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The Audacity Of Hops - Cambridge Brewing Company

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Ratings: 534
Reviews: 138
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.63%
Wants: 31
Gots: 62 | 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:
Beer added by: EPICAC on 11-12-2008

Belgian Double IPA.
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Only second time having this beer. I had it below average prior, but moved it up to average.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Crystal-clear amber body; short white head. Terrific, strong aroma of flowers, limes, lemons, and naval stores. The beer's flavor is subtler than the smell portends. It's more savory than fruity, with a subdued hoppy waft followed up by a cozy afterthought of caramel. The feel is a little pricklier than I was hoping for, but some might call it bright. All in all, pretty darned OK.

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3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22 oz. Brown Bomber---->Tulip Glass

A: Pours clear golden color. large foamy white head. A small amount of carbonation
can be seen slowly gliding to the surface. Suitable head retention and lacing.

Smell: Sweet yeast. Faded floral and pine hops. Stronger citrus aroma. Kind of tropical.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Fruits and spices enter first, they are sweet. Second are the hops, they
are mostly piney with a hint of faded floral notes. Bitter. Has a warming alcohol feel that
increases as the beer warms. Medium bodied and surprisingly creamy. The aftertaste is
bitter and spicy.

Overall: Outstanding! But never crosses the threshold to perfect. Not as hopy or Audacious
as I was expecting. The interesting mixture of hops, yeast and fruit flavors make for an
enjoyable double IPA. Has elements of Belgian IPA's.


The Audacity Of Hops from Cambridge Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 534 ratings.