Holy Crap - Mispillion River Brewing

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26 Ratings
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | 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: 26 | Reviews: 6
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Photo of ShanePB
2.45/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2

Served from a 12 oz can

Photo of bubseymour
4.35/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very smooth yet flavorful. Easy drinking 9% beer.

Photo of patm31806
5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very Good! Lots of big hop flavor!

Photo of larryi86
4.2/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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.

Photo of NoLeafClover44
3.89/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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.

Photo of dbl_delta
4.31/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Growler into pint glass. Deep amber/copper color, clear, moderate tan head - very attractive visually. Initial malty caramel sweetness followed by a juicy lemon/grapefruit tartness, gradually transforming into pine resin with lingering citrus. Medium to full mouthfeel. Alcohol is well hidden.
Overall, yet another solid offering from Mispillion. Good little brewery.

Holy Crap from Mispillion River Brewing
91 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.