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Holy Crap - Mispillion River Brewing

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16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 7.03%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
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Mispillion River Brewing visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: slvrmon82 on 04-13-2014

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Ratings: 16 | Reviews: 3
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12 oz can, dated 3/15/15, poured into a snifter

A- A clear dark red with a two finger off white head.

S- Citrus, hints of lime, dank, piney, some roasted malts, caramel malts, interesting aroma.

T- Dank, piney, roasted malts, sweet caramel malts, citrus, really nice balance between hops and malts, again very interesting.

M- Smooth, light to medium body, dry.

O- A nicely done imperial red, hoppiness is balanced, 9% ABV is not noticeable.

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32 oz. growler filled at Kreston's this afternoon. Poured into a Dogfish Head signature glass.

A - Pours a deep auburn color with just a halo of eggshell head that stays around for a while. I have found that all of my growler fills from the fancy nitrogen chamber system at Kreston's don't produce much head at all, so I won't hold that against the beer. Nearly perfect clarity. Patches of lacing paint the glass as I drink.

S - Robust, malty aroma full of wet grain, nuts, and sweet caramel. Light citrus component, as well. The Amarillo dry hopping shines through with a mild floral-citrus spiciness. Complex and bold.

T - Sweet upfront with plenty of caramel and tangerine juice. Multigrain bread flavors hit mid-palate followed by a nice hop bite. The bitterness lingers long after each sip.

M - Medium bodied with a wet finish. Decent carbonation. I would say it drinks true to it's ABV. No more or less.

O - This is a brewery that has been popping up on a lot of local tap lists. When I saw it ont eh growler board at Kreston's, I decided to pull the trigger. This beer is a nice example of the Imperial Amber style, with a great Amarillo hop presence. I am glad I got this one and will continue to try more brews form this up and coming DE brewery.

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Holy Crap from Mispillion River Brewing
91 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.