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Ananda IPA - Wiseacre Brewing

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Ananda IPA
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88
very good

63 Ratings
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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Wiseacre Brewing visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BlueMoon10 on 10-25-2013)
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.31/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Can shared with stillmatic2232.

Pours a hazy dark orange. A small half inch head, and little splotches of lacing down the glass.

Smells quite citrusy, with some dank earthiness. Not much malt to speak of.

This IPA has a really bright, juicy taste with little bitterness. Some orange, pineapple, grapefruit, with only a smidgen of pine. A little bit of malt gives the beer some body, but doesn't add much to the flavor itself.

Medium bodied, crisp, but slightly sticky mouthfeel. Low carbonation. Very drinkable.

This was one was a big surprise as it was completely off my radar. Very tasty.

Serving type: can

05-01-2014 04:01:52 | More by GreesyFizeek
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freduardo

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-28-2014 04:39:54 | More by freduardo
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Jamco_76

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

04-27-2014 19:14:10 | More by Jamco_76
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cjgator3

Florida

4/5  rDev +1%

04-23-2014 00:29:39 | More by cjgator3
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profholt82

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

04-22-2014 18:20:40 | More by profholt82
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harperman69

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-17-2014 19:31:21 | More by harperman69
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elgatoborracho

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-11-2014 07:35:08 | More by elgatoborracho
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dsauter

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

03-30-2014 22:50:03 | More by dsauter
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IpeeA

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

03-29-2014 21:23:25 | More by IpeeA
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Rpreskenis

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +1%

03-18-2014 23:15:24 | More by Rpreskenis
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jkermitj

Mississippi

3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

03-15-2014 20:21:17 | More by jkermitj
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jhg

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +1%

03-13-2014 16:53:54 | More by jhg
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jokelahoma

Missouri

3.56/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a snifter at my home

Pours a hazy gold color, with a decent head that hangs on for dear life.

Lightly floral hops in the nose, with a touch of sugary sweetness sneaking in at the end. Not a lot of aroma, but what is there is appetizing.

Flavor is mild. It really isn't a bitter beer at all, not nearly as much as one would expect from an IPA. It's got some hop flavor, but not a great deal of that, either. It's crisp and bright, but there's not a lot here that screams "IPA!". Thin malt backbone provides just a bit of sweetness, otherwise the malt presence isn't noticeable. Taste flames out with a bit of hoppiness, but that quickly disappears. This is a really good pale ale, but it lacks a bit of kick for an IPA. It comes up just short in every measurable way.

Mouthfeel is on the thin side as well. Not too watery, but still thinner than it should be. I'd like a bit more oomph in the texture. That might help make the beer feel bigger.

Overall, this is very pleasant to drink. It just doesn't quite climb the ladder to get from pale ale to IPA heights. I wouldn't hesitate to grab another one if I wanted a good pale to get me through a barbecue, but if I were looking for a hoppy IPA to grab me by the tastebuds and smack my tonsils around a bit, I'd have to leave this one the shelf. A bit more bittering and this one could be there, however. Definitely worth trying.

Serving type: can

03-09-2014 02:18:15 | More by jokelahoma
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teamwiggum

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1%

03-03-2014 01:54:02 | More by teamwiggum
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jngrizzaffi

Texas

4.13/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a pint glass. Golden, hazy color. Thick foamy head. Nice foam lacing along sides of glass. Smell is not overpowering, despite the thick head. Citrus, apple and piney smell. Piney, hop forward taste with moderate bitterness that persists until swallowed. Taste the apple, pineapple, citrus flavors. Mild bitter aftertaste. Overall, a decent IPA. Not the best and definitely not the worse. Would try again.

Serving type: can

02-27-2014 01:42:18 | More by jngrizzaffi
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crowbar540

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

02-25-2014 01:18:55 | More by crowbar540
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +1%

01-31-2014 20:15:29 | More by CraigTravor
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questiontheanswer

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-30-2014 08:16:33 | More by questiontheanswer
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RichH55

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

01-22-2014 22:13:58 | More by RichH55
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.09/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

12 oz. can poured into a plastic cup.

Appearance - Hazy deep orange. Big off white head. Nice foamy surface.

Smell - Floral with some citrus. Big biscuit and toast malt. Sweet smelling.

Taste - Floral hops have turned to grapefruit. Malty. Not really sweet, but toasty. A little creamy. Bitter in the back end.

Mouthfeel - Creamy with medium carbonation. Medium body.

Overall - Average IPA with some unimpressive characteristics.

Serving type: can

01-19-2014 18:56:54 | More by Alieniloquium
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GrumpyBeer

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

01-15-2014 19:37:51 | More by GrumpyBeer
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Matthewpakula

Illinois

2/5  rDev -49.5%

01-10-2014 12:32:59 | More by Matthewpakula
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danedelman

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

01-08-2014 13:16:35 | More by danedelman
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YoudownwithABV

Tennessee

4.19/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The best locally produced IPA.

Appearance: Un-filtered, Bright Orangish Yellow Cloud,

Smell: A smell of citrus attacks the nose first and then moves over to a mild piney smell.

Taste: A great citrus forward IPA with a malty-piney finish.

Mouthfeel: Carbonation was perfect, not overly heavy on the palate and smooth going down.

Overall: Memphis's best beer and a great IPA. A must try if your in Memphis. This will be Wiseacre's flagship beer.

Serving type: on-tap

01-05-2014 01:01:46 | More by YoudownwithABV
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ArmedsouthernEr

Mississippi

3.91/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Tennessee alcohol laws suck! Nice to see a local brewery doing a year round IPA. Ghost river where you at? need to step upi your game! Wiseacre coming into the market place strong in memphis. great sessionable IPA that is local to the memphis area. this is a rare thing.

Serving type: can

01-04-2014 22:55:49 | More by ArmedsouthernEr
Ananda IPA from Wiseacre Brewing
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