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Marble IPA - Marble Brewery

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Marble IPAMarble IPA

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

340 Ratings
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Ratings: 340
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 66
Gots: 37 | 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 Tsrohnek
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of porcelli426
3.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle to a tumbler

A- A nice clear dark golden color with hazy bits marbled throughout. Cool effect, not sure if it was intended. Decent head

S- Strong citrus and floral with malty background

T- Strong citrus and bitterness right off the bat. Very clean taste

M- Well carbonated and balanced

O-I enjoyed this beer a lot. Very fragrant and tasty. It my not be my first choice to have with dinner but I would definitely recommend it to the IPA lover who's looking for something new to try.

Photo of AEArider
4.03/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a glowing, opaque gold/orange, with a billowing, tightly knit head. Smell is dominated by herbal hop essences, and while not especially citrusy, definitely some fruity tones as well. Taste is of earthy hoppiness and a bass malt profile that balances nicely. The feel is slightly sticky, leaving a lasting hop-inuced shock to the palate. Overall a great IPA!

Photo of largadeer
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice extra from GHB. Thanks!

Appearance: Pretty typical IPA appearance. Amber colored with nice clarity and solid head retention. Looks good.

Smell: This has some nice floral hop notes with a touch of citrus. There's a slight chalkiness to it that isn't necessarily unpleasant, and a touch of bready malt. While not exactly mind-blowing, it's very pleasant.

Palate: Much like the nose, this has some great floral hop flavors, a bit of citrus, and a chalky note (cascade or centennial hops, perhaps?). The mid palate brings out grainy malt and spiciness, which leads into a pleasantly bitter floral finish.

Overall: Pretty damn good.

Photo of Beermazter310
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of rudzud
3.78/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Received as an extra in a trade. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a crystal clear honey amber with a nice almost two finger off white head that leaves some light side lacing.

S - Nice light hop presence here, gentle pine and some very faint malt sweetness. Some slight alcohol presence.

T - More of the light pine hops, some slight malty bread like aspects along with some alcohol notes.

M - Mouthfeel isnt all that bad, nice lingering bitter finish. Subtle carbonation.

O - Overall this isnt a bad beer from Marble Brewery. Glad I got to try it.

Photo of sd123
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of bonbini26
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of beagle75
3.8/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft service into a shaker pint glass at Lady Falconburgh's in Durango, CO.

A: Clear, light amber color with less than one finger of diminishing white foam head. Heavy lacing remains on the glass.

S: Weak hops suggesting orange rind and pine. Starchy maize is also present.

T: Begins off-dry, with a solid malt backbone of bread crusts and lesser caramel. Hop qualities are much more present here than in the smell, exhibiting assertive floral, grapefruit, and resinous pine aromatics. Acidity is restrained into the middle where malt and hops negotiate a fine balance. The finish is drying and pleasant; fresh herbaceous flavors compliment relatively mild bitterness.

M: Thin to medium viscosity, balanced on the palate, with low carbonation.

D/O: Although a bit underattenuated, this beer brings some appealing hop qualities if one forgives the underwhelming nose. Hops seem to revolve around a Centennial-Chinook dynamic that, while not particularly exotic, has depth and appeal.

Photo of Texasfan549
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of BeerHunter76
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of u2carew
4.03/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz longneck
A) Pours with a finger thick head that settles some. Clear body, bronze in color. Semi-sticky lacing on the drink down.
S) Quite aromatic. Strong hops come wafting out of the glass on the pour. Citrus. Pine.
T) Hoppy from start to finish. Piney. The malts barely hang in but what there is it brings some compliment to the hops. Bitter, bitter bite in the aftertaste.
M) Crisp yet creamy mouthfeel. Medium body. Dry and tannic in the finish.
O) Overall a great rendition of a west coast IPA.

Photo of crobinso
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of justinlaz
4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of elgiacomo
3.78/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottled May 17, 2012. Served at around 40F.

Pours nice ’n hazy orange/amber with a large foamy three finger white head that leaves wonderful rings of drippy lacing behind and holds a nice cap. She’s a purty one.

Aroma is very floral with some dank notes, herbal, a bit of citrus and pine, some bready malt too. Very good strength.

Flavor is resinous hops, herbal, some citrus rind, a bit of pine, dank, rather hefty caramel malt backbone in the middle lending some sweetness, finishes with fair bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, quite oily, moderate carbonation.

Impressive IPA, particularly the aroma and appearance. A bit more malt in the flavor than what I’d ideally like, but still plenty of hops there too.

Photo of savagepm
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of tobelerone
4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A very tasty IPA from that craft beer mecca, New Mexico. Orange-copper color with decent clarity, a good-sized cream-colored head, solid retention and lacing. Nice overall appearance. Well hopped aroma; faint caramel sweetness from the malt, but most prominent are citrus, tropical fruit, and pine resin notes.

Hop-forward flavor: tropical fruits; mango, pineapple, citrus, orange, lemon, grapefruit. Lesser hop notes of pine, resin, and herbal flavors. Moderately sweet but quite restrained caramel malt character very much in keeping with the west coast IPA style.

Medium body and carbonation; slightly smooth and creamy; a spot-on mouthfeel for a bottled IPA. Really an exemplary example of the style and something I’d buy again if I ever ran across it (not likely living on the east coast).

Photo of riored4v
4.03/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured in to a tulip. Hazy orange body with a dense, rocky, off-white head. Great lacing.

Aroma had a mellow maltiness that backed the hop aroma nicely. Good amount of citrus aroma with some lemony and orange notes. Very bright hop aroma.

Taste was a great example of IPA. Very bright hop flavor with orange, lemon and citrus flavors. Mild biscuity flavor with some good maltiness to back the bitterness. Light sweetness. Finish has a medium lingering bitterness that was somewhat resiny. No signs of ABV.

Medium body, medium carb with a dry finish.

Overall a good example of an IPA. Nice maltiness helps balance the hop bitterness.

Photo of Thehopluver
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of hiphopj5
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of carteravebrew
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of cfh64
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of BobLoblaw
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of azdback
4.2/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Spaten tumbler. Bottled on 5/2/12. Fairly light orange, almost yellow, color and very clear. Millions of tiny carbonation bubbles lead to a large three finger head that is bright white in color and creamy and frothy in appearance. Lace isn't doing much yet but we'll see. By the end of the glass the lace is great and sticks in large speckled sheets.

Smell is wonderful citrus, orange and pink grapefruit maybe some pineapple. There is just a hint of bread and earth.

Taste is bright and citrus bitter, yellow grapefruit and orange peel. This one is quite the palate wrecker. There is some malt body to balance this out but not by much. Quite nice.

Mouth is crisp with a spritzy carbonation. Body is delicate to medium and the finish is average and dry.

Overall I really like what the boys over in Albuquerque are doing. This is pretty much a West Coast IPA through and through. Lots of tongue lashing and not a ton of malt body or musty yeast strains. Gread job Marble and thanks to my friend Luis for muling this one over to me.

Marble IPA from Marble Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 340 ratings.