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The Audacity Of Hops - Cambridge Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

488 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 488
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.36%
Wants: 29
Gots: 53 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

dunix, May 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Funky spicy, citrusy, earthy. Interesting and complex aroma. Unfortunately, it's probably the most phenolic /band aid beers I've tried. Unsure of age, but it's got a bitter finish.

barczar, Oct 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

jschott75, Aug 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.51/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: cloudy orange marmalade body, finger white head,
great lacing

S: lemon peel/grass, spices, Belgian yeast

T: grapefruit/lemon grass, sweet yeast
long spicy pine sticky bitter finish

M: med body, solid oily/sticky mouth

O: Enjoyed this first CBC sample. Would
like to try more of their beers before
passing judgement.

QUITE GOOD; NOT A MUST BUY!

BeerLover99, Jul 25, 2013
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3.53/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle at PPRBSG09. Pours a clear yellow with a white head. Aroma of citrus hops and caramel malt. Flavor of sweet melon, citrus, with a bitter hops finish. Hmm, I thought this was just a regular IPA when I had it, although now I can see how there were some Belgiany notes in there too. Pretty decent.

LilBeerDoctor, Jul 11, 2009
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3.58/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bomber poured into a snifter. Bottled in December 2011, Batch 1. Appreciate the bottled-on labeling.

A- Pours a 2+ finger head with a fair amount of visible carbonation. Honey golden brown. Moderate lacing.

S- Belgian yeast gives off a little banana. Herbal hops. Not overwhelming. Lighter malts.

T- Sweet malts mix with a tiny bit of fruity hops. Not super complex. Ends with piney bitter hops mixed with a little lingering Belgian yeast. Nothing but the slightest hint of alcohol.

M- Slick. Light-medium bodied for the style. No sticky lingering.

O- I found this beer to be alright, but not really something I would seek out again. Considering Belgian IPA's aren't really my thing I'm not surprised. This one seems fairly well balanced, but I would want more hop flavors shining through from anything with "double IPA" in the name.

tyamhydrogen, Jan 13, 2012
The Audacity Of Hops from Cambridge Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 488 ratings.