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077XX - Carton Brewing Company

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299 Ratings
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Ratings: 299
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 8.61%
Wants: 28
Gots: 32 | FT: 3
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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claspada

New Jersey

3.48/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a relatively clear light orange in color and with a small white head that has good retention which left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a decent amount of lacing on the sides of the glass.

Aromas begin with strong aromas of citrus and resiny pine hops. Light bready maltiness emerges as it warms but the hops overshadows most of the malt sweetness.

The tastes follow the nose with bitter citrus and pine resin hop flavors. Light malt sweetness again but the bitterness once again overpowers most malt.

The mouthfeel is medium-bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Finish is a bit too bitter for my liking, would have preferred more late hopping and less resiny bitterness.

Overall this was a bit much for my palate and I found the resiny piney bitterness unpleasant. I prefer my IPAs to have more balance with malt or more late hopping and less biting hoppiness.

Serving type: on-tap

05-27-2012 14:21:26 | More by claspada
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rfgetz

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

10-25-2013 01:20:26 | More by rfgetz
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-01-2014 02:01:51 | More by DrBier
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BGsWo22

New York

4/5  rDev -4.3%

03-03-2014 23:05:07 | More by BGsWo22
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.3%

09-16-2013 13:38:26 | More by ColForbinBC
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.3%

03-30-2014 01:28:33 | More by Griffith
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Holland

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-28-2014 21:07:29 | More by Holland
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

02-10-2012 23:34:55 | More by ShemRahBoo
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -28.2%

05-14-2013 00:12:08 | More by jenray
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koopa

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.3%

01-20-2013 05:26:19 | More by koopa
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petermethot

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

06-25-2013 01:15:26 | More by petermethot
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WDJersey

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-03-2013 02:16:22 | More by WDJersey
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.3%

05-18-2014 17:32:49 | More by millerbuffoon
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david18

New York

2.25/5  rDev -46.2%

12-29-2013 16:13:24 | More by david18
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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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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-24-2014 22:06:59 | More by jbaker67
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DIM

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

a: Very pale golden; served with a small fizzy cap.

s: Lots of pithy grapefruit with a hint of pine and scant sugar cookie malt balance.

t: Unblanced as hell which I love, but with a bit too much raw bitterness. Pithy rather than juicy grapeitfruit all but overwhelms the toffee and sugar cookie malts. Long lingering herbal, aspirin bitterness.

m: Light bodied for a DIPA.

o: Very nice borderline IPA/DIPA.

Serving type: on-tap

03-24-2014 03:21:29 | More by DIM
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-11-2014 00:42:59 | More by thatoneguymike
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Chugs13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.3%

01-18-2013 20:12:38 | More by Chugs13
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.3%

05-30-2014 13:40:20 | More by hoppymcgee
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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.3%

02-23-2013 05:35:44 | More by oglmcdgl
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sholland119

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-22-2014 16:25:55 | More by sholland119
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

11-17-2012 22:31:38 | More by SadMachine
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vonnegut21

New York

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-11-2014 19:33:25 | More by vonnegut21
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

06-29-2014 18:20:15 | More by Tucquan
077XX from Carton Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 299 ratings.