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Rude Parrot - 7 Seas Brewery and Taproom

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58 Ratings
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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
7 Seas Brewery and Taproom visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 05-08-2010)
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Photo of rastamendi
3.3/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 16.oz can in to a .5L glass.

Appearance: A beautiful copper hue, with brilliant clarity until the dregs came out...at which point it was a cloudy mess. Dense, 2-finger head was persistent throughout. 3.75/5

Smell: Wonderful C-hop aroma! Pine and citrus dominate. Has just a subtle hint of sulfur that is a little distracting, but tolerable. 3.5/5

Taste: Malt character is almost non-existent. Moderate hop flavor, and firm hop bitterness dominate. Yes, I understand that this is an IPA, but even IPA's should have some semblance of balance - albeit towards the hops. Unfortunately, the sulfur aroma also interferes with the perception of flavor. I tried exhaling through my nose while sipping, but it doesn't seem to help. 3.25/5

Mouthfeel: Perfect level of carbonation, but the beer feels thin and watery. Finish is moderately astringent - heightened by the lack of malt character. 3/5

Overall: This beer has the foundation to be a beautiful IPA. I have tremendous respect for the brewers not trying to imperialize a normal IPA (at 5.9%, it would be a wonderful, session IPA). Unfortunately, there are some issues in production that prevent this beer from being rated 'outstanding'. For brewers that are canning their product, and either can-conditioning or simply fining the beer, PLEASE indicate these facts somewhere on the can (in addition to some date coding if possible). I apologize for the soapboxing. 3.25/5

rastamendi, Sep 16, 2013
Photo of BrandonZp5
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

BrandonZp5, Sep 11, 2013
Photo of jaydoc
4/5  rDev +2%

jaydoc, Sep 07, 2013
Photo of Aleforme
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Aleforme, Jun 26, 2013
Photo of flagmantho
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from 16oz tall can into a pint glass.

Appearance: murky orange hue with a strong effervescence and a fair number of chunks floating around. Head poured a thick finger of frothy ivory foam and stuck around for a good long time with a fair amount clinging to the glass. Nice.

Smell: very fruity hop aroma with a rich malt underneath. There are notes of tangerine, pears and grapefruit in there. On the sweet side, but I rather like it.

Taste: grapefruity and quite bitter right up front, then mellowing out to the sweeter malt and more of that tangerine character. The finish has plenty of bitterness as well, but it is smooth and not raspy. Quite good.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a huge creaminess, especially for the style. Love it.

Overall: this is a darn good IPA, especially with respect to its texture. I could drink quite a lot of it.

flagmantho, Jun 18, 2013
Photo of LXIXME
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big light tan head quickly falls and settles into a nice big lacing above a thick caramel straw colored beer.

Sweet caramel grain malts under a citrus and pine hops make for a very nice aroma.

Pine, citrus, and grassy hops taste with some of the sweet caramel malts coming through as well.

A dryish aftertaste with some sweet grains and light hops attributes sticking around with this medium bodied beer.

A pretty balanced IPA with some of the malt characteristics coming through but not overwhelming any of the citrusy hops that this beer harbors.

LXIXME, Jun 03, 2013
Photo of kylemckinnis
4/5  rDev +2%

kylemckinnis, May 20, 2013
Photo of st9647v3
4/5  rDev +2%

st9647v3, May 11, 2013
Photo of beefandbean22
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

beefandbean22, Apr 19, 2013
Photo of Hoppy_McMalt
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Hoppy_McMalt, Apr 16, 2013
Photo of strongaf
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

strongaf, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of EgadBananas
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

EgadBananas, Apr 11, 2013
Photo of snohojimbo
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

snohojimbo, Apr 05, 2013
Photo of nmann08
4/5  rDev +2%

nmann08, Mar 28, 2013
Photo of ArchEnemyBrew
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

ArchEnemyBrew, Mar 21, 2013
Photo of 316nuts
4/5  rDev +2%

316nuts, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of baklo
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

baklo, Mar 04, 2013
Photo of bifrost17
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

bifrost17, Mar 03, 2013
Photo of Braz
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Braz, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of hopswap1
4/5  rDev +2%

hopswap1, Feb 13, 2013
Photo of HuskyinPDX
4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Elliott Bay Pizza

A - Served a dark cloudy orange with a medium sized light tan head that lingers for the entire beer.

S - Dark and dank orange citrus, pine an leafy.

T - Nice pine and dark oranges.

D - Good carbonation and a light body.

O - Very easy drinking and light. Solid IPA without overpowering.

HuskyinPDX, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of dirtylou
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz CAN, great dane imperial pint

Read some nice things about this and reluctantly purchased a single - I really thought the DIPA (Ballz Deep) was more offensive as a beer than a name. Pretty cool can - really beautiful IPA too - glowing orange, sticky creamy lace. Smells of nice fresh citrus and pineapple - tastes mighty fine too, light and fresh without a bitterness overload. Bright tropical flavors - good stuff.

dirtylou, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of mdterps
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

mdterps, Feb 01, 2013
Photo of LiquidAmber
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours medium coppery amber with a half finger slightly off-white head with great retention and lacing. Aroma of tropical fruit, grapefruit, citrus hops and light sweet malt. Flavor of pine and citrus hops, light stone fruit and sweet malt. Finishes with citrus and lightly herbal hops. Very nice medium, moderately creamy body. A very pleasant West Coast IPA and the second enjoyable beer I've had from this local brewery (I really liked their IIPA even better.

LiquidAmber, Jan 31, 2013
Photo of Hopmodium
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Hopmodium, Jan 28, 2013
Rude Parrot from 7 Seas Brewery and Taproom
87 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.