077XX - Carton Brewing Company
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4.75/5 rDev +13.1%
The beer comes in a light orange color.
The aroma explodes of mangoes, kumquat, bready malt, and melon.
The flavor follows of fresh tropical fruit, orange peel, melon, lots of grapefruit, and then a drying and medium bitterness of grapefruit peel on the finish.
A truly exceptional IPA that is defined by new age hops.
08-15-2014 03:03:52 | More by dar482
4.74/5 rDev +12.9%
This beer is a beast! what an awesome offering from Carton. The beer rivals Abrasive and is a hidden gem in the crowded field of DIPA's. Hop blast with a very slight malt backbone. An incredible beer that leaves you wanting another. If your a DIPA man this is a must have. The appearance is a bit murky ( like BOAT beer ) but in the end I will take this anytime.
Bottom Line: Nears legendary status!
07-02-2014 23:44:25 | More by themind
4.73/5 rDev +12.6%
Had on draft before and have a 4.25 numerical rating, but this review it's based on a can canned give days ago. WOW
A: hazy, sunset orange with a 1cm head despite pouring straight down the middle. Well developed, sticky lacing that just won't quit
S: Subtle grapefruit rind, malt, and waxy aromas. Nose is the faintest aspect of this beer. Smells refreshing, but somewhat underwhelming. There's something else here though - almost tropical mixed with creamy
T: this is a top tier DIPA. GRAPEFRUIT RIND WITH CREAMINESS ON THE FINISH. It almost has a vanilla or butterscotch quality that starts off light and smooth and amps up into grapefruit rind. Finish mildly bitter and after taste it's full and malty. Wow.
M: perfect for a DIPA. less carbonated than most but very fitting. Reminds me of Jai Alai white oak.
O: Can I say wow again? This moved ahead of Pliny the Elder for me. Suspect that it's on par with Hi-Res (but obviously different flavor profile). Hasn't quite dethroned Heady, though
05-14-2014 15:03:39 | More by tkdchampxi
4.66/5 rDev +11%
Appearance - nice amber color, nice foamy head that disappears fast.
Smell- typical double IPA great grapefruit nose, slight pine smell
Taste- citrus, pine, slight bitter finish almost a coriander like finish.
Overall- I would say this beer is up and coming and watch out top 75...
07-11-2014 03:37:11 | More by Kaiden29
4.64/5 rDev +10.5%
Poured from a 1L growler into a tulip glass
A- Hazy, golden hue with no more than one finger's worth of a white, sea foam head. Over the course of pouring out of a growler, the sediment becomes much more prevalent. (3.00)
S- Equal parts dank, citrus and tropical. Pine resin is immediate, orange/grapefruit rind is secondary and then some tropical fruits like mango and passionfruit shoehorn their way into the mix...delightful! (4.75)
T- Dankness of the imperial kind...these boys have done their homework! With 077XX, Carton can certainly claim to be the most dank and tropical East Coast DIPA that begs to flirt with the best from the West Coast. Piney & tropical all supported by enough of a malt backbone to keep it balanced. Although the bitterness lingers, you are not more than a few strides away from your glass encroaching on another quaff. (4.75)
M- Being an exclusively draught/growler offering (this review as a result of a growler pour), the carbonation is quite resplendant...another testament to Carton's careful handling of their draft-centric releases. Since my first experience with 077XX more than two years ago, they continue to brew consistent and impressive beers. (4.50)
O- For me, this is the closest thing to Stone's Enjoy By IPA that you can get...year 'round! Carton continues to deliver and after almost 3 years strong, the consistency of 077XX stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the best IPA's out of the West Coast (or any coast, for that matter)! (4.75)
05-07-2014 00:19:58 | More by threeviews
4.58/5 rDev +9%
A - Clementine orange. Pretty hazy but can still see through the glass. Massive white head and carbonation coming up from the bottom. Lacing stays for a good while.
S - Gloriously smelling double IPA. I smell strong apricot, orange, and lemon. Doesn't smell as hoppy as most doubles do, but is a refreshing change. I actually can't stop smelling it!
T - Wow this is a bitter beer. Has my tongue tingling! Strong back of the mouth bitter is followed by a coating of grapefruit goodness.
M - Very oily. Got a mouthful of resin.
O - So happy Carton Brewery is only a short drive from my house. Perfect west coast style IPA.
08-11-2012 20:42:42 | More by HeadyHopper32
4.58/5 rDev +9%
Take two parts nuggets nectar, one part lagunitas IPA and throw in a little bit of stone IPA and you get 007XX. It's a very well made beer with medium bitterness very floral and fruity. It's an excellent drinking double and would be close to a perfect blend of a east and west coast IPA just could use a bit more bitterness, but it has all the characters I like in a double a floral smell a tropical fruit sweetness and a swift bitterness sting at the end. Good job carton bring respect back to the jersey shore.
12-15-2011 17:19:23 | More by jizfiasco
077XX from Carton Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 427 ratings.