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Overbite IPA - Old Forge Brewing Company

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Overbite IPAOverbite IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

136 Ratings
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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 3
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Old Forge Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: gestyr on 12-30-2010)
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-07-2013 18:29:35 | More by djrn2
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +6%

This beer poured out as a nice burnt orange color with a solid looking white head on top. The retention and lacing as strong on this one. The smell of the beer is fresh and hoppy smelling. There are some subtle malt aromas but not much. The taste is nicely balanced with citrusy pine hops and a sweetness from the malt. The mouthfeel is smooth, gently carbonated and very drinkable. Overall it's a pretty solid IPA, can't find much to dislike about this one.

12-16-2012 04:52:41 | More by Knapp85
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

4.24/5  rDev +11%

Old Forge Overbite IPA
16 oz. can, no apparent freshness dating
$2.69 @ Beer Heaven, Philadelphia, PA

Appearance: Clear deep amber body with a bit of an orange-ish cast. Creamy off-white head. Head retention and lacing are good.

Aroma: Hoppy! Citrus (grapefruit, tangerine) and light pine. Somewhat floral as well.

Taste: As expected, hoppy but balanced by a nice, golden-caramel malt base. Solidly bitter. Dry finish with fading, grassy hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Gently crisp carbonation.

Overall: A pretty impressive IPA. It's not so much what it is, as what it isn't. It isn't overdone with hops, and the malt base is kept straight-forward. Nicely balanced and well-rounded.

03-04-2013 13:41:58 | More by NeroFiddled
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.79/5  rDev -0.8%

Was happy to find this one in about the only place I would expect to on my side of the state. Not sure if it is mildly past its prime, but it's still nice. Good body and flavor profile that stays consistent. Not coming off as a hop bomb, and that's fine. Still has a hearty flavor. Carbonation seems too high. But overall, it's a nice one. Glad to be able to get a chance to try it.

02-25-2013 02:32:55 | More by RblWthACoz
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev +1.8%

First had: on tap at Old Forge

Clear amber pour, with a half inch or so of foamy white head, that receded to a ringlet, leaving some lacing on the glass. Nice aroma of citrus and pine hops. Likewise in the taste, hops are up front, citrus zest, with lesser notes of pine and grass, mild bitterness, backed by a solid biscuity malt base. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Good IPA. Definitely the best beer I had at the brewpub.

03-24-2013 14:41:34 | More by Rifugium
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.13/5  rDev -18.1%

16 oz can.

Pours a a clear dark copper amber with a frothy pale cream head. Fades to a thick collar, trace lace. Stale malt nose, bread, floral, and biscuit. More hop bitterness throughout flavor than expected, citrus and grassy, with a strong caramel malt body. Medium fully body, strong carbonation, bready, bitter finish. I assume this is an older can, and despite the nose being horrible, I suspect this is actually a nice resiny IPA.

01-31-2014 02:53:35 | More by yourefragile
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4.54/5  rDev +18.8%

I had picked this up on a recent visit to The Foodery (Northern Liberties) and put it aside while emptying bottles that had built up, but it is time to get back to The CANQuest (TM).

From the CAN: "We strive to honor personal craftsmanship. Our handcrafted beer is made in small batches to ensure quality and peak freshness. Brewed and CANned by Old Forge Brewing Company, Danville, PA."; "Overbite India Pale Ale is an Ameri[CAN] IPA with bug malt character giving perfect balance to the abundance of Pacific Northwest hops."; "Forging Better Beer".

