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Gangway IPA - Red Hare Brewing Company

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168 Ratings
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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 13.39%
Wants: 2
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Red Hare Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Georgiabeer on 09-09-2011)
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5/5  rDev +42.5%

tfsimpkins, Oct 15, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +35.3%

fatbatcat, Jul 15, 2012
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4.4/5  rDev +25.4%

DougieW, Aug 21, 2014
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bpfrush, Mar 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

4Socialanxiety, Apr 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

Nice..a cleaner finish than some IPAs

Vaughn71, Aug 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

dlcoblen, Aug 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

Budman_Mikey, Jul 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

jayfarley3, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of alk3kenny
4.18/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Heard they changed the hops and updated the profile so I thought I'd update my review. Pours a great copper color and the smell is much cleaner and more hop refreshing then I remember. Cleaner and more citrus. Hops are sticky, sweet presence. This has much more of a dipa taste in a ipa abv. Getting that slight oilyness, citrus, hop bitterness. Canned 11 days ago this is a great beer and fresh. If you are in the area to try this one I suggest you do while it's nice and fresh. Shout out to Sprayberry Bottle for having a fresh supply.

alk3kenny, Feb 24, 2013
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4.15/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Purchased at Whole Foods with a can on date of 11/15. Pours a golden color with a two finger head. Smell of pine hops hits your nose. Not an overly bitter IPA but the hops are there. There is a slight creamy taste and the beer drinks very smooth and tasted fresh. . The only drawback I would say is the mouth feel is a little thin and it feels like the beer needs a little more something whether it be hops or more of a malt backbone. Still a very solid beer, one in which I will revisit since I can get it relatively fresh. I had this back to back with a Sweetwater IPA and I had a hard time favoring one over the if at all. Since freshness matters with an IPA this could be a solid go to beer since it is local.

mweso2000, Dec 17, 2012
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4.1/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can received from coworker Eric. Thanks for the brew!

Pours into an imperial pint glass, forming a thick 1/2" off-white head over the cloudy golden amber brew. Pillowy head lasts well, with thick, slow-falling lace. Aroma is wow citrus.

Taste is sweet to start, ample citrus in the middle, balanced through the close, going bitter at the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is smooth, and drinkability is easy. A touch chalky after a bit, but overall a good brew.

ppoitras, Oct 06, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 04-14-2014
Freshness: Canned 02-18-2014
Packaging: 12 oz. can
Glassware: Shaker pint
Purchased: 6-pack from Craft Brewed

Beer is hazy and honey-colored, with a creamy, off-white head. The head offers a fair amount of lacing and excellent retention.

Aromas offer a very inviting mix of floral and citrusy hops. Makes me thirsty smelling it!

The taste is mainly of hops and bitter resins, as you'd expect, with a touch of malt breadiness.

Mouthfeel has a medium amount of body and moderated carbonation. The finish is dry and bitter and thirst-quenching.

Very solid IPA from new brewer Red Hare. Glad I have 6 of these!

sommersb, Apr 14, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Gave an enthusiastic and vigorous pour into a snifter glass. It started with a telling creamy white head a full 3 fingers tall. Off course it eventually sunk down to mere skim, but I suspect that had I left the beer alone, that mere skim would last a good week or two. The body is a cloudy, hazy, handsome honey amber work of art.

The aroma is dominated by pine, with just a hint of citrus. A sweet underbelly of caramel malt lurkes not far below. They use a nice combo of Williamette, Chinook, Cascade and Falconers Flight hops here.

The taste reflects the nose for the most part with perhaps a little more lemon, but I also notice a fruity apricot flavor going on here that hits the spot.

The mouthfeel is light bodied, crisp and refreshing. The 7% ABV is hidden well.

Overall a great IPA. I look forward to more from this brewery in the future.

godlessape, Mar 31, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance 3.75: Poured out a frothy , deep golden. Head swelled up to a respectable 1/2" and refused to completely go away. Lots of little CO2 bubbles, but this is a somewhat opaque ale and it looks great.

Smell 3.75: Bouquet is hop-forward, like an IPA should be. I smell the familiar alkaline hit of Columbus, Chinook...maybe a couple of other left-coast "C" hops. Very nice and inviting.

Taste 4.25: Front is somewhat dry, with a pleasant initial alkaline punch. Middle is also a little dry, but features a huge hit of hop yumminess: citrus rind, grapefruit, pine, chlorophyl. Finish is smooth and malty, with a pleasant alkaline underpinning and more discernible citrusy tastes from the hops. Aftertaste is of medium length and all in the back of the mouth, featuring more hop accents. Very nice.

Mouthfeel 4.0: Really on the mark for this type of beer. Silky smooth and just the right amount of bubbles.

Overall 4.0: Excellent IPA. Great malt and hop balance and the alpha hops chosen for this brew are a wonderful blend. Perfect for sessioning, this baby would also stand up well to whatever food you pair it with, its dryness makes it a great companion. ABV is a little big for this type of ale, so watch out. Recommended.

BeerDocT, Aug 05, 2013
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Gangway IPA from Red Hare Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.