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Green Monsta IPA - Wachusett Brewing Company

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Green Monsta IPAGreen Monsta IPA

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454 Ratings

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Ratings: 454
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 12.61%
Wants: 9
Gots: 65 | 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:
Beer added by: Jason on 03-04-2011

An All-American yeast teams up with Cascade, Amarillo, & Centennial for a home run of hops in every sip.
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Photo of SawDog505
3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a 13 oz tulip. Pours a clear reddish orange, with a one inch sticky white head, plenty of lacing. Smell is tangerine, grapefruit, pine, and grass. Taste is citrus and pine up front, with grapefruit in the finish. Body is medium for the size, plenty of life, more lush than dry, and very drinkable. This is nice IPA, I love the new beers arriving in N.H all the time.

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4/5  rDev +12%

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

Photo of tobelerone
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.

Photo of redfox405
3/5  rDev -16%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Edgewater
4/5  rDev +12%

Photo of TimoP
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of chefhatt
3.88/5  rDev +8.7%
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.

Photo of sgoro
3.5/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Goldfishman
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of OtherShoe2
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.

Photo of DrJay
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.

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4/5  rDev +12%

Photo of jaasen64
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.

Photo of mbs11
4/5  rDev +12%

Photo of BigCheese
3.94/5  rDev +10.4%
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.

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4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

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4/5  rDev +12%

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4/5  rDev +12%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

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4/5  rDev +12%

Photo of mikesgroove
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

Photo of tclapper
4/5  rDev +12%

Green Monsta IPA from Wachusett Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 454 ratings.