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Watch Man IPA - Empyrean Brewing Company

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Watch Man IPAWatch Man IPA

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BA SCORE
78
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86 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 17.06%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Empyrean Brewing Company visit their website
Nebraska, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: lawlerj on 05-26-2012)
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Azeotrope

Nebraska

3.4/5  rDev 0%

08-24-2014 20:13:20 | More by Azeotrope
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Bluegrass49

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -11.8%

08-23-2014 03:18:12 | More by Bluegrass49
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3/5  rDev -11.8%

08-17-2014 02:12:14 | More by stephenjmoore
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katterbe


1.5/5  rDev -55.9%

08-09-2014 04:24:38 | More by katterbe
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TX-Badger

Texas

3/5  rDev -11.8%

08-03-2014 19:03:30 | More by TX-Badger
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BearMittens

Nebraska

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

07-25-2014 04:07:41 | More by BearMittens
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2Cents

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

07-23-2014 05:09:47 | More by 2Cents
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-20-2014 15:53:40 | More by Howlader
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dradair

Missouri

3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-20-2014 01:40:56 | More by dradair
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JamesMN

Minnesota

3.38/5  rDev -0.6%

Got this from a friend who traveled to Nebraska. Best by September 2014.

Appearance: Golden/copper color and quite hazy. Brilliant off-white cap of suds.

Aroma: Bready grain, wheat, and just of hint of smooth citrus.

Taste: Lots of bitterness upfront that lends an earthy flavor. Hop-dominated with some bready, slightly sweet malt undertones. Packs quite a punch for 58 IBUs but is easily palatable. There is also a flavor that I can only describe as home-brew funk. Maybe from bottle conditioning? Not sure and it's not necessarily a bad thing. The flavor as a whole, eathy/citrusy hops and floury malt, is not alright but a little watery and one-dimensional. At 6% ABV I expect a little more depth. Smooth finish and good balance in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Just under medium in body with average carbonation for the style. Decently smooth and drinkable.

Final Thoughts: It's always a gamble trying a beer you've never heard of, but the joy of experiencing something new makes up for any loses. Watch Man IPA is good for anyone in search of solid earthy bitterness. Would I drink it again? Unlikely.

07-14-2014 03:06:52 | More by JamesMN
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cmoore32


3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

07-10-2014 02:11:18 | More by cmoore32
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lionnusmb

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

06-11-2014 03:05:12 | More by lionnusmb
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dtomes

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

06-02-2014 19:25:08 | More by dtomes
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tbone64

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -11.8%

06-02-2014 00:42:54 | More by tbone64
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alostplot

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

04-16-2014 00:31:47 | More by alostplot
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KarlHungus

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -11.8%

04-15-2014 02:25:11 | More by KarlHungus
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UncleAddie

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

03-27-2014 22:23:39 | More by UncleAddie
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Taperwookie

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

03-03-2014 05:29:11 | More by Taperwookie
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Mplsbrew

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

02-25-2014 00:44:06 | More by Mplsbrew
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ddavison

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -11.8%

01-17-2014 22:10:30 | More by ddavison
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LeeryLeprechaun

Colorado

3/5  rDev -11.8%

Beer pours pale golden in color with a small head. Carbonation is okay. Beer is slightly hazy.

Aroma is of pine and spice. No malt aroma. No aroma from the yeast. The pine is very clean and green smelling.

Taste is bitter, hop bite lingers in the finish. No malt in the flavor and no yeast notes either. Finish is somewhat dry.

Mouthfeel is a little on the thin side.

No flaws in this beer, pine hops are okay. Nothing all that exciting. Although this beer does not have a lot going on it would make a great session beer. The hops are not too bitter and the beer is fairly light and crisp.

01-14-2014 23:05:58 | More by LeeryLeprechaun
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

01-13-2014 22:50:34 | More by bigbeers84
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afinepilsner

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

01-05-2014 00:36:39 | More by afinepilsner
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Spattastic

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

01-02-2014 04:22:52 | More by Spattastic
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Metaltildeath

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +25%

12-17-2013 02:28:09 | More by Metaltildeath
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Watch Man IPA from Empyrean Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.