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Two Hemispheres Wet-Hop IPA - Mad Fox Brewing Company

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Two Hemispheres Wet-Hop IPA
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

40 Ratings
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 8.13%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mad Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 10-12-2011)
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JWalterWeatherman

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-05-2014 02:58:36 | More by JWalterWeatherman
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LJugel

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

02-22-2014 16:28:12 | More by LJugel
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21Maestro8

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

12-15-2013 04:26:41 | More by 21Maestro8
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.49/5  rDev +7.4%

Mad Fox Brewing Company - Two Hemispheres Wet-Hop IPA, poured into a Fiddlehead snifter.

Look - Pours cloudy caramel with some chunky head with good spots of lacing.

Smell - Dank juicy citrus (galaxy?), not much malt.

Taste - Hops are citrus and the center of the taste and it ends with a touch of malt.

Mouthfeel - Not boozy, slightly sticky. Heavy-light bodied with moderate carb. Great drinkability.

Overall - This is great stuff, definitely need to get my hands on some Orange Whip!

11-30-2013 23:14:44 | More by JMScowcroft
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

11-24-2013 02:52:24 | More by Sludgeman
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ProstMasterson

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-12-2013 14:30:25 | More by ProstMasterson
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Hendry

Vermont

4.49/5  rDev +7.4%

Golden color with a frothy, long lasting 3 finger bone white head. Relatively translucent in color with lots of tiny bubbles in this 3 day old growler fill.Lacing is above average.

Tropical fruit nose,fresh aroma,slight malt presence.

Taste is a reflection of the aroma, nice and juicy. Last few sips had an almost light plum aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is decent, a bit oily,smooth, soft carbonation.

Best wet hop ale I have tried so far, another solid effort from Mad Fox.

11-01-2013 02:06:01 | More by Hendry
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

4.33/5  rDev +3.6%

A: hazy dirty-golden in color, with thin head, collecting at edges, very minor lacing
S: have to opt out a little, could not get a clean smell at pub. I got citrus/orange and something I was pretty sure not related to the beer. There might be a mustiness to it, hard to tell

T: hoppy from the get go, some carbonation, but a grassy grapefruit taste hits with the first taste. The carbonation leads to some hints of soda, but the lemon and grapefruit taste overtake that. The end is mellow citrus-fruity and mildly earthy
M: there is a good but not overpowering pull on the tongue, drying it out as the taste ages. The dryness also grabs the back of the throat a little.

O: almost a perfect example of a solid version of a dry, bitter IPA. There isn't much "special" or unique about it, but it won't disappoint and should impress some in its simplicity.

10-23-2013 23:45:24 | More by cjgiant
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davet100

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.3%

10-15-2013 17:46:03 | More by davet100
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bcheng

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

10-01-2013 03:09:47 | More by bcheng
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redfox405

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

09-30-2013 03:05:33 | More by redfox405
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navin

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

09-28-2013 22:55:54 | More by navin
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Rbodacious

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

09-24-2013 23:45:10 | More by Rbodacious
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Zonian1

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-20-2013 23:52:59 | More by Zonian1
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djre4orm

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-13-2013 19:21:09 | More by djre4orm
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ipas-for-life

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.3%

05-23-2013 13:22:49 | More by ipas-for-life
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blackie

California

4.1/5  rDev -1.9%

snifter serving at the brewpub

a: served in a standard snifter, two hemispheres is a bright orange in color, capped with an off-white head that shows average retention

s: loaded with juicy tropical fruits - notably orange and, to a slightly lesser extent, passionfruit, on a body of balanced caramel and pale malts, vivid hops rise to the front and really show off what "fresh" means, very nice

m: carbonation nicely lively, not abrasive or harsh, with a moderate, satisfying body

t: similar structure to the nose - moderately sweet caramel and pale malts provide a palate for the application of the juicy, oily fresh hops - big flavors of juicy orange pulp and oily rind, sweet/tart passionfruit, closing out with a moderate-high bitterness and lingering grain flavors, quality stuff here

o: really a great example of the style, there are some better versions out there, but this one provides everything one could ask for in the style - big juicy hops, and lots of them

04-07-2013 00:00:00 | More by blackie
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TubaManJack

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

12-28-2012 01:59:42 | More by TubaManJack
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dunix

Vermont

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-25-2012 23:53:23 | More by dunix
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jmccraney

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

11-15-2012 03:50:17 | More by jmccraney
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-13-2012 07:36:37 | More by Gatordaddy
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2dogbrew

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

11-10-2012 00:12:38 | More by 2dogbrew
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jacewg

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

11-08-2012 21:53:58 | More by jacewg
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Eriktheipaman

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

10-04-2012 15:12:10 | More by Eriktheipaman
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HopHead84

California

3.95/5  rDev -5.5%

5/12/2012

Entered into the American style IPA category at World Beer Cup 2012. Bomber into a snifter.

A: Yellow gold body with an inch of soapy white foam. Good head retention with lots of lacing left behind.

S: Nice fruit bouquet, a blend of guava, mango, papaya, passion fruit, and orange flesh. Lesser notes of grass and earth. There's a little grapefruit in there as well. Bready malt lays a respectable foundation with caramel prancing in the distance. The nose requires some coaxing then prodding, but what I discover is quite nice.

T: Soft tangerine, mango, guava, and orange flesh flavors. Light bready base. Smooth lower moderate bitterness. The beer's hop profile is delicate and one that could easily be overwhelmed and possibly ruined by eating a meal or drinking an aggressive beer beforehand. The finish ushers in drier fruit rind notes.

M: Lower medium body with lower medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is smooth, soft, and sticky.

Overall: Though this was in competition a couple weeks ago, it's hard to say how old this is. It has characteristics of a hoppy beer that's aged a bit, but it's still quite nice.

05-16-2012 04:30:54 | More by HopHead84
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Two Hemispheres Wet-Hop IPA from Mad Fox Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.