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Swamp Ape IPA - Florida Beer Company

Not Rated.
Swamp Ape IPASwamp Ape IPA

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
69
poor

433 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 433
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 2.97
pDev: 26.94%
Wants: 8
Gots: 48 | 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:
Beer added by: CampusCrew on 09-05-2010

No notes at this time.
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3/5  rDev +1%

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3.25/5  rDev +9.4%

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2/5  rDev -32.7%

A-Orange golden with minimal head
S-Floral with Citrus and Tropical fruits, Oranges
T-Brooze hit me right away followed by the sweetness, very off balanced. Does not taste like it smells. The hops were the last thing to hit me.
M-Medium bodied med carbonation smooth swallow
O-Glad I only bought a single. Can't remember the last time I poured a beer out but I had to drain pour this Ape back to the swamp it came from

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2.5/5  rDev -15.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.6/5  rDev +21.2%

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4.12/5  rDev +38.7%

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3.69/5  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)

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2.8/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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2.72/5  rDev -8.4%

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3/5  rDev +1%

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3/5  rDev +1%

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3/5  rDev +1%

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3.08/5  rDev +3.7%

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3/5  rDev +1%

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3.01/5  rDev +1.3%

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.

Swamp Ape IPA from Florida Beer Company
69 out of 100 based on 433 ratings.