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Glaucus - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

165 Ratings
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Ratings: 165
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 8.05%
Wants: 19
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 05-29-2012)
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Ratings: 165 | Reviews: 36 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of mscudder
4/5  rDev -2.4%

mscudder, Apr 21, 2013
Photo of yamar68
4.46/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Another one from scalzo - thanks man!

Pours a pinkish gold with a sexy finger of paper white head that sticks to the glass before settling down to form a thin, transparent cap. Surprisingly noticeable legs.

Very floral on the nose... honeysuckle and hibiscus. A little spicy and a little sweet. Fresh grape and peach. Some white wine notes and a slight suggestion of rye.

That same botanical sweetness shows up on the palate. Crisp, bittersweet herbal notes... sage and jasmine. Pretty much tastes like a greenhouse. Unique and delicious.

I'll have my eyes peeled for this one in the future.

yamar68, Apr 21, 2013
Photo of gmendez1122
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

gmendez1122, Apr 19, 2013
Photo of kodt
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

kodt, Apr 16, 2013
Photo of NorthSideSean
4/5  rDev -2.4%

NorthSideSean, Apr 12, 2013
Photo of cadaugherty
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

cadaugherty, Apr 12, 2013
Photo of jokemon
4.48/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Honey golden straw with tons of haze, its hard to see through for being so light in color.

Smell: This is my favorite part of this beer I think. TONS of floral hop scent are present with a sweet candy like bite.

Taste: Matches the smell, delicious.

Another amazing beer by Pipeworks. If these guys continue to put out quality beer like this local Chicago brewers will need to watch out!

jokemon, Apr 11, 2013
Photo of IPx
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

IPx, Mar 29, 2013
Photo of zonker17
4/5  rDev -2.4%

zonker17, Mar 28, 2013
Photo of scruffwhor
3.59/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Batch# 50

Bright with just a little haze, brass and light copper color mix. Nice head after the pour, just a thin layer of foam that seems to last for all 22 ounces. Almost no bubbling and modest, at best, lacing.

Citric and bright with a little malty and yeasty sweetness. Smells bitter and hoppy for sure.

Orange adnd grapefruit zest seems to dominate the palate from start to finish. There's "some" toasty, biscuity malts lingering here and there. There's some boozey heat and a little yeasty, fruity, dryness lingering here and there. This is a bitter sipper, that seems to offer nothing exceptional.

Warm palate, resiny, dry mouthfeel. A bitter sipper worth a try if you are a hophead.

I love bitter beers, but this IPA seems to lack a little more balance and depth for the style, not bad, but not something I plan on picking up again.

scruffwhor, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of Sparky44
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Sparky44, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of egrace84
4/5  rDev -2.4%

egrace84, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of Duff27
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Duff27, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of mcc1654
4/5  rDev -2.4%

mcc1654, Feb 12, 2013
Photo of Nachos4two
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Nachos4two, Jan 25, 2013
Photo of Texasfan549
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Texasfan549, Jan 14, 2013
Photo of kjkinsey
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

kjkinsey, Jan 12, 2013
Photo of spycow
4/5  rDev -2.4%

spycow, Jan 12, 2013
Photo of TexIndy
4/5  rDev -2.4%

TexIndy, Jan 10, 2013
Photo of WolfsbaneBloom
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

WolfsbaneBloom, Jan 10, 2013
Photo of NSK79
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

NSK79, Jan 03, 2013
Photo of Ncpogs
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Ncpogs, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of liamt07
4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from buzze40, 650ml bottle into a tulip. Batch 50.

Browned orange, offwhite head. Mild retention and good lacing. Nose of citrus rind, big Belgian yeast character, some tropical notes, peach, nectarine, cantaloupe and some herbal and spicy notes. Taste has tropical fruits, melons, herbal hop character, medium spice character, and Belgian yeast finishes it off. Bitter well into the finish. Medium body, no alcohol, medium carbonation. A very nice American take on the style.

liamt07, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of vic21234
3.98/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber poured into a snifter. Batch number 50.

A- Pours a hazy light yellow/ orange color with a half finger of white colored head. The head dissipates to some froth along the top and sides of the glass.

S- Lots of citrus and floral hops in the aroma. A faint sweetness is there as well.

T- Big hop hit off the front of the mouth. Pine and citrus are most apparent. Then comes the Belgian yeast. I get hints of banana in the taste as well.

M- Medium bodied, nice carbonation, bitter, dry finish.

A good representation of the style in my opinion.

vic21234, Dec 04, 2012
Photo of Deivos
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

Deivos, Nov 24, 2012
Glaucus from Pipeworks Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 165 ratings.