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Newburyport Green Head IPA - Newburyport Brewing Company

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Newburyport Green Head IPANewburyport Green Head IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

288 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 288
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 10
Gots: 42 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Newburyport Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: johnnnniee on 04-29-2013)
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4/5  rDev +2%

Beeahluvah, Mar 31, 2014
Photo of maximum12
3/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to mjg0725 for this can as an extra in a recent trade. Going relatively small tonight after getting overenthusiastic last night. That 2 1/2 hour nap helped though. 12 oz. green can split with my wife.

Pour is a dark opaque orange with minimal carbonation in evidence. Bit of glop oozes out towards the bottom (not even at the bottom) of the can, clearly unfiltered. Nose has initial swell of hops but it's quickly replaced by the scent of pale malts. Bit underwhelming.

Green Head IPA is a malt-driven IPA, which is akin to saying he's a good-looking orc. Malt sweetness gives way to moderate bitterness that's cut only by a fragrant earthiness & small flecks of pine needle.

Not much to this one, just a simple hop profile & maltiness. "Balanced". I like my IPAs bold & aggressive & obnoxious - this one is about the reverse. Not bad, just straight-up mediocre.

maximum12, Mar 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Benjaminwileketchum, Mar 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

doremite, Mar 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

BostonPhilly, Mar 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

SadMachine, Mar 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Bjlps, Mar 19, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

bakerbill, Mar 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +27.6%

amack622, Mar 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

pisano, Mar 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Plissken, Mar 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

berkshire413, Mar 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

erikro, Mar 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

Mstkelly, Mar 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

Oidmoe, Feb 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

JGLittle, Feb 20, 2014
Photo of stephens101
3.45/5  rDev -12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Is that a thick foam mattress or a splendid looking head atop that hazy, reddish-orange brew?

Pointed citrus hops with some earthiness present. Malt and a hint of spice sneak in at the right moment.

Fruitier than expected up front with an earthy bitterness coming in quickly in the shallow, followed by orange peel and some caramel malt in the deep.

Lighter side of medium in body and goes down easy.

One might argue this beer has wandered into APA territory, but I must say it's suiting me just fine at the moment.

stephens101, Feb 20, 2014
Photo of hudsonvalleyslim
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on draft at Mick Morgan's Pub. A very fine West Coast-style IPA. Very hoppy, c-hops I'm guessin', and some real punch at 7.2abv. Drinking a can now, as we speak. (Not drinkin' in the can, as that's a sign of a problem....) Poured into a North East Brewery pint glass. Eat yer heart out! Seriously a fine IPA, got my attention, which is kind of rare...

hudsonvalleyslim, Feb 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

CountOverride, Feb 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

jbertsch, Feb 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

kvgomps, Jan 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

LoudRed, Jan 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

Heavy-G, Jan 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Ecxeeder616, Jan 08, 2014
Newburyport Green Head IPA from Newburyport Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 288 ratings.