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The Audacity Of Hops - Cambridge Brewing Company

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The Audacity Of HopsThe Audacity Of Hops

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

416 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 416
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.34%
Wants: 25
Gots: 34 | 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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Omer4176

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

07-21-2013 06:00:14 | More by Omer4176
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Hibernator

Massachusetts

4.11/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The Audacity of Hops
22 oz. brown bottle
Served in a 20 oz. tulip glass

Pours a hazy and cloudy orange color. A nice head forms on top leaving spotty patterns of sticky lacings.

A very pleasant nose with whiffs of citrus (think orange & limes) and baked bread.

Toasted caramel malt backbone with a sweet syrup flavor underneath. Very “bright” tasting with a really nice hop profile with hints of oranges, herbs and a touch of pine. The Belgian yeast is noticeable, but doesn’t overpower this beer. I detect a touch of spice, perhaps black pepper. The 8% is very well hidden too.

This is a real nice change up to the usual double IPA. The Audacity of Hops
is an interesting and enjoyable local beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 01:24:34 | More by Hibernator
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-16-2013 14:14:47 | More by Casey3236
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jkball01

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-12-2013 20:47:08 | More by jkball01
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Nolen12

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-12-2013 04:25:26 | More by Nolen12
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brewtus

Ohio

4.74/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bomber poured into tulip. Pours hazy orange with a two finger white head. Smell is tropical fruits, Belgian yeast, pine resin, some green apple. Taste is very fruity, very piney, with tons of Belgian yeast, some banana, some floral spices, slightly dry, amazing balance between the styles, maybe the best I've had. If you're in the area, make sure to try this amazing Belgian IPA. It's got a huge hop profile with a ton of Belgian taste.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2013 23:14:22 | More by brewtus
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-08-2013 15:25:17 | More by mklisz
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lordofthewiens

Maine

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 22 oz bottle poured into a snifter. Slightly hazy orange color. A medium off-white head that dissipated quickly. There was a bit of lace.

Funky aroma, earthy hops. A good deal of sweet malt.

Caramel taste, funky. The hops were apparent later.

This was a nice Belgian IPA. Smooth and balanced, fun to drink.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 11:14:01 | More by lordofthewiens
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illidurit

California

3.5/5  rDev -14%

07-05-2013 02:57:12 | More by illidurit
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Dbrag

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

07-04-2013 02:18:24 | More by Dbrag
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BigOldOaf

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-02-2013 19:04:34 | More by BigOldOaf
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mychalg9

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-02-2013 17:09:42 | More by mychalg9
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juicebox

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-27-2013 02:26:48 | More by juicebox
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vonnegut21

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

06-26-2013 18:35:58 | More by vonnegut21
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Magery

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-24-2013 02:57:08 | More by Magery
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hopley

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

06-22-2013 02:47:03 | More by hopley
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-21-2013 02:32:39 | More by MinorThreat
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lic217

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

06-21-2013 02:12:56 | More by lic217
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frosted33

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-17-2013 01:13:07 | More by frosted33
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blmar311

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-17-2013 00:15:20 | More by blmar311
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Khutso

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-16-2013 00:20:18 | More by Khutso
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.34/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Yes. This is a Belgian ipa. That much seems certain. It strikes me as somewhat boozy really. There is a definite burn on it and it detracts from the overall experience. If it were toned down a good bit then the hops and Belgian side of things would probably be able to shine better.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2013 05:18:24 | More by RblWthACoz
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

3.74/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bottle. Pours a murky dark brownish orange color with a half inch of head. The aroma is dank hops, mango, orange peel, yeast and some sourness. The taste is dank hops and mango along with those orange peel and yeast flavors you expect in a Belgian. A bit funky and bitter. Some floral hop notes as well. Hints of grapefruit at the finish. This is a Belgian IPA with a good amount of hop flavor. Mixes both qualities of a Belgian and an IPA very well. Mouthfeel is a bit light for the style. I didn't know what style of beer this was until afterwards. I basically saw the name with the hop on the label and grabbed it, but I have to say that I am presently surprised by this one. Overall, good version of the style.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2013 01:02:36 | More by PicoPapa
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

06-13-2013 22:29:24 | More by doremite
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djre4orm

Virginia

3/5  rDev -26.3%

06-13-2013 19:53:17 | More by djre4orm
The Audacity Of Hops from Cambridge Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 416 ratings.