1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Category 5 IPA - Due South Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Category 5 IPACategory 5 IPA

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
88
very good

183 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 183
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 5
Gots: 25 | 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.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 183 | Reviews: 16 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of jaswilson2
3.76/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of devilfluff
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of McEwen
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of LehighAce06
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of SomethingClever
4.81/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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 

Photo of pmangold
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of phishterrrrrrr88
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

fantizzletastic

Photo of Karl_M
4.96/5  rDev +25.6%

Photo of lillitnn92
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of RavenForBeer
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of lupercmda
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of dmorgan310
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Agentveba
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of mbmiche
3.8/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of ToAdam12
5/5  rDev +26.6%

Photo of Jobin_24
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of WI-Beer-Man
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of wesbourne
4.08/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of Chicowdy
4.36/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of Freehouse
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Treyphan9
4.68/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of MisSigsFan
4.42/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Got two 12oz cans in a trade. Pours a hazy golden color. Lots of sediment. Smell is loads of citrus. A little herbal. Some pineapple too. Taste is a lot of orange and grapefruit. A good malt backbone to balance things out too. I get some pineapple and mango in the finish. Bitterness isn't too harsh. Mouthfeel seems about right, maybe a little sticky. Overall this is a great DIPA. I'm surprised this has flown under the radar for so long. This is the second offering I've had from Due South and enjoyed them both. I suppose they don't get as much recognition because of Cigar City. I'd like to see this brewery grow and distribute more widely.

Photo of Kram3r
3.8/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Bartos
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of thebeerfrontier
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Category 5 IPA from Due South Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 183 ratings.