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Shiva IPA - Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co.

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Shiva IPAShiva IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

81 Ratings
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 15%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 02-22-2005)
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blordo1685

North Carolina

1.25/5  rDev -67.1%

06-22-2014 03:53:12 | More by blordo1685
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SarahHealey

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

01-25-2012 20:29:16 | More by SarahHealey
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jaidenjb

Ohio

3/5  rDev -21.1%

08-24-2012 17:48:32 | More by jaidenjb
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Brewsed

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -21.1%

02-13-2012 16:55:47 | More by Brewsed
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heelsn02

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -21.1%

01-23-2012 22:25:10 | More by heelsn02
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Zuidman

Illinois

3/5  rDev -21.1%

06-09-2013 03:11:37 | More by Zuidman
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Jeffreywhite22

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -21.1%

12-23-2011 16:35:57 | More by Jeffreywhite22
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zeff80

Missouri

3.13/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured out a bubbly, clear, golden orange color with a nice head of tan, bubble foam.

S - It smelled like plastic. There were slight caramel notes and hints of citrus.

T - It tasted a like a weak IPA. It had some nice caramel flavor with a faint grassy bitterness.

M - It was crisp and sharp with a somewhat dry finish. A light to medium bodied ale.

D - It tasted okay. The aroma left a lot to be desired.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2009 00:09:21 | More by zeff80
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mikereaser

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle on 11/21/09

A - pours a hazy copper color with a bit of soapy foam

S - slight hint of citrus hops, not much else

T - lemon & orange citrus with a slight malt backbone, finishing with a nice citrus hop bite

M - good carbonation, smooth mouthfeel

D - good flavor, average IPA that is easy to drink but not necessarily one to come back to again and again

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2010 17:30:41 | More by mikereaser
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Pencible

Virginia

3.15/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: This poured clear light gold with thin and bubbly white head.
S: It smelled like bitter resin and grapefruit zest, with some sour lager yeast and a bit of sweet honey.
T: It tasted like stale bready yeast and very bitter resin, with a little copper and citrus and honey. It had a very bitter and somewhat clean aftertaste.
M: It was watery with some carbonation. Decent body.
D: This was not a very good IPA...maybe my can was old? It was very bitter but not flavorful otherwise, so it wasn't that easy to drink. I don't see any redeeming quality to this beer, honestly. Not recommended.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2012 22:44:00 | More by Pencible
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

3.2/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at Bele Chere today, saw it for the first time and figured I would give it a shot. Poured a nice amber with a smallish off white head that faded rather quickly, left behind a small amount of lace, but nothing to write home about. Smell was lighter then I would have liked. Hoppy for sure, with citrus notes and a bitter aroma, just not that overly strong. Needed to be more pronounced. The taste was a tad bit watered down for me. I would have liked to see more punch. It was basically a hoppy pale ale, not really much more. Some nice notes of pine and some caramel in the finish, but just too light. Decent feel, but again nothing really grand. This was a bit of a forgettable IPA for me. Just seemed to be a bit too light for my tastes. It was quite drinkable and is better then a macro anyday, however just needs a bit more work to be good.

Serving type: on-tap

07-29-2007 03:58:23 | More by mikesgroove
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

03-11-2012 20:38:12 | More by UltimateLivewire
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ahbaggins

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

05-12-2013 23:44:03 | More by ahbaggins
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

04-26-2014 03:24:04 | More by hollywood_15063
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

07-11-2012 18:00:30 | More by Gatordaddy
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crawdadwilly74


3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

10-31-2012 11:37:02 | More by crawdadwilly74
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PDXHops

South Carolina

3.43/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

On tap in a shaker pint at the brewpub. The presence of wheat in Shiva is evident right away, lending a haziness to the gold body. Modest bright white head that leaves a bit of sticky lacing at the top of the glass.

Nose is a pleasant, somewhat mild blend of baking bread, citrus and floral hops. Nice level of bitterness, though, and it seems to be enhanced by the bite of the wheat. Some juicy citrus midswallow, but in the end it's a long finish of toasty grains and wheat. Shiva could perhaps could just as easily be classified as a hoppy American wheat. Regardless, it's tasty and worth a try.

Serving type: on-tap

08-13-2011 12:11:16 | More by PDXHops
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genogirl

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

09-28-2012 02:05:30 | More by genogirl
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freduardo

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

03-21-2013 01:34:00 | More by freduardo
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mendonjoebeer

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

09-30-2012 00:40:41 | More by mendonjoebeer
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mychalg9

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-29-2013 02:58:30 | More by mychalg9
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seanhug

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-24-2013 03:56:32 | More by seanhug
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pintofparadise

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

10-21-2012 20:30:52 | More by pintofparadise
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DrNo

Australia

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

01-12-2012 22:55:43 | More by DrNo
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

One of my NC beer pick ups. review based on notes, tasted in early July:

Pours honey colored with 3 fingers of fluffy pearl colored head. Good head retention & lacing

S: Perfumy hops & lemons

T: Lemons, grapefruit & grassy hops, slight pear & apricot fruittyness up front. Grapefruit & dryness dominate as this warms, along with pear fruittyness. Finishes crisp with leafy hops, & some honey malt

MF: Medium bodied, semi-chewy, okay balance

Drinks alright, just a bit one dimensional; too much grapefruit to really make me happy

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2009 03:37:57 | More by russpowell
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Shiva IPA from Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.