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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

268 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 268
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 8
Gots: 38 | 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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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

3.23/5  rDev -17.8%

Appearance: Very slight chill haze on a rich copper color. Head is off-white and drops to a tiny cap. Some notches and splotches of lacing. Moderate carbonation on the pour.

Smell: Big caramel malt over some sweet bready notes. Hops run a bit floral with some herbal notes. Sweet with a slight hop spiciness. Caramelized and cooked. Some esters add apple and a minor hint of oxidation. Nice and clean.

Taste: Spicy and floral hop. Sweet caramel malt. Biscuit. Some herbal and earthy elements as well. Lingering bitterness on the back of the sip. Nice balance between the cooked sweet caramel malt and the earthy spicy hops. Some light toasted elements.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with a moderate carbonation. Relatively clean finish.

Overall: A fitting take on the town.

Good, not great. Like Newburyport, it's good every so often, but loses it's novelty quickly. Eight that said, it's a solid drinking IPA with bonus points for the can format.

09-13-2013 01:34:24 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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alamode

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

09-12-2013 00:23:58 | More by alamode
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +4.3%

Yay cans!

Big creamy head stops perfectly at the top of my Portsmouth tulip glass, hitting a bit more than 2 fingers, then fades semi slowly with nice lacing, good retention, a hazy bright tangerine orange color with rosy hue.

NOse starts with musty hop resin, some citrus but not a ton, with a bit of a tangerine and light clementine citrus aroma, hint of tropical fruit and juicy hop aroma, as well as a bit of that fresh musty pungent hop that even brings a hint of pine and spiciness, and a mild sweet aromatic malty pop underneath.

Taste starts a bit malty surprisingly, a slight creamy toasty reddish malt with hint of caramel. That quickly gives way to the layers of hops. The hops come on slightly spicy and piney at first, with more resin but light resin, and a musty light dankness. Then into citrus, a candied orange peel effect with touch of orange zest and citrus juice, then it gets quite pithy, a bit of a grapefruit rind like flavor, more tangerine and hint of tropical fruit juice, and finally back into a mild spicy quality with hint of pine resin. There is a bit of sweetness that matches the slight hint of booze well. Finish dries a bit and lingers with the spicy hop, more resin and pine, and a light candied orange peel citrus too, touch of sticky malt.

Mouth is med to a bit fuller bod, nice fluffy carb.

Overall quite nice, a nice hoppy IPA with good hop profile, nice malt balance esp for the slight touch of alcohol and fair overall bitterness, but still drinkable. Tasty, esp for a can of IPA that is a bit more easy to get than something like Heady Topper, but becoming a bit more difficult over time.

09-10-2013 23:57:40 | More by jlindros
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pieface22

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

09-08-2013 19:49:51 | More by pieface22
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dubdrop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-08-2013 00:08:32 | More by dubdrop
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

09-06-2013 13:16:46 | More by Kelp
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mikefour77

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

09-05-2013 14:23:25 | More by mikefour77
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cjs61679

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

09-03-2013 15:22:59 | More by cjs61679
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tripdout

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-02-2013 03:01:10 | More by tripdout
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JohnnyB

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-01-2013 23:09:07 | More by JohnnyB
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scxcrunner

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-30-2013 16:42:22 | More by scxcrunner
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

08-26-2013 03:10:51 | More by bostonryan
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.99/5  rDev +1.5%

Poured from a can into a tumbler pint, the beer is a dark, hazy, ruby-copper coloring with a frothy, filmy, clingy, off-white head that starts a towering inch and a half and slowly settles into a surface coating. Aromas of wet, sticky pine resin, grass, hints of pineapple and tropical fruit, and some rich caramel notes in the background. Very wet, dynamic nose. Flavors of roast caramel forward, with a bitter, resin laced follow-up. Grapefruit, pineapple, and mango blend to provide sweetness towards the middle, and there is a blast of bitterness at the end of the palate. Bitter and resin rich aftertaste, with a bolt of malt sweetness to balance. Robust mouthfeel, with some oily characteristics around the edges. The finish is dry, bitter, with a resiny linger. Solid beer, and a great West Coast style IPA.

08-25-2013 22:05:05 | More by GarthDanielson
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

08-23-2013 23:35:53 | More by DerekMorgan
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rockrob

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

08-23-2013 22:51:58 | More by rockrob
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zahara15

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

08-23-2013 14:30:03 | More by zahara15
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whiterapid

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

08-23-2013 03:57:46 | More by whiterapid
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ThrashMaster

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

08-22-2013 01:53:21 | More by ThrashMaster
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Remdog

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-18-2013 20:29:53 | More by Remdog
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

08-18-2013 00:50:14 | More by ygtbsm94
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ColdOneKev

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-16-2013 21:02:03 | More by ColdOneKev
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Dools9

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-16-2013 18:30:31 | More by Dools9
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aorloski

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-15-2013 11:32:13 | More by aorloski
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Horbar

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

08-11-2013 00:53:55 | More by Horbar
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Dizzy242

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

08-11-2013 00:04:39 | More by Dizzy242
Newburyport Green Head IPA from Newburyport Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 268 ratings.