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Fantasy Factory - Karben4 Brewing

Not Rated.
Fantasy Factory
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

107 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 107
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.46%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karben4 Brewing visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Ri0 on 06-11-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of Paul_the_Beer_Fan
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Quite the beer, glad to see it in a bottle.
I understand this is the first day it is being sold so this is just about as fresh as it comes and the balance of this beer is something else.

Paul_the_Beer_Fan, Today at 01:34 AM
Photo of geekrot
1/5  rDev -75.6%

geekrot, Today at 12:45 AM
Photo of baderr
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Exceptional IPA

baderr, Yesterday at 11:10 PM
Photo of Millax25
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Millax25, Yesterday at 08:57 PM
Photo of AndyEdgar
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

AndyEdgar, Saturday at 06:45 PM
Photo of rjmclaw
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

rjmclaw, Thursday at 02:01 PM
Photo of shopk
4.4/5  rDev +7.3%

shopk, Thursday at 04:41 AM
Photo of jwc215
4.35/5  rDev +6.1%

Pours hazed golden amber with a thick white head that leaves plenty of lacing.

The smell is of robust citrus - grapefruit, orange, pineapple (hint of lime?)...

The taste is of upfront juicy citrus, vague hint of resin, with a sweet kiss of barley in the middle, leading again to a juicy, citric, bitter dry finish.

It is a chewy IPA. A wonderful IPA - just balanced enough to keep it complex and smooth. The hops are aromatic and flavorful. Very nicely done!

jwc215, Oct 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

spycow, Oct 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

green_plastic, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of brentk56
4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a nice cap of foam that leaves patches of lace

Smell: Floral tones, with tangerine and pineapple

Taste: After a touch of the biscuit, there is an explosion of hops bringing the tangerine and pineapple flavors; just a hint of sweetness on the tip of the tongue in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Citra hops seem to be the hottest thing going in IPAs these days and this beer only embellishes that hop's reputation

brentk56, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of kkleu357
4.3/5  rDev +4.9%

From notes on 4/8/14

Excellent IPA brewed here in Madison. Might just be the best one around here. Nice orange body. Powerful hoppy earthy aroma. Very tasty. Can't wait for bottles to come out.

kkleu357, Sep 17, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +1.2%

DCLAguy11, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of marquette3693
5/5  rDev +22%

Excellent!

marquette3693, Sep 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Gotti311, Sep 11, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +17.1%

Jaulizia, Sep 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

SamuelR, Sep 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

lovethebelgians, Sep 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

justinrphillips, Aug 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Danni, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

cervezango, Aug 27, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +10.2%

Timotheus1, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

duobob, Aug 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

Vukusich, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

jwenzel019, Aug 16, 2014
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Fantasy Factory from Karben4 Brewing
91 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.