Old Battle Axe - Engine 15 Brewing Company

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Old Battle AxeOld Battle Axe

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Reviews: 6
Hads: 39
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Engine 15 Brewing Company visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: kylehay2004 on 02-14-2012

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Reviews: 6 | Hads: 39
Reviews by Lovely85:
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4/5  rDev n/a

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4.42/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.88/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.67/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.35/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

22 oz bomber mailed up from FL. No date on bottle but appears to be a good deal of age on this beer, malt has strong cardboard aspect and amost sherry-like notes along with toffee-like caramel malt. Hops are mildly pine and floral, but mostly flat with hints of sulfur, skunk and onion. Not a good representaion of American IPA - but surely just a bad bottle. Illustrative of importance of dating bottles, and encouraging retailers to appropriately store and shelve light- and age-sensitive beers. Will have to try this at the brewery sometime. (544 characters)

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2.96/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

On tap at The Flying Iguana in Atlantic Beach, FL.

Pours a clear amber, with a half inch head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells like pine, onion, and caramel.

This is made with Summit hops- if I had known this, I would not have ordered it. The oniony aspects of this are pretty apparent. There's an oniony astringent finish, with pine and caramel up front. Despite the only 6.4% ABV, this feels pretty boozy. It just doesn't feel well crafted at all. Change the hop bill, Summit hops are garbage.

This is medium bodied, with a slightly oily mouthfeel and a moderate level of carbonation.

Not very good at all. (616 characters)

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4.29/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.6/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.94/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Funky, worn t shirt taste. Tastes very much like an English IPA that has been aged for a while. Not a lot of hops are shown in the taste. More of a sweet caramel, and strange earthyness. (186 characters)

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3.5/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.92/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Yet another local option from the Magic Mushroom at Jacksonville Beach. I have been to Engine 15 before but did not try this one.

It was served in a standard pint; the beer is a chill hazed dark gold with an off-white head. Nice lacing.

It has a big pine in the nose. There is some Caramel apple in there as well.

It is pleasantly bitter, with pine sap and citrus. A little bit of sweet malts for balance.

The mouth is oily yet the active carbonation keeps things from being to coating.

All-in-all, a very enjoyable IPA. I will try one at the source next time I go to Engine 15. (586 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Old Battle Axe from Engine 15 Brewing Company
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