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Meadowlark IPA - Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project

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Meadowlark IPAMeadowlark IPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

509 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 509
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.71%
Wants: 75
Gots: 38 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: silentjay on 06-29-2012)
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -9%

11-03-2013 00:17:49 | More by nmann08
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Jslay013

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

11-02-2013 17:55:08 | More by Jslay013
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jwps214

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

11-02-2013 03:03:11 | More by jwps214
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Enriquehopnog

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I feel like if I could marry a beer that so far this one is on the list. I love this beer. Some of the long time established breweries dont even have an IPA as tasty as this one. This came out of no where for me and I can't stop buying it. I havent been to the brewery and I havent had this one on tap yet but I welcome it and cant wait

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2013 21:03:49 | More by Enriquehopnog
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willjschmidt

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

10-30-2013 04:00:43 | More by willjschmidt
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Wukk

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

10-30-2013 02:11:34 | More by Wukk
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Jason

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.9%

10-29-2013 18:40:34 | More by Jason
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JLapadura

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

10-29-2013 01:24:46 | More by JLapadura
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Herky21

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -15%

10-28-2013 12:54:19 | More by Herky21
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pisano

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

10-28-2013 01:25:46 | More by pisano
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vze33jng

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -15%

10-26-2013 16:28:56 | More by vze33jng
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Chris00710

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -9%

10-26-2013 01:02:54 | More by Chris00710
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MattyIce21

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

10-25-2013 23:24:56 | More by MattyIce21
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huddyball

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -2.9%

10-24-2013 21:43:26 | More by huddyball
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dbkdev

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.9%

10-22-2013 19:33:04 | More by dbkdev
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hreb

Washington

4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

As soon as I pop the top on this 22oz bomber I am overwhelmed with big, fresh, green hop aroma. Citrusy and floral and just beautiful. It pours into my pint glass surprisingly pale -- straw yellow in color, with a moderate white head. Not quite clear. Flavor-wise this is a grapefruit/citrus IPA first, with all sorts of resiny goodness. The malt side of the bill doesn't so much balance out the alpha acid bitterness so much as get the fuck out of the way of the epic hop bill.

Have I mentioned recently how much I love Citra hops? I hope this Citra IPA craze never ends. Pretty Things' label also claims Galaxy. As expected, my glass is now covered with delicious hop resin.

Bottled Sep 2013.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2013 01:59:38 | More by hreb
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BigOldOaf

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.9%

10-17-2013 02:00:40 | More by BigOldOaf
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Triglycerides

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

10-15-2013 14:23:43 | More by Triglycerides
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MCain04

Illinois

4.04/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle courtesy of BostonRyan, about 2 months fresh, poured into Spiegelau glass

Nice clear golden amber body with a solid head, eggshell white, great retention and decent lacing.

Nose smells appealing with citrus notes, specifically some orange, lemon, papaya, with some piney notes, but not overly aromatic.

Taste is much more flavorful with surprising complexity. Definitely a bitter beer but a great taste profile of aforementioned citrus notes and a much stronger piney resin. Bitter aftertaste lingers.

Body is medium with high level of carbonation, dry but not as dry as you might think, a bit overcarbonated and this takes away from the overall experience.

Overall, definitely an enjoyable IPA which I'm pleased to have had the opportunity to try. Not sure on the price point here - I rarely buy single IPAs in single-bottle format just because there are equal or better options available in 6-packs for better price points, so I probably wouldn't make this one a habit, but worth trying once or twice for sure as it is pretty tasty.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2013 03:19:06 | More by MCain04
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tastybeer

North Carolina

3.94/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Color is a kind of olive amber gold and head is poofy and white, with that nice hop oily look. Great 1/4" retention. Aroma is earthy dank and floral with perhaps passionfruit. Malts are sweet and caramelly. Butterscotch too. Flavor is sweet, zesty, and dry. Again floral and earthy with a nice pile of malt. A little grassy with a sweet caramel punch. Texture is slick and a liiiitle resiny. Overall very good. Not mind blowingly addictive but I would like to get this on tap sometime.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2013 21:37:55 | More by tastybeer
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wedge

North Carolina

3.89/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Clear gold with a fat, lumpy off-white head that retains well. Juicy, fruity hop aromas over pretty significant sugar cookie and butterscotch malt base. Not exactly bright in the nose, more of a darker, fleshy fruit presence...passion fruit and melon. Surprisingly more floral and resinous flavor given the hop profile. Oranges, apricots, and a substantial green, piney bitterness. This one is growing on me, but the malt is a little too prominent for my personal tastes. Rock solid, firm mouthfeel. Much different from what I would expect from Citra and Galaxy.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2013 21:37:23 | More by wedge
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jmmy3

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.9%

10-13-2013 20:49:56 | More by jmmy3
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Critters

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

10-13-2013 02:28:44 | More by Critters
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nosavingsaccount

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9%

10-13-2013 01:05:41 | More by nosavingsaccount
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Syracuse12

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

10-12-2013 00:17:27 | More by Syracuse12
Meadowlark IPA from Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project
92 out of 100 based on 509 ratings.