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Crystal Persuasion - SoMe Brewing Company

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Reviews: 4
Hads: 36
Avg: 3.61
pDev: 52.91%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
SoMe Brewing Company
Maine, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA | 8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Cavanaghty on 01-03-2014

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Reviews: 4 | Hads: 36
Reviews by JAFoley:
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3.22/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A - Pours a deep cloudy and murky amber body with nice dense off-white head. Retention is really nice and lots of nice lacing.

S - Lots of citrus, orange and grapefruit. Also some spiciness.

T - Mild citrus hop upfront with some doughy malts. Flavors are surprisingly bland and disappear incredibly fast. No real lasting aftertaste.

M - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Somewhat thin and in no way sticky.

O - The beer drinks very much like ok homebrew. I've never drank a beer with flavors that recede so quickly. And the flavors that are there lack character and punch. There's no off-flavors and the beer is definitely drinkable. It could just use some improvements. I want to like this more considering SoMe is local to me, but I don't dig it enough to justify a $7.50 price tag plus tax.

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3.38/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap in a pint glass.

Appearance: Amber with a thin white head and mild lacing on the glass.

Smell: Mild citrus and hops.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of bitter hops.

Overall: Decent Imperial Pale, not the best I have had, but it is good and went down smooth.

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4.42/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Fantastic beer, pours a hazy orange, lots of lacing. Smells mostly of citrusy heaven with a bit of spice. Listed as that weird Imperial Pale Ale category that I wish they'd eliminate. it's a solid, go-to IPA. Crisp & bubbly, pretty great overall. This is a great flagship from a great new brewery.

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Photo of Reds76
3.48/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.84/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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5/5  rDev +38.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.78/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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3.85/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.56/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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1/5  rDev -72.3%

Photo of Boto
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Draught @ Brewery: Stopped as part of Granite State Growler Tour. This one pours a cloudy, dark amber color. There was almost no head or lacing on mine. The nose is decent. Some malts, but no overt sweetness. A bit of citrus, spice and pine also. The taste is good. It is a bit bitter, with citrus, a hint of pine and some spice. A good solid beer!

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Crystal Persuasion from SoMe Brewing Company
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