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Slumbrew Flagraiser IPA - Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)

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BA SCORE
86
very good

319 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 319
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.76%
Wants: 15
Gots: 23 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kelp on 11-03-2011)
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

05-18-2014 12:50:31 | More by JamieDuncan
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TeddyDob

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-16-2014 15:42:14 | More by TeddyDob
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RonfromJersey

New Jersey

3.86/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy golden body with orange highlights, topped by three fingers of rocky white foam. Drippy lace coats the top of the glass.

Big pine aroma upfront. Citrus lurking in the background.

Huge malt base doesn't just hit in the beginning, but rides along the whoe way on through the afterglow. Plenty of pine. Some juicy fruits. Good bitter background.

Medium mouthfeel with some prickliness.

A maltier than most IPA, definitely worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2014 04:04:32 | More by RonfromJersey
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Mikexw

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-12-2014 02:50:47 | More by Mikexw
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coombski

Maine

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-11-2014 00:25:44 | More by coombski
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dsanty

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

05-03-2014 02:11:11 | More by dsanty
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nebula1999

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

05-03-2014 00:03:23 | More by nebula1999
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Dhamma73

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

05-02-2014 20:01:52 | More by Dhamma73
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ThirstySavage

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-01-2014 17:39:17 | More by ThirstySavage
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atrocity

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.2%

04-29-2014 20:20:13 | More by atrocity
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

04-28-2014 12:55:33 | More by Burkbom23
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Cruick

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

04-20-2014 17:41:14 | More by Cruick
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Meb3

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.2%

04-19-2014 15:57:20 | More by Meb3
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larryarms847

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

04-12-2014 13:02:19 | More by larryarms847
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ONN8

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

04-08-2014 23:41:24 | More by ONN8
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argock

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass. Bottled on 02/27/14 on bottleneck. Single purchased at Total Wine (Norwalk, CT) for $1.99.

A: Hazy gold amber with 1-2 fingers of oatmeal colored frothy head with good retention and a nice collar of lacing.

S: Nice Columbus aroma with some pine resin and lemon-orange citrus. Medium strong caramel aroma.

T: Flavor is solid to excellent with a big blast of pine resin and orange-tangerine citrus layered on a medium crystal malt backbone. Has big Columbus character like in the aroma and avoids tasting "weedy" like many Columbus-heavy IPA's. Pretty standard American IPA, but well-executed. No yeast or alcohol character noted.

M: Slick with medium carbonation and body, drinkable with a dry finish.

O: I really enjoyed this IPA, did not have a comparable high-quality IPA to compare to side by side. It compares very favorably to DC Brau The Corruption which unfortunately crosses over into that weedy Columbus category. Nice job on this one by Slumbrew. I wonder how this would taste with a lighter crystal maltbill.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2014 04:21:57 | More by argock
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LoudRed

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

04-06-2014 00:18:00 | More by LoudRed
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tylergoov

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -21.9%

04-05-2014 14:47:27 | More by tylergoov
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Bjlps

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

04-01-2014 00:20:16 | More by Bjlps
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WoodBrew

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-29-2014 02:02:55 | More by WoodBrew
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ChrisMyhre

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-23-2014 01:03:13 | More by ChrisMyhre
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megamass

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

03-22-2014 04:45:10 | More by megamass
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OnryAndMean

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-16-2014 17:44:50 | More by OnryAndMean
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

03-16-2014 14:09:58 | More by Fettpopps
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Khutso

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

03-10-2014 00:35:13 | More by Khutso
Slumbrew Flagraiser IPA from Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)
86 out of 100 based on 319 ratings.