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Neon Gypsy | DuClaw Brewing Company

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BEER STATS
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52
Ratings:
413
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
32.25%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company
Maryland, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Boone757 on 04-22-2014

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Reviews: 52 | Ratings: 413
Reviews by JayQue:
Photo of JayQue
3.65/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice IPA. I've had 3 other beers from this brewery and, with the exception of Sweet Baby Jesus, they have been enjoyable.

Pours a bright light copper color, slightly hazy. It takes a hard pour, but you get a good sized off-white head for your efforts. Good lacing on the glass.

Smell is mild IPA, some bitterness and citrus and piney aspects.

Tastes pretty good. The label says there are 7 different hops involved with this beer. There is strong evidence of both citrus and piney hops. Hops win out over malt but there is a balance with some sweet caramel malt. Overall a moderate bitterness is the primary flavor.

Mouthfeel is crisp and rich enough for the style. Nice bitterness, but there is some balance here too.

Good AIPA, nothing exceptional, but still a solid beer.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.21/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Neon Gypsy has a thick, off-white head, an amber-copper color, lots of tan chunks throughout, and fairly heavy lacing left behind on the glass. The aroma is of spicy malt, some citrus, some caramel, and hop resin. Taste is of sweet, white bread, white bread crust, peppery rye, strong, yet, not harsh, piney hop bitterness, and shades of grapefruit and citrus. Mouthfeel is high medium and sticky, and Neon Gypsy finishes dry and puckering. A full-flavored, but pleasant ale.

RJT

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Photo of Professor_Frink
2.32/5  rDev -37.1%
look: 1.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

I must have gotten a bad one, but the beer had floaties in it, with a strong biting not-so-great flavor. Almost no head. Definitely wouldn't drink again if I thought this was how it was supposed to be. Got it in a "Beer of the Month" club shipment, and I like IPAs so will give it another go. Addendum: I used my Fizzinator on the 2nd one. Not much of an improvement. Really just not my taste.

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Photo of oberon
3.69/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CavemanRamblin
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AshlandNacho
3.45/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
3.2/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ravenz98
3.27/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TTripp725
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of therealJAYZ
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nstroup
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of TimoP
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of petewheeler
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tigg924
3.78/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Taste is of grapefruit, citrus rind, and pale malt. The body of the brew was a nice mix of the hops and the malt. The end taste of this tasty brew is bitter and dry. The dryness stayed a while. I have other American IPAs that I prefer including a couple from DuClaw, but this is certainly worth a try.

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Photo of reitzbrewing
4.34/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BoobieMyles
3.76/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SINKTIPS_N_SUDS
3.54/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This was past its prime but was still a decent brew. I imagine when fresh the hops are much more delicious, but as it is its bitter but not exceptionally tasty. Will revisit when I can find fresh.

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Photo of dankjohn
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ImFlyerThanYou
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Runofthemiller
4.71/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Great IPA. Very citrusy. One of DuClaw's best. Better than Serum.

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Photo of juicebox
3.29/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of GOBLIN
3.77/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not much nose on this. Pretty solid ipa though. Malt forward with pine following close behind. Not bad at all. Above average for style but unfortunately it probably won't get much attention in todays ipa saturated market.

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Photo of HopsForBrains
4.11/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of briandaube
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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Neon Gypsy from DuClaw Brewing Company
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