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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
88
very good

155 Ratings
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 1
Gots: 20 | 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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Ratings: 155 | Reviews: 16 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

monkeybeerbelly, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Danny1217, Aug 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Dag48, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

nmaher, Aug 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

22Blue, Aug 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

mklisz, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of zookerman182
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance is a cloudy orange color with a one finger head
Aroma is resin, pine and alcohol.
Taste is a nice balance of malt and hop bitterness. Some pine.
Mouthfeel is pushing full. That's what I love about this beer.
It leaves a beautiful bitter flavor that coats the mouth.
I really like this beer

zookerman182, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

archenland8, Aug 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Sinnian, Aug 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Nordbier, Jul 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

markgugs, Jul 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

ninaturner, Jul 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Brihon, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

FrankHammer, Jul 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Vukusich, Jul 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Adamant40, Jul 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

DNICE555, Jul 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

theschmooz, Jul 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

yankeej13, Jul 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

my_knew_craft, Jul 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Huntor0, Jul 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Sound_Explorer, Jul 03, 2014
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3.21/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 oz can poured into snifter. Pours a hazy darker gold with generous and creamy white head and great retention. Heavy lacing left behind. The smell pretty heavy on malts with caramel evident among grassy and earthy hop profile. The hops have moderate strength. The taste is a bit sweet with heavy malt presence again. The hops have smooth and mild bitterness. The finish is a touch on the sweet side. Mouthfeel is heavy for style and moderately carbonated. Overall, not my favorite IPA. The hops and malts don't strike a great balance and this is just too sweet for the style.

homebrew311, Jun 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

MikesnoHSL, Jun 16, 2014
Category 5 IPA from Due South Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.