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Southampton Burton IPA - Southampton Publick House

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Southampton Burton IPASouthampton Burton IPA

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78
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176 Ratings
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Ratings: 176
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kendo on 04-27-2012)
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Photo of justintcoons
3.26/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Hazy brownish amber with a short white head that dissipates quickly. Low carbonation.

Nose
Biscuit, toffee, butterscotch and grapefruit.

Taste
Grapefruit juice with splashes of pineapple and mango. Biscuity malts with a restrained toffee sweetness. Finishes lightly fruity with an earthy bitterness.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, smooth, clean and refreshing.

Overall
Very balanced and easy drinking. A competent English IPA.

justintcoons, Jan 22, 2013
Photo of pknyc
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

pknyc, Jan 10, 2013
Photo of vkv822
3.26/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz : tulip

Pours burnt-orange with a thick, foamy off white head. Good retention, leaves nice lacing.

Toasty, toffee and caramel malts, with floral, lightly fruity hops in both the nose and taste.

Medium+ body, with mild, foamy carbonation.

An enjoyable English IPA. The taste was just a bit one dimensional in my opinion, but I would be willing to have another of these sometime.

vkv822, Jan 09, 2013
Photo of animal69
3.5/5  rDev 0%

animal69, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of micromaniac129
3.83/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours with an amber color, crystal clear with desent carbonation. The head is smallish and white leaving some lacing. Aroma is mostly malt based with hints of hops and minerals. Taste is really good. Balance malts and hops that have a bitter and sweet aspect, sweet and sour. A very good EIPA

micromaniac129, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of Dragon17
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Dragon17, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.85/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

An attempt to recreate the traditional Burton IPA, which is believed to be the first IPA brewed back in the early 1800s. They added minerals to the water in an attempt to replicated the water used at Burton-on-Trent when this style was first brewed. Since I'm reading Mitch Steele's IPA book which covers the evolution of the IPA, I was very interested to try this beer.

Pours a deep copper color which is more true to the modern IPA. I was expecting the color to be much lighter as the Burton IPAs were described to be.

Nose is malty with some faint hops

Taste is sweet, malty, with toffee & caramel notes. Some nice earthy hop bitterness on the way down. Definitely has the English IPA characteristics, very balanced, not hop forward like your American IPA.

Not sure how this compares to the original Burton IPA, but the taste is close to what I expected after reading about them. Seek this one out if you want to see what the classic Burton IPA was like. However, don't expect it to be anything like the American IPA we have all come to love.

FLBeerGuy, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of Zach136
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Zach136, Dec 15, 2012
Photo of jtd335
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

jtd335, Dec 13, 2012
Photo of tobelerone
3.5/5  rDev 0%

tobelerone, Dec 07, 2012
Photo of jmdrpi
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

jmdrpi, Dec 02, 2012
Photo of Amalak
3.73/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A. It has a pale bronze color. Fairly see-through. Lots of little bubbles coming up the side. It has a nice white foamy head and some good lacing.

S. It has a good scent of hops.

T. There's a sweet dark fruit grape taste to it. A bit of a watermelon taste., perhaps. Some hop flavor.

M. It has a tart aftertaste and a bit of a hoppy bite.

O. Nice and flavorful. Nothing that really jumps outs except that it is a fruity IPA.

Amalak, Nov 25, 2012
Photo of RonaldTheriot
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.

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Nov 06, 2012
Photo of greyghost86
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

greyghost86, Nov 04, 2012
Photo of TogaDoolz
4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

TogaDoolz, Nov 02, 2012
Photo of Jimmys
2.95/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle into Hardywood Park tulip. no bottled on date.

A: hazy caramel hued body. head is slightly off-white and frothy. retention is good with very good lacing.

S: caramel aroma. fruity. kinda smells like apple juice. perhaps acetaldehyde? a little bit of herbal bitterness, but nothing substantial.

T: slight bitterness throughout. a earthy hop flavor goes along with it. sweet grain provides backbone, but no more than your typical american IPA.

M: moderate carb on a medium body.

D: i feel like this example may not have been the freshest, but it is a shame when there is no bottle conditioning to let the customer know! the acetaldehyde in the nose definitely threw me off as i felt some late kettle, or even dry hopping, additions would have really helped this brew out. not a great example of a not so great style to begin with.

Jimmys, Nov 01, 2012
Photo of Milkysunshine
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Milkysunshine, Oct 26, 2012
Photo of jk3
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

jk3, Oct 18, 2012
Photo of CliffBrake
3.5/5  rDev 0%

CliffBrake, Oct 14, 2012
Photo of IronLover
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
Photo of beertunes
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into 10oz goblet. Poured a lightly hazy bronze-gold color with just a thin cap of off-white head that had no retention or lacing.

The aroma was very nice, good, earthy malts and nicely gentle hops that provided a nice contrast. The flavors were also very good, those same earthy malts were fuller and the hops a bit crisper. The beer was very nicely balanced, and had a dry finish.

The body was smooth, even and well balanced. Drinkability was excellent, I could easily drink these all afternoon. Overall, a very nice take on the style. This is a must try if you see it.

beertunes, Oct 07, 2012
Photo of bigflatsbeerman
1/5  rDev -71.4%

bigflatsbeerman, Sep 07, 2012
Photo of bwalters31
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

bwalters31, Aug 31, 2012
Photo of mfigueroa713
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

mfigueroa713, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of acevenom
3.78/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass. Pours clear golden with a white head and plentiful streaming bubbles. The head dissipates slowly as expected with this style. The aroma is a nice blend of sweet and bready malts with some earthy and citrus hops. The malt brings a toasted bread flavor with back end earthy bitterness from the hops. There is some citrus in the flavor as well, but this is mild. The body is medium with moderate carbonation. The finish is dry. The drinkability is high. This is a good beer that is solid and true to style.

acevenom, Aug 18, 2012
Southampton Burton IPA from Southampton Publick House
78 out of 100 based on 176 ratings.