IPA - RoughTail Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 88
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
RoughTail Brewing Co. visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerRefugee on 05-17-2013)
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look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Big thanks to my buddy Travis for getting this out to me.

A: Pours a murky, almost muddy amber. Finger of offwhite head. Very tight bubbles. Carbonation is hard to detect due to the murkiness.

S: Caramel toffee sweetness from the malt. Hoppiness is fairly dank, with lots of orange coming through.

T: Big grain notes run through. Malt is present, but what follows is very strange. The hops in the smell are almost completely muted. Muddled, earthy. Hint of citrus on the back end. Bitterness in the finish. Has a strange savory aspect that I can't quite put my hands on. Not the onion/garlic from summit. The flavors are damp and muted.

M: Medium bodied. Slightly creamy. A pleasing mouthfeel, to say the least.

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3.3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from the can into a Deschutes teku, since I have no Roughtail glassware.

Darker amber in color, some haze, topped with a foamy cap of off-white head, that retained as a ringlet, and laced the glass nicely. In the nose, pine resin and fairly dominant bready malts. The taste was pretty malty as well, not really a "malt bomb," but definitely more malt-dominant than an IPA should be; caramelized sugar with some resinous hop notes in the background. Medium body, sticky mouthfeel. While not an ideal IPA (or even an IPA at all), it definitely wasn't undrinkable. I just ignored labels/styles and pretended it was a lightly hopped brown ale.

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There are too many good IPA's out there to spend too much time with this one.

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IPA from RoughTail Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.