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4 Seasons IPA - Voodoo Brewing Company

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4 Seasons IPA4 Seasons IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

256 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 256
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.48%
Wants: 16
Gots: 11 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-25-2007)
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RollTide7

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

06-13-2013 03:58:00 | More by RollTide7
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billbeers

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-08-2013 20:28:48 | More by billbeers
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

06-07-2013 19:23:30 | More by BMart
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

06-07-2013 01:36:50 | More by randylangford
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alltakn

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +28%

05-28-2013 18:11:36 | More by alltakn
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CosmoHopHead

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-21-2013 23:51:34 | More by CosmoHopHead
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-11-2013 00:54:08 | More by tommyguz
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -19.1%

05-10-2013 21:52:22 | More by mikeburd1128
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Wowcoolman

California

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

05-03-2013 03:00:20 | More by Wowcoolman
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-01-2013 05:08:22 | More by spycow
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

04-27-2013 16:46:39 | More by rolltide8425
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browniewithnuts

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

04-27-2013 15:51:56 | More by browniewithnuts
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brendaniel

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

04-27-2013 15:49:47 | More by brendaniel
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

4.06/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked up a 12 oz bottle of this brew a few months ago and poured into a pint glass at cellar temperature the other night.
The beer pours a slightly cloudy copper hue with fizzy eggshell white head of about 1.5 cm foaming up and fading slowly to an edge layer.
The aroma is citrusy and earthy with grapefruit rind dominating the beer. There is some caramel candy malt buried in the nose.
First sip reveals a bit of sweet caramel and then rolls to some rind and earthy herbal notes. Lingering flavor is a little bitter but not astringent, does dry the palate a little. No hint of alcohol on the beer and very easy to drink.
Texture is smooth and carbonation is gentle rolling across my palate.
A well made IPA from the home of Allegheny College, my alma mater. WEll done VooDoo!

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 02:26:10 | More by sulldaddy
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

04-14-2013 00:44:36 | More by yourefragile
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WDJersey

Colorado

4/5  rDev +7.8%

03-31-2013 05:01:32 | More by WDJersey
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Em30

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

03-29-2013 20:22:53 | More by Em30
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mmsimmons

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.1%

03-29-2013 20:18:13 | More by mmsimmons
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ncaudle

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

03-25-2013 16:19:37 | More by ncaudle
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-24-2013 20:44:10 | More by IPAchris
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-24-2013 15:43:54 | More by orangesol
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HeyJim

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -73%

03-24-2013 01:44:08 | More by HeyJim
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claaark13

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

03-23-2013 01:51:09 | More by claaark13
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.51/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I have only glowing accolades for the Voodoo Brewery. Now comes the classic American IPA that's deeply rooted it the resiny citrus taste and gripping bitter finish that the style deserves- Let's see...

The aggressive ale pours with a medium amber color and with a touch of rusty highlights. Hazy brown in its shadows the beer develops a creamy ivory foam that yields high retention which fuels a broken lacing pattern that layers all sides of the glass evenly and consistently.

Sharp limey hops start the show, and then the more vegetal part of hops show with the character of wood, stems, and leaf that remind the senses of sassafras and lemon teas. Caramel underpinnings show somwhat of hone before. turning white wine-like heading into taste.

Soon after the short-lived caramel malts digress, the real beer flavor emerges to celebrate the taste of citrus pith, skins, and extracts. In complement, there's an earthy taste of woodish bark, lemongrass, thyme, and fresh cut grass that aids a chlorophyll- rich taste that grips the taste buds and aids in its refreshment. Limey, winey, stemmy, and gripping in the throat with its bitter taste- any caramel underpinnings rely on toast and grain to allow any semblance of support.

Sharp, crisp, and clean early and often, the early offshoot of residual caramel and dry toast textures buffer the palate from the hop onslaught to ensue. Hops dictate both bitterness and astringency thereafter and lead the beer to a slight harshness in grassy bite to close the lingering bitter aftertaste.

Much like Flying Dog's Snake Dog, the beer is harsh, aggressive, and earthy in its raw taste but it does remind me of the early American taste of our own Pale Ales that existed long before the current microbrewery culture. Also like Anchor's Liberty Ale, the beer is unrefined but still gentlemanly in its rawness.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2013 06:12:40 | More by BEERchitect
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iguana1010

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +28%

03-17-2013 14:24:18 | More by iguana1010
4 Seasons IPA from Voodoo Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 256 ratings.