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Shotgun Willie IPA - Peekskill Brewery

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Shotgun Willie IPA
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

76 Ratings
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Ratings: 76
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.68%
Wants: 7
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peekskill Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our tribute to Willie…Shotgun Willie IPA’s aromas of cantaloupe and gooseberry come directly from New Zealand’s Nelson Sauvin Hops. Rye and wheat contribute to a distinct dry grain flavor. Pouring pale straw in color with full hop character, this is unlike any IPA you’ve had before.

(Beer added by: Billolick on 12-12-2011)
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.9%

11-04-2013 18:40:40 | More by xnicknj
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beertunes

Washington

3.98/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

A huge thank you to CaveDave for sending this beauty along. Poured into straight pint glass. A sharp hiss as the growler was cracked open, and a lightly hazy straw-gold beer was poured. About an inch of fluffy, white head topped the beer, and had decent retention and very good lacing.

A nice lemony hop scent filled the OKComputer's kitchen when the cap was popped, and in the glass a gentle grain scent was underneath that big blast of hops. On the tongue, that very light malt presence was barely noticeable under the avalanche of fruity hops, and I thought I had a bit of pine at the back as well.

The body, while a bit thinner than I like in the style, was very crisp, clean, and smooth, with a nicely dry finish. Drinkability was excellent, we agreed that we would drink the hell out of this brew were it local to us. Overall, a very, very good beer that borders on excellent. A must try if you see it.

Serving type: growler

11-03-2013 16:40:27 | More by beertunes
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DavidBart

New York

4/5  rDev -2.9%

10-27-2013 21:02:20 | More by DavidBart
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anticipation23

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.9%

10-17-2013 14:37:08 | More by anticipation23
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pknyc

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9%

10-15-2013 00:41:25 | More by pknyc
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JoeBloe

New York

4/5  rDev -2.9%

10-06-2013 14:12:55 | More by JoeBloe
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maxhock

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -9%

09-22-2013 12:36:14 | More by maxhock
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gonzowestwood

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

08-24-2013 17:08:22 | More by gonzowestwood
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POTABLE83

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9%

07-18-2013 22:27:14 | More by POTABLE83
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dar482

New York

4.53/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The beer comes in a clear gold yellow color.

The aroma has light citrus, grapefruit.

The flavor follows, but with a lot of white grape and white wine notes. This is my first single hop Nelson and it's really interesting and refreshing. There's maybe a hint of the rye in the back, but also a pine bitterness.

A really easy drinking beer. The light malt backbone really works well with the grape notes from the Nelson. A surprising beer for how interesting it is.

Serving type: on-tap

07-15-2013 03:58:12 | More by dar482
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spw109

New York

4/5  rDev -2.9%

07-15-2013 00:34:04 | More by spw109
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tun

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

07-14-2013 23:57:29 | More by tun
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pjs234

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -15%

07-13-2013 21:36:04 | More by pjs234
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jkane101

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

07-12-2013 13:39:20 | More by jkane101
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Syracuse12

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

07-07-2013 01:01:16 | More by Syracuse12
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campfirebrew

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9%

06-30-2013 04:43:41 | More by campfirebrew
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poopons8n

California

4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

06-24-2013 22:58:07 | More by poopons8n
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

06-23-2013 00:43:47 | More by tobelerone
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dwoolley1

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-15-2013 21:19:42 | More by dwoolley1
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jdevastator

New York

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-08-2013 20:28:19 | More by jdevastator
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jrnyc

New York

4.4/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I have given up on writing formal reviews, lets face it, I don't have the expertise to describe every last ounce of a beer! But I know what I like and what I don't like.

Picked up a growler from the brewery. They have a sophisticated counter pressure system so big props for that and the preservation of fresh growler.

Smell of this is awesome. Spent as much time smelling as drinking.

Very nice taste, I am big fan of Nelson hops. Nice finish to this beer, but a bit thin and watery in the middle.

Very nice beer, had an enjoyable afternoon/evening of drinking this. Well done Peekskill, I highly recommend this one.

Serving type: growler

05-26-2013 23:36:22 | More by jrnyc
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-18-2013 17:34:14 | More by BARFLYB
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-17-2013 02:29:35 | More by ThePorterSorter
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Rockstrongo

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

04-19-2013 11:02:02 | More by Rockstrongo
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Googs

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

04-01-2013 03:33:40 | More by Googs
Shotgun Willie IPA from Peekskill Brewery
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