Whirlpool - Night Shift Brewing

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

185 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 185
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 8.68%
Wants: 18
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Night Shift Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jslay013 on 03-06-2014)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Cheers to Goblinmunkey for hooking me up with some cans

Consumed 10/9/14

A: Lightly hazy honey gold with some tangerine hues - pours with a medium-sized, white head, fades to a wispy cap, leaves a few nice streaks of lacing

S: Decidedly light and mild - some nice citrus aromas - floral tangerine and some grapefruit - very peachy, although I would describe it more as an under-ripe, slightly tart peach or nectarine - some melon, cantaloupe, and other light hints of tropical flavors - light, bready malts, light crackers

T: Like peach slices on crackers, except much less weird and much more refreshing - light citrus, floral grapefruit and ripe tangerine flesh - prominent peach flavor - again, lightly under-ripe, almost tart - nice array of light, but interesting, tropical fruit flavors in the back including melon, mango, maybe some pineapple - very light malts, with some white bread and light crackers - some hints of yeast and mild bitterness, finishes very dry with minimal sweetness

M: Light body, nicely carbonated, smooth, extremely drinkable

O: You can actually drink this fast enough to create a whirlpool in your mouth

Night Shift has been increasing in prominence on my radar due to their consistently interesting sour and funky creations. But this is very different; it's a super-drinkable pale ale. Nailed it.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Slightly cloudy, very light pastel pale yellow in color. Forms a fairly large fluffy bright white head that falls quite quickly, leaving about a quarter inch or so of foam on the top. Lots and lots of lacing. Aroma is quite pleasant. Juicy tropical fruit, peach, orangey citrus, and a mild bit of bread. However, the taste falls off. Lightly sweet and somewhat watery blend of fruits. Peaches, orange, and unripe papaya. Lighter body, medium carbonation, low bitterness.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yay craft cans! Canned 8/19/14.

Pours a pasty white fizzy 1 finger head that fades at a med pace, mild soapy lacing, super hazy straw pear juice lemony yellow like color.

Nose lots of fresh fruits, fresh hops out front, grassy and floral with plenty of fruits, lots of citrus, tangerine and orange, with a little rind, musty dank resinous notes, with a little passion fruit, and plenty of grapefruit pith, mild juicy peach and tangerine juice. Mild sweet malt base barely detectable underneath.

Taste brings more juicy fruits, but a little more tame, big grapefruit juice out front, and a mild pith, some melon rind, orange peel bitterness but not super bitter either. Then into more citrus, a little tangerine and juicy peach again, with a bit of tropical fruit note, generic tropical fruit mixed with juicy stone like fruit and citrus. It also has a mild dank musty note, but not much, little jack fruit even. Hops are mildly bitter and a touch of grassy floral hop note too. Mild grainy malt base, a touch toasty and creamy, mild grainy doughy note too. Finish is like seltzer a bit, grapefruit pith and mild citrus rind lingering, no sweetness and that dry bitter rind, with popping carbonation really gives that seltzer aftertaste.

Mouth is med to a bit lighter bod, nice fluffy carb that gets bright and tingly, little abrasive like feel like it has little fruit particles in it.

Overall interesting, nice fresh fruits, great hop presence and other fruits possibly added, it seems like they added orange rind and grapefruit pith to it and they're still there with the feel of abrasive pulp in it even. Mild malts that remind you they are there then disappear forever. Pretty enjoyable.

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Whirlpool from Night Shift Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 185 ratings.