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Shed IPA - The Shed Brewery

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Shed IPAShed IPA

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279 Ratings
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Ratings: 279
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 3
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Shed Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Named after one of the famous ’front four’ trails on Mt. Mansfield, this I.P.A. is brewed in the English tradition of pale ales shipped from Britain, around Africa, to India. Those ales contained extra hops and a higher alcohol percentage, which both served as natural preservatives. This ale holds true to those original, defining characteristics. Formerly known as "National IPA" at The Shed Restaurant & Brewery.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-07-2012)
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Ratings: 279 | Reviews: 44 | Display Reviews Only:
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

08-23-2013 20:37:43 | More by acurtis
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DBlackford

Michigan

3/5  rDev -16.4%

08-19-2013 00:07:00 | More by DBlackford
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jenxv

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-16-2013 01:40:18 | More by jenxv
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timjim1327

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16.4%

08-13-2013 02:08:17 | More by timjim1327
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Brionna

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.4%

08-13-2013 00:50:52 | More by Brionna
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-08-2013 22:11:07 | More by AngusOg
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smb71481

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-08-2013 00:10:41 | More by smb71481
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grizzmm6

New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-02-2013 17:47:43 | More by grizzmm6
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Quafftastic

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-01-2013 16:34:13 | More by Quafftastic
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JamesShoemaker

Michigan

3.46/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz pour into a Pilsner glass at Otter Creek.

A - good looking. Possibly unfiltered, very dark orange with very little head. Foam recedes quickly. leaving a mostly opaque brew that's thinly yellow and thickly red.

S - a little hard to tell in the unusual glassware, but I get a very basic hop smell here. I'm not trained enough to pick out individual types, but it's not overwhelming in any way.

T - unfortunately, there's a big chemical profile, which I assume is attributable to the type of hop used. Artificial bitterness and sweetness on the front of the taste, leading into a bitter maltiness at the back.

M - decent enough, but still totally underwhelming. 6% doesn't really do anything in the mouth, and the IBUs (70ish) get lost in the taste, which unfortunately lingers for a little longer than it should.

O - this IPA is not one that I would get again.

Serving type: on-tap

07-28-2013 17:34:36 | More by JamesShoemaker
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Cardmarauder

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

07-14-2013 03:43:20 | More by Cardmarauder
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crisis44

New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-11-2013 20:53:20 | More by crisis44
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KMcG

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

07-11-2013 02:45:47 | More by KMcG
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

07-09-2013 23:32:12 | More by DonFrap
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-07-2013 18:57:16 | More by TTripp725
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-07-2013 05:32:42 | More by JTomczak
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brokentee

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-02-2013 01:29:50 | More by brokentee
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anaids

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-29-2013 21:36:31 | More by anaids
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-29-2013 02:31:45 | More by ummswimmin
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da_beers

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-29-2013 00:44:32 | More by da_beers
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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-28-2013 21:37:39 | More by Dcunicelli
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Jacob007

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

06-27-2013 23:27:17 | More by Jacob007
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a cloudy gold color, with a large white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains Earthy hops, caramelized malts and some hops.

T: The taste starts out bready with a hearty malt character. Then some mildly sweet flavors of caramel and citrus come in. The hops presence is strong but not over-powering and brings some balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, decent kick, good representation of style, this is a solid EIPA to drink for a while.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2013 04:55:36 | More by TheManiacalOne
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.11/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Murky oxidized orange is dense in clarity with a light tan crowning. Carbonation appears strong pacing up along the inner glass walls while visible signs of the unfilitered nature clearly stands out with a suspension of macro-solids. Retention is moderate slipping to a creamy covering while lacing is speckled and spacious.

S: Aroma was sweet and lemony at first upon the pour, however while in the glass it struggled to show any signs of hoppiness and was very weak aromatic wise making this hard to envision as an ipa. Small toasted bread sweetness rounds things out.

T: The flavor showed an increased awareness of hops thankfully, piney notes with some sweet toasted grains stood out turning to a semi-dry lemon finish. Grapefruit toasted bread, flowery hops, moderate in strength but does seem to linger and get a bit stronger towards the finish.

M: Decent crispness, frothy and creamy on the hold, dry with a rough flowery edgeiness.

O: Overall an slightly above average experience, the hop level is moderate, though the complexity lacks a bit. I did find this an bit uneventful upfront but warmed up to it by finish with some increased hop awareness coming through.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2013 01:20:17 | More by beerthulhu
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-24-2013 03:17:36 | More by bigbluebeerguy
Shed IPA from The Shed Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 279 ratings.