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Kidnapped By Vikings - Solemn Oath Brewery

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Kidnapped By VikingsKidnapped By Vikings

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BA SCORE
85
very good

16 Reviews
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Reviews: 16
Hads: 235
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 3.2%
Wants: 7
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Solemn Oath Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: emerge077 on 05-17-2012

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Reviews: 16 | Hads: 235
Reviews by Fcolle2:
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3.63/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours hazy golden slightly amber in color with a one finger white frothy head that has great retention.

Aroma is hop forward however much lighter then expected. Some grassy piney floral aromas dominate with some lighter hints of grapefruit and a rich caramel malt body.

Taste follows the nose. Lots of floral and grapefruit hops are forward blending to a sweet candy like floral flavor. Lighter malt flavor and a surprising amount of alcohol flavor.

Mouthfeel is good light body and light carbonation keep this drinkable and refreshing. Not a whole lot of oils resin or bitterness present. (593 characters)

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4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.16/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BurdockBoy
3.47/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a pint glass. No freshness date? SOB 2014.

A: really nice golden amber with about 2" of head with some lacing. Didn't last a real long time.

S: hints of citrus, but mostly hops. Not strongly piney.

T: not nearly as complex as I anticipated. Some grapefruit and hops and that's about it.

M: pretty light bodied with moderate carbonation. Refreshing, but not my ideal IPA.

O: Glad to have tried this. I love supporting the small breweries and thanks to a friend that picked this up for me on trade. But, not overly impressed. I'll stick with my PNW IPA's. (589 characters)

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.9/5  rDev +4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.08/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Bright red with tan lacing and foam. I definitely did not expect a Red IPA.

Smell: Strong pine and grapefruit.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Grapefruit with a cookie backing. Very yeasty as well, which gives it an excellent mouthfeel.

Overall Drinkability: An IPA that Erik the Red would be proud of. (302 characters)

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Kidnapped By Vikings from Solemn Oath Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.