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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
okay

87 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 87
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 16.81%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | 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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3.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to beersndrums for this one!

12 oz bottle poured into a nonic pint glass at cellar temperature.

L – Pale amber color with a big 3-finger frothy, foamy, cream colored head. Awesome retention and some of the best actual lacing I have ever seen. By “actual” lacing, I mean it looks like real lace latticework. It’s really remarkable. Clear with a good amount of bubbles.

S – Faint aroma of grainy malt, musty yeast, and grapefruit, orange, and pine hops. It smells good but it’s way too subdued.

T – Starts off sweet with some grainy, caramel malt and progresses to citrus, grassy, earthy, and piney hops.

F – Medium-bodied, decent carbonation, a sticky and mouth-coating feel, and a bitter and dry finish. Earthy and piney hop flavors linger for a while.

O – This is a pretty good IPA. Not much that’s groundbreaking here, but it’s definitely tasty. I wish the aroma was a bit stronger but other than that, it’s pretty solid. Once again, another brewery introduction from beersndrums. Thanks so much for the opportunity to try this one, Jared!

BlackBelt5112203, Aug 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.41/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into glass.

Appearance: Hazy dark gold with foamy white head.

Smell: Citrus and floral notes.

Taste: Definitely more floral than citrusy in the taste department. Some earthy and toasted notes. Finish is pretty bitter and the hop taste is not quite enough to make the bitterness worthwhile.

Feel: Moderate carbonation, medium body, nice dry finish. No problem with the mouthfeel.

Overall: American/English IPA hybrid that could use some more actual hop flavor. Still decent overall.

bsp77, Aug 05, 2013
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Watch Man IPA from Empyrean Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.