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Gatecrasher - Temperance Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

118 Ratings
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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 3
Gots: 27 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Temperance Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: barnzy78 on 12-10-2013

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3.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.4/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.22/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EErler
3.07/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

12 oz can purchased from Binnys (mix 6) split into 3 tasting glasses
A - rusty golden hue, 1 finger of white foam that dissipated pretty quickly
S - smelly! grapefruit citrus primarily
T - not nearly as bitter as I was prepared for! somewhat sweet up front, grapefruit flavor comes through in the taste as well - probably because i wrote grapefruit in the last category now I've planted the seed
M- dangerously smooth, a little bitter flavor lingers on the palette
O - this is one of the first English Style IPAs ive ever tried - good smells won me over with this one

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3.33/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.01/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.97/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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1.6/5  rDev -58.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

This was positively horrible. An immediate drain pour.

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3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.32/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.97/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.12/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.97/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shout out to IPAGeorge for the trade. Pours a cloudy orange color with a thick white head. I love hazy/cloudy beers. Lots of bready malt in the nose with some grapefruit and orange. Taste somewhat follows but the citrus stands out much more. There's gotta be wheat in this stuff, because I definitely pick it up in the taste. Biscuits and toast followed by grapefruit peel and orange juice. Maybe a little pine. A little malty sweetness in there too. Mouthfeel is very well balanced. The bitterness lets itself be known but it doesn't overpower anything. I do think, though, that the bitterness imparts a burnt character to the malts, but that could easily be the malts themselves. Overall, just a nicely done EIPA, and I'm not a fan of EIPAs. This has a bit more going on with it than others I've tried. There's a good balance between malt and hops, with the hops lending a bit more aroma than usual in an EIPA.

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4.19/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4.16/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a can into a Duvel tulip.


A: A very opaque orangish color with little head and nice lacing. Personally I like cloudy beers because most I've had are very good. This is very accepting for me.

S: A nice balanced aroma of Carmel, grapefruit and pine. Not one overly distinguishing itself from the other. Just enough to have a nice balanced blend.

T. The Carmel/malty flavor sticks out just a little more at first followed by a little bitterness and then a nice piney, slightly citrusy and herbal aftertaste. Well balanced and complex being able to taste all flavors at different times. Very enjoyable and just slightly bitter enough leaving you to want more.

M. Crisp. Not much else to add there.

O. I really am enjoying this beer. While complex it is very balanced and feels nice and crisp in the mouth. Looks nice and inviting. A nice change from the flux of overly fruity IPA's recently which I do love. It's nice to have something a little different. Really digging this beer.

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Gatecrasher from Temperance Beer Co.
87 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.