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Pocahoptas - Center of the Universe Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 5
Gots: 7 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Center of the Universe Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wagenvolks on 12-15-2012)
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Reviews by wagenvolks:
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wagenvolks

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle as an extra in a trade with BryanC on thebeerspot. Thanks! Apparently this bottle is less than a week old, and the "D" month marked on the label confirms it.

A very pretty IPA, this. Golden, fiery orange body shows a sparkling, almost-filtered clarity in my Jester King snifter. Not much head or carbonation, but the ring of spittle-colored foam retains well. The aroma throws a healthy dose of "C" hops at the nose--floral, citrusy, piney, and ultimately fragrant. Hop notes get balanced nicely by caramel and light toffee notes from the malt.

The flavor is big on bitterness, as resin and pine sap leave a lingering bite on the sides and back of the palate. Flavor hops are there, but ultimately overshadowed a bit. Still, some tasty notes of tropical fruit and fresh, green hop cones. The grain bill and alcohol presence are clean and unoffensive, but could stand to provide a bit more balance to the bitter onslaught. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and light in carbonation. A bit sticky and chewy, but it's a good thing. Overall, a more-than-serviceable IPA from what appears to be an up-and-coming brewery out of VA. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 04:42:20 | More by wagenvolks
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Pours a beautiful hazy burnt orange with off white one finger head. Slight lacing as I drink it.

Lots of citrus and pine on the nose. Smells like some fruit juice (that stuff from the big cans when I was little... juicy juice?) and resin. It 's a good smell though. Not as strong as I'd like.

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Overall, this is a very good beer. My first from COTU. Very hoppy and bitter, just the way I like my IPAs. I'll definitely be trying to get more stuff from them.

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Pocahoptas from Center of the Universe Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.