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Leafer Madness - Beer Valley Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

208 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 208
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 12
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Beer Valley Brewing Co. visit their website
Oregon, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mattmaples on 04-10-2008)
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czechsaaz

Washington

3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This a bottle that the retailer who I trust about everything told me was very fresh. So, the lack of hop aroma is kind of curious. There's some pine and the slightest hint of citrus but DIPA with light hop aroma? Nice malt notes of honey and cereal and some fruity esters.

Nice gold color with a great foamy head, about half an inch thick and persistant with tons of lacing. It is a bit cloudy.

Right off I get a really nice sweet malt effect, more honey and fruit punch (yeast & malt) and a solid two-row nutty grainy sweet. But that is quick and then it's hops. Very high bitter and lots of citrus hop flavor and a woody pine late hop in the aftertaste. The aftertaste is really well balanced lingering maltiness and hop oil. Very well balanced while still being a big hop monster.

Full bodied with a very nice carbonation level and a little alcohol warmth.

Nice beer. Best I've had from the brewery so far.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2010 03:56:27 | More by czechsaaz
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ralphw56

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

05-31-2014 19:40:14 | More by ralphw56
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California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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California

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05-19-2014 08:53:41 | More by MrGone
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cmsuarez

California

4.55/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

the Hoppy smell right from the glass lets you know that you are about to have a great beer. Mostly have had it on draft but have also had it in the bottle. Can't wait for harvest to come when there is a fresh hop version.
LM has the taste and smell of all the great hoppy beers. There are many great California
beers and I would compare it to some of the best!

Serving type: on-tap

05-12-2014 02:05:18 | More by cmsuarez
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LloydBobBoozehound

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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Arizona

3/5  rDev -22.3%

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Mightykingmalard

California

3.58/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: good looking iipa. Creamy white head that sits for a bit. Translucent. Rich golden color.

S: maybe it's my allergies but I can't really smell anything. I give it a 3.25 because it doesn't smell BAD, but doesn't smell like anything at all.

T: hop overload! Hoppiness hits the side and malty ness hits the front of the tongue. It's a raw hoppiness too. Tastes unfiltered. Seems to get a little flat after a couple degrees warmer.

M: pretty good. Pretty smooth despite the how hoppy it is.

O: quality iipa. Not entirely complex, but sometimes a hop-sledge is what you want. It's great as a hop monster.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2014 03:58:27 | More by Mightykingmalard
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mab_pro

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

04-01-2014 03:26:23 | More by mab_pro
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SerpentX

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-01-2014 07:29:06 | More by SerpentX
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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DaltonC

Idaho

4.7/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

On tap at Fire Artisan Pizza downtown Coeur d'Alene. Poured a beautiful hazy orange with an inch of a mostly white head.

S: Very citrusy, fruity, fresh smell. Have definitely smelled better DIPA's but this one wasn't too bad.

T: Amazing, everything you want in a DIPA, 9% and alcohol was very well hidden. Tasted so fresh and fruity, grapefruit/orange/slight malt. Decently bitter. This is an excellent tasting DIPA.

M: Lightly carbonated, very smooth, hop bites your tongue.

O: Try this, on draft it was awesome. One of the best DIPA's I have had to this date. Beer Valley did a great job with this beer.

Serving type: on-tap

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California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Arizona

3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Nice light amber color. Finger or two head.

S - Kinda bready, which I wasn't expecting. Hoppy too. Piney and floral.

T - Nice hop forward taste with some malt and bread mixed in. Not really what I was expecting but I like it. Piney hop lingers long after.

M - Light and nice carbonation.

O - Nice DIPA. Not what I thought it would be but that's not a bad thing. Piney hop mixed with bread. I just wasn't expecting the bread taste. Give it a try if you come across it. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

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Oregon

3.64/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a half finger of head on a cloudy straw colored body.
The aroma is lemon, pine and spruce. Quite nice.
The taste is a dry moderate bitterness with a good malt backup to balance it out nicely.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
A big beer but very drinkable and tasty.

Serving type: on-tap

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Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Leafer Madness from Beer Valley Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.