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Brimstone IPA - Church Street Brewing Company

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Brimstone IPABrimstone IPA

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BA SCORE
80
good

39 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Church Street Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 03-14-2013)
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csmartin6

New York

3/5  rDev -14.3%

12-27-2013 23:01:43 | More by csmartin6
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.43/5  rDev -2%

The Church Street Brimstone is ok...nothing fantastic. The poured a hazy golder with essentially no head and no lace. The scent was malty leaning toward the sweeter side. The taste was also bolstered by sweet malt...with a bitterness at the end which was grapefruit leaning. The mouthfeel was medium in body with so so carbonation. Overall its ok....worth a taste sure.

05-17-2014 02:31:32 | More by WoodBrew
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

04-20-2014 23:34:21 | More by lawlerj
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mjc3151

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

07-30-2014 05:02:28 | More by mjc3151
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oso

Illinois

3/5  rDev -14.3%

03-13-2014 05:47:14 | More by oso
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emerge077

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev +18%

Bottles just showed up locally today...

Bright saturated orange, fluffy billowing head that rises above the rim in craggy peaks, with spotty lace all around the glass. After awhile it fades to a broken surface skim.

Citrusy hop aroma with some light malt sweetness, pungent and resinous, tangerine pith and zest from the peels.

Firmly bitter with a big citrusy Cascade hop taste. Tangerine and grapefruit, exotic papaya, bitter citrus peel. Fairly complex and nuanced, this is undoubtedly very fresh. Medium bodied and light on the palate, easily drinkable. Surprisingly this is very good.

11-28-2013 03:25:09 | More by emerge077
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enelson

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-16-2014 21:51:27 | More by enelson
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matjack85

Illinois

3/5  rDev -14.3%

04-24-2014 20:50:56 | More by matjack85
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

4/5  rDev +14.3%

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. Another new local brew coming out of Itasca, Illinois.

Poured into a Lagunitas mason jar.

A - Pours a nice burnt sienna orange colored body with two fingers of off-white foam for a head. Semi-clear with a slight haze. Some stringy lacing, but none sticks.

S - Smell is of dirty herbal earthiness, fresh earthy vegetal greens, grapefruit hop bitterness, lemongrass, papaya, and some bready malt.

T - Taste is light and floral, fruity, and tropical. Good hop bitterness with solid citrus fruits and bready malt balanced nicely. Grapefruit, lemon, orange, and maybe just a hint of peppercorn. Tastes very fresh, above all.

M - Feel is smooth and creamy, with minimal resinous hop bitterness lingering. A nice clean finish.

Overall, a nice introduction to this new brewery for me; I am definitely looking forward to trying out more of these beers. In all, a solid IPA offering from these guys, definitely recommended if it is available to you.

Church Street Brewing Brimstone IPA ---4/5.

11-12-2013 23:11:28 | More by mfnmbvp
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

12-16-2013 23:03:13 | More by Kubrickx
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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Illinois

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06-15-2014 20:03:50 | More by smartassboiler
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.56/5  rDev +1.7%

Served in a tumbler.

Is it bad that I immediately recall scenes of The Binding of Isaac whenever I hear the word brimstone? Anyway, this stuff pours a clear golden-brass topped by a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises earthy greens, lemon peel, light orange rind, and grass. The taste brings in more of the same, with the emphasis leaning toward the earthy greens and the grass. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry finish. Overall, a nice, decently-balanced IPA, straight up.

03-14-2013 15:24:38 | More by TMoney2591
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Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

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Illinois

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Brimstone IPA from Church Street Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.