1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Gandhi-Bot Double IPA - New England Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Gandhi-Bot Double IPAGandhi-Bot Double IPA

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
97
world-class

2,400 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 2,400
Reviews: 532
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 1,057
Gots: 338 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
New England Brewing Co. visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: woosterbill on 04-02-2010

Gandhi-Bot is an intensely hopped Double India Pale Ale brewed with a blend of three varieties of American hops. This beer is brewed for those of us who need an aromatic and flavorfully hopped beer.

85 IBU
View: Beers (51) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 2,400 | Reviews: 532 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of MikeHBerk79
5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Just one of my all-time favorite beers. When I lived in CT I could pick this up pretty regularly but in MA now, so it's been a while. I'll have to re-rate the next time I get lucky enough to find it.

Photo of Gristlepig
4.98/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of ER527
4.39/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Antg8989
4.29/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mertzhb15
4.69/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tphelan9
3.94/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of runner72
4.56/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bobbypaulson
4.52/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of twofacedmonster
5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of andylipp
4.46/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NEBCoFreak
4.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zack_B
4.33/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dralecg
4.8/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MacQ32
4.54/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kemoarps
4.2/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

4/4/4.25/4.5/4.25
A mostly-clear-but-a-bit-murky-in-the-depths muddy amber for the most part. Almost a hint of green around the gills. Nice tidy white head like a clean haircut. Settles in to a nice smattering of independent colonies. Mediocre retention.

Nose jumps out with tropical fruits, some floral notes and a little bubblegum as some big IPAs seem to do.

Flavour is not as bursting as the aroma started out, but maintains itself better throughout. Incredibly smoothe. Super easy for it to get from your glass to your stomach before you realize what you've done. Some resin, but a lot of floral and tropical/citrus hops. Orange. Some almost blonde-esque grains padding the bedding (that wasn't meant dirty). Swarms of tiny carbonation, the kind that you wouldn't notice individually, but which en masse kind of takes over. That's the effect.
Another winner from @Roguer.

Photo of TTTBeer
4.65/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ctbrewer227
4.56/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of _RL_
4.51/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fishmich
4.23/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dutesanch
3.12/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Not nearly as smooth as I had hoped for. Hop bitterness takes away from the enjoyment of this brew. Not horrible but for the hype I had hoped for more. Sea Hag is more enjoyable IMO.

Photo of Shogun250
4.81/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Sarge3130
4.15/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tbub18
4.33/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer has been on my Want list for a while. Always have heard such great things about this brew and was so happy to finally get my hands on it. As I sit here drinking this, I'm definitely feeling a let down. The look is great, and the nose is fantastic--tropical fruits everywhere. But the taste? Simply doesn't follow the nose as I'd hope. Compared to SOS, HT, and other DIPAs in the 8% range this beer lacks the flavor complexity. I almost feel like I'm drinking a Stone IPA. Bitterness prevents me from tasting the tropical fruits I was hoping for. I will try again, but definitely won't go out of my way to get this one. Big let down.

Photo of rmarano91
4.94/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Keithp3939
4.85/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Great beer, expected more from the hype but still very good!!

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Gandhi-Bot Double IPA from New England Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 2,400 ratings.