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Zephyr - Rising Tide Brewing Company

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192 Ratings
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Ratings: 192
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.78%
Wants: 3
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rising Tide Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Heady like the sweet breath of Zephyrus, our India pale ale is redolent of citrus, apples, and pears, balanced by a touch of caramel. We use malted barley grown by local farmers and add a special blend of Cascade, Centennial, and Calypso hops to create this juicy, hoppy ale.

(Beer added by: BEERMILER12 on 08-11-2012)
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3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Lighter shade of yellow. Maybe a hint of orange. Forms a moderate sized fluffy white head. Excellent retention. Lots of lacing.

S: Aroma isn't strong, but it is pleasant. Hop forward. Mostly citrus, orange. A little grapefruit and light sweetness.

T: Taste is also pleasant. Simple and clean. Light pale malt backbone. Mild sweetness. Lots of citrus, especially orange. Mandarin and orange blossom. Quick finish.

M: On the lighter side of medium in body. Medium carbonation. Moderate bitterness.

O: A very nice go-to IPA. Pleasantly flavorful, but not overwhelming.

Florida9, May 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

TheMaineBeerGuy, Mar 28, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Batch 175. Bottled 11.04.2013

(4.0) A: Hazy copper with a tall and creamy eggshell-white foam head. Long lasting retention with patches of lacing.

(3.75) S: Pine, citrus fruits (notably grapefruit), hints of peppermint, toffee, faint nutty elements, and buttered bread. Mellow aroma that’s probably lighter than other IPA’s but well rounded regardless.

(3.75) T: Buttered bread, light citrus fruits, orchard fruits, toffee, and hints of nuts. Nicely balanced with a robust malt backbone and ample bitter hops. Bitter throughout but with a clean finish with very little in lingering qualities that I can notice. Very easy drinking.

(4.0) M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Pleasantly creamy and slick.

(3.75) D: This is a well balanced IPA that is loaded with both malt and hops but finds a way not to overpower the flavour profile - Very good.

Digimaika2, Jan 13, 2014
Zephyr from Rising Tide Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.