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Hopped On The High Seas - Kohatu - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

207 Ratings
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Ratings: 207
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DrinkSlurm on 02-20-2014)
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I am trying to reduce some of the backlog of CANQuest (TM) CANs that built up while awaiting picture approval, name correction, time, money, the bevy of bikini-clad beauties to depart the premises, the Russians to get the f**k out of the Crimean Peninsula ... Suffice it to say that things were getting away from me and I am CANmitted to getting back on an even keel.

From the CAN: "Drink fresh! Do not age! Pour gently into a glass."; "A tropical IPA dry-hopped on the high seas with one of our favorite hops: Kohatu"; "Caribbean-style ale".

A nice, loud Crack! presented a brimful craft CAN, but these guys must have been talking to my Old Lady, who was scandalized by the inverted Glug. It's beer, kids! It ain't gonna bruise, but I promised that I would use a gentle pour when so directed. I found out that this is the Maori word for "stone" and since it is a New Zealand hop, I am getting a facial tattoo to really put me in the mood. I created a tad over of a finger of eggshell-white head with good retention and the nose was already filling the room. Very pine and grapefruit! Man, this could be a great air freshener. Color was an oh-so-slightly hazy golden yellow (SRM = > 5, < 7) and of course, I was visited by the Three Golden Stooges - Mammon, Croesus and Midas, all of whom wanted a taste. Fat chance, boys! Warming, I also got some tropical fruit aromas, especially pineapple. Mouthfeel was medium and the taste was about as riotous as I might have expected, given the nose. The grapefruit and pineapple seemed to be battling for supremacy in the mouth, while the pine mintiness gave it a clean, breathtaking finish. Dense lacing lined the inside of the glass as I sat in a mellow, CANtemplative state, awaiting my next sip. My my. I have to say that I have been entirely impressed by this series of varietal AIPAs up to this point. Salute!

Serving type: can

04-21-2014 13:40:21 | More by woodychandler
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3.91/5  rDev +2.1%
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[12 oz. can] pours thick 3 finger white head. told by a friend it might be over carbonated, and to open over sink. carbonated , but not a gusher. golden straw hazy color.

smells fruity with kiwi, bananas, and lemony citrus. very interesting and fresh.

fruits very forward on taste. matches smell. kiwi and citrusy. very sweet and not so bitter. sweetness and fruitiness is this beers game. different, but in a good way. light to moderate mouthfeel, and slightly overcarbonated but not to the point of having to give it away.

finishes more bitter on the end, than front. slightly dry.

pretty good beer by CCB. fruity/different which seems to be what they've been doing with these Hopped on the High Seas beers. good beer overall. I think I will keep getting Hopped on the High Seas in the future. Arrrrggg matie!!!

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Hopped On The High Seas - Kohatu from Cigar City Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 207 ratings.