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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
okay

83 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 12.24%
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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hoppheadIPA

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

07-20-2014 23:02:48 | More by hoppheadIPA
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bcsbeer

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2%

07-14-2014 23:02:10 | More by bcsbeer
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indy351

Indiana

3/5  rDev -12.5%

07-12-2014 17:36:39 | More by indy351
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st9647v3

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

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

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2%

07-06-2014 22:11:06 | More by MPSTARR
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Llcruserll

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

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

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

06-29-2014 02:27:12 | More by Notacraftdrinker
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mobrockman

Florida

3/5  rDev -12.5%

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

Florida

3.81/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 12 oz. can into an Upland pint glass.

A: Hazy gold to orange, with some hop floaters, a one-finger white creamy head, and lots of small bubble visible carbonation.

S: Resin and citrus rind, bready malts that give some sweetness almost no caramelly aroma. Not a huge nose on this though.

T: Bright orangey citrus, citrus rind bitterness with less resin flavor, along with a touch of tropical fruit and spice hops. A healthy malt backbone lends a bready sweetness, again with minimal caramel aspect. The hang is a fairly mild citrus rind bitterness.

A: Full-bodied for IPA, good carbonation sensation, and fairly low alcohol presence.

O: Another tasty, canned, yet pretty standard American IPA. Nothing here to set it apart, or perhaps to actively seek - but it's a more than serviceable option to have around. Drink one if you happen to see it.

Serving type: can

06-11-2014 23:37:59 | More by macrosmatic
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Shaw

Florida

3.98/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Love the name and the logo: Don't mess with a mad manatee!

Pours a lovely amber with a sticky tan head and some floaties of yeast.

Aroma of citrus-like hops.

Bracingly bitter with herbal hop flavors and a nice biscuit/waffle malt note. This one's about the hops, but there's some malt thrown in there, keeping this from being as dry as West Coast style IPAs.

Lovely body with plenty of oomph.

Overall an excellent IPA, further proof that Florida is making some of the best of the style. Seek it out.

Serving type: can

06-06-2014 01:22:36 | More by Shaw
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +2%

06-05-2014 17:55:45 | More by bpfrush
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Brdlist

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +2%

06-04-2014 14:52:30 | More by Brdlist
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Jpgatorbait

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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

Florida

3.05/5  rDev -11.1%
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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Mikecap

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +2%

05-15-2014 01:14:43 | More by Mikecap
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BryanCDM

California

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

05-13-2014 01:56:23 | More by BryanCDM
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mattreitz49

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

05-12-2014 01:17:23 | More by mattreitz49
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coopdog1000

Florida

4/5  rDev +16.6%

04-21-2014 23:36:11 | More by coopdog1000
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

04-19-2014 13:24:24 | More by Gatordaddy
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edhizdeid

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +2%

04-15-2014 01:18:29 | More by edhizdeid
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Lare453

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

04-10-2014 02:58:07 | More by Lare453
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pagesofphotographs

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

04-02-2014 16:43:26 | More by pagesofphotographs
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +2%

04-01-2014 17:18:11 | More by smakawhat
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Chris77McGrath

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

03-31-2014 17:38:32 | More by Chris77McGrath
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basili1250

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

03-24-2014 18:47:54 | More by basili1250
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Mad Manatee IPA from Bold City Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.