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Hop Beard: Mountain Man IPA - Fonta Flora Brewery

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Hop Beard:  Mountain Man IPA
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BA SCORE
87
very good

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 9.92%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fonta Flora Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: krenmr03 on 11-04-2013)
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First off I wanna rate this a little higher but can't with the new rating system!Ok this pours a dull medium golden with a thinner wispy white head.Some tangerine and orange in the nose along with a light toast and biscuit malts,on the dryer side malt-wise.A good amount of carbonation and crispness in the feel with real "green" leafy and herbal hoppiness,again a nice crisp lightly toasted malt base makes me wanna drink more.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This beer was good. I probably wouldn't order it again since it wasn't all that outstanding compared to what is out there these days. Although my palate could have been off when I drank it, but none of the others were "off" not that this one was, but it just needed something to make it more remarkable. I think that if it had a little more sweetness to balance out the bitter hop presence it would be an excellent beer. I am still looking forward to trying other beers from this brewery I keep hearing really great things and this is my second one. Not that it was bad, it just didn't do it for me for whatever reason.

Appearance: Bronze, clear, not a lot of head really very little carbonation at all with a fairly aggressive pour, some lacing but really not a lot.

Smell: Hops, bitterness, not really anything sweet with this one.

Taste: It needs something, to balance out the hops, it was kind of thin, not a ton of carbonation and more bitterness with not a lot flavor from the hops other than bitterness. Fairly bland IPA, maybe it was just this batch, I might try another pint if it is around again. Otherwise, it was a pretty basic IPA.

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Hop Beard: Mountain Man IPA from Fonta Flora Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.