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Felony IPA - Prism Brewing Company

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Felony IPAFelony IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

106 Ratings
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Ratings: 106
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 15.45%
Wants: 1
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Prism Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BigMike on 11-11-2011)
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Photo of CervezaSnob
1/5  rDev -71.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I don't know how this beer got so many good reviews: this is one of the worst beers I have ever had. Coming from Philadelphia I'm spoiled with Victory, Yards, and Philadelphia BC so I thought I would try another PA beer. I thought the wrapping was gimmicky with the cartoon 50's greaser but I thought I would try it out. The color is a murky amber with a very very slight head that disappears. The taste is what really killed me. I love IPAs they are my favorite beer, but I wan to be punched in the face by hops when drinking one let alone a double IPA but I got none of that. All I could taste was lacquer thinner like I was making a new surfboard and some malt then bad bitter not the good kind. I was being nice giving this beer a 1.

CervezaSnob, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of Chaos_31
5/5  rDev +40.4%

Chaos_31, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of JD_Schaffer
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

JD_Schaffer, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of brewer_drew
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

brewer_drew, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of salthemonster
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

salthemonster, Jul 18, 2014
Photo of justintcoons
3.28/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle poured into a tulip pint.

Appearance
gold with hardly any head to speak of. Decent clarity with suspended yeast particles throughout. Light carbonation.

Nose
Sugar coated grapefruit, melon, bubblegum, apple juice, honey, lemon, lime, and caramel.

Taste
Bubblegum, sugar coated grapefruit, apple juice, honeydew melon, lemon pith, and lime. Caramel and honey. Wintergreen and wet pine on the finish.

Mouthfeel
Medium-plus bodied, smooth, warming, and moderately bitter.

Overall
A lot of melon, apple juice, bubblegum, and honey. So it's a bit off from a more classic DIPA. Pretty smooth for 10%. Maybe throwing 10 hop varieties into a beer isn't necessarily the best way to go.

justintcoons, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of jpd7374
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

jpd7374, Jul 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

bleedsblu, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of let8it8grow
4/5  rDev +12.4%

let8it8grow, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of erialbill
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

erialbill, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of Erock
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Erock, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of JRoPA
4/5  rDev +12.4%

JRoPA, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of GiantMidget
3/5  rDev -15.7%

GiantMidget, May 30, 2014
Photo of murphius1118
3/5  rDev -15.7%

murphius1118, May 23, 2014
Photo of Bluescooter
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Bluescooter, May 23, 2014
Photo of Drknight
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Drknight, May 13, 2014
Photo of MNPikey
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

MNPikey, May 11, 2014
Photo of jhlosito75
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

jhlosito75, May 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

prokopt2, May 10, 2014
Photo of Blaze5445
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Blaze5445, May 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Bdel34, May 04, 2014
Photo of themind
2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

themind, May 04, 2014
Photo of Belittle
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Belittle, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of BoozySmurf
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This one looks and smells like a typical hoppy ale. Mouthfeel is thin for style and actually welcomed as some IPA/DIPA's are thick malt bombs. I'm guessing attenuation is higher with this one especially considering ABV. Taste is of fresh hops, piney and citrusy. Alcohol taste is undetectable though its effects are not lol. Overall a great beer, $9.99 for a sixer at Wegman's. This brewery is about 10 minutes from my home, will check it out for sure!

BoozySmurf, Apr 26, 2014
Photo of dgherm
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

dgherm, Apr 06, 2014
Felony IPA from Prism Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 106 ratings.