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Viridis Lupulus - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Viridis LupulusViridis Lupulus

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BA SCORE
86
very good

190 Ratings
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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 9.92%
Wants: 7
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Viridis Lupulus is an unfiltered golden-copper IPA with an aggressive hop profile. Massive amounts of Apollo, Calypso, Centennial, and Galaxy hops fill this beer with dank citrus and tropical aromas.

(Beer added by: Knapp85 on 06-29-2013)
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-22-2014 14:27:14 | More by JohnK17
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malfunxion

New York

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

08-19-2014 04:22:07 | More by malfunxion
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StephenHopking

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.4%

08-12-2014 00:20:11 | More by StephenHopking
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

08-11-2014 12:43:35 | More by Burkbom23
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

08-10-2014 21:31:05 | More by whatname
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

This beer is extremely carbonated. Massive head that seems to continue to grow. Pours fully clouded amber.

This beer is completely muddled and uninteresting, to be frank. Hops are giving me no specific character. It's an okay drinker but not interesting at all. No clarity of flavor. And the head still hasn't died down 20+ minutes later.

In addition: I left about a third of the bottle in the fridge, uncorked or capped, for 24 hours. The remaining beer was STILL excessively carbonated.

08-04-2014 20:43:08 | More by RblWthACoz
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DrKennethNoisewater


3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-29-2014 02:58:04 | More by DrKennethNoisewater
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twenteone

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-29-2014 02:44:05 | More by twenteone
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Geekydad79

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-27-2014 21:35:15 | More by Geekydad79
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Flaherbear

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -21.7%

07-23-2014 18:53:18 | More by Flaherbear
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.64/5  rDev -5%

Poured from bottle into a snifter glass

Appearance – The beer pours a hazy deep amber color with a thick and massive head of white foam. The head has an amazing level of retention, slowly fading to leave a moderate level of bubbly lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is massive of a grapefruit hop smell with some lighter notes of a pine hop coming along for the ride. Along with the hop are some slightly sweeter aromas of a tropical fruit nature of mango, tangerine, and papaya along with a bit of a caramel smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a lightly fruit sweetened and bready flavor with the fruit being predominantly of a tangerine and mango flavor. Right from the start a rather strong grapefruit hop is present with a little bit of a sour lemon there as well. As the taste advances the sweeter flavors fade more and more with the hop increasing quite a bit and being joined by a slight increase in a crackery flavor taking the place of the bready flavors. While the grapefruit does really grow more potent, with it comes some rather strong resinous pine hop flavors as well as some grassy and herbal hop. With the more crisp nature of the beer due to the loss of the sweet and biscuit moving to a drier cracker taste, one is left with a very resinously bitter flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average side in terms of thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is on the average side as well. For the massive resinous bitter flavors of the beer a slightly thinner body and higher carbonation may have been slightly more appropriate (at least for me) as they were a bit overwhelming and lead to an overly bitter and one-dimensional taste.

Overall – A little too bitter and resinous for my tastes as it lacked a strong base to balance out the hop flavors. If you are a hop heavy for hop sake lover then this is for you and at only at ~ $5 for a bomber it is a nice affordable try.

07-12-2014 01:48:19 | More by Darkmagus82
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-09-2014 17:29:09 | More by sanitarium16
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GClarkage

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-08-2014 15:19:55 | More by GClarkage
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

3/5  rDev -21.7%

07-04-2014 19:32:33 | More by marmstrong1212
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JMUduke

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

06-28-2014 03:00:29 | More by JMUduke
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

3.78/5  rDev -1.3%

25.4oz bottle. Pours a dark amber color with over an inch of frothy head. Some lacing. The aroma is citrus and piney hops. Smells slightly sweet and boozey. The taste is piney and citrus hops at first with some light tropical fruit notes. Lots of lightly toasted malts. Pine and malts at the finish with more of the tropical fruit hints. Mouthfeel is too carbonated for an IPA for me. I'm surprised this is only a single IPA because it tastes boozier than I'd expected for the ABV. Good amount of bitterness. Overall, this one is a bit all over the place but I dig it and would buy it again.

06-27-2014 23:31:27 | More by PicoPapa
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-26-2014 05:52:41 | More by Budinetz
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Tim725

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-25-2014 00:34:12 | More by Tim725
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Swift989

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-24-2014 04:34:22 | More by Swift989
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Ronw

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-21-2014 00:21:34 | More by Ronw
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njsouthdh


3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-20-2014 10:55:04 | More by njsouthdh
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stomioka

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-13-2014 22:59:56 | More by stomioka
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BenSparks34

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-12-2014 21:00:38 | More by BenSparks34
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arlingtonjoe

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-11-2014 03:29:57 | More by arlingtonjoe
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-09-2014 04:39:09 | More by KevinGordon
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Viridis Lupulus from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.