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Red Clay IPA - Sunken City Brewing Company

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Red Clay IPARed Clay IPA

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70 Ratings
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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.88%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sunken City Brewing Company
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SiriusBock on 06-05-2013)
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Ratings: 70 | Reviews: 11 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by KMcG:
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KMcG

Virginia

3/5  rDev -16.4%

10-12-2013 21:31:48 | More by KMcG
More User Reviews:
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oberon

North Carolina

4.06/5  rDev +13.1%

Picked this up in Roanoke over the weekend,good to see a new brewery in an area where you wouldn't think one would be.Poured into a nonic a deep bronze color with a tight formed half finger white head atop that settled nicely.Aromas have a hopped up red element to them with a big caramel malt base along with a hint of brown sugar then a big shot of citric hops to carry over into the finish.The flavors are spot on...for a hoppy big red wich I love.Caramel and toffee malt flavors with citric and resiny hops hitting hard,the alcohol gives off mild sugary-like sweetness.The can does say IPA but I think the Red Clay part in the name says something,a very good hoppy IPA/amber here.

07-22-2013 21:48:31 | More by oberon
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-04-2014 13:46:31 | More by Mantooth
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dmk91

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

11-07-2013 19:38:15 | More by dmk91
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ChadA83

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

01-31-2014 23:10:24 | More by ChadA83
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

05-16-2014 21:05:56 | More by tdm168
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-17-2013 00:16:14 | More by qcbrewer
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tclipse

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

05-21-2014 21:22:02 | More by tclipse
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tabascosigned

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-11-2013 22:26:46 | More by tabascosigned
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.4%

05-29-2014 23:05:27 | More by Kegatron
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beardsonbrews

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

04-27-2014 22:38:43 | More by beardsonbrews
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wellsnb

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-28-2014 02:15:25 | More by wellsnb
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GFish

Virginia

4/5  rDev +11.4%

08-18-2013 20:11:52 | More by GFish
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

12-14-2013 23:01:00 | More by GRG1313
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.44/5  rDev -4.2%

Poured from can to imperial pint

A- pours a clear and deep amber color with some ruby hue, two-finger creamy off-white head retains long after the pour, leaving a nice presentation

S- sweet bready malt with some caramel aromas, herbal & earthy hops with some woodsy notes

T- caramel malty sweetness with a big nutty backbone, bready, herbal and fruity hops on a dry finish

M- medium body with moderate carbonation leads to a creamy mouthfeel and a smooth finish

O- this is so malty that it drinks like an amber ale, rather than an ipa. Still very drinkable though

07-23-2014 02:17:44 | More by Treyliff
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SiriusBock

Virginia

4.28/5  rDev +19.2%

A: Great red color, much like the dirt in that area of VA. Thick head, good lacing
S: Cutting hop aroma, without pinpointing one particular hop variety. Would fall in the piney category. Overtones of grains and sweetness hit my nose as well.
T: Nicely bitter but not with a distinction of hops. I would assume big alpha acid hops were used to drive the bitterness up without overriding the malt flavor. Did not get the classic west coast IPA citrus bomb, but way bitter, not palate-wrecker bitter, but kepy me wanting more. Nice balance.
M: Thinly thick. Just how an IPA should be, hard hitting up front, and smooth finishing.

06-05-2013 19:32:45 | More by SiriusBock
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BeastLU

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

06-03-2014 22:12:02 | More by BeastLU
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

01-03-2014 05:52:50 | More by KevinGordon
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robebo44

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

12-25-2013 15:44:19 | More by robebo44
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craft_is_king

California

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

08-25-2014 08:13:01 | More by craft_is_king
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Ego_bibo_ergo_sum

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-01-2014 23:11:37 | More by Ego_bibo_ergo_sum
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jonothehut

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-07-2014 13:40:48 | More by jonothehut
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yuenglingade

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-30-2014 01:07:51 | More by yuenglingade
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calcnerd

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

09-17-2013 02:06:47 | More by calcnerd
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

01-08-2014 23:33:11 | More by Rhettroactive
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Red Clay IPA from Sunken City Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.