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Green Monsta IPA - Wachusett Brewing Company

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Green Monsta IPAGreen Monsta IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

376 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 376
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 7
Gots: 31 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Wachusett Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An All-American yeast teams up with Cascade, Amarillo, & Centennial for a home run of hops in every sip.

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-04-2011)
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.53/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazy golden orange colored body; big, fluffy off-white head, excellent retention and lace. Appearance is solid. Aroma is sweet caramel malt and grapefruit hops, spices, and pine.

A bit on the sweet side, again with citrusy, grapefruit forward hop flavors, some pine, general fruitiness. Light herbal and spice flavors. Malt character is mostly caramel and fairly generic, doesn’t detract from the centennial and cascade hop notes or make much of an impression at all. Bitterness is pretty moderate for a contemporary AIPA.

Carbonation is medium to high, body slightly on the thinner side. Semi-dry finish. Easy drinking. Overall a decent IPA but not a standout in a crowded field.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2012 04:00:25 | More by tobelerone
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redfox405

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -16%

03-04-2012 20:07:22 | More by redfox405
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seanh99

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-02-2012 17:08:44 | More by seanh99
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Edgewater

New York

4/5  rDev +12%

02-21-2012 03:07:02 | More by Edgewater
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-18-2012 16:31:50 | More by TimoP
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chefhatt

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer when poured into a pint glass, it has a dark gold color body with a nice 2"of white head, that doesn't stay around long,but goes to a nice thin lace. The smell is of earthy hops. The hops hits your taste buds pretty strong, then a little bit of malt comes on the back of the tongue. The hops have a bitter finish. Great mouth feel, easy drinking ipa.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2012 20:47:02 | More by chefhatt
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sgoro

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-11-2012 05:39:06 | More by sgoro
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-09-2012 17:11:30 | More by rusty3335
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Goldfishman

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -16%

01-30-2012 00:32:52 | More by Goldfishman
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

3.53/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours medium orange with a decent off-white head. Some lace, but none that sticks around.

Light herbal hop notes and toasted malt, Some bread and grain.

Middle of the road American IPA. A little lean in the flavor dept. Malt is toasty but not quite intense enough. Some bread crust and fairly nondescript hoppy notes. The bitterness is good in proportion to the malt, but there is some depth missing. Finishes with some malt and longer bitterness.

Medium bodied, a little bit thinner than expected.

A decent version of the style, but really middle of the pack. I'd have it again but there are many others out there that do it better.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2012 06:00:23 | More by OtherShoe2
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DrJay

Massachusetts

3.03/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Slitly hazy orange/amber with a short cap of beige bubbles. Decent head retention with a bit of clumpy lacing. Bready and malty aroma with a bit of citrus and pine, leafy hops - pretty mild overall. Fruity bitterness with an earthy, slightly harsh, edge to it. Moderate malt sweetness, mostly citrus. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. A servicable IPA, but I didn't find it well balanced in the flavour and the aroma was on the light side for the style. Still, I wouldn't hesitate to order one on tap to see how it translated.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2012 21:55:39 | More by DrJay
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churchillea

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

01-21-2012 21:32:02 | More by churchillea
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- brownish gold, about a finger of head, good retention.

S- hops and spices definitely come through.

T- Hoppy, but not overly so. Fairly crisp, a little bit sweet, light spices, but not too much flavor.

M- Pretty smooth and drinkable, but not the smoothest IPA I've had.

O- A pretty average IPA. Not bad, but by no means a go to IPA. I'd rank it pretty much in the middle of the IPAs that I've tried, being a Red Sox fan the best thing about this beer is definitely its name.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2012 22:53:43 | More by jaasen64
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mbs11

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

01-14-2012 01:26:27 | More by mbs11
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From a mix 12 pack

A: amber copper hazy, nice tan head, some lacing but not a ton.

S: some cascade and centennial hops, pine and some citrus. Weak aroma overall.

T: taste packs more punch. I get an initial wave of mango, passion fruit, pineapple and tropical fruits. . Some honey malt is present to. Also some bready English ale yeast. Finishes with some floral hops and pine. Clean finish. Quite good. Legit hop character

M: slightly chewy but light, medium carbonation, quite sessionable. A tad watery.

O: pretty legit ipa. Better than many other local offerings. Nice tropical hop profile, with decent malt back one. Really solid option and great for the price, would love to try on tap, maybe next time I'm at fenway.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2012 02:57:11 | More by BigCheese
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shockrocker65

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

01-03-2012 06:21:08 | More by shockrocker65
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bakeith

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

12-22-2011 22:38:43 | More by bakeith
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beerman999999

New York

4/5  rDev +12%

12-20-2011 15:35:18 | More by beerman999999
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nate1357

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

12-13-2011 22:47:35 | More by nate1357
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brokentee

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

12-10-2011 23:59:02 | More by brokentee
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

3.08/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

t amber color and nice clarity to it. A small head of maybe a half an inch rose up from the bottom and settled down to nothing rather quickly with little in the way of any fan fare.

The aroma was rather light. Lots of malts in this one at first, not really getting the strong hop nose of an IPA. As it warmed though some nice touch of pine came through, but again nothing very heavy. Same can be said for the taste which was nothing to write home about. Light citrus hops, touches of grain and a bready malt base. Not bad really, just nothing really pushing it any direction at all

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 15:22:19 | More by mikesgroove
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +12%

12-05-2011 02:15:04 | More by tclapper
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.03/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

overall a very average ipa. has a nose of pine and cascade hops, but they are not well balanced in the flavor. its got a strange bitterness to it, unconventional and off a little to me. big bodied beer, but cannot get much malt flavors in my mouth because of the overpowering hop element. i usually like hoppy beers and seek them out, but this one is not well done. a more balanced flavor is needed here.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2011 23:43:27 | More by StonedTrippin
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SmokeyJoesCafe

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12%

12-02-2011 06:19:47 | More by SmokeyJoesCafe
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +12%

11-25-2011 17:34:09 | More by nmann08
Green Monsta IPA from Wachusett Brewing Company
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