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Category 5 IPA - Due South Brewing Co.

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Category 5 IPACategory 5 IPA

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89
very good

189 Ratings
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Ratings: 189
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 6
Gots: 27 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Due South Brewing Co. visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: SaCkErZ9 on 10-29-2012

The most powerful IPA in the Due South Category series, the Cat 5 is big on hops and big on flavor. Clocking in at 8.5% ABV and 96 IBU’s, the first bands of malts will make way for the surge of hops on the palate. Designed for the true hophead, this is not a beer for the faint of heart.
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On tap poured into sniffer


A: nice head light Amber colored looks like it is going to lace well great clarity 


S: very fruity peaches mango maybe some pineapple 


T: very juicy so fruity it's lush with the fruit flavors just a lot of citrus and stone fruit 


M: nice medium body with a pleasant sweet linger on the tongue


O: This is an amazing fruity DIPA seek this out you will be smiling from ear to ear outrageously good 

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On tap at Leftovers. Served in a pint glass.

Appearance - Deep orange. Hazy. Nice white head and great lacing. Retains very well.

Smell - Pine and pithy grapefruit hop aroma. Musty with some caramel sweetness.

Taste - Brighter citrus just for a moment. Orange becomes grapefruit which becomes piney and grassy. Builds into a musty bitterness, eventually overpowering a slightly sweet malt backbone.

Mouthfeel - Quite bitter. Medium heavy body. Weird malt flavor at the very end.

Overall - Pretty good hop flavor, but a rough finish.

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Category 5 IPA from Due South Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 189 ratings.