1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Gone Postal IPA - Amherst Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Gone Postal IPA
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
very good

28 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 28
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Amherst Brewing Co. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-10-2011)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Ratings: 28 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Aberration:
Photo of Aberration
5/5  rDev +28.2%

More User Reviews:
Photo of ExtraStout
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Chuck_IPA_Mathus
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of WhitmansNiece
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of ColdOneKev
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of 80x2HopHead
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of CJRubes
4.2/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of Bilco
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of JohannesRaatz
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of ppoitras
4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased in a flip-top 1/2 growler at the brewpub.

Poured into an imperial pint, formed a dense beige 1/4" head over the cloudy orangey copper brew. Head falls at an average pace, with sticky lasting lace. Aroma is sweet malt with ample pine and citrus.

Taste follows similarly, sweet to start, pine in the middle and through the close, where bitterness starts to show, and alcohol warmth is present. Mouthfeel is smooth, a bit low on carbonation, with good drinkability. Liking this one.

Photo of jlindros
3.56/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tap at the brew pub.

Decent creamy fizzy head, dark amber copper red color.

Nose big spicy earthy hops, little citrus fruit and grassy notes, little sweet malt.

Taste starts with candy sweet malt, quickly into earthy spicy hops chewy and herbal oily like, fairly bitter, big spicy hop extract like, weird hop flavor, and bitter icky thing. Where's the citrus and fruit? Little alcohol phenol thing too. Finish fairly bitter, spicy earthy herbal hop lingering, little hop oil too.

Mouth is med bod, decent to lighter carb, little gritty.

Overall meh, nothing great, but not that bad at least.

Photo of Remdog
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Ropowers3
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of zahara15
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of JMAC45
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of TripelMark
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of DelicateDelirium
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of MarkDeming
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Dicers
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of EatonHops
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of smi
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of Nordicsk8er
4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Gone Postal IPA is one of ABC's rotating cask offerings. I had a 16 oz. serving in a standard pint glass.

A: Hazy copper orange unfiltered. One finger tight head dissipated slowly. Some light lacing as the level dropped.

S: Fairly typical American IPA - some citrus, pine, and floral, a little bit dampened perhaps because of the cask. Very pleasant and fresh smelling.

T: Some sweetness up front that is followed by nice tangy and fresh tasting hops that remained but didn't overpower the palate. This could be enjoyed with various foods for sure. A solid representation of the style. The 7% alcohol is well hidden (until I stood up!). It went down very easily.

M: This is the best part. Smooth and creamy - indicative of a cask serving. The beer flavor comes through without aggressive carbonation.

O: Very good. It was encouraging to see it served at a good temperature for a cask beer, somewhere upwards of 50 degrees. Samples like these make me want to seek out more cask beer in general.

Photo of bfitzge2
2.5/5  rDev -35.9%

Photo of openmind
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -23.1%

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Gone Postal IPA from Amherst Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.