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Green Monsta IPA - Wachusett Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

449 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 449
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 12.61%
Wants: 8
Gots: 57 | 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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4.58/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is one of my all-time favorite beers! A light golden brown color and often pours with quite a bit of head, which tends to stick around for awhile as I drink it (which I do find a tad bit annoying!). The smell isn't particularly distinguishing or intense, but there is a light citrus-like smell to it combined with hoppiness that predominates.

It's incredibly refreshing and practically bursting with hops when you drink it, yet balanced enough so that it isn't overpowering. You can taste a slight citrus flavor as well to match the smell. It is quite carbonated, which in some cases can adversely affect the flavor of beers - however, in this particular case, the amount of carbonation seems to only compliment the flavor. There is pretty much no aftertaste other than a slight "crispness" from the carbonation and hops, which I love (I very much dislike flavors that linger for too long in the mouth).

The taste is consistent despite the temperature of the beer, which I find refreshingly wonderful. I could drink this during any season, but I'd say it's more of a summer/early fall-type beer due to its refreshing and light, yet very flavorful, quality.

Even better that it's called "Green Monsta." Go Sox! :)

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3.45/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into an imperial pint glass. Initially had a thick foamy 2 finger head, faded down to a bit of foam with a reasonable amount of lacing clung to the sides. Color was a slightly hazy golden amber. Aroma was subtle, primarily a piney hop up front, with a hint of herbal citrus. Flavor was as expected from the aroma. Initially a bit watery up front then become strongly bitter, with a small touch of sour to finish it off. Felt thin in the mouth, most of the flavor was imparted on the ip of the tongue, and it felt watery in the rest of the mouth. Overall a bit better than average, but definitely not as standout as it could be.

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3.8/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From 08/30/12 notes. Had this on tap at Standings, served in a pint glass.

a - Pours an amber-orange color with one inch of bright white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of light citrus hops and some light pine hops. Nice, though not as strong as I would have liked, At it warms up some caramel malts too.

t - Tastes of citrus hops, grapefruit, pine hops, fruity malts, and some caramel malts. Hop pine hops here than the nose.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation. No real bitterness, pretty easy to drink.

o - Overall a pretty nice IPA. A little on the malty side, though some nice pine in the taste. Would have it again.

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

Pours golden-copper. pours with minimal to no head,minor lacing in the glass. Big dry hop aroma. Big dry hop taste.Taste and smells like raw cascade hops. smooth and easy drinking with no astringincy in the back of the mouth. For a random can at a bar would defintly drink again.

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Green Monsta IPA from Wachusett Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 449 ratings.