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Higher Ground IPA - Birdsong Brewing

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Higher Ground IPA
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BA SCORE
89
very good

85 Ratings
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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 0
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Birdsong Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tdm168 on 06-22-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

kylehay2004, Jan 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on-tap at (gasp) Jeff's Bucket Shop on Montford

I think this is somehow my first Birdsong beer - I've been overlooking them for years until this fateful night. My first impression was that this was not a beer that deserved to be overlooked - a classically crafted IPA - citrus forward and oily with a moderate stinging bitterness. The malt bill supports this nicely without being too noticeable. This was good - the rest of the birdsong lineup will have to wait until my next eastward venture though.

dirtylou, Dec 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

BigGingDrinker, Dec 28, 2013
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4.44/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: a nice strong orange color. Good clarity. And about a finger of a whitish head that leaves a bit if lacing.

Smell: juicy and not too bitter hops. A smack of citrus followed by mellow notes of florals and spice

Taste: juicy hops open up. Mixing with floral and a good spicy hop kick. Nice hop flavor backed by a nice bready malt

Mouthfeel: nice drinking. Medium body. Moderate bitterness.

Overall: awesomely crafted ipa. Could easily be a go to/ standard if it was easy to find in bottles. Very tasty drinkable and spot on in all aspects

SportsandJorts, Dec 02, 2013
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Agentveba, Dec 01, 2013
Higher Ground IPA from Birdsong Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.