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Amazon Princess - People's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

24 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 24
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
People's Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mynie on 01-13-2011)
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jperk

Alabama

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-27-2014 22:10:09 | More by jperk
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-11-2014 01:47:09 | More by AnitaBrewski
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +2.3%

06-04-2014 03:10:57 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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visualmartyr

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-26-2014 21:50:27 | More by visualmartyr
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BarryMFBurton

Indiana

3.91/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Copper-colored with a clean, clear translucence. A short layer of tan cream sits atop the body.

S: Hops come out thick and resinous: strong notes of pine sap, passionfruit, melon. They expand over a malt base, dark with wheat toast and doughy biscuit aromas. Lots of contrast in the nose – I like it.

T: Just like the nose, the palate is a juxtaposition of dank, oily Simcoe and grainy malt. The front end is packed with pine nut and grapefruit, a hop flavor that lays thick on the tongue. Soon after, it tightens to a bright, lemony bitterness (almost soapy at times) and you get the drop: that sudden rush of malt flavor that puts the bitterness in wonderful perspective. Here, those malts are roasted and bready, pushing the palate to a husky, natural grain aftertaste.

M: Quite chewy for a beer with only 6.5% alcohol, but it’s certainly not unwelcome. Noticeable carbonation, though it seems slow-acting: it picks up only after the creaminess of the body has settled on the tongue, like a beer on cask. Interesting.

O: One of People’s finest brews; I really enjoy the interplay between the toasted malt and the fruity hops. This is a thick one, though, so I couldn’t exactly see myself going for more than a pint. But when it comes to good beer, sometimes that’s all you need.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 03:30:17 | More by BarryMFBurton
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bkonk10

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-15-2014 22:20:12 | More by bkonk10
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PhilMiller

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2.3%

04-11-2014 20:53:32 | More by PhilMiller
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brewskis

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

04-11-2014 18:44:00 | More by brewskis
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PHBoiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.3%

02-21-2014 14:26:13 | More by PHBoiler
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Kais

New York

4/5  rDev +2.3%

01-30-2014 21:05:47 | More by Kais
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AMG55

Indiana

3.58/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Another solid offering from People's. I wish that this beer was their flagship IPA. Very hop forward and definitely has that grapefruit rind character in a well developed IPA. Great citrus notes, drinks really well and overall finishes clean. Much, much better than Moundbuilder.

Serving type: growler

11-05-2013 20:30:58 | More by AMG55
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Klif

Indiana

3/5  rDev -23.3%

08-06-2013 02:03:40 | More by Klif
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instinct2

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-26-2013 14:05:47 | More by instinct2
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cosmonick

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2.3%

05-23-2013 00:11:57 | More by cosmonick
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2.3%

04-10-2013 20:47:43 | More by Arsenal0328
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neckbracesub

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

03-28-2013 13:06:27 | More by neckbracesub
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jmarsh123

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

03-04-2013 14:30:38 | More by jmarsh123
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

07-20-2012 23:45:22 | More by UltimateLivewire
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MapleCity219

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2.3%

02-18-2012 04:22:39 | More by MapleCity219
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SuperNova777

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2.3%

02-15-2012 00:25:25 | More by SuperNova777
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

3.08/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Generously provided growler via Ben. Thank you very much for the opportunity! Shared with my brother while alternately watching our Chicago based baseball teams shit the bed. At least tomorrow's 1oo degree golfing will quell what ails us.

Pours a clear dark amber with a nice consistent cover and some spotted lacing. Looks a bit darker than expected.

Smell is quite malt forward. Reminiscent of caramel drizzled red apple with some booze and spice...cinnamon?...on the back end.

Heavy caramel, pine, some middlin' bitterness, and red apple skins and some air exposed fleshiness. Malts wash over the finish.

Mouthfeel is off. Carbonation is lacking and the body is medium and sticky.

Overall, I'm not sure I get this as an IPA. A decent attempt, but something is off in the presentation.

Serving type: growler

07-20-2011 03:21:16 | More by BarrytheBear
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ElizabethCraig

Indiana

4.45/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This was on tap at People's Brewing Company on 7/6/2011. This is the 2nd 'batch' of this beer and some changes were made from the first batch.

Color: Light red, pale tan/white head. Quite attractive, I sat and studied it a bit. Amazon Princesses are strawberry blondes, who knew?

The scent is a bitter citrus with notes of herb and amber grains.

The taste is, to my palate, much smoother than version 1. A smooth bitter caramel grain with a sweet aftertaste.

I.. I wasn't crazy about the first version, but this version. Her and I get along pretty well. Bitter, but sweet. Nice caramel malts behind it. I think this is a very nicely balanced IPA, and I will be drinking more of it.

Serving type: on-tap

07-07-2011 01:39:30 | More by ElizabethCraig
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alleykatking

Indiana

4.33/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap....

A- Pours a orange-ish color. One finger white head shows medium retention. Some ring style lacing with hints of streaky lacing once the beer is getting drank.

S- Juicy tropical hop aroma in this beer. I mean these really seem to just jump out overtaking all other aromas. Light malty undertones come and go but this is all hop forward which I like a lot.

T- Nice kick of citrusy hops in the front of the beer is wanting to destroy my palate right off the get go. Middle of the beer the base malt really shines with a light caramel bready presence. This does jump right back into the citrus hops with a light bitter kick on the backend. I really enjoy how well this is put together and not over the top but still very much in your face flavorwise.

M- Medium mouthfeel. Carbonation is good for the style. Citrus hops really just dominate everything from the palate to the aftertaste. There is a light alcohol presence in the aftertaste but even this is mostly covered by the hops. A hop forward beer and it is balanced (or lack there of)to this style. No off flavors at all were present. Medium high alcohol drying on the palate.

D- This beer was very drinkable. A palate crusher in the terms that it will crush any other beer you decide to drink after. ABV is in the middle ground which makes it a nice drinker but a little dangerous.

Serving type: on-tap

02-16-2011 19:58:31 | More by alleykatking
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mynie

Indiana

4.08/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I almost accidentally labeled this "Amarillo Princess," since the Amarillo hops are so freakin dominant. Seriously--my adventures in homebrewing have been only halfassed, and so my hop identification skills ain't as finely honed as they could be, but as soon as I opened this I said "damn, that's a lot of Amarillo."

But the hoppiness here isn't about intensity so much as it's about focus. There's a difference between Ron Artest and Derrick Rose, you know, and this here hop profile is all D-Ro. The hops run perfect against the barley. Everything is medium and digestible, unadventurous but unpretentious, definitely inviting but not quite exciting.

Amarillo, tamed and fiery. You know all you need to know about this beer the second you lay eyes on it, but, still, you want to devour it. Mystery ain't everything.

Serving type: growler

01-13-2011 03:11:47 | More by mynie
Amazon Princess from People's Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.