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077XX - Carton Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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281 Ratings
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Ratings: 281
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 8.61%
Wants: 25
Gots: 33 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Carton Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Like all things truly Jersey, 077XX makes the most in balancing through its accentuation of extremes. Inspired by the west coast IPA's we love, we added a thump of hops to a dynamic malt profile and chose a yeast to drive these two further than they wanted to go. Throw our water into this mix and you will find dank green resinous hops popping over orange, mango and papaya aromas, with just enough sweetness of body to make the long finish a pleasure to have around. A double IPA perfect for adding fuel to the fire of a dinner, a game, or an idea, drink it when your night matters.

(Beer added by: mdfb79 on 10-13-2011)
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TimHitchings

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

05-24-2014 02:53:51 | More by TimHitchings
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themind

New Jersey

4.74/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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!

Serving type: can

07-02-2014 23:44:25 | More by themind
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Kaiden29

New Jersey

4.66/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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...

Serving type: nitro-can

07-11-2014 03:37:11 | More by Kaiden29
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threeviews

New Jersey

4.64/5  rDev +11%
look: 3 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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)

Serving type: growler

05-07-2014 00:19:58 | More by threeviews
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HeadyHopper32

New Jersey

4.58/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: growler

08-11-2012 20:42:42 | More by HeadyHopper32
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jizfiasco

New Jersey

4.58/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: growler

12-15-2011 17:19:23 | More by jizfiasco
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

4.53/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

32 oz growler poured into a snifter.

Appearance
Pale gold with a short, loose white head that dissipates quickly. Slightly hazy with light carbonation.

Nose
Peach, passion fruit, candied orange, and papaya.

Taste
Peach, passion fruit, candied orange, and papaya. Lighter notes of lemon pith and pineapple. The malts are lightly bready with dashes of candy sugar. Finishes with tangerine zest, pine resin, and onion.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, juicy, oily, and smooth with a light bitterness.

Overall
Huge hop flavor, low hop bitterness. Smooth and insanely drinkable. Fantastic stuff! :)

Serving type: growler

04-07-2014 13:22:49 | More by justintcoons
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RonfromJersey

New Jersey

4.53/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Growler from the brewery, about four hours ago.

Cloudy gold body, topped by four fingers of Swiss chess white foam. Dense lace covers the top half of the glass.

Huge fruit nose, big aggressive and inviting. So juicy you're nose will feel wet.

Sweet beginning and it's fruity from the snap. There's no foundation building, just a pre-fab explosion of juicy fruit, and it works wonderfully. Great bitter tingles build up to the bite at the swallow. Terrific sense of fresh. Juicy, fruity, not abrasive.

Smooth solid medium mouthfeel.

So dangerously drinkable, should come with a direct line to hazmat.

Good take on a west coast IPA, to be revisited frequently.

Serving type: growler

08-25-2012 03:26:19 | More by RonfromJersey
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shoretaxi

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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077XX from Carton Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 281 ratings.