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Juniper IPA - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Juniper IPAJuniper IPA

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644 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 644
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 13.99%
Wants: 3
Gots: 35 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: socon67 on 09-29-2013)
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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Sellen, Jul 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Chvck1, Jul 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

MattSharpless, Jul 17, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

costanzo_mike, Jul 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Icemann383, Jul 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

atlbravsrno1, Jul 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

Sheepdog2169, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of HuskerTornado
4.01/5  rDev +16.9%

12 oz. bottle poured into a sensory glass. Pours a nice reddish dark copper with a tall off-white head that slowly dissipates while leaving a lot of lacing.

Smells of juniper, honey, citrus, and piney hop notes.

Tastes just as it smells, nice hop presence up front and good bitter finish. In between, flavors of juniper run across the palate, giving it a slight gin-like taste. Nicely balanced between the sweet bread and juniper with the bitter hops.

Overall, a solid IPA, with the juniper being a nice touch, easy drinking enough to work in the warmer months, but heavy enough to fit in perfectly for winter consumption.

HuskerTornado, Jul 14, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

QuadriderMX, Jul 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

pat_usher, Jul 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

bumchilly25, Jul 12, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

MicroBeerMan1980, Jul 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

Liverocks, Jul 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

jdelbalzo99, Jul 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

vrbulldog22, Jul 07, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +9.6%

Juniper IPA pours a bronze color with a nice long lasting and lacing head. There is a sweeter aroma with a mellow sweet juniper fruity backbone, and some floral hop flavors. The taste has a nice mellow floral flavors, and nice mellow sweetness from the juniper berries. Nice blend of flavors, nothing is overpowering and comes together nicely. Overall its a nice beer, well put together, and easy to drink.

vette2006c5r, Jul 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

Jaybirdbrew, Jul 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

aoampm, Jul 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

nleaders, Jul 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Honeybourne, Jun 27, 2014
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3.29/5  rDev -4.1%

Served in a shaker pint glass.

There's some awesome chicken going on at this "cookout", so let's have some beer, shall we? This one pours a clear brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises pine resin, light biscuit, light honey, a touch of spruce, and flowers. The taste brings in more of the same, the pine being cut by the spruce (likely the juniper, but it comes across more spruce-y to me), and a touch of old cedar tossed in for good measure. A stronger biscuit-y backbone has been established as well. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a sorta/kinda drying finish. Overall, an alright IPA, but the juniper doesn't really help matters too much (nor does it truly hinder things that much, either), and the resulting hop-influenced flavor profile leaves a bit to be desired.

TMoney2591, Jun 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

ItsYourBoyBlue, Jun 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

TheBeerNation, Jun 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

jqhousel, Jun 20, 2014
Juniper IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 644 ratings.