2014 IPA - Dry Hopped IPA - Southern Prohibition Brewing

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38 Ratings
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Ratings: 38
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
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Mississippi, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Casedogg43 on 12-28-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Our 2014 IPA is a West Coast inspired American IPA. Aggressive American hops are showcased in the flavor and aroma of this interpretation. A full body coats the mouth with sticky fruit flavors followed by a punch of hop aroma thanks to extensive dry hopping.

ABV: 7.5%
IBUs: 72
ORIGINAL GRAVITY: 17.5 Plato
AVAILABILITY: Like the name suggests, 2014 IPA will only be available this season on draft and in 16oz 4-packs.
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Ratings: 38 | Reviews: 9
Photo of brewskifan55
3.85/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a snifter

A: A rusty copper color with tan head that rose to about a finger and slowly thinned out. Foamy lacing.

S: Grapefruit pops in with other subtle fruits. Piney hops. A touch of bready malts.

T: A terrific hop/malt balance that keeps the bitterness in check. More bitter on the finish. Fruity, featuring grapefruit and mango. Smooth, sweet, sessionable.

M: Medium with medium, frothy carbonation.

O: I had been hesitant to try this one because I feared a hop override. But the balance is really terrific . A fresh, smooth offering from SouPro; one I'll have again on tap. A great summer beer. The tallboy is great for sharing.

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.07/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Southern Prohibition 2014 IPA has a medium-to-thick, cream-colored head, a hazy, orange-gold appearance, and heavy lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of piney hop resin and a little metallic. Taste is of sweet, bready malt, noticeable piney bitterness, and a background metal. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy, and Southern Prohibition 2014 IPA finishes semi-dry, slightly boozy, and decently refreshing (at 7:50 am). Overall, it is worth checking out, but it is not so terrific.

RJT

Photo of ahommell
3.3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Cicada Series IPA (2014), poured into a shaker pint and a second poured into a chimay chalice to try to get my head around some of the under the hop flavor.

A: Almost red. sticky head that hugs the glass all the way down. Slightly hazy.

S: Hops of the citrus and lemony variety. Citra? Malt is present but faint. Grapefruit.

T: What happened?!?! SPRUCE AND GRAPEFRUIT. Did not expect the spruce at all. This would be fantastic if you added more crystal and some chocolate to make a sprucy chocolate porter. I expected this refreshing, albeit thick, IPA and instead got pine sap. Bready pine sap. Low marks... but could be a great starting point for developing an IIPA. Honestly think someone messed up the hop schedule or something... cannot fully grasp the spruce.

M: Thick. Medium to full bodied. Filling as hell. I think a pine forest is being chopped down in my stomach.

O: I love a good IPA or IIPA. This is not the best version I have had... but most certainly isn't the worst. It is better than what I make in my apartment...but that isn''t really saying much. This is not a must try unless you are a beaver. Otherwise... get it in a "make your own sixer."

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3.19/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Southern Prohibition Brewing - Cicada Series IPA (2014), poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass.

Look - Pours a thick hazy slight ruby amber with a sizable foamy head that retains well and leaves an abundance of lacing.

Smell - Bready malt and wet hop citrus hop aroma behind it, somewhat subdued.

Taste - Malt body isn't sweet but definitely bready here. The hops have some pine but there are off flavors here that I can't figure out.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with low-medium carbonation. Rests a weird bready with a dash of pine. Meh drinkability. Not feeling this.

Overall - Can't really wrap my head around this one but I don't get it, not my jam whatsoever.

Photo of tr9871
4.56/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Just cracked a can of this open and got hit in the face with tropical fruit, so I simply could not pass up the opportunity to review this. This IPA is delicious with guava, papaya, mango tropical fruits and a perfect balance of bitterness and malt sweetness. This is the best beer from Souther prohibition I have had yet, and I will be buying lots of this while its still fresh. Highly Reccomended!

Photo of Mikecap
3.94/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Avenue Pub in New Orleans. Served in a nonic pint glass.

A: Pours a hazy orange with a two finger whitish head that fades to nice touches of lace.

S: Piney hops, grapefruit and other citrus fruit, orange and some grass. Not overpowering but pleasant aroma.

T: Citrus sweetness with orange, grapefruit and lemon to start. Earthy tones mesh well bringing pine and grass to the palate and a solid overall balance.

M: Medium bodied with mild bitterness and moderate carbonation. Drinks very easily with a nice creamy finish.

O: A real solid offering from Mississippi and I will definitely pick up a four pack of these tall boy cans. A very easy drinking and enjoyable American IPA.

Photo of a0lbudman
4.49/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-hazy light amber color with a white head that leaves lacing
S-hops and orange peel with a grassy aroma
T-cirtus on the first taste that gives you a hop balance, that goes to a strong hop aftertaste that last til the end
M-very high carbonation that gives you a creamy feel and makes the body seem lighter
O-This beer is a nice blend of hops that gives you a hop kick in the aftertaste, and a creamy light feel. Hope this beer comes to Alabama soon.

Photo of soupermirl
4.36/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Orange-ish lovely color. Ready to be drank. Aroma gives that big hop head in your face. Swirl and smell. It smells like an IPA should. And it tastes like one too. Very nice balance with a tiny slam of hops in your face. It's tasty and it feels the mouth with hop flavor but not over the top. This is a very good IPA.

Photo of Casedogg43
4.55/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Keg & Barrel

Pours a silky golden color with nice head

Smells fresh. Hops and fruits.

Taste really hits the spot. Aggressive with hops and caramel malty sticky fruits to provide a perfect mouthfeel for an IPA.

I believe this to be the best beer MS has produced to date.
Not sure if they will change it up annually or not. But this one will hit the spot when I'm craving a local IPA down South!

SoPro did real good on this one!

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2014 IPA - Dry Hopped IPA from Southern Prohibition Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.