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Dry-Hopped On The High Seas Caribbean-Style IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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430 Ratings
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Ratings: 430
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 8.74%
Wants: 15
Gots: 27 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Batch 1- Simcoe
Batch 2- Ahtanum
Batch 3 - Experimental hop #529

(Beer added by: SkinnyT on 10-02-2013)
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Ratings: 430 | Reviews: 57 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by ThePorterSorter:
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3.8/5  rDev -2.3%

The beer pours a clear, coppery amber with a foamy off-white head that laces. The nose is citrusy, caramely, and metallic - little in the way of hoppy aromatics. However, the beer drinks with good balance between the potently bitter hops and honey-like malt backbone. Though I think the beer's malt profile is on point, the crushing, repetitive insult from the hops make this beer's finish unenjoyable - a factor that improves as the beer warms. This beer is medium bodied with abrasive hops, exceptional malt sweetness/grain flavor, and a lingering grapefruit rind bitterness. This is a tasty hopped up ale that's a bit overly bitter, but has tremendous flavor.

ThePorterSorter, Feb 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

npala86, Oct 24, 2013
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3.84/5  rDev -1.3%

HOITINK, Aug 24, 2014
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4.69/5  rDev +20.6%

Can from Proof Bottle Shop. I had this beer directly from the can while a t the pool earlier today. Aroma was sweeter than Jai Alai in the way of more mango and pineapple. Aroma was also a touch of pine and earthy grassiness. Taste was sweet tropical fruits, only slightly bitter hops, and lightly roasted malt. Well carbonated and good body to this beer. I should have bought the full 6 pack.

mverity, Oct 16, 2013
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3.73/5  rDev -4.1%

32 oz. growler filled at Vista bev., South Salem, NY

Pours near clear, slightly ligher then almond amber. Nice fine head, leaves a delicate collar, tiny bubble film and super fine sheets of lacing. Nice lookin'...

Muted nose with some grainy hops

Decent butt really nothing special kinda AIPA.

More grainy/resiny hops in the forefront. Hoppy with nearly enough malt to reflect some balance. Not overy impressed. The look of this one was the highlight, and thats not a good sign.

Billolick, Nov 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

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3.66/5  rDev -5.9%

Clear apricot colored with a thick and dimpled rocky off-white head that lingers long. Inviting aroma of bright tangerine and pine. Taste fairly matches the nose, very fresh citrus flavor, tangerine and pine, some ruby grapefruit and orange rind. Some subtle malt flavors ride beneath, but the hops are front and center on this one. Firm bitterness. Full and round mouthfeel. Very tasty beer.

far333, Dec 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.65/5  rDev -6.2%

Ahtanum batch
A- straw, light gold, transparent, thin white head that disappears quickly
S- tropical fruits, floral hops
T- grapefruit, pine, floral hops, little malt flavor, passion fruit
M- thin and light body with medium carbonation. Resinous hop aftertaste.
O- seems more like a pale with the very light body but it's very tasty and has wonderful aroma

AdamF625, Jan 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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Dry-Hopped On The High Seas Caribbean-Style IPA from Cigar City Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 430 ratings.