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Manly Men Beer Club Big Wicked IPA - Atlantic Brewing Company

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Manly Men Beer Club Big Wicked IPA
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83
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20 Ratings
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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Atlantic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Manly Men Big Wicked IPA is like any other IPA only more so. This is the big brother to our New Guy IPA and is similar in many ways. It uses Columbus Hops. Columbus has a 15% Alpha Acid and is earthy, spicy, pungent, with some citrus over tones. We also decided to balance these hops with more malts that result in an ABV of 6.8%. The result is a powerfully pleasing IPA that may make you forget your Mama's name, or, at least any other IPA.

(Beer added by: woosterbill on 06-27-2012)
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Reviews by tigg924:
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Appearance: moderate carbonation, 1/4 inch head, clear, gold in color

Smell: light piney hops

Taste: light toasted malt and nice mix of hops--piney, floral, and a bit of earth..grapefruit sticks out

Mouthfeel: light body, moderate carbonation, bitter with a dry bitter aftertaste

Overall: A complex and bitter IPA. This is a good to decent beer, that I would have again. That said, there are a lot of better offerings in the style, so I think a 3.5 is about right.

08-25-2013 13:00:39 | More by tigg924
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A: Slightly hazy orange body under a creamy eggshell head. Solid retention, tons of lace. Great.

S: Dank, herbal, spicy Columbus. Some grapefruit, pine, and earthiness. Aromatic, powerful, and generally aggressive. Hell yeah.

T: Intensely hoppy up front, with huge herbal and citrusy notes giving way to a heavy, bitter, somewhat boozy finish. A bit much in the end, but still quite enjoyable.

M: Lively, frothy, prickly medium body. Over the top, but not bad.

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Manly Men Beer Club Big Wicked IPA from Atlantic Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.