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Overbite IPA - Old Forge Brewing Company

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86
very good

130 Ratings
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Ratings: 130
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.42%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | 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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Act25

New Jersey

3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Enjoying Old Forge out of a 16 oz can...

A: Pours a mid amber raising a thick, medium lasting 2 finger head. No real lacing and ghosts of floaty, chill haze.

S: Hop front aroma well balanced by the caramel/malty aromas. Grapefruit & pine. Winter forest.

T: Follows the smell, with great balance - hops slight dominant. There's underlayer of tea-like sweet maltiness offset by bittering hops. Dry hoppy finish.

M: Good weight with medium body. well carbonated and balanced.

D: 100% American IPA. Like their APA, not a stunner, but a solid beer I would order again.

"A must for fans of IPAs with a lot of cascade flavor." agree with this reviewer.

Serving type: can

12-21-2013 00:50:54 | More by Act25
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Number3red

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

12-16-2013 01:25:17 | More by Number3red
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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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chucksim

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

12-05-2013 02:41:53 | More by chucksim
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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

4.09/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a standard pint glass, color is copper, transparent, great off white to light tan head that is dense and thick, head laces well along the outside of the glass.

Smell is subdued, mostly toasted malt flavors upfront; as it warms the hops come through, earthy bitterness, some pine and lighter citrus.

Taste is pretty solid, nice light toasted malt, clean sweetness, nice hop flavor, bursts of pine and citrus, lemon prominent, light earthiness. great flavor balance from a stronger ipa.

Mouthfeel is very well balanced, hop bitterness presents upfront with a lingering sweetness and bitterness that work well, good carbonation but it doesnt overpower.

Overall, this is a great brew, easy drinking, almost a strong pale ale with its solid malt backbone, but a good, simple hop palate that is strong enough to back up the ipa moniker. another great brew from Old Forge.

Serving type: can

12-05-2013 00:27:22 | More by mvanaskie13
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BeerCon5

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-25-2013 14:10:48 | More by BeerCon5
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KOP_Beer_OUtlet

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-18-2013 23:41:53 | More by KOP_Beer_OUtlet
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AndyAvalanche

Massachusetts

3.64/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

16 oz. can poured into a bulbed pint glass. Liquid itself comes out a nice slightly pale amber color. The clarity on the liquid is outstanding. I know beauty is in the eye of the beholder in this scenario and some like a hazy beer, others like it clear, but it's tough not to respect the clarity here with a hearty color, impressive. Nice orange cream colored head that's crazy big on an aggressive pour, mostly small bubbles to make it look frothy, but there's some slightly larger bubbles as well. Pretty good lacing after each sip as well. Overall a really impressive looking beer.

Smell is pretty good, like any IPA its hoppy, no exception here, not a hop bomb, but that's what comes out strongest. There's a nice grassy tone, but a good blend of citrus (primarily grapefruit and light tangerine), and a touch of pine.

Not really a whole lot different in the taste area than as the smell. Hoppy but well balanced overall. Probably not quite as grassy as it is cutrusy, maybe a little bit more of the citrus peel at the end for a touch more of bitterness. Don't get me wrong though, this isn't a palate wrecker, starts out a nice sweet bready tone.

Nice mouthfeel, flavor lingers, a hard medium body. Great carbonation level and completely clean and fresh feel. As stated before it's well balanced and it starts sweet with a nice dry bitter finish at the end with a touch of grit. Really drinkable IPA, could easily be a nice crowd pleaser.

Serving type: can

11-12-2013 23:42:45 | More by AndyAvalanche
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-12-2013 23:02:38 | More by buzzy
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scottDC

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

11-11-2013 23:40:25 | More by scottDC
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Dreadnaught33

District of Columbia

2.75/5  rDev -28%

11-07-2013 01:27:23 | More by Dreadnaught33
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

11-05-2013 22:47:10 | More by DaveHack
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

poured from 16oz can int a standard pint glass. No freshness dating that I could identify. Thanks to Tim for the gift.

Poured a lovely clear amber colored body with a 1+ finger white creamy head. Lots of small carbonation kept the head well retained. Left several thick rings after each chug, with a nice layer of lacing inbetween the rings.

Nose was subtle, no big hops explosion or fruit popping out, though both were present. A touch of pine perhaps.

Taste was also quite subtle. No high carbonation, gave the impression of a very sessionable beer, though at 7.5, that may get you in trouble. hops and fruit combined for a pleasant tasting pint.

Mouth was a little below medium, finish a touch dry.

Overall, a decent enough beer, something I would have no problem ordering again. Perhaps of more important note for me, this broke my "cans phobia", and is the first canned craft beer I've reveiwed.

Serving type: can

10-25-2013 23:25:39 | More by MikeWard
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McTavern

Maryland

4/5  rDev +4.7%

10-25-2013 20:48:35 | More by McTavern
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yuenglingade

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

10-20-2013 01:36:28 | More by yuenglingade
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beermeister9

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

10-18-2013 22:39:58 | More by beermeister9
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TimNovo

Pennsylvania

4.9/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This beer is simply underrated. It is by far one of the best IPAs that I've had. The body and hoppiness is a little lighter then the crown jewel (Headytopper) but it's got to be the most refreshing 7.5%abv IPA that I have ever tasted.

The grapefruit and pine taste are out of this world. Although the body in a little thinner than a double IPA the taste is all there. At a 75 IBU the bitterness and ABV are balanced astonishing well.

If you are a hop head that loves more than just IPAs (the stouts and porters) you'll absolutely fall in love with this masterpiece.

Serving type: can

09-07-2013 17:51:02 | More by TimNovo
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Scott1970

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

09-05-2013 16:43:31 | More by Scott1970
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crowsnest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

09-03-2013 17:12:22 | More by crowsnest
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blibby05

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-30-2013 23:54:32 | More by blibby05
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Buggies

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-27-2013 22:01:01 | More by Buggies
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-16-2013 03:23:10 | More by TheMultiYeast
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beerfinder

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-05-2013 17:31:07 | More by beerfinder
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juliusseizure

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-04-2013 18:34:13 | More by juliusseizure
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Dreamer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.5%

08-03-2013 22:38:09 | More by Dreamer
Overbite IPA from Old Forge Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 130 ratings.