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Wanderer Session India Pale Ale - North Peak Brewing Company

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Wanderer Session India Pale AleWanderer Session India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

120 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 120
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.99%
Wants: 5
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
North Peak Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kzoobrew on 04-21-2011)
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Zuidman

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-30-2013 04:57:51 | More by Zuidman
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radiofish

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-10-2013 04:04:57 | More by radiofish
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HardyA

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-16-2013 01:48:54 | More by HardyA
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

01-14-2013 18:48:09 | More by BlissJunkie
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Lukass

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

01-05-2013 13:43:15 | More by Lukass
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zonker17

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

01-02-2013 03:44:07 | More by zonker17
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TimRoss41

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.7%

12-16-2012 20:35:08 | More by TimRoss41
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

12-01-2012 14:29:11 | More by t0rin0
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rolandboy

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

11-26-2012 04:22:11 | More by rolandboy
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Zaphog

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

09-03-2012 16:36:23 | More by Zaphog
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redleg64

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

09-03-2012 03:13:13 | More by redleg64
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jacobdensford

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -28%

08-27-2012 00:14:16 | More by jacobdensford
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Bitter_Echo

Michigan

4.6/5  rDev +20.4%

Pours a dark, clear, orange tannic yellow, with low and fine head. Smells on the pine side of things: balsam, faint laquer-ish, organic chemistry class like piney and resinous. Not much in the way of fruit and citrus bitter but a little grapefruit rind. Like I said, on the pinier side. Taste is terrific, well balanced, smooth, not too sweet not too malty. Nice, distinct bitterness in good balance with each other and complex. Alcohol is low, carbonation is fine and moderate to scrubbing powerful. Bitter notes linger but clear from the palate...tastes of more alcohol than 4+ percent would indicate. I think bitter like an IPA, but not exhausting, and fits well with my idea of a session ale. Curiously, like the pine version of another citrusy All Day IPA brewed several hours south in GR. I like this one too. Another six in my future. Nice.

08-26-2012 00:25:11 | More by Bitter_Echo
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev +1.6%

I'm always happy to see a new low abv beer.

It's unusual to me though that this is only 4.2%, because I feel like I can taste booze tones all up in this thing. Regardless of that, the hop tones are pretty full and sharp. A nice drinker, but a bit too spicy, for me.

08-23-2012 08:19:51 | More by RblWthACoz
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IlPostino

Michigan

3/5  rDev -21.5%

08-21-2012 00:00:17 | More by IlPostino
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brealbg

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-30-2012 13:54:19 | More by brealbg
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WesM63

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-13-2012 04:39:55 | More by WesM63
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LordKnarf


3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-12-2012 20:30:25 | More by LordKnarf
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SnatchyMcPants

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-07-2012 20:52:49 | More by SnatchyMcPants
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cestlavie

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

06-25-2012 01:41:18 | More by cestlavie
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bigkingken

North Carolina

3.48/5  rDev -8.9%

Pours golden with a healthy head on top that slowly dissipates to a decent size. Slightly hazy in appearance. Lots of aroma coming out of the top. Citrus notes highlighted with orange and grapefruit, and a subtle backdrop of pine. Medium everything in the taste department. A good amount of bitterness offset by a good amount of malt – nothing too strong going on. Well balanced. Grapefruit dominates a slightly acidic and bitter overall profile. Leaves a bit of bitterness behind, but nothing uncomfortable. Hits its mark. Looking for an all-day drinking IPA that won’t kill the palette or make anyone too drunk, this is it. But as an IPA, it lacks character.

04-17-2012 14:54:14 | More by bigkingken
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tophers

Michigan

4.45/5  rDev +16.5%

Pours hazy copper with a thick, long lasting head. Smell is predominately citrus grapefruit with a touch of spiciness. Some session IPA's tend to taste more like a pale ale. This one is not one of those. There is ample malt background to support the strong citrus hop flavors. This is a tad bit over-carbonated in my opinion though. This beer definitely doesn't taste like a 4.2% ABV. This is a great session IPA.

04-14-2012 21:29:20 | More by tophers
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blp

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

04-14-2012 12:45:07 | More by blp
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Calculat0r

Japan

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

04-11-2012 15:36:07 | More by Calculat0r
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oldvines

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

04-02-2012 00:54:23 | More by oldvines
Wanderer Session India Pale Ale from North Peak Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.