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Wicked Pissa IPA - Power Marketing / Wicked Pissa

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Wicked Pissa IPAWicked Pissa IPA

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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 14.71%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Power Marketing / Wicked Pissa visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: fmccormi on 09-16-2012)
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4.02/5  rDev +18.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

coombski, Sep 28, 2014
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2.8/5  rDev -17.6%

acurtis, Aug 19, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +11.8%

AlaYank, Aug 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

smanson56, Aug 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Patches826, Jun 12, 2014
Photo of Durge
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Durge, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of puboflyons
3.53/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From the special Breast Cancer Awareness bottle with proceeds to benefit Susan G. Koman for the cure. Sampled on December 26, 2013.

It is a medium amber-orange pour with a touch of olive reflecting in the glass as well. Modest off-white head that lingers momentarily.

Caramel and biscuit malts are first to be picked up on the nose but it does not take long for the earthy and slightly floral hops to kick in the balance everything off nicely. But It is all very subtle.

The body is light to medium.

The taste is like the nose with a quick caramel malt character at first then evolving into a moderately bitter, lingering hop finish. But it is not overly hopped.

puboflyons, Dec 26, 2013
Photo of ssoulf
1.75/5  rDev -48.5%

ssoulf, Dec 22, 2013
Photo of WunderLlama
3.56/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a mug glass.

Deep orange amber color produces a thick foamy 2 finger white head that slowly recedes with decent glass lacings

Aroma of citrus & floral hops and sweet malts.

Very hoppy. Opens with strong hops bitterness followed by citrus and mild caramel malts.After-taste has hoppy bitterness.

Crisp and smooth, medium mouthfeel.

Good IPA if you are in the mood for a bitter beer. Smooth and worthy of a repeat.

WunderLlama, Nov 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Cheld, Nov 22, 2013
Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.98/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a mug glass.

A: The beer is a deep amber color, with a large foamy off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains floral hops, fruity citrus and caramelized malts.

T: The taste starts out with a strong hops bitterness. Then some citrus and caramel sweetness comes in. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and brings a good balance that increases as you continue to drink the beer. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, decent kick, good representation of style, this is a solid IPA to pound down for a long time.

TheManiacalOne, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of DrinkNewport
3.21/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A very Buzzards Bay Brewing IPA. It's very hoppy, with some serious bitterness up front, but that overpowers everything else.

There isn't much body and the aftertaste is just that incredible bitterness you get on the front end.

I don't want to say that Wicked Pissa is a marketing gimmick, but it would survive without its Red Sox theme.

DrinkNewport, Nov 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

Basshooker, Oct 02, 2013
Photo of JAFoley
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A - Orange and semi-transparent with two fingers of moderately dense head and very nice lacing.

S - Very fragrant citrus hops and bready maltiness.

T - Very hop forward pine, floral, and lemon zest. Deep malts underlying and alcohol not too present. Aftertaste recedes quickly leaving the subtle flavor of pine and floral hops.

M - Quite thin and watery actually. Moderate carbonation but not a lot of body.

O - This beer is pretty one note for me. There's a big punch of bitter hops at the start and that's about it. There needs to be more balance or complexity in the hops, and the thinness of the beer means the flavor washes away "wicked" fast. Overall this beer is about as weak as Brady's offensive line last Thursday!

JAFoley, Aug 27, 2013
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3.6/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Impressive starting head, leaves some webby lace and recedes lumpily. The color is dirty golden with some cloudiness.

Earthy with some darker malt aromas (despite the color). Light hop for balance.

The flavor is closer to the pale malt color--still some earthiness but not overly so. Strong hop kick in the swallow, lasts for a long time. Rich body with an elevated carbonation.

Overall, this is a solid IPA but an unremarkable one.

smcolw, Aug 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

rallyr32, Jul 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

BRYeleJR, Jul 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Beer4Baltimore, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of deltatauhobbit
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a golden orange color with a good sized head, fades at a decent rate and leaves some patchy lacing on the glass.

Smell has a large amount of piney hops, behind it all I can make out a touch of sweetness from the caramel malt.

Taste starts out fairly bitter, pretty much all piney and earthy, could have used a touch more citrus to round out the hop presence, sweetness from the malt kicks in the aftertaste and removes a good deal of the lasting bitterness, body is decent with appropriate carbonation and creaminess.

Nothing stands out but pretty decent for an IPA, gotta love the bottle if you're a Red Sox fan.

deltatauhobbit, Jun 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17.6%

jgammoniv, Jun 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17.6%

DaKur, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of jlindros
3.53/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours a nice creamy 1+ finger head that fades semi slowly with sticky lacing, semi hazy reddish honey orange beer.

Nose brings some earthy hops, light spicy, hint of candied orange, and hint of pine. Then reddish copper malts with a hint of caramel.

Taste brings more earthy hops, slightly herbal and grassy, with hint of pine and candied orange, grassy herbal taste with the earthiness. Then reddish toasty copper malts again, light caramel and malty sweetness, with a hint of a booze like taste almost. The bitterness is quite strong and builds as it goes. When it finishes it gets even more bitter and borderline astringent, with long lingering spicy chewy hops and earthiness.

Mouth is med to fuller bodied, good carb at least.

Overall meh, just a beer with a few reddish malts and a ton of bittering hops, nothing really good about it, very boring, no depth, lots of bitterness without much hop flavor, and even astringent bitterness, and barely drinkable.

jlindros, Jan 18, 2013
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3.93/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a hazy light copper hue with a half finger foamy white head. There was good retention and very good sticky lacing.

The smell featured toasted caramel malts and an herbal hop.

The taste consisted of toasted malts, soft caramel and a cleansing herbal hop. Pleasant residual hop spice and toasted malt.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style.

Overall a tasty and well balanced ale. More ESB than IPA.

plaid75, Nov 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

cfalovo97, Nov 06, 2012
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Wicked Pissa IPA from Power Marketing / Wicked Pissa
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