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New Stunt IPA - JAFB Wooster Brewery

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Reviews: 4
Hads: 17
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: n/a
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Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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JAFB Wooster Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

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Beer added by: wellsnb on 04-22-2014

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Reviews: 4 | Hads: 17
Reviews by zimm421:
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4.24/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.76/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I've been fortunate to have tried most of the iterations of New Stunt. Each one tastes/smells a little different, but all have been winners.

The tropical aroma is just outstanding. So lucky to live close to this brewery. (223 characters)

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4.25/5  rDev n/a

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4/5  rDev n/a

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4.25/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev n/a

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4.25/5  rDev n/a

Photo of WesMantooth
4.07/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A flight sized pour.

One of the least appealing appearances of the 3 ipas I sampled. Light golden yellow with a soapy white head.

Looks can be deceiving. This is by far the best of the lot. It honestly drinks more like a DIPA, but it is loaded with pungent, resinous pine and tropical fruits. Great balance with the malt base. Solid bitterness all the way through. Great beer. (380 characters)

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4.5/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev n/a

Photo of MikeCactusGordon
4.2/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

On tap at JAFB - This was New Stunt XIV (July 2015)

Full flavored dankness. Similar malt bill to their other IPA's. Golden hue with white sticky head. I had originally thought this was a DIPA...whoops. Again, great execution from JAFB on another quality IPA. The only thing that threw me off was it came across as a bit overly dry hopped, but I know some people really dig that. This is a beer made for the hop heads. Excellent. (430 characters)

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4.25/5  rDev n/a

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5/5  rDev n/a

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4.25/5  rDev n/a

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4.49/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

New Stunt is one of Ohio's best IPA's. New Stunt is also one of the country's best IPA's. There have been several iterations, many with new and experimental hops anchored in classics like simcoe, centennial, and chinook, but the quality is consistently in the upper eschelon of IPA.

No homer here - I've had all the big guns including the brewery only stuff from NE & SD and everywhere in between - including the GABF winning stuff from my own state of Ohio - this is probably the most under-the-radar block rocker in the USA.

Beautiful golden orange color, nice fluffy white head and great lacing.

The smell is always tropical and citric with some dank on the bottom.

The taste is brilliant - soft bitterness and mostly dry hopped flavors of tropical fruit. Just a lick of sweet malt to balance.

The mouthfeel gives HF IPA's a run for their money...perfect, carb, dry-hopped driven bitterness and a smooth finish that begs for another sip

One of the few beers in Ohio I will always drive an hour for when it goes on tap. Up there with Rajah, Head Hunter and Bodhi, and sometimes even better! Drinkability is off the chain - one of the few hop bombs I can easily solo a growler of without getting bored.

I'll add additional notes/reviews for versions here:

New Stunt XV (15): A throwback to New Stunt I. GAFB 2015 entry batch. Mosaic and Nelson drive the nose with bright tropical notes, some orange and grapefruit pith. Simcoe anchors the entire bittering component; never too catty, plays nice with the Chinook on team dank and the Citra on team tropics. Nelson/Tropical dry hop with just enough El Dorado to balance it out. Mango and melon peek their heads then fade into grapefruit rind and pine needles. Simply insane version, classic and cutting edge at the same time. A serious contender for best IPA ever brewed in Ohio.

4.96/5

Look: 4.75
Smell: 5
Taste: 5
Mouthfeel: 4.75
Overall: 5

New Stunt XIV (14): New Zealand Waimea hops add to the mix. Huge citrus (tangerine and grapefruit). Nice spin on the stunt!

4.76/5

Look: 4.5
Smell: 4.75
Taste: 4.75
Mouthfeel: 5
Overall: 4.75

New Stunt XIII (13): Mosaic, Equinox and Nelson bring the tropics to the party. Just an amazing showcase of tropical fruit and citrus (lemon, papaya) gooseberry and a balanced pine.

4.7/5

Look: 4.5
Smell: 4.5
Taste: 4.75
Mouthfeel: 5
Overall: 4.75


New Stunt XI (11): Mosaic, Equinox, Waimea, Simcoe, Centennial & Nelson. Probably the dankest Stunt I've had. Mosaic driven, so you get Baby Simcoe and Daddy Simcoe tag teaming the pine and citrus. Grapefruit and some orange peel, maybe some melon too but much more citrus than tropical. Killer stuff!

4.6/5

Look: 4.5
Smell: 4.5
Taste: 4.5
Mouthfeel: 5
Overall: 4.75

New Stunt VII (7): 4.75/5 (2,758 characters)

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4.21/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

New Stunt IPA from JAFB Wooster Brewery
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