Native IPA - Foley Brothers Brewing
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Ratings: 67 | Reviews: 11 | Display Reviews Only:
2.58/5 rDev -31.6%
A - Poured from a 22oz. bottle into a tulip glass. A hazy pumpkin pie orange
S - Mostly yeasty homebrew smell. Little hop & citrus on the nose as well.
T - Yeasty homebrew, subtle hop
M - Good mouthfeel. Smooth carbonation and nice finish, but not the best taste.
O - I like Foley Brothers beers, but this is a beer I wouldn't buy again.
I like the ginger wheat and brown ale.
07-29-2013 18:47:32 | More by poop_brew
3.36/5 rDev -10.9%
Pours a hazy golden/orange with a persistent fine white head. Flavor profile provides noticeable bitterness, but no prominent floral or citusy notes. This leans to the resin/pine side of the IPA flavors, but those fade quickly leaving just a lingering bitterness. Aromatics are excellent and promise some flavors that don't appear. Good but it is missing something.
06-06-2014 20:57:29 | More by HuskyHawk
3.44/5 rDev -8.8%
Picked up a bomber while driving through VT. Poured in a shaker pint, the beer is a slightly hazed, bright copper coloring with a slow flow of carbonation and a creamy, filmy, clingy, off-white head. Aromas of subtle caramel in the backbone, with a super bitter blast of hops resin, lemon and grapefruit highlights, and popcorn characteristics. Flavors are a bit on the light side, with a pepper, cedar, and resiny blend of hops characteristics. Malt backbone also comes off a little on the light side. The beer is balanced, but the flavor profiles could pack a bit more punch for my tastes. The aftertaste is tangy sweet, with more of the spicing of pepper, basil, and oregano. Good linger, with a tangy, roasted sweet character on a slick, slightly dry finish.
09-02-2013 20:13:35 | More by GarthDanielson
3.58/5 rDev -5%
650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.
Appearance - Bright orange. Nice white head. Lacing clings to the glass. A few bubbles remain on the surface.
Smell - Orange citrus. Musty grapefruit. Sweet doughy malts.
Taste - Doesn't live up to the nose. Similar. Orange hops. Grapefruit. Grainy malts. A little bit sweet.
Mouthfeel - Medium body. Mild sweetness.
Overall - Enjoyable. Nothing remarkable, but I liked it.
03-28-2014 23:46:15 | More by Alieniloquium
3.59/5 rDev -4.8%
Foley Brothers Brewing - Native IPA, poured into a DFH Spiegelau IPA glass.
Look - Pours a darker hazy caramel amber with a massive frothy head. Great retention. Lacing abound. Interesting looking brew, swirls of darker caramel in it.
Smell - Citrus and spice (yes, spice) hops with smooth malt underneath. Somewhat astringent and off-putting aroma with the astringency but the rest of it is nice.
Taste - Rich malt, a bit creamy but then a wave of citrus hops comes in after and finishes pine and pepper.
Mouthfeel - Sits slightly bitter and a bit throat warm boozy and peppery. Low carbonation. Medium-bodied. Decent drinkability.
Overall - Pleasantly surprised by their first IPA. Well blended and smooth with a nice hop blast that is unique due to spice. Can't wait to see how this evolves and what else these guys come up with.
10-10-2013 14:00:10 | More by JMScowcroft
Native IPA from Foley Brothers Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.