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Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA - New England Brewing Co.

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268 Ratings
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Ratings: 268
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 746
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New England Brewing Co. visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: woosterbill on 06-21-2012)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a gorwler into a plain tumbler pint glass at Durge's.

A: Poured a very hazy, bright yellow color with a two-finger head of frothy, white foam which hung around for most of the brew, leaving some decent lacing.

S: Lots of complex, fruity and funky hop resins; grapefruit rind, a little catty, lemograss and herbal with flashes of peppery, skunk sweat.

T: Big, brash and citrusy palate wrecked by an onslaught of highly acidic hop resins. Loads of sweet, bright, lemony flavors leap forward with very herbal and bitter hop flavors. A slight malt sweetness tries to cut the palate but this brew washes back with a slightly boozy, sharp and fresh hop whallop.

M: Medium-full bodied IPA with lots of sticky hop resins, although the almost wheat-cracker malts keep things crisp and in somewhat of a balance.

O: The 6.2% ABV is not necessarily a killer but the IBUs will surely inhibit your palate for a while. Calling Fuzzy Baby Ducks "one-dimensional" almost sounds like an insult, but I'll say it with the best intentions. Like they took Alpha Weizen and bred it with Sea Hag, this IPA is the bright, crushing IPA for summer that citrusy hopheads are longing for.

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64 oz. growler poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy orange body. Nice white head. Thin collar.

Smell - Bright citrus. Orange. Pithy grapefruit. Grainy cracker malt.

Taste - Orange-y. Very grainy. Slightly toasty. Grapefruit is intense. Builds to a sharp bitterness. A little resiny.

Mouthfeel - High carbonation. Medium light body. Crisp.

Overall - Excellent. Drinkable and pleasantly hoppy.

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Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA from New England Brewing Co.
99 out of 100 based on 268 ratings.