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Sonorous - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 8.1%
Wants: 5
Gots: 2 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ahbithwabm on 01-03-2014)
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3.74/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A: Orange in color. Half a finger of head

S: Strong citrus orange, orange peel, and tangerine with some malty tones.. Body filled with mangos, grapefruit, kiwis, and orange peel.

T: Caramel and citrus up front with some orange, tangerine, and grapefruit. Semi-sweet

M: Nothing too special much. Light body.

O: Has really nice potential but was a little thin and has nice aroma.

koutkid41, Feb 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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Sweffin, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of BeerLover99
4.21/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: cloudy orange body, off-white head,
fine lacing

S: mango, pineapple, lemon peel, malt

T: same as nose, biscuit, pine bitter finish

M: med body, oily mouth

O: Another fantastic beer from Pipeworks!
Such an interesting treat, wish was Summer seasonal.
Adventurous hop heads will treasure this offering.


BeerLover99, Feb 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

farts, Feb 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Roger85, Feb 01, 2014
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4.13/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours an interesting dark murky orange/brown. With little head. Like the color of apple cider. Aroma is very tropical. Taste is loaded with tropical flavors, as well. Some orange and grapefruit in there. Has a very sweet aftertaste. Maybe too sweet, its lingering in the back of my throat. Very interesting and different. Thin mouthfeel which makes it easy to drink. The only negative here for me is the sweetness at the end. Alcohol is present but doesn't take away from the tropical fruity flavors. Glad I got to see what an imperial English style summer ale is all about. Very light, even at the high abv, with a good amount of flavor.

Mikeypnh, Jan 27, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

It's not much of a looker. Murky and dingy yellow. Looks like dirty pineapple juice. A little white head, but not much.

...but it smells delicious! Sticking with the pineapple theme, there's a lot of it sling with grapefruit, dragon fruit and/or kiwi.

Tropical flavors as stated above, but not as pronounced as the aroma. Grapefruit and dragon fruit, a nice combo of bitter and sweet.

Sticky and juicy mouthfeel. Leaves a sticky coating in my mouth.

English style IPA. Ha. Yeah, right. It's a juicy citrus and tropical American IPA, but I don't care.

Vonerichs, Jan 25, 2014
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KevinGordon, Jan 21, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

bomber batch 287. tulip.

murky off yellow color, nice head. smell is very funky and fruity with pineapple dominating. taste is mango, tangerine, pineapple . very interesting and plain awesome. medium bodied and mild carb. ABV undetected.

overall I'm a huge fan. really dig this.

Axnjxn, Jan 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

SCZ, Jan 19, 2014
Photo of Karl_M
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Batch 286-287, Opened: 1/17/2014. 1 pint, 6 fl oz. 9%

Intriguingly opaque with deep reddish and golden colors like a fresh-pressed apple cider.

Chilled to 40 for two hours before opening.

Standard conical pint glass.

The head was light with fine to medium bubbles that faded to mostly a ring of microscopic bubbles around the edges within five minutes of pouring.

The initial nose was bright and citrusy with a strong earthy dankness

The taste was big on pink grapefruit, ripe melons, and sweet squash. Hints of toasted almond and raspberry jam.

Mouthfeel was big and full with a bready character. The finish was sweet that quickly faded to a long bitter and nutty craziness that lingered.

Subsequent topping off of the glass did not resurrect the head.

Karl_M, Jan 18, 2014
Sonorous from Pipeworks Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.