1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Blatant IPA - Blatant Beer

Not Rated.
Blatant IPABlatant IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
87
very good

180 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 180
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 9
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blatant Beer visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Blatant IPA is reminiscent of those hoppy beers brewed by our West Coast friends, but represents the enormous pride we have in our East Coast roots. Full of hops and a subtle cereal grain backbone, this definitively BLATANT brew will demand the attention of the senses: the aroma, the flavor, the finish. Don’t look any further, this is the IPA you’re looking for.

65 IBU

(Beer added by: DrDogbeer on 11-04-2011)
View: Beers (5) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 180 | Reviews: 48 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Crazy4LegMoose:
Photo of Crazy4LegMoose
Crazy4LegMoose

Massachusetts

3.59/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a pale hazy yellow with 2 fingers of creamy white head. The head lasts throughout the enjoyment of this beer leaving thick lacing at first where the big head was and smaller lacing as it goes down. Very good looking ipa.

S: Strong grapefruit in the nose. No other aromas, just the grapefruit hoppy goodness.

T: More of the same grapefruit hops with a citrus sweetness. Not very complex malt backbone. More about the hops than anything else. Slight buttery bread taste in the finish that balances the tart punchy hops. Good bitter hop punch to this one that lingers in the aftertaste.

M: Very creamy beer. Nice velvet mouthfeel, quite a bit of creamy carbonation in this one and I like that quality in this ipa.

O: Very good hoppy ipa. Could be more complex on the back end malt department and in the finish, but very good hop flavor. Good bitter punch and up front hop display.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2013 18:19:17 | More by Crazy4LegMoose
More User Reviews:
Photo of cjgiant
cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-31-2014 22:56:03 | More by cjgiant
Photo of A-Sox
A-Sox

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-27-2014 23:48:24 | More by A-Sox
Photo of Piels25
Piels25

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-19-2014 22:59:56 | More by Piels25
Photo of Davepoolesque
Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-14-2014 15:16:46 | More by Davepoolesque
Photo of MarkDeming
MarkDeming

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-08-2014 01:22:06 | More by MarkDeming
Photo of BigOldOaf
BigOldOaf

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

06-21-2014 00:45:05 | More by BigOldOaf
Photo of scotorum
scotorum

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

06-18-2014 02:00:12 | More by scotorum
Photo of hvy1
hvy1

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -10%

06-17-2014 10:07:31 | More by hvy1
Photo of Burt
Burt

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -10%

06-17-2014 09:51:23 | More by Burt
Photo of civicm87
civicm87

New York

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

06-15-2014 20:22:19 | More by civicm87
Photo of jimbodude5
jimbodude5

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

06-11-2014 23:55:02 | More by jimbodude5
Photo of seakayak
seakayak

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

06-10-2014 20:42:36 | More by seakayak
Photo of SenorHops
SenorHops

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -10%

06-08-2014 03:02:27 | More by SenorHops
Photo of Horbar
Horbar

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -10%

06-07-2014 13:14:00 | More by Horbar
Photo of DerwinWentworth
DerwinWentworth

Utah

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-11-2014 18:57:20 | More by DerwinWentworth
Photo of Andrew041180
Andrew041180

Massachusetts

3.45/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Arrived at the table with a thin head. The color is a bright straw yellow. Not really typical for an IPA. Quite hazy in color and with nice lacing, but the extreme lightness in color made me wonder whether I was, in fact, looking at an IPA.

S - Nice strength. I am immediately wondering what hops are used in this beer, because it's all citrus. No pine. No tropical. All lemon. Still wondering if I'm looking at an IPA.

T - And there's the lemon. There is something else buried in the lemon that I've had before, but can't define. It's a bit of an off flavor. Really light cereal/crackery type malt. Mild bitterness.

M - On the light side of medium-bodied. Refreshing. I like a bit more substance out of my IPAs.

O - Blatant may have put together an IPA that is accessible to a broader summer market. It's not the IPA that I was looking for, but I could see how some people would like it. The lemon really was shockingly present to me and I'm surprised that only one of the recent reviewers described it as such.

Serving type: on-tap

05-11-2014 13:21:22 | More by Andrew041180
Photo of erikcx
erikcx

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10%

05-07-2014 16:32:20 | More by erikcx
Photo of Dizzy242
Dizzy242

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-04-2014 23:21:24 | More by Dizzy242
Photo of Oidmoe
Oidmoe

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-27-2014 22:11:42 | More by Oidmoe
Photo of Heavy-G
Heavy-G

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-25-2014 18:11:36 | More by Heavy-G
Photo of DrunkinYogi
DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-12-2014 14:18:12 | More by DrunkinYogi
Photo of Stidge77
Stidge77

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10%

03-31-2014 01:40:21 | More by Stidge77
Photo of 666_MPH
666_MPH

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

03-22-2014 02:08:36 | More by 666_MPH
Photo of Fettpopps
Fettpopps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

03-16-2014 01:48:35 | More by Fettpopps
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Blatant IPA from Blatant Beer
87 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.