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Junior IPA - Radiant Pig Craft Beers

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65 Ratings
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Ratings: 65
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
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Radiant Pig Craft Beers visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: RblWthACoz on 03-26-2013

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Ratings: 65 | Reviews: 4
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Photo of plaid75
4.06/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at TJ Finley's, Bayshore, NY.

Poured a clear brassy hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured resinous piney hops and a touch of citrus.

The taste was hop forward with waves of grapefruit and pine atop a round pale malt.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style.

Overall a very flavorful session IPA.

Photo of BushwyckCraft
3.87/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A great offering from the nano brewery Radiant Pig. The hop profile is well balanced and it definitely rides the line between a traditional IPA and a pale ale. Hops definitely hits the nose, but the taste is more subdued. A great beer for a hop-phobic individual. With a rather light body, I was tempted to throw back more than three in under an hour.
Overall, a very good beer from a new brewery.

Photo of RblWthACoz
3.83/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A nice sessionable drinker. Hop tones are noticeable but nowhere near obnoxious. Earthy with a touch of salt and a bit more pine. A biting carbonation I could deal with a little less of really. But overall a nice brew. Something to drink and enjoy without thinking too hard about it. Nice job, Radiant Pig.

Photo of mdfb79
3.73/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From 09/06/13 notes. Had this on tap at Pony Bar in NYC on the UES. 16 oz. pour in a pint glass.

a - Pours a hazy orange color with one finger of off white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of wheat, light fruity malts, bready malts, grains, light citrus hops. Nose is decent but not very hoppy.

t - Tastes of citrus hops, grapefruit, fruity malts, lightly floral hops, bread, wheat, grains, light lemons. More hops here, much better than the nose.

m - Light to medium body and low carbonation. No real bitterness, pretty easy to drink.

o - Overall a decent local IPA. The nose had some fruit to it but wasn't very hoppy, though the taste had more to it. Worth checking out.

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Junior IPA from Radiant Pig Craft Beers
83 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.