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Makeweight - Furthermore Beer

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85
very good

131 Ratings
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Ratings: 131
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.16%
Wants: 14
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Golden2wenty1 on 01-11-2008)
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-13-2012 01:19:28 | More by martyl1000
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz.

Pours a deep hazy amber orange with two inches off fluffy off-white head. Good retention.

Apples, buttered bread, bananas, cloves, brown sugar and cinnamon in the nose.

Tastes of spiced apples and molasses over slightly dry hop bitterness and oak notes.

Full body with mild tingly carbonation on the tongue. Some boozey warmth.

Really nice BIPA, kind of quad-like but with a nice tinge of hoppiness. Goes down easy enough for its strength. Would seek this out again.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2012 22:06:10 | More by Cylinsier
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polishkaz

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-01-2012 19:56:03 | More by polishkaz
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TimRasmussen

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +31.6%

05-29-2012 17:32:47 | More by TimRasmussen
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mactrail

Washington

4.1/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Really rich and tangy concoction. I like the mix of flavors and hops. It works out to a malty brew with a nice dose of hops. Beautiful golden amber in the glass. Sudsy with a fine carbonation.

There is a resiny flavor that lurks around the edges of the flowery hops. The complexity and weight of the malt is what makes this so good. Well balanced with a serious amount of hops, but restrained biterness. Excellent mouthfeel with the tangy suds and an aromatic burst in every sip. To my taste, it's what an IPA should be.

From the 12 oz bottle purchased at Food and Friends in Philadelphia.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2012 02:49:33 | More by mactrail
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eawolff99

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

05-13-2012 02:58:23 | More by eawolff99
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HarmonMW

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-26-2012 01:12:51 | More by HarmonMW
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.
A- Deep Golden/ Light Amber nearly brown. Has a thin head for the style that pretty much amounts to a lacing over the top of the beer . Slightly hazey with ample light penetration.
S-The smell is fruity and almost smells somewhat of berries. There is a thick Alcholic esteryness to it at the end. Starts off overall sweet. Slight hint of sweet Belgian yeast. Somewhat of a bubblegum scent . Has a lighter scent overall.

T- Strong tasting. Starts off with a bit of a sweetness to it with a hint of spice. Ends with a strong alcoholic bitterness coupled with a slight spicy almost herb-crusted breadyness. Taste’s a bit like candy/bubblegum mid taste. Has a unique bitterness to it that doesn’t necessarily taste like the bitterness from hops. It is more of a defined almost earthy bitterness that is masked well by the sweetness and alcohol taste. Almost a honey like flavor to the start of the beer. Has a very nice and unique hop bite to it.

M- Heavy feeling with medium carbonation. Crisp yet very lingering.

O- A very interesting beer. The alcoholic bitterness that comes with the after taste is somewhat off-putting. Definitely not for me, but I am glad that I tried it. Very unique for it’s style, and it defiantly packs quite a punch. Very hoppy for the style and defiantly non traditional. For what they call a TRIPLE PALE on the site, it’s defiantly weak , but still. I admire furthermore for their creativity in this beer, while not necessarily my favorite, they definitely are on to something here. Definitely something to try if you’re a hop head.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2012 00:42:19 | More by Zachtheporter
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troysoy2

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Wow, I wasn't planning on reviewing this, but after simply smelling it, I just had to. Poured into a pint glass, I got a nice 2 fingers of billowing off-white head, very fine and fluffy. Orange-amber body, with a bit of cloudiness to it. Great retention, and tons of thickly coated lacing.

The smell is really just plain interesting. Sour cherry melds with toffee and licorice. Pale malt is nicely represented. A number of spices jump out as well. A little funky, but nicely reeled in. The Belgian comes out over the American and British influences on the nose.

