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Southampton Burton IPA - Southampton Publick House

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Ratings: 174
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Southampton Publick House visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Kendo on 04-27-2012)
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4.43/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Southampton Burton IPA has a medium, off-white head and a mostly clear, bubbly, reddish-gold appearance, with a good amount of thick lacing left on the glass. There is a rich, roasted, malty aroma and a moderately hoppy, malty flavor, with hints of caramel and toffee. The mouthfeel is medium and Southampton Burton IPA finishes wet, refreshing, and very tasty. Overall, this is excellent.


RonaldTheriot, Nov 06, 2012
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4.28/5  rDev +22.3%

RayVB, Aug 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

Joshjackson, Jul 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

canawler, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

TogaDoolz, Nov 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

BrooklynPanch, Jan 19, 2014
Photo of scootny
4.16/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I'm pouring this into a plastic cup and it looks way too good for a plastic cup. Clear golden orange amber with a pure white head that has a good size and healthy retention. Beer stays covered all the way down. Nose suffers from the vessel but still has a delightful olfactory presence. Excellent malt presence and superb balance of caramel and grains. Hops are earthy and firm giving a mellower take on the American IPA signature while remaining quite hoppy. Taste is something that seems requires sophistication given the markedly different style British IPA are from American. The malt is lovely and multilayered with breads lightly toasted, light caramel sweetness, a mild English yeast fruitiness, covered by strong hops. Hops are earthy, (Fuggles I think) with a resiny oiliness that lingers cleanly. Some biscuit on the palate that makes me think Maris Otter malt as well. Feel is crisp with an exceptionally drinkable weight. Carbonation is lively keeping it delightful on the tongue. This is a great beer that seems to be lost on a Neanderthal expectation of hops smakdown in a style that doesn't warrant it. It's hoppy while being decidedly reserved in the British tradition.

scootny, Aug 06, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

poured from a 12 oz bottle into a nonic, served at fridge temp.

appearance: hazy, honey colored beer with vigorous carbonation. Thin, offwhite head. perfunctory lacing.

aroma: amazing yeast aroma like baking home made white bread. mild, earthy hop funkiness.
, spicy. a touch of peaches and pears at the end.

mouthfeel: good, medium.

taste: crystal malty with a broad, complex hop bill that is citric, herbal and spicy.


fx20736, Mar 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

hemorhoidzz, Aug 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

grumblebee, May 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is a faithful recreation of the original India pale ale that started it all. Not the hop bomb that has become the accepted version. A well balanced, strong drinkable ale. Alcohol is 6.5%.
Pours a nice pale copper with a decent head. I remember drinking
an original IPA as an 18 yo many years ago and thinking "what a bitter useless beer". Boy how times have changed!

dugit57, Jul 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

probert, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

DCH, Jun 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

Lovely85, Feb 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle served in a standard pint glass.

L - clear copper color with a white head that thinned out while leaving a good amount of lacing behind.

S - flowers, citrus rind, earth and bread.

T - everything in the aroma with a nice dose of bittnerness on the finish.

F - medium bodied with a smooth feel.

O - good example of the style.

JoeyBeerBelly, May 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

samibr, Sep 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

Ilovelampandbeer, Oct 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

diablo14, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

Gww1864, Aug 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

Profchaos20, Aug 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

Kerrie, Jul 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

chasmandocharles, Apr 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

skriv, Apr 08, 2013
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3.99/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: amber; effervescent; medium off-white frothy head, long lasting, decent lacing

Smell: biscuity malt; orange peel; some piney notes

Taste: juicy malt with a quick bite of citrusy hops; finishes slightly dry with a lingering grapefruit dryness

Mouthfeel: creamy; medium bodied; added minerals noticeable while drinking

Remarks: very smooth and balanced; not in your face hop bite, but enough to know it's an IPA without overwhelming the maltiness

IchLiebeBier, Dec 03, 2013
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3.98/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pale orange in color with excellent clarity. Poured with a short white foam that reduced to a wispy, soapy cap that left sheets of sticky lacings on the glass. Resinous pine and ripe citrus orange hop aromas with sweet caramel malt in the background. Creamy smooth feel with rich carbonation. Pine hop flavors are dominant throughout. Ripe citrus orange and pungent floral hop flavors up front and thru the middle with a sweet caramel malt bacbone. Finishes with a lingering pine hop bitterness.

IronLover, Oct 11, 2012
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Southampton Burton IPA from Southampton Publick House
80 out of 100 based on 174 ratings.