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Marble IPA - Marble Brewery

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Marble IPAMarble IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

325 Ratings
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Ratings: 325
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 67
Gots: 30 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Marble Brewery visit their website
New Mexico, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Wolfsdenbrew on 06-12-2008)
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Photo of Thehopluver
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Thehopluver, Jun 22, 2012
Photo of Jeffrey2310
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Jeffrey2310, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of Beermazter310
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Beermazter310, Aug 03, 2012
Photo of chippo33
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

chippo33, Nov 16, 2012
Photo of AlexFields
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

AlexFields, Jan 11, 2013
Photo of DonFrap
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

DonFrap, Sep 19, 2012
Photo of facundoCNB
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a murky orange-yellow pour, 1/2" of foamy white head, nice amounts of patchy lacing throughout.
smells of sweet malt, citrusy grapefruit is strong, piney hops.. has an overall citrus tang scent!
earthy bitterness up front releasing a very nice citrus/grapefruit flavor. a nice malty backbone (not actually as sweet as it smelled) balances this beer out.
medium body, high carbonation, goes down a little too easy!
a very nice subtle ipa, very reminiscent of sixpoint bengali tiger. nothing extremely special, but just a really tasty ipa!

facundoCNB, Aug 31, 2012
Photo of PalatePilot
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

PalatePilot, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of rdooley
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

rdooley, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of roger617
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

roger617, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of Unchi
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Unchi, Dec 29, 2011
Photo of mattsdenney
3.53/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a clear light gold w/ no haze and little head that dissipates quickly.

S: Strong smell of grapefruit, hops, and citrus.

T: Tastes as good as it smells with a strong hop backbone. Floral, bitter aftertaste that lingers.

M: Thin with medium carbonation. Feels light despite the 6+ abv %.

O: Overall a solid IPA with an intense hop bite.

mattsdenney, Sep 02, 2011
Photo of trappistlover
3.63/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(12oz bottle). Pours a hazy golden yellow with white head. Decent lacing shaping up. Some nice grapefruit aromas with a little hop funk, hay also. Taste is semi-sweet and bitter, like citrus pith. Lighter bodied but not thin. Oily texture with lively carbonation. Finish is pleasantly bitter, but somewhat chalky. Overall, this is a nice IPA and quite sessionable. A couple of tweaks and this beer will blow up.

trappistlover, Jun 30, 2011
Photo of mactrail
3.63/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Robust mouthful of hops. Huge aroma of pine and fresh hops on the vine. Light bodied with a deep resiny bite. Pours with a tall snowy head in the Weizen glass, where the narrow neck gives a good concentrated nose. Some traces of biscuity malt, but it's just hops and more hops.

Rather bitter, not much relief in the way of malt. Clean but very simple. Long aftertaste of exactly the same hops as in the aroma and the first sip. A textbook example of hops on display: Columbus, Amarillo, and Centennial.

mactrail, Jul 19, 2011
Photo of jonziefle
3.63/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy straw color. Half finger white head with good retention. Minimal visible carbonation.

Smell: Sweet syrupy hops, without a hint of malts.

Taste: Lots of hops and not very balanced; fatigues the tongue after a while. Not much sweetness.

Mouthfeel: A little thin in body, but with a nice hop bite.

Drinkability: It’s a pretty standard IPA (my favorite style) and good, but nothing especially notable.

Buy Again? Maybe

jonziefle, Dec 20, 2013
Photo of wedgie9
3.68/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Tasted from bottle. Pours bright orange with a frothy and rocky white head that has serious retention. Nose is primarily resin, citrus, and pine hops, but there is a solid backbone of malt and some mango and guava tropical fruitiness as well. The citrus, pine, and resin all come through very nicely on the palate, but the malt seems to be non-existant until the finish. The tropical fruits including orange come through nicely on the palate as well. The body is light, and the carbonation is very lively with a long bitter hops finish. This really is a very good single IPA.

wedgie9, Sep 27, 2010
Photo of ArrogantB
3.68/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle dated 3/23/2012, fairly fresh. Bright orange-yellow color, clear, good head. Farily hoppy smell to it, not quite dank or piney and yet not really tropical, herbal I guess. Taste is bitter, hoppy and a little chewy malt action going on as well. Overall this is a solid IPA and one I'll probably buy again.

ArrogantB, Apr 16, 2012
Photo of TheGordianKnot
3.68/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Marble IPA poured into pint glass... Dated- 5.16.11

A- Orange with egg white head about a finger and a half. Settles nice and slow and coats glass entirely in dense foam... Fairly clear but not completely

S- Intense blend of grapefruit and pine. Touch of oranges adds more fruit balance. Ends with caramel sweetness backbone thats evident but not too forward to detract from hops

T/M- Fairly piney, the pine and earthy spice is a bit much for me. Bitterness is also on harsh side but not quite to point of being toooo much. Not much sweetness, but grainy malt presence is known. Medium carbonation on a medium body, meh; I prefer a drier IPA..

O- It's ok; better than I thought it may be... As this warms the flavor, smell, bitterness, everything dies down which was a little disappointing. Aroma is nice, flavor is a bit less balanced though. Would get again in the end...

TheGordianKnot, Jun 29, 2011
Photo of jeffthecheff
3.7/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks orefu for the bottle. 22 oz, no freshness date.

Poured into a shaped pint, this is a very nice looking beer. It's a light copper color with quite a bit of haze. The head has a great formation with very tiny bubbles and great lacing.

The aroma is a clean mix of fresh green hops that create a nice citrus aroma. The label lists Columbus, Amarillo, and Centennial as the hops used in this beer, with Centennial being the highlight of the aroma. No yeast character to speak of.

This beer has a nice, below average bitterness and the distinct, herbal, grassy hop flavor of Columbus hops. Good amount of fruitiness that tastes like fruity pebbles. The hop finish actually contains more flavor than bitterness, and it lingers a ton.

Nice, creamy mouthfeel with low carbonation and almost no fizz. The beer has good drinkabilty, this was an easy bomber.

jeffthecheff, Nov 16, 2009
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.71/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to drewone for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours a clear gold with a foamy off-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus zest, and slight herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest and herbal flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with solid citrus and herbal hop qualities all around.

UCLABrewN84, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of chugalug06
3.73/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear copper fluid fits easily into Bruery Tulip with one swift pour. Head is white foam with small soapy bubbles. Very little lacing to speak of.

Strong hop aroma greats you upon opening the bottle... Very pineapple, apple, yes, apple, grapefruit, and the rest of your typical west coast IPA aromas. Very buttery and smooth.

Very smooth and quite bitter... Just as an IPA should be. It could stand to be more creamy and thick, but I'll take it. Very nice tropical citrus favor. Thin body with over carbonation.

This brew is all over the board... Very good flavor and aroma, but struggles lie within the mouthfeel... A very good first offering from Marble, welcome to Colorado!

chugalug06, Apr 15, 2012
Photo of LilBeerDoctor
3.73/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed on 1/17/2010. Bottle. Pours a clear light yellow-orange with a small, foamy white head. Aroma of sweaty, grassy hops. Yum! Flavor of citrus, grassy hops. Palate is a little weaker than I'd prefer. Very similar to the DIPA just a touch lighter in palate. Quite tasty and drinkable nonetheless!

LilBeerDoctor, Dec 23, 2010
Photo of Dinkel
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Dinkel, Oct 16, 2013
Photo of bkeller04
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

bkeller04, Feb 11, 2014
Photo of MAUEX_MFA
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

MAUEX_MFA, Jul 13, 2013
Marble IPA from Marble Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 325 ratings.