1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Mad Manatee IPA - Bold City Brewery

Not Rated.
Mad Manatee IPAMad Manatee IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
79
okay

88 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 88
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bold City Brewery visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cjgator3 on 12-24-2008)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 88 | Reviews: 24 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by drumrboy22:
Photo of drumrboy22
drumrboy22

Colorado

3.68/5  rDev +7%

Poured from a 22oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.  Beer is a slightly hazy orange color, with a two-finger, thick, foamy off-white head.  Heavy lacing and moderate carbonation.

Aroma was citrus hops, light grains and malt.

Taste was bitter, citrus hops, some bread and grains. 

Long bitter finish.  Medium bodied.  Not too thick and syrupy, but not too light either.  Well balanced. 

Pretty drinkable brew. 

12-12-2010 04:47:08 | More by drumrboy22
More User Reviews:
Photo of wesbrownyeah
wesbrownyeah

Florida

3.38/5  rDev -1.7%

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.

05-17-2010 20:48:43 | More by wesbrownyeah
Photo of iemailjack
iemailjack

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

01-07-2013 23:01:19 | More by iemailjack
Photo of bpfrush
bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

06-05-2014 17:55:45 | More by bpfrush
Photo of glid02
glid02

Georgia

3.68/5  rDev +7%

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.

03-23-2010 04:32:30 | More by glid02
Photo of dsauter
dsauter

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

02-05-2012 04:16:15 | More by dsauter
Photo of Beer21
Beer21

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

10-14-2013 23:16:35 | More by Beer21
Photo of cjgator3
cjgator3

Florida

3.38/5  rDev -1.7%

08-20-2014 01:30:28 | More by cjgator3
Photo of pagesofphotographs
pagesofphotographs

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +9%

04-02-2014 16:43:26 | More by pagesofphotographs
Photo of CUbeerfan
CUbeerfan

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +9%

07-29-2014 15:27:33 | More by CUbeerfan
Photo of mobrockman
mobrockman

Florida

3/5  rDev -12.8%

06-26-2014 23:41:47 | More by mobrockman
Photo of smakawhat
smakawhat

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

04-01-2014 17:18:11 | More by smakawhat
Photo of 2378GCGTG
2378GCGTG

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +9%

03-23-2012 00:13:43 | More by 2378GCGTG
Photo of cistercian12
cistercian12

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

07-01-2013 21:11:01 | More by cistercian12
Photo of coopdog1000
coopdog1000

Florida

4/5  rDev +16.3%

04-21-2014 23:36:11 | More by coopdog1000
Photo of st9647v3
st9647v3

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

07-07-2014 04:20:04 | More by st9647v3
Photo of indy351
indy351

Indiana

3/5  rDev -12.8%

07-12-2014 17:36:39 | More by indy351
Photo of genogirl
genogirl

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

09-28-2012 01:56:10 | More by genogirl
Photo of weeare138
weeare138

Pennsylvania

2.98/5  rDev -13.4%

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.

04-08-2010 22:34:59 | More by weeare138
Photo of 67couple
67couple

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

06-04-2013 20:47:42 | More by 67couple
Photo of twizzbeatz
twizzbeatz

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +9%

12-21-2012 23:58:49 | More by twizzbeatz
Photo of Brdlist
Brdlist

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

06-04-2014 14:52:30 | More by Brdlist
Photo of boss302
boss302

Florida

3.68/5  rDev +7%

Mad manatee IPA, Bold City Brewery, 22oz bottle, 

A Clear and orange in color. Big thick head. 4

S Citrusy sweet hop aroma. Good smelling beer. 4

T Big hops, some piney flavor. Rich bready malt flavor comes through  after the hops. There is a significant amount of astringency. There is a lingering pine taste also.  3.5

M Medium body and thickness. Carbonation is right on. 4

D A good IPA. IPAs are my favorite style and after trying so many, my preference is for the IPAs that have the great hop aroma and flavor, but also keep the astringency in check.  This one is a little unbalanced with respect to astringency. 3.5     

11-11-2010 03:12:48 | More by boss302
Photo of DangerDawg
DangerDawg

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

11-28-2013 20:49:43 | More by DangerDawg
Photo of basili1250
basili1250

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

03-24-2014 18:47:54 | More by basili1250
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Mad Manatee IPA from Bold City Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.