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Wedge Iron Rail IPA - Wedge Brewing Company

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88
very good

110 Ratings
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Ratings: 110
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 9.16%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wedge Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
From the brewery website:
English Style India Pale Ale, Maris Otter 2-row, Canadian Honey Malt and Belgian Crystal.

Centennial, Kent Golding, and Cascade are added Five times during the process, including Dry Hopping.

(Beer added by: mikesgroove on 09-21-2008)
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5/5  rDev +27.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The best American IPA I've had in a very long time, and the best IPA in North Carolina, hands-down.

In the glass, it is lovely to behold: glistening orange, with a nice thin white head. A slight haze speaks of dry-hopping.

On the nose, I am given a carnival-ride of citrus, bountiful dry-hopping, and a bit of pine and floral to round it out.

The taste is perfectly bitter and hop-citrusy, with a faint metallic twang that I find desirable and noteworthy. There's a nice malt presence here as well.

On the palate, it just hits the spot. Love those snappy bubbles and I've love to pair this one with anything from spicy Indian curry to a fat home-grilled beefalo burger.

Go to the Wedge Brewery on a sunny late afternoon. Sit outside. Order a pitcher, or perhaps two. They go quickly.

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4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.4/5  rDev +12%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of blackie
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: hazy, glowing orange-amber in color with a lighter but persistent head

s: biscuity malt structure with a nice dose of sweet caramel supports hop aromas of tropical citrus and dark pine, a touch musty

m: moderate carbonation and a medium body in great balance makes for an easy sip

t: caramel and biscuit backbone with a pleasantly grainy flavor, hops moderate in strength and bitterness with flavors of pine and tropical fruit

d: just fine

standard pint at the brewery on a lovely June afternoon post-camping

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.23/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - deep murky orange amber color.Good carbonation with some cascading.

S - light pear with citrus, bread

T -Fruitisweet bread with an intense earthy/herbal hop that lingers, peppery.

M - medium bodied with good carbonation

O - Very good beer. There are so many good IPAs out there. This one is unique and highly drinkable, The peppery/hoppy flavor really is a treat for hop heads. I recommend this beer and brewery!

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4.22/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Really enjoyed this off tap. Not much to look at but has a great taste. Aroma is of citrus and flower and the taste follows. Mouthfeel is hard to quantify.

Overall a very solid IPA which I will seek out whenever I'm in town.

Will be picking up a growler before I head out.

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Wedge Iron Rail IPA from Wedge Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 110 ratings.