Crusher IPA | Funky Buddha Brewery

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Funky Buddha Brewery
Florida, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by kylehay2004 on 12-10-2013

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Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 122
Photo of mtvolkens
3.28/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Fairly forgettable. Nothing special about it, and in the blend of better local IPA's this one get's left behind. I'll definitely pick it if it's the only local/craft option, but definitely won't go out of my way to get it.

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Photo of brentk56
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Arrives clear and copper, with a modest head that leaves some dots of lace

Smell: Citrusy grapefruit tones with a hint of caramel

Taste: The grapefruit flavors appear right away with some sweet caramel malt adding a delicate balance; after the swallow, the beer gets danker and the bitterness builds somewhat though some residual sweetness remains in the aftertaste

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A bit sweeter than I would like but still a nice session ale that has more flavor than most in the category

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Photo of Dreadnaught33
4.58/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This beer is way better than the score on here. Was very surprised to see it at 84 once I tasted it! Had on tap at Kush in Miami.

Decent look leads to a super dank weed and hop aroma, super deep and awesome for any hophead. Taste follows suit with a ton of grass, plant, citrus and maybe a touch of spice in the flavor. Nice easy crushable feel. Well made beer.

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Photo of SomethingClever
3.7/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap poured into shaker pint

A: very clear straw color

S: like crushed sweet tarts some bubblegum and peach 

M: semi light slightly high carb

O: a session ipa with citra I thought how could it be bad while not bad it's not that great either taste is more candy than fruit 

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Photo of Pahn
4.5/5  rDev +19%

Mini review:

Dank, hoppy, refreshing. Exactly what I want from a session IPA. Only Firestone Walker's is better, at least for my taste. Prefer this to Founder's All Day IPA (which I love).

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Photo of nmann08
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

On draft, pours a cloudy yellow orange, lots of fluffy white head that lingers.

The smell is citrus, some tea leaves, with earth notes, very chivey. The flavors are bitter citrus rinds up front with a grass finishing flavor. It is very bitter, like you bit on an orange or lemon peel rind. This is very good, but I don't find it as a refreshing as I do with other session ales

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Photo of mverity
3/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a straw color with some white head that faded quickly into a thin collar. Good lacing though. Aroma is watery caramel, floral and earthy hops. Taste is about the same. Definitely thinner than most session IPAs. Low-medium carbonation and very light body.

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Photo of Alieniloquium
3.61/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Buddha. Served in a pint glass.

Appearance - Hazy orange body. Nice white head and pretty stick lacing.

Smell - Grapefruit and orange. Grainy malt. Nice.

Taste - Grapefruit more prominent. Musty pine hop flavor. Slight graininess and a resiny bitter finish.

Mouthfeel - Light. Crisp. Bitter, but sessionable.

Overall - Simple beer, tasty but simple.

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Crusher IPA from Funky Buddha Brewery
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.