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Aboriginal Gangster - Burley Oak Brewery

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Aboriginal Gangster
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BA SCORE
89
very good

69 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 69
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 7.04%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Burley Oak Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
single hopped with Motuka hops

(Beer added by: PhantasIPA on 06-10-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

nmann08, Aug 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Jason, Jan 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

oline73, Mar 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

mendvicdog, Nov 16, 2012
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3.38/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

First had: on tap at the brewery

Poured a hazy bronze color with a small white head that retained as a ringlet, leaving dots of lacing on the glass. The aroma was money...very nice and distinctive nose of lemon-lime, with an appropriately subdued malty sweet base. Things kind of fell apart in the taste, unfortunately. Departing from the lush aroma, the taste was quite malty up front, grainy, followed by an unripe mango skin bitterness, that finished with a somewhat metallic aftertaste. If this was an IPA, it was a messy one. Body was light-medium, and other than the aroma, I didn't find this one to be very good overall.

Rifugium, Dec 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

oriolesfan4, Jul 09, 2013
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InspectorBob, Sep 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

orangesol, Mar 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

duceswild, Feb 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

BillRoth, Nov 11, 2013
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DrBier, Jul 24, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at max's last night.

The beer pours an orange amber color with fairly good head retention and lacing. The nose imparts some dry citrus, cereal grain and light malt (this beer smells as if it will be fairly dry - which it is). The flavor profile replicates the nose pretty closely, and while nice, a bit more hoppy bitterness would have been nice (the menu at Max's lists this as an IPA). Mouhtfeel is otherwise medium bodied, and the beer has a fairly crisp, clean finish. Alcohol is well disguised... I would not have guessed this was a 7% abv. beer.

While nothing extraordinary, I thought this a nice enough beer from this "new to me" brewery.

John_M, Nov 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

ShanePB, Apr 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

THECPJ, Feb 18, 2013
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Gatordaddy, Dec 08, 2012
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Todd, Jan 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

DonFrap, Feb 14, 2013
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Aboriginal Gangster from Burley Oak Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.