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Messenger IPA - Spiteful Brewing

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Messenger IPAMessenger IPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

60 Ratings
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 6.45%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spiteful Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Roger85 on 07-02-2013)
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Reviews by Florida9:
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Florida9

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4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Very clear orange-copper in color. Froms a moderate sized white head. Decent retention - eventually falls to a patchy surface coating and a thick ring around the edge. Light lacing.

S: Aroma is pungent and hop forward. Mostly citrus, orange and grapefruit, but there is a touch of both pine and tropical fruit in the background.

T: Taste is also very nice. Mildly sweet with lots of juicy, citrus hops. Orange dominates, but there are notes of grapefruit, citrus peel, candied kumquats, and some light pine. Boozy with fusel spice on the back end.

M: Medium bodied. Mild-to-moderate bitterness. Medium carbonation. Fairly appreciable alcoholic heat on the finish.

O: Honestly, I wasn't expecting much from this beer, but it turned out pretty good. Nicely unbalanced and hop heavy with an alcoholic punch.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2013 22:24:32 | More by Florida9
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Overall 90/100

Great DIPA, right away reminds me of Dreadnaught. All the normal IPA tastes (Citrus, Pine etc...) Also has a big boozy presence. Maybe a bit too much to keep it from being an elite contender amongst the big dogs of the DIPA world. World class aroma for what that's worth~

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Messenger IPA from Spiteful Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.