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Leather Lips IPA - The Tap Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

387 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 387
Reviews: 297
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 57
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Tap Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
he brewing process by itself contains enough Nugget and Chinook to satisfy the most seasoned hop head. But we couldn’t leave it alone. Once fermentation is complete we add a massive hop bag to the bright tank that is bursting at the seams with whole cone Centennial for an aroma that you just can’t get any other way. High fives all around.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 04-05-2004)
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Bomber > Pint Glass

A - Lightly cloudy orange with one finger of off white head, not a whole lot of lacing.
S - Lots of dank pine, earthy tones, dried leaves, grapefruit, orange peel.
T - Kinda lacking in the flavor department, lots of piney bitterness and lots of grapefruit, still earthy, a little grassy.
M - Best part, this is super drinkable, sure its bitter and dry on the end, but its still a beer I could chug.
O - It goes down easy, but isnt memorable.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2013 05:18:06 | More by Omnium
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

12-06-2013 13:32:59 | More by doremite
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mdube0378

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

12-04-2013 18:16:40 | More by mdube0378
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-02-2013 23:50:05 | More by DerekMorgan
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brochamb

Massachusetts

3.33/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

First sip gave me an off, almost garbage smell. It opened up into an okay IPA. Not as much flavor I had hoped for but worth a try for a local beer. Nice burnt orange color with a bubbly mouth feel. Taste is moderate with some citrus flavors. I probably wouldn't buy it but would drink again if given to me.

Serving type: on-tap

11-28-2013 01:42:07 | More by brochamb
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klcallahan13

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

11-18-2013 20:14:28 | More by klcallahan13
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Resuin

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -23.7%

11-02-2013 00:39:18 | More by Resuin
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

10-03-2013 16:14:46 | More by Kmlund
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HattedClassic

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-29-2013 16:47:20 | More by HattedClassic
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Jacob007

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

09-23-2013 19:44:48 | More by Jacob007
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DomingoOrtiz

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

09-19-2013 23:25:49 | More by DomingoOrtiz
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harpus

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

09-10-2013 18:53:45 | More by harpus
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harsley

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

09-06-2013 17:46:09 | More by harsley
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scxcrunner

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

08-26-2013 01:29:52 | More by scxcrunner
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guezarka

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-25-2013 21:21:55 | More by guezarka
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured on-tap at The Tap, the beer was served in a nonic pint. The beer is a light, clear, caramel color with a filmy, low profile, white, clingy head. Nose of light caramel backbone, with subtle resin and peppery hops notes. Flavors are malt forward, with a caramel and toffee sweetness and grapefruit tart highlights. Subtle spice and floral hops notes, too. Smooth, mid-bodied, with a tangy sweet and subtle bitter aftertaste. Clean, slick, slightly dry finish. Completely drinkable IPA, with an English lean on the style.

Serving type: on-tap

08-23-2013 03:29:15 | More by GarthDanielson
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talahrama

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-17-2013 04:28:27 | More by talahrama
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timoteo833

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-08-2013 02:51:38 | More by timoteo833
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BostonPhilly

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -23.7%

07-23-2013 16:00:43 | More by BostonPhilly
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-21-2013 02:06:06 | More by Mantooth
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AJ01923

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-05-2013 13:10:35 | More by AJ01923
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BRYeleJR

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-16-2013 19:07:06 | More by BRYeleJR
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gestyr

Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a pub glass

A: Pours a clear gold with 1 finger of fluffy white head that fades to a coating on top.

S: Citrusy hops with a bit of malt

T: The hops are dominant with a heavy tilt towards grapefruit. There is a malt backbone but it is subtle.

M: Light bodied and refreshing. No carbonation bite, in fact it seems lightly carbonated.

O: This truly is a delivery system for hops. Nice and bitter with the hops flavors and aroma being showcased. I would buy again.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2013 23:24:48 | More by gestyr
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-05-2013 23:35:06 | More by SebD
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DMB

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

05-31-2013 17:16:58 | More by DMB
Leather Lips IPA from The Tap Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 387 ratings.