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Woodchipper IPA - Fargo Brewing Company

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Woodchipper IPAWoodchipper IPA

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73 Ratings
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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 17.44%
Wants: 13
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fargo Brewing Company visit their website
North Dakota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: THECPJ on 11-02-2011)
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3.6/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz can into snifter. Thanks again Pidzik12! No freshness date.

A: Pours a murky dark iced tea color with two fingers of dense off-white head that slowly faded into a greasy and fuzzy film/collar. Sheets of sticky lace were left down the glass.
S: The nose is full of pine sap and oily hop resin mixed with juicy scents of sweet citrus and toasted malt.
T: Follows the nose with flavors of lightly sweet citrus, greasy and bitter hop resin, foresty pine, roasted grains and toasted malt. A bit malt heavy, but hops are juicy and potent enough.
M: Medium-full body, slick and greasy mouthfeel with a good dose of hop resin. Low carbonation, smooth.
O: A great hoppy ipa. Love the heavy greasy hop resin quality. Thanks again, Paul!

Serving type: can

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01-17-2014 07:04:33 | More by billybill
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4.23/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-A little darker than most in this class but perfect head and nothing wrong with the look except it is more amber/cherrywood than most.

S-Aroma jumps out of the glass...one of those beers you can smell as it sits there and you are not paying attention to it...a lot of juicy citrus and tropical fruits...

T-Loaded with juicy citrus (tangerines,oranges) and tropical fruits (mango, papaya)....malt is just as impressive as it adds a slight toasted malt impression....really nicely balanced with a lot of flavor..

M-ABV is 6+ish but drinks like a full flavored APA..carbonation is perfect...

O-This is a great IPA...I love it...I have not tested it out in blind taste tests at this point but I am confident it would do very well..with that said if you are looking for a tight, bitter, dry IPA this is not it....

Old review when contract brewed (2/19/13). Rating=3.16
A-Slightly hazy golden..nice frothy white head.

S-Kind of a unique aroma...overripe fruits....thinking cantaloupe, oranges, tangerines, pineapple...very fruity but more of an odd overripe fruit aroma...

T-Hop forward IPA with good fruitiness but also a bit of butteryness to the maltiness....perhaps that is what was adding the odd "overripe" dimension to the aroma.

M-Firm medium body with a somewhat raw jagged bitterness on the finish

O-I liked this better the first time I had it on tap in Fargo a couple years ago I think. I got this six-pack in Detroit Lakes and it might be a ittle old although I don't think they've bottled this one for long. Better than the Brainerd Brewing IPA but still rough around the edges with an odd flavor/aroma dimension.

Serving type: bottle

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
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Very good IPA, a little less hop forward than others. A little more malt than other IPA's, and quite a bit of grapefruit and wet hop flavor. It's a very good brew, one of Fargo Brewing's better offerings at the moment.

I have never had it from a can or bottle, so can't comment on that.

Serving type: on-tap

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

At last, I have found a North Dakota beer. I've now had a beer from all 50 states. Thank you Brad!

The beer is golden yellow with a white head. Mild haze. The aroma offers pine, hops, resin. Hop forward with a sturdy malt body. Tasty with lingering pine notes. Well balanced and flavorful. A solid beer.

Serving type: bottle

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The nose leans toward a biscuity maltiness balanced by a good citrus/floral hoppiness.

Flavor mirrors the nose with a nice bitter follow-through on the finish.

Body and carbonation are both fine.

Thanks again Jake!!


Serving type: bottle

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Woodchipper IPA from Fargo Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.