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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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4/5  rDev +16.6%

BlazedNug, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of goochpunch
3.05/5  rDev -11.1%

Pours out a brassy golden color. Smells sweet, toasty, slightly of citrus. Flavor has a really "standard" pale ale/IPA malts flavor. Citrus and light bitterness from the hops. Juniper is mild. Mouthfeel is a bit sticky, but the carbonation is stinging, which lightens up the stickiness. Overall this is ho-hum. They got rid of Holiday Porter for this?!

goochpunch, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of zac16125
3.96/5  rDev +15.5%

12oz bottle into a pint glass

A: pours a crystal clear amber with just under 2 fingers width of slightly off white colored head. Head dissipates down at a moderate rate and leaves lots of lacing.

S: Pine, juniper, citrus rind. A pretty significant sweet malt backbone.

T: Hop spice, citrus rind, juniper, pine. Lots of hops balanced nicely by sweet malts.

M/D: Full body, medium carbonation, very smooth for the style, drinkability is great.

O: I really enjoyed this one. I would definitely drink this again.

zac16125, Nov 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

pirmannt1, Nov 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

JesseMurdock, Nov 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Sweffin, Nov 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

OregonGrown7, Nov 09, 2013
Photo of mothman
1.55/5  rDev -54.8%

White head. Gold in color.

Flavor profile is just awful. Sticky hops. A lot of stickiness. Burnt plastic. Rubbing alcohol. Just gross. Tons of bready malts. Gross spices (juniper).

I took one sip of this and knew it was going to be a struggle finishing it. This one is just awful. Avoid.

mothman, Nov 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

sooner961, Nov 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

sneezye, Nov 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Bromine, Nov 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

bh123, Nov 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

kevbot87, Nov 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

Givemebeer, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of bigfnjoe
3.9/5  rDev +13.7%

Poured from a bottle into a stemless wine glass

A- pours a transparent orange with a two finger white head. Nice clarity, lots of lacing

S- hey there juniper, how you doin? So much of that earthy aroma from the berries, real nice smelling

T- light bitterness, nice juniper flavor, not overwhelming. About what they were going for, I'd imagine

M- medium bodied

O- hey look, a solid beer in the winter mix pack to replace a favorite! I like this, but it does have that typical "Sam" flavor that a lot of the IPAs they make have

bigfnjoe, Nov 08, 2013
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3.54/5  rDev +3.2%

12oz : tulip
Best By: March 2014

Clear, coppery orange with a foamy, off white head. Spotty lacing.

Piney, woodsy notes upfront. A blend of the juniper and hop profile.

Again, more juniper, pine, woodsy notes. Balanced with a slightly sweet, bready malt backbone.

Medium+ body, foamy carbonation.

A well done IPA. I feel like the juniper does contribute some tasty, woodsy character that blends well with the hops. I'll enjoy the 2nd bottle of this from the variety pack.

vkv822, Nov 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Golfrocket, Nov 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

ejimhof, Nov 06, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Wsherry1, Nov 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Lucoli, Nov 04, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

AnthemOfTheSun, Nov 04, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

RockinRob925, Nov 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

TeeRex, Nov 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

BanditoJunkie, Nov 03, 2013
Juniper IPA from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
78 out of 100 based on 644 ratings.