Pecker Wrecker India Pale Ale - Cool Springs Brewery

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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 12.72%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cool Springs Brewery visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Inspired by the original Pecker Wrecker recipe, this beer is brewed in the style of an India Pale Ale, a “dry hopping” technique is used where generous amounts of hops are added to the beer during its maturation stage which gives the beer an unmistakable floral and citrusy aroma. This beer is also known for its firm hop bitterness which is balanced nicely by the sweetness of the crystal malts used in this recipe.

(Beer added by: haddon on 02-04-2010)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 04-252014
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 22 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Shaker pint
Purchased: Single from Midtown Wine & Spirits, Nashville

Appearance has a semi-clear dark copper beer and a tall offwhite head, with excellent lacing and head retention.

Aromas are a wonderful blend of citrus and pine hops with a nod to lush tropical fruits.

The hoppy bitterness greets you first off, which is later joined by some malt in the background to help keep things in check. But the key element here is indeed the hop bitterness.

Finish is aggressively bitter, with a piney hoppy aftertaste and medium body. My only complaint would be some astringency in the finish.

Overall a very good IPA and it's great to see another Nashville-area brewer bring bottles into the retail market!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this on tap at Cool Springs in Franklin, TN.

A- One finger white foamy head on a clear golden copper body.

S- Very strong citrus notes, mostly tart grapefruit.

T- bitter hops, white grapefruit, sweet malt flavor, with a piney finish to balance the tartness of the grapefruit.

M- Moderate carbonation.

O- Great beer! Not only is the name amazing, but the beer itself is delicious and sure to please any hop head like me! :) I could drink this all day!

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Single finger head with decent retention on a very clear copper body. Excellent lacing. Aroma of wet socks, musty caramel malts, earthy hops and tart grapefruit. Flavor follows with a little more malt forward than hoppy character with simple caramel malt base and mildly complex mix of citrus and earthy hops having a clean finish with notes if syrup and brown sugar. Medium and slightly oily body and moderate carbonation. Great beer name. Nice brew at an excellent brewery

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Pecker Wrecker India Pale Ale from Cool Springs Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.