Malty goodness. The taste is much like the nose, but leaning slightly more towards the English side. Caramel dominates, but is wedded with a quirky belgian fruitiness. The hops are subdued, and give this beer a nice, spicy, dry finish. There is also a nice, juicy citrus to the body of the taste. The mouthfeel is medium-light, and if anything, it's just a tad too carbonated. A little more stickiness would go well with the caramel profile.

Not sure if I'd call this a Belgian IPA, but whatever it is, it's a lot of fun. Quite the recipe. I'm impressed.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2012 06:06:00 | More by troysoy2
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JackieTH

Minnesota

4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Fiery orange, hazy with suspended particulates. Good inch of foam that leaves rings of lacing. Smell is muted oranges, banana, caramel, and slightly nutty. Taste is citrus and orange pith hop, nice moderate bitterness which fades, transitioning into banana, spice- cloves, nutty, caramel malt. Body is medium. Mouthfeel is a bit light but holds together. Strong carbonation plays well with the hop bitterness. Finish is mildly bitter, clean. No sweetness. It grows on me as I work through this pour. Hop bitterness is lingering and increases with each sip. Nice interplay of hop bitterness and the English, American and Belgian elements.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2012 04:07:11 | More by JackieTH
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fiedler84

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-29-2012 01:20:23 | More by fiedler84
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zonker17

Texas

3/5  rDev -21.1%

03-09-2012 17:52:12 | More by zonker17
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yamar68

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a bright amber gold with a half finger of slightly off white head. Lacing is a bit lacking. One of the most complex smelling pales I’ve experienced. Sweet cereal, hay, nice yeast presence. The belgian really goes a long way in this beer. Nice, soft bitterness and that same yeast carries through in the taste. Feel is spot on for the style, nothing too exciting. Overall, an interesting concept, pretty well executed.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2012 01:43:00 | More by yamar68
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pavpav12

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.1%

12-24-2011 21:32:38 | More by pavpav12
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HuaiDan

New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-21-2011 00:39:55 | More by HuaiDan
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agriff401

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-15-2011 06:37:59 | More by agriff401
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-05-2011 01:20:34 | More by nmann08
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jake10948

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-03-2011 02:25:14 | More by jake10948
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kayrex

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-29-2011 22:39:20 | More by kayrex
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -47.4%

11-22-2011 18:21:05 | More by FreshmanPour77
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

11-19-2011 01:02:25 | More by Gatordaddy
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

11-14-2011 19:28:21 | More by bpfrush
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Belgian IPA - I do not know, howoever the facts I do have: I bought this at Riley's in Madison based on recommendations by staff. I had no idea what I was drinking when I opened it, it smelled like a yeasty Belgian, and tasting akin to an old ale/American strong. Dark brown body with tremendous spider lacing. Very smooth, understated hops and great malting. I should have bought more bottles!

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2011 03:47:14 | More by Sammy
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ProudBeerSnob

New York

3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into tulip glass from bottle. Big airy head looks very nice, but very little lacing.  A bit dark for the style, more amber in color

Fruity Belgian nose a bit muted, But still appropriate for the style

Belgian yeast comes through here, a bit of banana and clove action here a bit too sweet in the finish. Where are the hops?

Not a bad beer, but more of a Belgian style ale than a Belgian IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2011 02:30:05 | More by ProudBeerSnob
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bsp77

Minnesota

2.73/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Chalice.

Appearance: Cloudy, dull orange that turns fiery in the light. Massive foamy head with loads of lacing.

Smell: Dry, musty and earthy, with clove, banana and black pepper.

Taste: Strange upfront sweetness with caramel, raisins and banana. The finish is a little peppery and spicy, but also has a massive metallic flavor. So it goes from a sickly sweetness to licking a penny. Not good.

Feel: Moderate carbonation, medium body with a very chalky finish.

Overall: First of all this is not a Belgian IPA. But why do I care, because I will never drink this again. I may try again in case I had a bad bottle, but there is no reason that it should have been bad.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2011 23:50:31 | More by bsp77
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