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The Audacity Of Hops - Cambridge Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

428 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 428
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.34%
Wants: 25
Gots: 38 | 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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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

02-11-2013 02:52:47 | More by Kelp
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thgrayson

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

02-11-2013 02:47:12 | More by thgrayson
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Lambocalrisien

New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%

02-11-2013 02:02:59 | More by Lambocalrisien
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oline73

Maryland

4.01/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a standard pint glass.

Pours a clear amber with a golden hue. There is a layer of off white head. The smell is hoppy, but there is a strong Belgian spice note. The taste has a nice balance between sweet, spice, and hops. There is a fruity note, the finish is bitter. Lots of Belgian spice here.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2013 22:49:24 | More by oline73
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weonfire

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

02-06-2013 00:01:49 | More by weonfire
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cestlavie

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

02-04-2013 21:51:15 | More by cestlavie
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Mattias

Sweden

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-25-2013 20:32:39 | More by Mattias
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jimbodude5

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

01-12-2013 23:38:50 | More by jimbodude5
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Auror

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-09-2013 10:00:13 | More by Auror
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whiterapid

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-09-2013 04:54:48 | More by whiterapid
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ADZA

Australia

3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazed apricot hue with a creamy two finger head and similar lacing here and there,the smell is pine,citrus,lemon sherbet,candy and as it warms liquorice and aniseed,the mouthfeel is medium bodied and well carbonated maybe a little too much and has tastes of pine citrus infused hops,peaches,nectarines,lychee,candy,the lightest hit of toffee malts and finished with a citrus bitterness and overall its nice and hides its ABV very well as i dont get much of the alcohol on smell or taste just wish the mouthfeel had abit less carbonation apart from that yeah id buy it again cheers.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 10:07:40 | More by ADZA
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dgilks

Australia

4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Slightly hazy golden colour with a nice, white head. Good head retention and some lacing.

Rich, dank hop aroma with the citrus and pine combining with some Belgian yeast notes to give an almost musky aroma. Very nice. Quite sweet.

Sweet malt hits first followed by a musky hop and yeast flavour. Nice mandarin and musk. Good bitterness that complements everything else.

Medium body with moderate carbonation. Silky.

A delicious beer. A nice balance of IPA and Belgian yeast that works well.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2013 05:58:48 | More by dgilks
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-05-2013 15:31:10 | More by ChrisL24481
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pgrow

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

01-03-2013 22:54:44 | More by pgrow
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phishfoolme

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

01-01-2013 02:06:16 | More by phishfoolme
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BoilDinner

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -26.3%

12-23-2012 06:47:01 | More by BoilDinner
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Durge

Connecticut

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

A clear copper-amber color with a fair off-white head and tenacious lacing. The aroma offers sweet pine-citrus hops with a touch of piss and vinegar. The lemon edges blend with some skunky caramel. Very nice although I don't detect much of the usual Belgian ideas. The flavor brings a nice blend of caramel-pine and lemon along with a modest clove yeast that just hints at the Belgian theme. This stuff is pretty yeasty with a slightly funky hop. The body is medium with moderate carbonation. The feel is gentle but with a pleasant frothy quality. Although it did not provide the classic Belgian IPA flavors it is none-the-less a very enjoyable concoction. Very much recommended.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2012 04:37:29 | More by Durge
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Gambrinus1184

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

12-10-2012 03:08:23 | More by Gambrinus1184
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Chico1985

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had this about 2 weeks ago, finally getting around to posting the notes. This was Batch 3/June 2012 bottling.

Pours a palish orange with some haze. Good puffy white head retains pretty well.

Scent presents some light fruit, straw, yeast, citrus, grapefruit, bready malts. Nice, good balance.

Big-time Belgian yeast in the taste is a bit astringent at first but it evens out very well after some time. Good dose of American hops (earthy, grapefruit, citrus, peach) is backed nicely by saison-like goodness (straw, yeast, grass, crackery malts). Good balance.

A bit foamy on the mouthfeel and a little on the boozy side, but has a full-but-light feel to it.

Definitely liking the lighter saison feel, a nice variety of hops as well. Another great offering from Cambridge.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2012 22:03:12 | More by Chico1985
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MNBeerNE

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-10-2012 14:34:49 | More by MNBeerNE
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Ernest78

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-30-2012 01:47:19 | More by Ernest78
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sendbeer

Georgia

3/5  rDev -26.3%

10-27-2012 15:31:51 | More by sendbeer
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev -14%

10-25-2012 02:54:31 | More by t0rin0
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Binger72

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

10-03-2012 12:55:14 | More by Binger72
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Prost76

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.7%

09-21-2012 21:04:25 | More by Prost76
The Audacity Of Hops from Cambridge Brewing Company
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