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Billy Half-Stack IPA - SingleCut Beersmiths

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Billy Half-Stack IPA
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BA SCORE
87
very good

40 Ratings
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 11.93%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
SingleCut Beersmiths visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jerrytodd on 08-31-2013)
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metter98

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

09-21-2013 23:45:51 | More by metter98
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tempest

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Had a pint on tap at the brewery while consider how to fill my growlers. I'd describe this as a West Coast IPA as it has big citrus hops with a lighter body for the style and a biting finish. The hops character has a mix of grapefruit and citrus rind with piney undertones that lingers and lingers. The body is more drinkable, but the flavor is rich enough that it's a pleasant beer to sip and savor. Check it out.

Serving type: on-tap

02-01-2014 21:24:01 | More by tempest
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.64/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Rattle N Hum. My first taste of a SingleCut beer more than a year after their opening. I must admit that the mixed reviews I've read and heard via word of mouth have kept me from making a visit a top priority.

This is a solid IPA I suppose but not an exceptional one. The pour is dark gold, decent clarity, about a finger of off white head that settles down rather quickly, modest lacing. Decent aromatics. I'm getting mostly piney, resinous hops and a noticeably bready malt component to the aroma. This is borne out in the flavor. It's actually pretty balanced in that the malt is there in a prominent way, again with a bready, chewy, lightly sweet character, but not enough to overpower the hops, which are piney, resinous, and bitter. None too subtle or particularly flavorful. This doesn't have the aspirin bitter finish of some other heavy handed IPAs you'll encounter but the overall impression seems to be more bitter than, well, delicious. This drinks almost like an imperial, what with the bigger malt character and a touch of booziness as well.

Medium-full body helps to further that impression. Medium carbonation, good feel overall. Sort of a semi-dry finish, doesn't clean up completely.

Again, this is a solid IPA but this style has come so far these days that this simply does not stand out or rise above the many others that either are its equal or superior.

Serving type: on-tap

09-19-2013 12:13:39 | More by tobelerone
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vfgccp

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

05-20-2014 22:04:37 | More by vfgccp
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-18-2014 00:52:08 | More by ColForbinBC
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smithj4

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-03-2014 21:10:12 | More by smithj4
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vonnegut21

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-21-2014 20:25:30 | More by vonnegut21
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markgugs

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

04-20-2014 16:47:36 | More by markgugs
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sneaks2210

New York

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

02-22-2014 22:52:58 | More by sneaks2210
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ThatsThatDude

New York

2/5  rDev -49.2%

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cestlavie

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

12-07-2013 06:15:13 | More by cestlavie
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IndyDad

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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ncelauro

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

04-27-2014 05:03:03 | More by ncelauro
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spw109

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-14-2014 00:00:37 | More by spw109
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CB2maltygoodness

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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RWNay

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-14-2014 17:56:13 | More by RWNay
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mrchrisray

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

10-24-2013 03:30:28 | More by mrchrisray
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timmy2b

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-20-2014 03:47:05 | More by timmy2b
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Bustersuess

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

02-27-2014 15:28:07 | More by Bustersuess
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dextermcgurk

New York

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

06-28-2014 18:03:23 | More by dextermcgurk
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banger7

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-02-2014 23:12:28 | More by banger7
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tabhill

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

10-16-2013 01:29:23 | More by tabhill
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dleiner

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-12-2014 21:11:25 | More by dleiner
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JimmyAloysius

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-18-2014 12:06:09 | More by JimmyAloysius
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tylergoov

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

04-14-2014 22:50:21 | More by tylergoov
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Billy Half-Stack IPA from SingleCut Beersmiths
87 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.