1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Session I.P.A - Wisconsin Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Session I.P.A
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
75
okay

48 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 48
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 19.81%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wisconsin Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tyleeis on 11-30-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Ratings: 48 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of DerekM
DerekM


4.16/5  rDev +30.8%

08-16-2014 01:14:49 | More by DerekM
Photo of tyleeis
tyleeis

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +25.8%

11-30-2013 04:24:04 | More by tyleeis
Photo of Crim08
Crim08


4/5  rDev +25.8%

07-22-2014 05:10:15 | More by Crim08
Photo of mokeefe11
mokeefe11

Illinois

4/5  rDev +25.8%

08-08-2014 03:37:26 | More by mokeefe11
Photo of JoelDaveScott
JoelDaveScott


3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

06-20-2014 22:02:00 | More by JoelDaveScott
Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

12-01-2013 21:18:47 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
Photo of tgraven
tgraven

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

03-21-2014 22:54:50 | More by tgraven
Photo of livingtodie
livingtodie

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

05-12-2014 01:30:51 | More by livingtodie
Photo of Localdrinklax
Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

03-26-2014 04:57:23 | More by Localdrinklax
Photo of ZAP
ZAP

Minnesota

3.7/5  rDev +16.4%

A solid, basic, run of the mill session IPA...nothing jumps out...not tremendously bright or juicy...body fits the style and really this is a decent enough beer....citrus/floral like hopping....not real assertive but nice enough....caramel like malt....pretty balanced....soild..

08-09-2014 05:00:10 | More by ZAP
Photo of Tone
Tone

Missouri

3.63/5  rDev +14.2%

Pours a clear, gold color. 1/3 inch head of a white color. Good retention and great lacing. Smells of citrus hops, pine, sweet malt, hint of pale malt, hint of alcohol, and a hint of caramel malt. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of citrus hops, pine, sweet malt, slight pale malt, and a hint of caramel malt. Overall, good appearance, but all other aspects are average.

08-02-2014 12:16:35 | More by Tone
Photo of workingclassbrew
workingclassbrew

Wisconsin

3.55/5  rDev +11.6%

Never had a session IPA. This one coming from a reputed lager loving brewmaster. I poured into a small 60's era Schlitz tapper glass. Nice pour, head fell into a thick creamy top, nice lace on glass.

Nice light amber color, with a light, clean pine resin wiff. The smell is quite complex. Take it deep, smell, and it has a sweet, buttery, honey-like aroma. Really nice, and different. The hop is laid aside.

Taste..first impression, dry, flat bitterness, watery. The beer when first poured looks full of carbonation. It is the opposite, really flat. The first impression is still what I'm getting out of this session. I dont know if I like it, or not. Well this site says a session beer gets better the more you drink, so...2nd beer, dry, flat, bitter, less watery. Very dry on the back of the tongue, a little malt coming through.

Im starting to like this. Was the long lost Ballintines IPA of old like this. A easy drinking lower alcohol brew.

3rd beer..yeah I can see this being a long session of enjoyment. I can enjoy that with a S.N. Celebration Ale, but this goes does easier, and dangerously quicker. Very good. I'm a lager man first, but this is very nice.

Another sweet brew from Wisconsin.

02-05-2014 03:41:59 | More by workingclassbrew
Photo of AndrewBV
AndrewBV

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

07-30-2014 03:11:33 | More by AndrewBV
Photo of kdwruck
kdwruck

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

04-06-2014 02:57:05 | More by kdwruck
Photo of teamwiggum
teamwiggum

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

06-25-2014 04:37:17 | More by teamwiggum
Photo of Drknight
Drknight

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

08-13-2014 02:25:21 | More by Drknight
Photo of AirZombie
AirZombie

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

04-23-2014 00:18:54 | More by AirZombie
Photo of hoosier222002
hoosier222002

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

05-31-2014 19:29:25 | More by hoosier222002
Photo of madtowndmb1
madtowndmb1

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

12-23-2013 00:13:50 | More by madtowndmb1
Photo of TX-Badger
TX-Badger

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

07-30-2014 01:37:42 | More by TX-Badger
Photo of jwc215
jwc215

Wisconsin

3.36/5  rDev +5.7%

Pours deep golden with a white head. Lacing sticks.

The smell is of citric and floral notes.

The taste is of a general hop bitterness mixed in with malt sweetness. Pine juice, aspirin and a hint of honey in the finish. Dryness lingers more than taste.

Rather thin for an IPA, though I suppose that that, along with the more modest abv level, makes it more "sessionable".

This, to me, is more of an APA that leans towards the hoppy side. Doesn't stand out as particularly noteworthy, especially in the taste, but it's not bad if you want some hops with lower abv.

02-10-2014 03:20:44 | More by jwc215
Photo of Beric
Beric

Massachusetts

3.3/5  rDev +3.8%

Serving: Bottle into pint
Served: 22 June 2014

Appearance: Pours a very pale yellow with a billowy white head that sticks around for a long time. Minimal to no lacing. If it weren't for the awful piss-yellow color on this one, it would look like a pretty darn good beer.

Smell: Citrus and floral notes. Cascade hops for sure.

Taste: Lots of citrus hoppiness from the Cascades. Not much malt character to speak of. Semi-sweet finish, interestingly with a strange marginally astringent edge to the back end.

Mouthfeel: Extremely thin. High carbonation.

Overall: An okay beer, but nothing special. I would like to see the malts a bit darker, so that it is less painfully obvious that this brewery is making as minimal of a pale malt backbone as possible and then over-hopping to give the beer flavor. A good malt backbone would add just the right amount of requisite backbone to this beer, which is sorely lacking.

06-23-2014 02:06:35 | More by Beric
Photo of bpfrush
bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-26-2014 17:47:25 | More by bpfrush
Photo of richkrull
richkrull

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-05-2013 00:26:35 | More by richkrull
Photo of enelson
enelson

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-07-2014 23:46:27 | More by enelson
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Session I.P.A from Wisconsin Brewing Co.
75 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.