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Ghost In The Machine - Parish Brewing Company

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93 Ratings
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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 21
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Parish Brewing Company visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Batch 1 (February 2014) - Centennial, Columbus, Chinook, Cascade, and smaller amounts of other varieties.

(Beer added by: HeadyTheElder on 02-19-2014)
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Photo of brewskifan55
4.24/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter. This one was hard as hell to find. Got it at Acquistapace's in Covington, LA.

A: Opaque golden. A one finger foamy white head that slowly dissipates to a foamy ring. Thick lacing.

S: Grapefuit dominates followed by piney hops.

T: Smooth, creamy. Low bitterness. Follows nose with a wonderful balance. Citrus and grapefruit. Juicy with light malts. Semi sweet. Just terrific.

M: Medium to heavy with thick, creamy carbonation.

O: Worth the hype, worth the search. I hope Parish makes more of this Ghostly Machination. Recommended.

brewskifan55, Apr 28, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +2.7%

joeyjoey104, Oct 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Haymarket, Oct 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

BeerDrinkingDiver, Oct 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

iL0VEbeer, Oct 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

JohnParadee, Oct 03, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev -1.1%

SadMachine, Oct 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

TheSamKuehn, Sep 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

ChristianT, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of Beerbuddha
4.75/5  rDev +8%

Appearance: Huge,foamy, sticky off white head which clings to the glass and doesn't want to go away.

Smell: Huge floral aroma with a pine tree stuck up your nose.

Taste: Like a hop Monster truck just did donuts all over your taste buds. Hints of pine, grapefruit, pepper. Everything that should be there is.

Mouthfeel: Lively carbonation. Oily in a good way.

Overall: Just a total hop bomb. This ranks up there with the best of them. Best double IPA in Louisiana? I'll let you decide. By the way my pee smelled like hops after drinking this.

Beerbuddha, Sep 25, 2014
Photo of FLima
4.49/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Just released, as they said “manifested on 27 Aug14”. Utterly fresh. Getting one from the last pack in the store, it comes and goes out immediately. Thanks so much for the Beer Sommelier from Stein’s in New Orleans for not letting me go home without proving this local beauty, although they were running out of it.
Nice amber golden color with a thick thin head with short retention.
Delicious tropical aroma with notes of peaches, passion fruit, pineapple, grapefruit, American yeast, pine and mango. I could just smell it forever. On a second thought, no way, got to sip it now.
Hoppy forward flavor with notes of pine cones, grapefruit, tea bags, resin, toasted malts and spices. Dry aftertaste with a long lasting bitterness. Alcohol of 8.5% abv is well disguised.
Outstanding Double IPA from Louisiana. Superbly balanced for the style, not being overly sweet/malty with bold tropical and pine flavors and an aroma to die for.

FLima, Sep 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.92/5  rDev -10.9%

Runnerbob77, Sep 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -26.1%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

Nolen12, Sep 14, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +0.9%

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Ghost In The Machine from Parish Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.