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Mad Manatee IPA - Bold City Brewery

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120 Ratings
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Ratings: 120
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.12%
Wants: 5
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bold City Brewery visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: cjgator3 on 12-24-2008

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Ratings: 120 | Reviews: 29
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Photo of wesbrownyeah
3.38/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bold City Mad Manatee IPA... problably somewhere in the range of 5.5-6.2% alcohol.
Poured from a growler into a 22oz. mug.

A- Nice dark orange fluid with firey outer walls as the light goes threw it. Thick off white head falls leaving a sticky rim around the glass and quarter inch froth that stays around.

S- Sharp scents of pine and floral hops dominate the nose a sweet malts linger in the backbone.

T-M- Hops are appearant in the form of citrus and piney bite, with a sweet but muddled carmel malt backbone. Mouthfeel is heavily astringent and tangy with a lasting bitter bite.

D- All and all a good ipa and a good pint but maybe a little to much at once for a growler.

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of bpfrush
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of glid02
3.68/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the brewery.

Pours a clear light copper color with a one-finger white head. The head recedes into a thin layer on top leaving decent lacing.

Smells of pale malts with good amounts of earthy hops. Slightly bitter citrus aromas waft out as the beer warms.

Tastes similar to how it smells. Pale malt flavors kick things off and are followed quickly by decidedly bitter and earthy hop flavors. The hops carry through to a mildly bitter ending.

Mouthfeel is good. It's got a solid thickness with moderate carbonation.

Drinkability is also good. I finished my glass without a problem and could have another.

Overall this isn't a bad IPA however I wouldn't seek it out again.

Photo of dsauter
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Beer21
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.8/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bold City Brewery "Mad Manatee IPA"
12 oz. can, coded "212 14 11:33"
$1.67 @ Winn Dixie #0199, Jacksonville, FL

Appearance: Very hazy orange-copper body with visible particulate in suspension - most likely from dry hopping. The frothy off-white drops steadily to a wide collar. Lacing is average.

Aroma: Citrus and pine over a gentle golden caramel drizzled malt base.

Flavor: Bright hops combine citrus and pine with a subtle berry-like fruitiness (that could be from hops or yeast). A golden caramel character gives the grainy and biscuity malt charm, and it remains sweetish against a just-enough-to-balance bitterness along with a subtle, underlying tartness that's really quite unique. It finishes dry with lingering notes of pine and spice.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and moderately crisp before warming in the mouth to soften and become almost smooth.

Overall: A straightforward, clearly crafted IPA that's an accessible, reliable, and drinkable beer.

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3.38/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of cyrushire
3.7/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.96/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of weeare138
2.98/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appears a hazy orange toned amber with a small white cap. Scattered bits of lacing are left.
Smell is of orange citrus, grass, herbs, and wet hay.
Taste is of the aromas with a light malty flavor and a touch of mild, hay hops.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied, dry, and slightly bitter.

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3.24/5  rDev -6.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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Mad Manatee IPA from Bold City Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.