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Belvidere Big IPA - Rock Art Brewery

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Belvidere Big IPABelvidere Big IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

191 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 191
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
We brewed this one because we just can't get enough of those hops. IPA's seem to be a great choice any time of the year. They have a great malt flavor and hop profile, just what a beer connoisseur is looking for. We decided to give this one a bit more hops.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-07-2009)
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Reviews by facundoCNB:
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

hazy amber pour witha nice 2 fingers' worth of head (off white) and great lacing. smells of pine, honey, caramel, grass, grapefruit. the taste is of a toasty garlic bitterness up front followed by an earthy bitterness, a citrusy grapefruit bitterness as well for the finish. medium body with a very nice cream feel, moderate carbonation.. bitter and refreshing.
this is a solid dipa all around. strong on the bitterness but not overwhelming to the point where you can't taste anything but hops. surprisingly refreshing which is definitely helping me cope with the 2 laps we just ran around the park.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2012 22:44:06 | More by facundoCNB
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A purchase from my April 19-21 trip for the 4th Anniversary of Lawson's. Bought at the Beverage Warehouse in Winooski on Easter Sunday.

Poured from the 22 oz. bomber into a Tree House tulip.

a: Translucent deep orange with a half finger thick white head which receded to even surface foam and dense lacing.

s: Surprisingly little.

t: Strong pineyish hop bite up front over a solid malt base. Bitterness lingers at the sides of the tongue. Bitterness builds.

m: Medium with good body.

o; A good DIPA,. Nothing particularly distinguished about the hop profile, but Belvidere is a pretty muscular example of the style. The lack of bottling dates makes it difficult to say how fresh this was, but I know it is at least a month old so the hop profile is not what it once was. I did not get the citrus flavors that others have noted.

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Belvidere Big IPA from Rock Art Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.