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Uprising - Iron Fist Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

110 Ratings
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Ratings: 110
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 13.33%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Iron Fist Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BrlyHpsWtrYst on 07-10-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

BryanCDM, Mar 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

kdoppenb, Feb 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

ItsYourBoyBlue, Feb 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

kk73, Feb 17, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -35.9%

koakley, Feb 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

BeerMeCJS, Jan 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

jlisuk, Jan 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

JMM0414, Jan 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

BigTrubble, Jan 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

jimilayne, Jan 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Drknight, Jan 02, 2014
Photo of KTeamLSU
4.2/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a pint glass

A: Nice light brown hazy color with small amount of off white head that dissipated very quickly

S: Holy $%$ the nose on this beer is awesome, can really smell the hops, citrus and floral

T: Good solid Tripel, caramel flavors abound with a little malt, no real hops translate from the nose though...

M: low carbonation, but enough to give this beer a a little zip

O: My second American Belgium hopped Tripel... I'm getting a bit more accustomed to what this style is attempting to do, and while I like this more than Cocodrie... I'm just not a huge fan of all the malt with no hops.

KTeamLSU, Dec 30, 2013
Photo of jenray
2.5/5  rDev -35.9%

jenray, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of cbutova
3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hmmm, 12% Tripel IPA hybrid, color me interested. Brought back from San Diego about month ago or so... didn't see the IPA part then but it has been fridged anyways.

A- Poured into a snifter with a hazy, orange body somewhere around an apricot hue. Small, frothy white head forms to about half a finger high. Head retention is decent as the foam recedes to a thick ring around the edges. Pillows and spots of lace combine to make some nice patterns down the glass.

S- Mostly Belgian yeast with some obvious hop character added to compliment. Yeast is quite spicy but not like Saison-spicy. Notes of orange zest, coriander, light fruits and something perfumy.

T- Hops open up just a bit more than in the aroma but the yeast here is quite beastly, as I might guess for a 12% Belgian brew. Massive Belgian yeast spice, apples, spiced raisins, cardamom and a spicy alcohol punch. Hops give hints of citrus zest, pine and some floral character.

MF- Creamy textured and moderately thick overall body. Carbonation at a medium to high level and with agitation it causes the palate to be swallowed up by a blanket of cream and silky foam. Finishes with a lot of alcohol heat on the palate. Medium hoppy bitterness lingers in that warmth.

A sipper for sure and a pretty big hit of alcohol heat but not much actual alcohol flavor to throw off the experience. Massive Belgian yeast spice with a nice compliment of hops in the finish.

cbutova, Dec 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Hopdaemon39, Dec 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

bvlaminck, Dec 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

HeyYoMar, Dec 15, 2013
Photo of Celtics17
3.88/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a nice clear amber gold color with a finger of white fizzy head that dissipates really fast.
S - Big belgian yeasts banana. Maybe strawberry/ banana in the smell.
T - Very sweet caramel malt, some orange and pineapple a touch of pear, banana,
M - Alcohol burn, like mad dog actually.

This was interesting to say the least. Still not sure how I feel about this one.

Celtics17, Dec 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

BillRoth, Dec 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

speedvagen, Dec 06, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -29.5%

nmann08, Nov 23, 2013
Photo of superspak
3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Pours lightly hazy deep ruby copper color with a 2 finger dense cream colored head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big pear, apple, lemon zest, orange peel, tangerine, grapefruit, light banana, clove, pepper, caramel, honey, candi sugar, toast, floral, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of hop, malt, and yeast ester notes; with good strength. Taste of big pear, apple, grapefruit, tangerine, orange peel, citrus rind, grape, caramel, honey, candi sugar, toast, clove, pepper, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of pear, apple, citrus, citrus peel, caramel, toast, honey, candi sugar, clove, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Nice balance and complexity of citrus hop, malt, and fruity/spicy yeast flavors; with a good malt/yeast balance and minimal cloying sweetness after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and very full bodied; with a very slick and lightly syrupy mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very good Belgian strong pale ale. All around nice balance and complexity of hop, malt, and yeast ester flavors; and quite smooth to sip on for the huge ABV. A nicely enjoyable offering.

superspak, Nov 21, 2013
Photo of Omnium
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pours a nice clear amber gold color with a finger of white fizzy head that dissipates really fast.
S - Big belgian yeasts banana, clove, coriander, potent alcohol scents, some pine, a little pineapple.
T - Very sweet caramel malt, some orange and pineapple a touch of pear, banana, clove, pepper, pine. Very strong.
M - Alcohol burn, sweet chewy, cloying.
O - Ok, as I'm not a fan of this style, definitely a sipper.

Omnium, Nov 21, 2013
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3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Stone Brewery flute glass. Pours a slightly burnt orange amber with a thin head and light ring around the glass, no lacing. Very estery aroma of apple, pear and light stone fruit, bready and caramel malt, a bit boozy. Flavor follows with nice sweet mixed stone fruit and apple juice, caramel malt, grassy, slightly floral hops, Belgian yeast and spicing; warming with a bit of alcohol noticeable under the flavors. Medium bodied with light creaminess. A nice Belgian hybrid ale, exhibiting the intense fruitiness of triple IPAs with quite a bit of Belgian character. Not as intensely hopped as an IPA and leaning more towards a quadruple than a tripel (the label calls this a "tripel/IPA"; Belgian spicing is present but not as dominant as in a classic tripel). A powerful, but flavorful American take on a Belgian strong ale. I enjoyed it.

LiquidAmber, Nov 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Hardcore, Nov 12, 2013
Uprising from Iron Fist Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 110 ratings.