might as well review an adult beverage. Drank from a generic pint glass.

Appearance- Pours a hazy dirty orange with a half finger bright white head. A spotty cap and decent collar is left along with a fair amount of random lacing.
Smell- Not the most potent nose in the business but light citric tones are noticeable. Hints of orange zest and peach come through with the lightest tinge of bready malt. Almost a wheaty smell as it has that sort of sweet doughy thing going on.
Taste- Nice light fruity hoppiness from the get go. The peach and orange hold true for the taste as well with but sort of sit backseat to the grapefruit. None of it is super potent or overly bitter but all in good balance with the light malt backbone. Almost caramely but very minimal.
Mouthfeel- Nice hefty body, especially for a lighter Pale Ale, with minimal carbonation that almost gives it a cask feel.
Drinkability- Not too shabby. At only about 5% it’s definitely drinkable and has a nice light fruity holiness that really sets the beer off. Very enjoyable and by far the best beer I've had in an airport.

Serving type: on-tap

04-19-2011 19:06:42 | More by younger35
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jpro

South Carolina

3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this one on tap at the Oak Barrel Tavern...

A: Serves up a light copper red with an off-white head that leaves a lot of spotty lace.

S: Light caramel and bready malts; not as hoppy as I was expecting... on the nose, at least.

T: Light malt sweetness followed by a orange zest hoppiness; much more impressive than the nose would imply.

M: Medium-light mouthfeel with a higher carbonation.

O: Very drinkable and refreshing due to the zesty hop profile... Not too exciting, but an interesting spin on an APA. Lower abv is nice, too. Wish this came in cans -

*edit: Hold on... does it come in cans?

Serving type: on-tap

04-18-2011 00:18:38 | More by jpro
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tmcelvain

Minnesota

3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look is a nice hazy amber, but there is absolutely no smell that I can discern.
The taste has a nice earthy hop kick - not over the top. I sense a slight vegetably flavor in the slightly malty finish.
Mouthfeel is smooth and light. There is less carbonation than I would expect from the look and taste. Very drinkable, though overall nothing terribly memorable.

Serving type: on-tap

03-05-2011 21:03:18 | More by tmcelvain
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