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Swamp Ape IPA - Florida Beer Company

Not Rated.
Swamp Ape IPASwamp Ape IPA

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BA SCORE
69
poor

392 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 2.97
pDev: 27.27%
Wants: 7
Gots: 35 | 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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3/5  rDev +1%

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3.25/5  rDev +9.4%

yanosh, Apr 08, 2014
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3.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Lighter shade of yellow-copper in color. Clear. Forms a moderate sized head. Little retention as it quickly falls to a patchy surface coating. Moderate lacing.

S: Aromas is fairly average. There is a particular pungency to the beer, which I believe the brewers were going for, but it's a not a particularly pleasant pungency. Vegetal hops, green pepper, alcohol, and a faint hint of orange.

T: Taste is not as bad as I was expecting, though it's far from good. Mildly sweet with a blend of fruity notes, apples, light caramel, green vegetables, and aggressive alcoholic spice. There are hops in this one, but they are not center stage and I can only describe them as "green."

M: Medium bodied. Lower carbonation. Mild bitterness. Lots of peppery alcohol.

O: If you're going to name your beer after a stinky beast that lives in the swamp I figure the beer is either going to be badass or taste like gorilla sweat. While I suspect gorilla sweat tastes worse than this beer, this beer is not at all badass. That said, the flavors are aggressive as is the alcohol content. Unfortunately the flavors are not overly pleasant and the alcohol is quite harsh.

Florida9, Mar 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +9.4%

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2/5  rDev -32.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -15.8%

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2.05/5  rDev -31%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

For some reason. my wife brought me one of these home from Tampa. I would have preferred something from Cigar City, but so be it. This is a throw away beer for me. Why would I bother to drink this- at 10% yet- with so many good beers out there. It's overly sweet and grainy and with a chemical aftertaste, and raw alcohol comes through quite strongly. No thanks,

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Swamp Ape IPA from Florida Beer Company
69 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.