Homefront IPA - Cigar City Brewing
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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
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
Homefront IPA from Cigar City Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 254 ratings.