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The Audacity Of Hops - Cambridge Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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outstanding

425 Ratings
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Ratings: 425
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.34%
Wants: 25
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cambridge Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Belgian Double IPA.

(Beer added by: EPICAC on 11-12-2008)
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Reviews by perrymarcus:
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perrymarcus

Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

fresh off the bottling line, picked up at CBC tonight.
(batch 1, bottled Dec 2011)

pours a slightly hazy, medium amber / gold tone; fairly aggressive pour yields a solid 2+" head - great retention and lacing.

fragrant hops come bull-rushing out of the glass; nice bouquet of floral / pine / citrus... secondary malty notes and a hint of candied sugar.

flavor follows the nose pretty closely. opens very hoppy with some sweetness emerges mid-palate before finishing on the drier, more bitter side. very flavorful with hops obviously showcased but nice cameos by the candied sugar and some spice.

overall i'm incredibly impressed here, maybe my favorite beer to date from CBC.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2011 02:43:40 | More by perrymarcus
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A: Poured from a bottle to a tulip glass. Had an orange color and a cloudy consistency. There was an inch of foamy, long-lasting head. Pretty good lacing.

S: A strong aroma of fruit, hops, and yeast. Very enticing.

T: Tasted of lots of light fruit (pineapple, mango, citrus), Belgian yeast, sweet hops, a little malt, and some spices (pepper especially). A little higher hops content than you would usually expect in a Belgian IPA, but this isn't a problem. It's a complex, focused, delectable flavor.

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Bottled 3/11/14, poured into a tulip

A- pours a hazy pale golden-yellow color with a small creamy white head that retains nicely, a bit of lace sticking as it settles

S- sharp peppery and spicy yeast on the nose up front with some basement must and faint cheese. The hop bouquet is a mix of fruity and citrus hops, with notes of mango, lemon grass & guava

T- big blast of tropical hops up front with notes of pineapple, mango & pear. Spicy Belgian yeast gives some nice musty notes with flavors of white pepper, coriander and light phenolic notes. More fruity hops on the finish with a linger of orange peel and fresh grass

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The Audacity Of Hops from Cambridge Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 425 ratings.