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Homefront IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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Homefront IPAHomefront IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

254 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 254
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 8.93%
Wants: 12
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: shand on 05-25-2012)
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BeerGreg

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

08-01-2014 16:01:45 | More by BeerGreg
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CK319

Florida

4/5  rDev +2%

07-30-2014 02:06:27 | More by CK319
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suckaj

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-29-2014 15:05:02 | More by suckaj
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FrankHammer

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-24-2014 17:09:01 | More by FrankHammer
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Can gifted to me by stillmatic2232, this one was a little weird.

Pours a murky orange, with a huge 3 inch head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells like citrus and tropical fruits, with some vanilla and oak.

Creamy and fruity taste, almost like a creamsicle, with a woody taste, from the Louisville Slugger bats. This is good, but there's just something off-putting I can't put my finger on. I feel like this one would honestly be better blended with ice, it's so goddamn creamy and fruity.

Really weird mouthfeel on this one- it's weirdly thick, with a sort of off-putting carbonation that's hard to describe, almost like it's a cask in a can.

Not bad, but it's one of the weirdest IPAs I've ever had.

Serving type: can

07-19-2014 19:18:45 | More by GreesyFizeek
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dreichus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

07-14-2014 23:01:47 | More by dreichus
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moarmare

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

07-14-2014 12:40:00 | More by moarmare
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Jmbbabson

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

07-11-2014 14:16:52 | More by Jmbbabson
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Beerly-Departed

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

07-10-2014 18:15:14 | More by Beerly-Departed
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solo103

Florida

4/5  rDev +2%

07-08-2014 21:18:42 | More by solo103
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

07-08-2014 03:23:48 | More by PA-Michigander
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Soneast

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2%

07-06-2014 20:33:00 | More by Soneast
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Nick_isthatstillcool

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-06-2014 06:15:10 | More by Nick_isthatstillcool
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sixtyminute

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

07-05-2014 02:26:55 | More by sixtyminute
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yankeej13

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

07-04-2014 14:30:55 | More by yankeej13
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Jaywalsh20

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

07-03-2014 06:33:34 | More by Jaywalsh20
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GatorLCA

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

07-02-2014 21:58:45 | More by GatorLCA
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BeersAndBears

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-02-2014 17:16:45 | More by BeersAndBears
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Lovely85

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-02-2014 00:32:25 | More by Lovely85
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nickfl

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-02-2014 00:28:17 | More by nickfl
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Despite being fresh a multitude of floaters courses through a coppery cloudy body. The head was a bit dull but had a stiff bubbly build.

The nos was filled with pithy grapefruit, citrus tangerines, maple syrup, lemon sweetness, and a stable caramel malt.

The flavor is strong on maple with a touch of vanilla, which adds a creaminess. There's a strong citrus finish that reminded me of Orange rinds, with an oiliness.

The feel is thick but the orangey oily taste translates to feel. Otherwise the astringency is low and it's fairly easy to drink.

This has very little overriding IPA qualities but it's so different and interesting that one can easily overlook it and enjoy.

Serving type: can

06-30-2014 01:03:04 | More by KYGunner
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Gmartin75

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

06-29-2014 21:07:11 | More by Gmartin75
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Shaimless

Oregon

4/5  rDev +2%

06-26-2014 07:32:18 | More by Shaimless
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-23-2014 18:09:39 | More by AngusOg
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Mattco

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

06-19-2014 14:30:42 | More by Mattco
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Homefront IPA from Cigar City Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 254 ratings.