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Gandhi-Bot Double IPA - New England Brewing Co.

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Gandhi-Bot Double IPAGandhi-Bot Double IPA

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1,909 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,909
Reviews: 494
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 904
Gots: 198 | FT: 10
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:
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

(Beer added by: woosterbill on 04-02-2010)
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shangwang

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Got this one from a friend during his recent visit from Boston. Really looking forward to it after digging another New England IPA from a can - Heady Topper.

Poured into a Cigar City tulip glass. Hazy reddish-orange appearance with a couple of fingers of frothy white head, which reduced quickly to a thin ring. Left lots of chunky lacing on the glass. Smell was a little muted initially, but as time went by it really opened up. Smelled of fresh bamboo with spicy notes of hops. Not really citrusy at all by my estimation. I was a little disappointed that it didn't hit me in the face more (I guess I expect that from DIPAs) but it's still a pleasant smell. Tasted very bitter; lots of hoppiness, and an earthy quality to it. I totally dug the flavor, although the mouth feel was a total disappointment. It was basically flat. I feel like the zip of carbonation would really enhance the flavor.

Overall, the qualities of this beer resembled a regular IPA more than a DIPA, IMO. It's possible that the travel that brought this beer to me caused some of its characteristics to seem more muted, and I'd love to try one fresh and local to see how it compares. It was still a good beer, but whether it's fair or not I guess I was hoping for something more along the lines of Heady Topper.

Serving type: can

04-23-2012 22:11:57 | More by shangwang
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12oz can poured into a teku

A: Gandhi Bot pours a bright, orange-copperish shade of gold. It's hazy, unfiltered, and really good looking.

S: Crisp aromas of candied citrus, tropical fruits, and pine. Very pleasant-smelling beer.

T: Bitter and malty, but not much of the flavors the nose promised. The beer does deliver a beautiful dry and bitter finish. Little disappointed with the flavor of this one.

M: Probably the highlight of the beer for me: crisp, creamy, and refreshing.

O: Thanks to a great BA for throwing me this as an extra. A good beer I enjoyed quite a bit, but the taste just wasn't there for me. Looks great, smells good, and tastes not bad.

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Gandhi-Bot Double IPA from New England Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 1,909 ratings.