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Bitter Valentine - AleWerks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

360 Ratings
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Ratings: 360
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 116
Gots: 37 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Viciousknishs on 02-18-2012)
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ajz132

Maryland

4/5  rDev -5.9%

05-29-2014 19:13:41 | More by ajz132
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scottDC

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -5.9%

05-26-2014 23:19:21 | More by scottDC
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

05-08-2014 01:28:22 | More by XmnwildX12
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.45/5  rDev -18.8%

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Bottle dated 2/10/2014, so this isn't very fresh.

Appearance - Deep orange body. Small white head with a medium collar.

Smell - Grapefruit and orange. Toasty malt. Some pithy grapefruit aromas. Caramel malt is substantial.

Taste - Grapefruit hops. Some brighter orange hops before a caramel malt and toasty bready malt kick in. Pithy hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Medium to medium heavy. Kinda sweet, but not syrupy. Moderate bitterness.

Overall - Had this after Pure Happiness. That didn't help, nor does the age, but it's still a good beer.

05-07-2014 22:37:14 | More by Alieniloquium
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JWalterWeatherman

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

05-05-2014 03:28:25 | More by JWalterWeatherman
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ThomasAWilson2

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

05-02-2014 19:49:38 | More by ThomasAWilson2
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atrocity

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-30-2014 20:12:41 | More by atrocity
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Fireslayer

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-29-2014 21:55:42 | More by Fireslayer
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HuntDaddy540

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-28-2014 18:56:00 | More by HuntDaddy540
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thegrimone

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-28-2014 09:15:34 | More by thegrimone
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-24-2014 04:25:23 | More by JMUbrewz
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Sanchezrox23

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-23-2014 08:48:07 | More by Sanchezrox23
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rflips86

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-18-2014 04:44:52 | More by rflips86
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mpenning13

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-18-2014 01:12:52 | More by mpenning13
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DubCo21

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-16-2014 02:16:01 | More by DubCo21
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glf60

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-06-2014 23:13:14 | More by glf60
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Hanselpb

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-04-2014 23:26:23 | More by Hanselpb
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devilfluff

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-02-2014 19:49:03 | More by devilfluff
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Charliehogarth86

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -35.3%

03-29-2014 01:52:39 | More by Charliehogarth86
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Camjmorton

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

03-23-2014 03:54:58 | More by Camjmorton
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

03-22-2014 23:35:11 | More by Morey
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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.26/5  rDev +0.2%

Poured 22oz dated 2/10/14 into New Belgium globe

A-Pours a golden amber color. Finger and half of a off-white head fades away into a thin ring. Leaves decent lacing.

S-Aromas of dank hops, floral notes, grapefruit citrus, a bit of orange.

T-Tasting notes of grapefruit citrus, pine, floral notes, caramel, light orange.

M-Mouthfeel has a medium body with a semi-dry finish. Semi-dry mouthfeel like bitter in its name. Very good carbonation.

O-My first beer from Alewerks, definitely one of my top East Coast DIPAs.

03-22-2014 02:03:56 | More by reebtaerG
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earlholman

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-20-2014 13:51:29 | More by earlholman
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SE-VAbeerdrink

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.9%

03-19-2014 02:44:13 | More by SE-VAbeerdrink
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dvmin98

North Carolina

3.91/5  rDev -8%

Shared a bottle with a friend. Nice golden color. Limited head with mild lacing. Smell is fairly hoppy, but not overly. Flavor is rich hoppy flavor with aftertaste of onion, though not too much. Similar to the way Sculpin tastes to me. Not overly carbonated. A solid DIPA. Had better, had much worse. For the most part, enjoyed it.

03-18-2014 23:53:13 | More by dvmin98
Bitter Valentine from AleWerks Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 360 ratings.