Fresh Hop Ale - Port Jeff Brewing Company

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Fresh Hop Ale
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79
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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 11.28%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Port Jeff Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: vfgccp on 09-02-2012)
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Photo of Greywulfken
3.71/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: medium amber body, clear; fat head of tan foam left motes and brief lace down the glass

S: grass and pine - some floral and fresh grain highlights - clean malts aromas underscore...

T: malt richness and caramel-edged sweetness o'er pine and dank hop expressions

M: slight chew, moderate carbonation, some tack on the finish...

O: a nice IPA, enjoyed locally fresh, but not necessarily sought after...

Photo of virinow
3/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of acurtis
3/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of pjkelley82
3/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of dar482
2.89/5  rDev -11.9%

The beer comes in a dark amber copper.

The aroma is quite flat, hints of cardboard.

The flavor tastes as if the beer is slightly spoiled. Lots of vegetal, cardboard, and malt. A stiff bitterness.

This should be a relatively fresh brew with the fresh hop season being now. However, this is just bad.

Photo of Kevin_Johnson24
4/5  rDev +22%

Photo of malfunxion
3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of JohnSand
3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

Tried a sample at the brewery yesterday. Poured a couple of glasses from a bomber today. Probably bottled in the last few weeks.
Light copper color, one finger head that fades to lacing.
I detect more malt than hops in the aroma.
Up front hops in the flavor, piney, grassy. Marked bitterness, smoothing out in the finish.
A good beer, tasty, drinkable. I did like it better on tap than in the bottle.

Photo of Gregwa
3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of vfgccp
2.95/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Filled 6 hours ago at the Port Jeff Brewery

A - Semi-opaque peach juice and ice tea. Fine white head sits low with ok retention and lace.

S - Hay, banana, pineapple, green mango.

T - Creamy wheat, light brown sugar, green banana, lime, green pepper. Starts nice, but fades into a handful of green off-flavors.

M - Medium/full, slick body. Undercarbonated.

O - Meh, feels somewhat off and the hop character is underwhelming. Definitely not Port Jeff's best offering.

Photo of LoveStout
3/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of GFD400
3/5  rDev -8.5%

Fresh Hop Ale from Port Jeff Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.