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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

64 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | 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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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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

North Carolina

3.44/5  rDev -9.5%

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
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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

Florida

3.58/5  rDev -5.8%

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
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev +2.6%

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.

06-08-2013 13:52:21 | More by VelvetExtract
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bigred89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

09-03-2013 01:54:40 | More by bigred89
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -21.1%

09-09-2013 02:48:50 | More by oldp0rt
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

08-26-2013 00:12:50 | More by millerbuffoon
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bobv

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-23-2014 22:35:12 | More by bobv
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CTJman

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

08-11-2013 16:07:46 | More by CTJman
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iatethecloudsfor

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-01-2014 20:42:11 | More by iatethecloudsfor
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Bilco

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

08-18-2014 02:13:04 | More by Bilco
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MattXT

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

06-04-2014 21:58:34 | More by MattXT
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

08-13-2013 23:31:37 | More by nzerbe
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hopley

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.3%

08-04-2014 18:57:59 | More by tkdchampxi
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patrick802

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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

Vermont

3.59/5  rDev -5.5%

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
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LittleDon

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Light copper and crystal clear. Pours a decent, but short lived head with little lace. Aroma has lots of caramel. Higher carbonation and lighter bodied than I'd expect. Boozy for a 7% ABV beer. Leans toward the dry side. Tons of spicy hops. A previous reviewer mentioned pepper and oregano, and I get the same (more the former than the later). I could have used a bit more malt.

09-04-2013 22:00:26 | More by LittleDon
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

08-17-2014 06:00:29 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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DudMan

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

03-16-2014 04:07:06 | More by DudMan
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sdaly3

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-08-2014 20:55:36 | More by sdaly3
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raythealeman

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

01-05-2014 01:55:02 | More by raythealeman
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Native IPA from Foley Brothers Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.