The Crack was music to my ears and the inverted Glug was a sight to behold. I created a finger of thick, tawny head with good retention. Color was a deep coppery-amber with NE-quality clarity. Nose was minty, like winter in an evergreen forest. Listen, do you hear it?!? It's a screeching goldang monkey and it's on my back! I am not a hophead, I am a hop addict and beers like this only feed my addiction. Mouthfeel was medium but the searing bite of the hops was working to scrub away all of the weak and dead or dying taste buds on my tongue so that I could more thoroughly enjoy the taste. My heart was thumping like it wanted to burst from my chest and I covered my ears to try and drown out the monkey's howling. It began to worm its way into my tongue like a drop of hydrofluoric acid. I was reaching for a pair of pliers with which to extract my burning tongue from my head when suddenly a rush of euphoria hit me like an oncoming train and I fell over backwards from my chair. I felt the monkey crush underneath my weight and I took a deep breath. It was like a menthol inhaler. What malt?!? This was hops, baby! The finish was cool and minty and I decided to forgo mouthwash this evening. Let's do this again real soon.

I almost forgot to mention - another word for an overbite is "a malocclusion" and there was nothing mal- about this beer.

05-23-2013 22:54:18 | More by woodychandler
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-11-2013 03:42:02 | More by orangesol
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev -0.5%

Thanks to ClockworkOrange for gifting me with a pint can of this. Poured into a standard pint, the brew appears a clear copper color with a fluffy tan cap. Some streaming bubbles support the cap which lasts with solid retaining powers and produces a webby pattern of lace on the glass.

The aroma is citrus and rindy with a fruit inclusion and floral hop aspects. A little herbal and almost cheesy with a bit solvent alcohol and toasty to bready grain keeps things in balance.

The taste is herbal almost minorly medicinal with some solvent alcohol. Fruity rinds and a touch of floral to perfune-like character. It is modest with its bitterness with a faint toasty to bready grain character leading a base for the hops to play off.

This is a medium boded brew with a modest level of carbonation. It is overall pretty decent and the price is right to pick this up. Oversll this is no revolution in a can but it is a well made, affordable local offering that I would have again. Thanks for sharing Jason.

01-28-2013 14:16:15 | More by stakem
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

01-12-2013 16:20:19 | More by BARFLYB
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

12-15-2013 03:23:25 | More by BillRoth
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-24-2014 13:17:04 | More by Latarnik
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

2.9/5  rDev -24.1%

A: Rustic orange with a fair clarity and a medium sense of effervesce within. The head is foamy and large, peanut shell colored, porous, with a fair rate of retention. Large, spongy dabs of lace with a modest coverage. Good overall.

S: Sweet sugary grains, sugar coated fresh grapefruit. Citrus, stalky with a fair strength.

T: Flavor is sweet upfront, small toasted nature, turning to aa musky, old stale citrus of hops. Seems to be turning. The sweetness in the beginning is almost intoreable. The hops do seem to get a little better and tolerable with depth, but honestly seem to be a bit sour and old, stale, with a very flat line of complexity.

M: Ok carbonation, some alcohol laced stale citrus/lime with a warmth of alcohol.

O: Overall feels a bit old, musky, overally sweet at first, with a coarse helping of hops that dont seem to blend well, very rough around the edges, not particularly tasty, just rough. Pass, no bottling info, maybe an old can? Could be better on draft? Roll the dice on a single, dont bet on a sixpack, craps.

04-30-2013 00:46:07 | More by beerthulhu
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-27-2014 13:59:53 | More by wrightst
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-05-2014 22:55:37 | More by DrBier
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-08-2013 19:25:56 | More by xnicknj
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-07-2013 13:41:11 | More by ShanePB
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev -3.7%

A big thanks goes out to woodychandler for this beer. Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a brown/orange color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of hops, some citrus. Taste is well balanced, hops, malts, some citrus, easy drinking. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall is a quality beer.

04-10-2013 02:40:51 | More by tone77
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

05-31-2014 19:27:35 | More by IPAchris
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rfgetz

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-01-2013 13:01:24 | More by rfgetz
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

03-13-2013 20:46:29 | More by deapokid
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

03-19-2013 17:41:42 | More by BMart
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-06-2014 01:26:45 | More by IdrinkGas
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-21-2013 18:31:28 | More by brez8791
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

01-05-2013 20:58:20 | More by mdillon86
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Overbite IPA from Old Forge Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.