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New Guy IPA - Atlantic Brewing Company

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New Guy IPANew Guy IPA

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104 Ratings
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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Atlantic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
With the recent explosion of over-the-top hopped IPAs, we wanted to return to an India Pale Ale that was well-hopped, but still balanced and smooth. Our brewers wanted to name it after one of our hardworking staffers, so we decided to name it after Dave—the new guy. This beer is made with one hundred percent Columbus hops and only one malt, yielding a nice earthy tone and spicy flavors. Columbus hops have a citrusy profile, which is more subtle than that found in most IPAs.

(Beer added by: GarthDanielson on 09-16-2011)
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Dizzy242

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-19-2013 01:01:22 | More by Dizzy242
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ELECTRONICAnonymous

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-18-2013 06:02:25 | More by ELECTRONICAnonymous
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gshackles

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

10-13-2013 12:27:05 | More by gshackles
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

10-06-2013 23:02:20 | More by ROGUE16
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scotorum

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

10-05-2013 03:20:00 | More by scotorum
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james582

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-23-2013 13:16:03 | More by james582
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Hophead21

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +16.3%

09-20-2013 19:24:05 | More by Hophead21
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-17-2013 00:51:53 | More by rusty3335
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

2.26/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

A: Dark orange, plastic fruit shine, vibrant shower of effervesce with a healthy protein haze. Buff toned marshmellow head of one finger with a spotted lace band.

S: Soft lemon flower, very weak, no complexity, some semi-dry oranges and pale grains, nothing to smell here move on.

T: Coarse, dirty lemon flowery rough bitterness. Coarse oranges, chalky herbal citrus, musky sage, again very rough around the edges leaving a particularly bad after taste of dirty citrus.

M: Chalky mouthful, high rate of carbonation, turns frothy and washy on long holds. Again coarse feel and bitterness doesn's sit well on the tongue, chalky citrus aftertaste.

O: Overall tries to be a mean and bitter beast, but just exposes its poor craftsmenship. Bitterly harsh, and not in a good way, dirty rough hopping, no flavor aspect, just a harsh bitter mess. I love my hops, particularly flavored forward ipa's, and i particularly like Columbus, which i later found out was utilized here, most likely all early contribution with no flavor or aroma addition. Not balanced, not smooth, no bottling date for confirmation and a reasonable drain pour. For a beer that highlights what columbus hops can be at thier finest look no further then Anderson Valleys Hop ottin, an exceptional example, this was a jaded ,plain jane, unbalanced and unworthy waste of good hops.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2013 23:59:29 | More by beerthulhu
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +9%

09-16-2013 23:29:07 | More by Larrydoherty
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

09-01-2013 22:03:32 | More by IdrinkGas
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still_thedragon

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

08-29-2013 01:27:45 | More by still_thedragon
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u2carew

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz longneck
A) Pours with a finger thick head and settles to a thin lacing at the edge of the glass. Clear golden-orange body. Sticky lacing on the drink down.
S) Pungent. Spruce. Some floral and citrus notes.
T) Bright, hoppy bite upfront that lingers all the way through and into the aftertaste. The malts poke through attempting to balance the profile but the hops still dominate. Orange. Grapefruit. Some rind notes.
M) Medium body. Dry. Tannic.
O) A well crafted IPA. I'd have another one.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2013 00:33:48 | More by u2carew
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alaimoa

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

08-14-2013 21:46:16 | More by alaimoa
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12.8%

08-14-2013 07:54:39 | More by Jason1337
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BeahDrinkah

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +9%

08-09-2013 03:43:05 | More by BeahDrinkah
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deereless

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

08-08-2013 17:32:56 | More by deereless
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Bustersuess

New York

3.75/5  rDev +9%

07-21-2013 16:59:50 | More by Bustersuess
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kjfinnerty

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

07-14-2013 20:11:31 | More by kjfinnerty
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AJ01923

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +9%

07-12-2013 02:44:08 | More by AJ01923
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nebula1999

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

07-03-2013 23:04:13 | More by nebula1999
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +16.3%

07-01-2013 02:19:29 | More by dcbeers
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

06-24-2013 17:49:33 | More by jwps214
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.61/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on June 21, 2013.

The pour is a very murky, cloudy pale yellow, light amber with a small white fizzy head.

The aroma is subtle overall. There are biscuits and malts but there is a an earthy hop note that balances it all off quite well but does not take full command. It is the way I like my IPA's to smell.

The body is medium and rather astringent.

The taste is much like the aroma with a decent dose of biscuits and bread at first, some sweetness, and a slightly elevated earthy hop flavor. But again - not overpowering and actually well balanced.

This is an easy to drink, not in your face, IPA!

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2013 23:27:46 | More by puboflyons
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jbeervt

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

06-16-2013 17:06:38 | More by jbeervt
New Guy IPA from Atlantic Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.