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Category 5 IPA - Due South Brewing Co.

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Category 5 IPACategory 5 IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

111 Ratings
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Ratings: 111
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 0
Gots: 15 | 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:
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 added by: SaCkErZ9 on 10-29-2012)
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.7%

04-13-2014 03:54:37 | More by kbuzz
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VTEno17

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

04-12-2014 23:57:46 | More by VTEno17
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smokeypeat

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-12-2014 21:21:30 | More by smokeypeat
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Lare453

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-10-2014 02:33:18 | More by Lare453
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TheosTheories

Florida

4.35/5  rDev +12.1%

Wow my first category 5

A- looks great, deep orange that's pretty clear, nice one finger of white head and beautiful lacing

S- big hop profile! Nice grapefruit, a wet piney note, balanced by a sweet malt undertone

T- juicy grapefruit, citrus, pine, dank, nice bitter bite, with a nice sweet caramel malt backbone

M- mouthfeel is great, perfect amount of carbonation, medium to almost medium full body.

O- overall a great DIPA. Pretty much exactly what I want in a DIPA. Nice big tropical hop profile that's balanced by a light malt sweetness. Bitter and dry, but finishes nice and smooth. Taste very fresh, I can tell they use an insane amount of hops in this one. Great brew!

04-10-2014 00:59:08 | More by TheosTheories
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Coldsnack

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

04-08-2014 22:24:07 | More by Coldsnack
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ChrisChagnon

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-07-2014 13:44:10 | More by ChrisChagnon
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pjs234

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-06-2014 21:59:39 | More by pjs234
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user785335

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

04-06-2014 18:55:26 | More by user785335
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-06-2014 15:07:51 | More by kylehay2004
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uturn

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-05-2014 17:31:07 | More by uturn
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jaltland

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-31-2014 16:16:50 | More by jaltland
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

03-31-2014 14:08:50 | More by BMart
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frlrv1020

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-27-2014 22:08:07 | More by frlrv1020
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scotv

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

03-26-2014 22:54:09 | More by scotv
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beernads

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

03-26-2014 18:14:49 | More by beernads
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ToadiesForCody

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

03-24-2014 13:15:36 | More by ToadiesForCody
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-20-2014 17:17:39 | More by BuckTuckian
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jp11801

Florida

4.1/5  rDev +5.7%

Rock solid DIPA from Due South after a shakes start the retooled cat 5 is pretty damn great. Love the hop profile , mouthfeel and overall flavor. Great job!

Love the grapefruit flavor and oily hoppy mouthfeel. Tastes fuller tan it looks, deceptively smooth and will sneak up on you.

03-16-2014 18:46:33 | More by jp11801
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mrebeka

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-16-2014 02:29:39 | More by mrebeka
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Tone2467

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-14-2014 18:14:15 | More by Tone2467
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Hanzo

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-12-2014 23:32:18 | More by Hanzo
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jtladner

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-11-2014 01:23:40 | More by jtladner
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macrosmatic

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-10-2014 17:34:12 | More by macrosmatic
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RaggaD

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-08-2014 18:03:57 | More by RaggaD
Category 5 IPA from Due South Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 111 ratings.