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Mad Manatee IPA - Bold City Brewery

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Mad Manatee IPAMad Manatee IPA

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BA SCORE
79
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85 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 23
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)
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

01-31-2012 09:31:24 | More by ygtbsm94
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ali1987

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

05-27-2013 17:45:58 | More by ali1987
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beernads

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

05-08-2013 07:38:43 | More by beernads
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

01-13-2014 12:42:53 | More by Stinger80OH
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st9647v3

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

07-07-2014 04:20:04 | More by st9647v3
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semaj

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

09-14-2013 04:08:18 | More by semaj
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DustinSWB

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

11-04-2013 03:51:10 | More by DustinSWB
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Llcruserll

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

07-03-2014 20:00:27 | More by Llcruserll
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

2.98/5  rDev -13.4%
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.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2010 22:34:59 | More by weeare138
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mobrockman

Florida

3/5  rDev -12.8%

06-26-2014 23:41:47 | More by mobrockman
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indy351

Indiana

3/5  rDev -12.8%

07-12-2014 17:36:39 | More by indy351
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jdcjfl

Florida

3/5  rDev -12.8%

01-22-2012 21:04:51 | More by jdcjfl
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Pearlstreetbrewingco

Florida

3/5  rDev -12.8%

12-30-2013 03:25:33 | More by Pearlstreetbrewingco
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Aiptasia

Florida

3/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sampled this one from a bomber in a pint glass, approx. 50 degrees cold.

A: Minimalistic pour without much of a head. Medium warm gold orange in color with very light carbonation. Lacking much lacing, and what there is doesn't cling.

S: Citrus rind and earth notes on the nose, leaning towards earthy.

T: Malty dry grapefruit rind and dirt. Phelonic flavors giving medicinal notes which tilt the balance on the bitter side. Agressive hops profile would benefit from further shelf aging, a hop bomb when young.

M: Not very fizzy. Drinks ok with a dry finish.

O: Sadly, there's nothing unique about this IPA at all. Tastes like so many other middle of the road IPA's. It's not a bad beer, it's not a great beer. It's solidly mediocre. My suggestions would be to re-think the bittering hops choice and perhaps go with a lager yeast without the phelonic profile.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2011 14:33:29 | More by Aiptasia
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bifrost17

Washington

3/5  rDev -12.8%

11-19-2012 17:16:52 | More by bifrost17
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Brew_Bro

Florida

3.05/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Hazy orange color after being poured into pint glass. The head is actually the best part about this beer. Good lacing in glass.

Smell was fine but not as great as the can lead me to believe. Typical IPA smell only not as strong.

Mouthfeel is too thin.

Taste reminds me more of a hoppy pale ale.

This beer can be dangerous considering how light it seems to drink with the 7% ABV. I could pound these and not think anything of it. Tastes like something I'd drink at the pool. Pretty much no alcohol to be tasted.

Serving type: can

05-17-2014 19:21:30 | More by Brew_Bro
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.08/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Single finger head with nice lacing in a murky amber with golden hues body. Aroma is mild with some malt and light musty hop aroma. Flavor is mostly pine and bitter hops. Very one dimensional however hop heavy. Medium body and moderate carbonation. This is a simple IPA with nothing memorable really. This is a Popular bold city brew but not popular with me.

Serving type: on-tap

01-21-2012 03:59:17 | More by kylehay2004
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JayQue

Virginia

3.2/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

OK IPA. My first brew from this company...bottle brought back from Jacksonville by a fellow Defense contractor. Pours a nice hazy dark amber with a decent size pillowy off-white head. Good retention and good lacing.

Smell was about average, mild earthy hops. Taste is balanced...flavorful enough but no hop bomb under any circumstances and a large amount of caramel malt in the finish.

Mouthfeel is crisp but a hair thin. Drinkability is pretty good. I'm guessing that this is about the same octane as Celebration Ale. Not the most memorable IPA but not bad either.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2010 00:43:22 | More by JayQue
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cistercian12

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

07-01-2013 21:11:01 | More by cistercian12
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genogirl

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

09-28-2012 01:56:10 | More by genogirl
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cambabeer

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

12-03-2013 03:18:42 | More by cambabeer
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POTABLE83

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

09-04-2013 15:07:37 | More by POTABLE83
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Jpgatorbait

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

06-01-2014 05:27:16 | More by Jpgatorbait
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DMACH

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-26-2013 22:28:57 | More by DMACH
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hoppheadIPA

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

07-20-2014 23:02:48 | More by hoppheadIPA
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Mad Manatee IPA from Bold City Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.