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Vicious American Wheat IPA - North Peak Brewing Company

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Vicious American Wheat IPAVicious American Wheat IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

213 Ratings
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Ratings: 213
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.97%
Wants: 11
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
North Peak Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: alexgash on 10-24-2010

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Ratings: 213 | Reviews: 88
Photo of Maddog911
3.52/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zdk9
3.86/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Pours a UT burnt orange. Just a bit of egg white foam head and solid pocadots of lacing.

S- Smells hoppy. Tangerine, orange, flowers

T- Fairly hoppy taste but with a solid sweet backbone that is both caramelly and reminiscent of a lemony hefe. I taste the wheat inspiration. A little bit of grain alcohol in the back of the throat.

M- Bitterness hangs out for just a little bit so you are wanting more of the caramel to purge it out.

O- Not super complicated, but a solid beer that differs enough from a typical IPA to make it enjoyable and different.

Photo of Vinithing
2.91/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Not very good. Hard to get past the skunky smell

Photo of ahommell
3.42/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lucasj82
3.99/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of clager
2.45/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Strong straw flavor with dank bitter finish that I found too strong. Freshly purchased but had a skunked taste to it.

Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mr-jj
2.87/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass from a 12 oz bottle.

Color is hazy orange with a decent white head that faded quickly. Lots of carbonation bubbles and minimal lacing. Smell is bready and some musty grass. No idea how old this is - no date on the bottle. Flavor is mostly malt with some generic bitterness. Finish is quite bitter - almost astringent. Body is light/medium with lots of carbonation bite.

Overall, it's okay.

Photo of drdiesel9483
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Ok wheat ipa but I probably wouldn't get it again. Peppery pine taste with lots of carbonation and a medium body.

Photo of DruC4
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of snaotheus
3.26/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

2014-11-23 -- review entered by notes.
12oz stubby bottle poured into a little plastic hotel cup, but I can't find any dates or codes on the bottle.

Pours almost clear with little head, slight carbonation. Smell is lemony and old hops.

Taste is bitter and lemony, slight old hops, some straw. Long bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is good -- light and dry. Overall, it's fine.

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3.8/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.12/5  rDev -17%

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3.64/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.28/5  rDev +13.8%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.88/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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Vicious American Wheat IPA from North Peak Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 213 ratings.