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The Corruption - DC Brau Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

889 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 889
Reviews: 158
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 36
Gots: 88 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
DC Brau Brewing Co. visit their website
District of Columbia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: akorsak on 05-21-2011

The Corruption™ IPA is DC Brau's take on a Pacific Northwest IPA. Brewed with Pale 2 row, C-10, Honey and Victory malts. Exclusively hopped with 40 lbs of Columbus hops per brew to ring in at 80 IBU. "The Corruption" comes in at 6.5% ABV. This beer straddle's the line between IPA and Imperial IPA and has a supportive malty backbone with an assertive hop presence that smacks your mouth with a dank, resinous bitterness followed by pleasant aroma's of pine sap and burnt spruce.
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4.23/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz can into a pint glass. Pours reddish amber with a nice fluffy white head. Smels of flowery hops with nice citrus notes. Tastes of piney and earthy hops, very nice combo with just enough bite. Beer is light bodied a tad heavily carbonated but still finishes well. Overall a very good beer.

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3.49/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: A dense finger of off white head formed in the tulip glass. Dark copper to mahogany in color beer with a light haze. Good head retention and nice lacing as the beer fell into the liquidd

S: Huge pine aroma, think spruce trees. Notes of tropical candy peek through the pine, like skittles. Subtle toasty malt character is detected also.

T: Firm tropical fruit hop bitterness followed by a tittle wave of pine. The pine follows through to the end and dominates most of the pallet from there on but evolves to a more dank/dark flavor.. if that makes sense. The malt profile doesn't quite support the hop bill there is a toasty flavor detected.

M: Moderate body and carbonation. A lingering hop oil slickness is left on the pallet after a few sips.

O: If I was to summaries this beer in one word it would be 'Pine'. I would have liked a bit more malt character and some diversity in the hop flavors, but it was a flavorful beer non the less.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-amber color with a nice off-white head and good lacing

S-malt, pine, citrus, earthy, slight herbal

T-bready malt, citrus, earthy, herbal, moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp

O-decent IPA, nothing sets it apart from a multitude of others

The Corruption from DC Brau Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 889 ratings.