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Andromeda IPA - Galaxy Brewing Company

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Andromeda IPA
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Reviews: 8
Hads: 94
Avg: 4.19
pDev: 35.56%
Wants: 3
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
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Galaxy Brewing Company
New York, United States | website

Style | ABV
American IPA | 6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: RblWthACoz on 10-17-2013

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Reviews: 8 | Hads: 94
Reviews by mdfb79:
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3.79/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From 02/01/14 notes. Had on tap at The Jeffrey in NYC. Served in a tulip.

a - Pours a deep amber-reddish color with one inch of fluffy off white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of light citrus hops, fruity malts, pine hops, grains, bready malts, and wheat. Some nice citrus in the nose.

t - Tastes of light citrus hops, fruity malts, wheat, soap, bread, grains, floral notes, earthy notes, some spice.

m - Medium body and low to moderate carbonation. No heat, easy to drink.

o - Overall a decent IPA. Some nice citrus and fruit to it, would try it again sometime.

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4.72/5  rDev +12.6%

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3.69/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of mbratt93
3.93/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Surprisingly not bad. Tasted like a tea to me but in a good way.

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of tempest
3.8/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of HorseheadsHopHead
4.11/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On draft at the brewery, in a pint glass.

LOOK: Clear gold with a soapy white head that leaves sheets of lacing.

SMELL: Peach, mango, passionfruit, and pineapple.

TASTE: Starts off with pineapple, finishes with passionfruit, mango, grapefruit, and apricot. Very sweet for an IPA, with emphasis on the aroma and hop flavors, but no bitterness.

OVERALL: While I much prefer some bitterness in my IPAs, this one excels at showing hop aromas and flavors without distraction. I wouldn't want this one all the time, but every once in a while it's a tasty treat.

FEEL: Medium body, good carbonation.

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2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

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4.1/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of edmiglia
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

16 oz pour at the Old Toad in Rochester, New York.

One of the darker IPAs I've seen- a garnet, murky reddish color. 1 finger small head. Appears well carbonated, not a whole lot of lacing to be seen.

Smells great. Pine and citrus dominate. Some pineapple and grapefruit.

Tastes great as well. The aforementioned pine and citrus, plus a pretty prominent malt flavor. The malt flavor is very earthy, toasty, almost caramel-like. A very well balanced IPA, but would prefer stronger, brighter hop flavors over the malt. A sweeter IPA, when I tend to prefer drier ones. The hop flavors are very nice, nonetheless, and I quite enjoyed the pint.

Mouthfeel is appropriate for the style. Medium bodied, good carbonation.

Would like to look out for more offerings from this new local(ish) brewery.

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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2.89/5  rDev -31%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Draft. Bull and beer Liverpool ny

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Photo of BradleyJamesGrace
4.16/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Drank on tap in a pint glass. The color is dark orange and slightly misty with a nice big head on it that hung around for a bit. The smell is of tropical fruits backed with a nice grassy, malty aroma. Very fruity and not terribly bitter. A really beautiful balance between bitter and sweet which is something you don't necessarily find in a lot of IPA's. This IPA would walk out the door REAL quick every time I put one on at my old bar. Definitely worth checking out if you're an IPA fan.

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4.07/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dwkasper
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Awesome IPA, citrusy and well balanced. I've heard a lot of hype about this beer and had high expectations, it did not dissapoint.

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4.61/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is my go to IPA in central ny

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Andromeda IPA from Galaxy Brewing Company
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