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Old Wylies IPA - Rivertowne Pourhouse

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Old Wylies IPAOld Wylies IPA

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81
good

113 Ratings
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Ratings: 113
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 16.57%
Wants: 2
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rivertowne Pourhouse visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Andrew Maxwell put over 1.5 decades of recipe development into this India Pale Ale, creating the fourth dimension of flavor. Combining four varieties of hops produces a unique beer that has an aggressive hop flavor, bite and aroma without denying the presence of malt which I.P.A.S often lack.

(Beer added by: beerphan on 11-27-2007)
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

skydogpenn, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of Chris77McGrath
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Chris77McGrath, Jun 09, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -36.8%

Auslander, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of rodlavers
3/5  rDev -15.7%

rodlavers, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of jburd19
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

jburd19, May 28, 2014
Photo of jeremy_zeman
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

jeremy_zeman, May 26, 2014
Photo of beerman73
4/5  rDev +12.4%

beerman73, May 24, 2014
Photo of KevBot89
3.69/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: clear golden orange color, with a one-finger, white head
Aroma: pine and citrus
Taste: follows nose of pine and citrus, with added topical fruit flavors. Pine dominates up front that leads into citrusy lemon and finishes with sweet, light mango and cantaloupe notes and tropical fruits. Though the can says there's noticeable malt flavors, I'm not detecting much malt presence.
Mouthfeel: standard body for an ipa, not too thick or thin, lots of carbonation and bite: which is lovely because it helps accentuate the pine and citrus hops.
Overall: This is an excellent beer for this week in particular. It will be enjoyable during hot days, by the beach, or at picnics. But generally its a very solid ipa, regardless of event or location. With its refreshing pine and citrus flavors and strong bite, this beer will be enjoyable whenever and wherever. Instead of grabbing a sprite or sierra mist, I'd recommend you toward the adult cooler, where you can fish for an Old wylie's ipa.

KevBot89, May 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

RWACKO, Apr 28, 2014
Photo of Rifugium
2.84/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

On tap at the POPE, Philly, PA.

Copper pour with a half inch or so of foamy white head; good retention and a bit of lacing. Pretty mild aroma, vegetal, leafy hops, worty malt. Taste was pretty bland, but very bitter. Too bitter actually, even for an IPA, mainly in that it lacked any fresh hoppy goodness. Pine needles and grass, and a very bland malt base. Light-medium body, dry, thin and watery mouthfeel. Was not a fan of this one.

Rifugium, Apr 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

tommyguz, Mar 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

mobrockman, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of micromaniac129
3.08/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Perhaps this was old, I don't know, I really didn't pay much attention for a date.
The appearance was fairly decent with a copper amber color and short white head.
The aroma was mostly malts and had that old IPA smell.
Taste was stale and malty. Not picking any hops in the flavor.
It did drink quite smooth and full bodied on the palate.
Overall not a very good representation of the style. It taste and smelled stale.

micromaniac129, Mar 08, 2014
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3.63/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz can poured into a pint glass
A: Orange with a hint of brown, one-finger head
S: Orange juice, a touch of hops but also an unattractive metallic note
T: Malt and earth up front with a pleasant citrus rind midpalate and some resin hops on the finish
M:Medium-bodied, earthy
O: A nice initial effort but far from the best in its style. I like it but it would be better if there were a touch less earth, a bit more hops and (possibly the first time I've said this) a bit more sweetness

ONUMello, Mar 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

dankjohn, Feb 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

clfrost, Oct 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

sammyt728, Oct 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

nstroup, Oct 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

AC-Mivsek, Sep 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Hophead21, Sep 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

squirreljr, Sep 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

ejwright02, Sep 03, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -64.9%

dfhhead25, Aug 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

chrishensley, Aug 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

outoffocus, Aug 04, 2013
Old Wylies IPA from Rivertowne Pourhouse
81 out of 100 based on 113 ratings.