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Native IPA - Foley Brothers Brewing

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Native IPANative IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

49 Ratings
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foley Brothers Brewing
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-07-2013)
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joncocktotone

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

07-27-2014 01:50:24 | More by joncocktotone
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mmhannon

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

02-17-2014 16:36:53 | More by mmhannon
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Custom151

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +19%

02-09-2014 13:54:01 | More by Custom151
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zahara15

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +19%

04-21-2014 00:07:33 | More by zahara15
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DudMan

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +19%

03-16-2014 04:07:06 | More by DudMan
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Willytee3

New York

4.48/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked up this bomber on a recent Vermont trip.

Pours slightly cloudy with a beautiful light amber orangy glow with some golden highlights. Large
foamy off white head that reduces slowly. Starts off with a fizz of bubbles that slows to a lazy pace. Thick foamy lacing clings to the glass with a dappled foamy film that sticks around.

Smells of sweet malts, some great bright malt complexity going on here with some butterscotch too. Fresh hop aromas are pouring out of the glass. Tropical fruits, pine and distinctive hop flower pollen, Golden rod pollen like I would say, Pineapple and a hint or grapefruit.

Tastes of golden honey and Vermont wildflower pollen, go sniff some goldenrod in August to pick this up. Nice tropical fruits and a good hop bite balanced by an interesting bright malt complexity. Hop bitter a tad out of balance only because the smooth honey like malts create such a contrast, a good thing overall that smooths out as you go. A touch of grapefruit skin on the finish.

Nice medium body with a viscous feel, just the right amount of carbonation fills the mouth and delivers the flavors well.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2013 03:52:22 | More by Willytee3
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hopley

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

10-13-2013 00:08:07 | More by hopley
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Marcusg10

Pennsylvania

4.14/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very nice IPA, very flavorful, nice amber color and foamy head. Visited the brewery in person on a clear and crisp January day. The owners are very friendly. I'll look forward to visiting again in warmer weather when the main tasting room is open and the view of the mountains of Vermont is green again.

Serving type: growler

02-01-2014 22:45:01 | More by Marcusg10
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smanson56

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +5.8%

04-26-2014 20:14:44 | More by smanson56
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Teddy-Pickles

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-11-2013 12:19:27 | More by Teddy-Pickles
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jamesewelch

Vermont

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-09-2013 20:04:06 | More by jamesewelch
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +5.8%

03-23-2014 01:43:05 | More by Kelp
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jdelbalzo99

New York

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-07-2014 16:24:10 | More by jdelbalzo99
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Druss157

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-17-2013 04:58:11 | More by Druss157
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dwyerol

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

06-26-2014 19:15:41 | More by dwyerol
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A-Pours amber. Slight haze, slight head.

S-Impressive aromatics. Some nice florality. Decent intensity. Citrusy.

T-Juicy citrus. The maltiness does a great job of blending with the hops and deepen the flavor.

M-Enough bitterness without being overbearing. Softer carbonation.

O/D-An impressive IPA. Just a nice brew that isn't too bold in any area and easy to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

06-08-2013 13:52:21 | More by VelvetExtract
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BTVflatlander

Vermont

3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very excited to have found the newest Foley Bros. bomber in Winooski, Vt. Served in a Citizen Cider snifter.

A: Golden orange, not clear yet not entirely cloudy. Quite attractive.

S: Spicy, piney, citrus. A bit of malt.

T: Like the smell, the first thing that hits you is the spicey, piney hops. For a single IPA, there are a great deal of (VT grown) hops in here. Thereafter comes a brief moment of citrus hops alongside the pine, but this gives way to a bit of significant malt--not enough to be an English IPA but the malt is much more noticeable than Heady, for example.

M: Not insubstantial at all, very significant. Fruity, bready, piney, and citrusy.

O: Having seen Foley Bros. bombers on shelves for several months without having tried either of their introductory offerings (Ginger Wheat & Brown) I was excited to see their newest offering at the fantastic Winooski Bevvy. Couldn't pass it up. And, frankly, having ambiguous expectations for an IPA from a relatively new brewery that I have no experience with, this IPA is up there among my favorite Vermont IPAs. A bit stronger and hoppier than my stand-by Fiddlehead IPA, this is a fantastically surprising VT IPA from Brandon, Vt. Highly recommended, I will be grabbing this bomber again.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2013 22:55:42 | More by BTVflatlander
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N17shelfside

California

3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Made primarily from local VT incredients this is a very solid IPA. at seven percent this veers a little close to IIPA territory for me with hop dankness that lingers long on the tongue more reminiscent of that IIPA category. The pour gives a shortlived head that leaves no lacing. The color is a copper-amber with a fair amount of haze. Heavy citrus and pine hop character, little malts coming through and very little sweetness, which is nice.

Overall a very solid drinker if you are looking for a lot of hops.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 23:38:54 | More by N17shelfside
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patrick802

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-04-2014 16:07:24 | More by patrick802
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-17-2014 23:03:47 | More by scottbrew4u
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jrand2621

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-05-2014 02:53:56 | More by jrand2621
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-27-2013 08:40:40 | More by DrunkinYogi
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bigred89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-03-2013 01:54:40 | More by bigred89
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-25-2013 21:19:47 | More by tobelerone
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Rheaume17

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-08-2013 12:03:07 | More by Rheaume17
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Native IPA from Foley Brothers Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.