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Weapons Grade IPA - The Defiant Brewing Company

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Weapons Grade IPAWeapons Grade IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

33 Ratings
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Ratings: 33
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Defiant Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Billolick on 01-07-2014

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Ratings: 33 | Reviews: 6
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4.37/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mackeyse
3.84/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dougwillhike
4.19/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StJamesGate
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep orange with rimming steady white head and lots of streamers. 4
Dank, earthy, orange leaf nose that's almost unpleasant but kinda dirty-sexy, too. 3.5
Orange salt caramel up front then candied orange, resin, and some floral nectar. 3.75
Musty mandarin end and aspirin linger.
Medium and then some, a bit hot, well chewy. 4

Huge - robust nose, solid malts, big C hop nose, and some boozy fire. There's something raw about this, but it's the same quality that makes it interesting. An unapologetic brute. 4

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3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JoePoid
3/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of clay23
4.36/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DrunkinYogi
3.52/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gwiedman1
2.86/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Looks good, smells hoppy but gets better as warms.

Photo of JonAdams
3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at brewery. Poured into 10-oz glass. Slightly cooler than the room. Hazy and fairly deep gold, but light in brewery made it hard to tell.
Strong hop tune, but "muddy" - no pronounced individual notes. (Maybe was the simultaneous emptying of the mash tun of several hundred pounds of cooked stuff... ).
I might try again if I have a chance - it's not every day that you get to have something that's weapons-grade!

Photo of Blackpond
3.89/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Out of a bottle into tulip. One finger head, very smooth considering 9%. A can't miss if your looking. Definitely buy again.

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of BlackHawk89
2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of ScottP
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of tappangordo
3.2/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of Alycee89_
4.8/5  rDev +28.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

Photo of acurtis
3.46/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of markgugs
3.69/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of rgirl
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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Weapons Grade IPA from The Defiant Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.