Swamp Ape IPA - Florida Beer Company

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Swamp Ape IPASwamp Ape IPA

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BA SCORE
70
okay

427 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 427
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 2.98
pDev: 26.85%
Wants: 8
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Florida Beer Company visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CampusCrew on 09-05-2010)
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Photo of Kandra
4.12/5  rDev +38.3%

Photo of CTbrew32
3.7/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- Has a hazy orange, tangerine color with chunks of sediment floating around. Very thin, foamy head produced.

Aroma- Heavy on tart grapefruit, lime, and pine aromas. Sweet caramel malt hiding in the background too.

Taste- Big punch on bitterness upfront with pine and grapefruit flavors balanced with subtle cracker malt flavors. Towards the end it shows of it sweeter side with a smooth caramel malt and some lingering citrus hop flavors.

Mouthfeel- Medium to full bodied beer with a well balanced malt presence that coats the tongue but dissapates rather quickly. Not cloying or over malty by any means.

Overall- Tons of bitter hop flavors in this with grapefruit and pine really shining through. Not sure I'm drinking the same beer as everyone else, but there's no way this is a "poor" beer as the ratings would indicate. Maybe this has gone through a recipe change, but I notice a lot more positive reviews as of recent dates for this beer. If I lived in Florida I would definitely pick this up on occasion. A solid DIPA overall. (84/100)

Photo of kevinmaher
2.8/5  rDev -6%

Photo of Guitars_and_beer
3.5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of spycow
2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of DeadWalkerAir
2.72/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of HamdenHector
3/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Jobin_24
3/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of MrBeige
3/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of sonofliberty2
3.08/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Will_The_Thrill
3/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of APBT91
3/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Therealfootball
4.2/5  rDev +40.9%

Photo of deereless
3.5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Boca-X
3.5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Brandon_beer
4/5  rDev +34.2%

Photo of Doodamis-Maximus
3/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of n2185
3.5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of cambabeer
3.01/5  rDev +1%

barely above average beer. The hops make the beer bearable, but the alcohol is really coming on strong, with some veggie malt flavors that are a little out of place. Not really feeling this one, but worth drinking.

Photo of RyanAU
2.72/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Mikedive21
3.75/5  rDev +25.8%

Lt amber color-slight alcohol aroma. Not a bad IPA but was over-priced for a local brewery.

Photo of johnnywalker99
3.6/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of Vogt52
2.64/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of Sl3nd3r
3.56/5  rDev +19.5%

Photo of HopsForBrains
2.5/5  rDev -16.1%

Swamp Ape IPA from Florida Beer Company
70 out of 100 based on 427 ratings.