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1860 IPA - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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1860 IPA1860 IPA

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BA SCORE
83
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58 Ratings
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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.84%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DIM on 11-19-2009)
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thatdirtymick

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

12-28-2011 19:28:34 | More by thatdirtymick
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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

08-10-2013 03:05:20 | More by RobertColianni
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DIM

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Stoudt's brewed this IPA for Mcgillins Old Ale House's 150th anniversary. Fortunately they kept some in house. I loved it on-tap and grabbed a six-pack.

a: This was a clear, golden color with a little copper. It was served to me with a short, foamy cap.

s: Big, fresh citric hops take center stage. Freshly zested lemon and grapefruit. Caramel and toffee are present in the backround.

t: Best IPA I've had from Lancaster county by far. Nothing new or ground breaking, just fresh, zesty citric hops backed up by sweet, but not cloying or abrasive caramel.

m: Lush, creamy carbonation.

d: I hope this comes back in some form. Great IPA that I would love to have on a regular basis.

Serving type: on-tap

11-19-2009 11:45:13 | More by DIM
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joepais

Maine

4.28/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks Dim I needed an IPA tonight
12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass produced a two finger white head that stays around. This sits on top of a clear golden colored ale.

This must be a fresh sample because the hop aroma is great.
There is a nice citrus /grassy aroma that filled my head. The flavor is what I look for from an IPA slight sweet start with a dry bitter finish. It had ample carbonation and was light and crisp in the mouth

A good drinking IPA well worth the try, I could easily session this brew and would if I had more

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2009 02:30:38 | More by joepais
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gnikola

Serbia

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

01-17-2013 13:04:46 | More by gnikola
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

02-16-2014 17:36:46 | More by rolltide8425
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turnstile

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Golden in color with an unfiltered haze. White fluffy head with initial lacing. The head slowly dissipates into a trace film on the surface.

Smell: Dominated by citrus hops and strong notes of lemon zest. Some faint biscuity yeast aromas are present as well.

Taste: Cirtus hops up front with a great bready malt backbone. Finishes dry with moderate hop bitterness in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Creamy - moderate carbonation with a medium body.

Drinkability: I was pretty impressed by how drinkable this was. No ABV is listed on the label, but the alcohol content is either on the lighter end or hidden well. Nothing harsh about this brew - would love to have a second.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2010 04:31:08 | More by turnstile
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thecarster1

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

single picked up at capones - only 200 cases brewed by stoudts for mcgillin's old ale house's 150th anniversary - glad i got the chance to try this!

a- bottle poured into a pint, one finger creamy, bubbly head with great retention, clear deep gold/amber color - i expected a bit of hazy due to this being unfiltered, good amount of carbonation.

s- mild but great, fresh squeezed grapefruit juice, faint earthy malt.

t- this is a balanced ipa with a good amout of malt upfront, bitter grapefruit, great earthy hops that turn bitter come the finish. this is a welcome change of pace to the other hopped up ipas that i've been drinking lately. in all fairness i'm not sure how many hop bombs were brewed in 1860..

m- medium bodied, very creamy with loads of carbonation.

d- this is a super drinkable ipa, glad i got to try this one time brewed beer. i hope this becomes a regular brew for mcgillin/stoudts.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2010 03:33:35 | More by thecarster1
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

4.13/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Acquired from guzzle211, courtesy of BA March Madness 2009 so a big "Thank You" goes out to him. Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep gold color, with a large off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick on the glass.

S: The aroma contains fruity citrus, caramelized malts and a good amount of hops.

T: The taste is very well-balanced and starts with a hearty malt character that is followed by caramel and fruity citrus sweetness. The hops presence is on the thin side for the style but it's still strong enough to work well in this beer. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Smooth and crisp, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

D: Very tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, while it's not the hop-bomb that most other beers are in the style, this is still a very enjoyable IPA.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2010 04:29:06 | More by TheManiacalOne
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ffejherb

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Stoudt's on 10/16/10.

A - Clear golden body with a slight amber tint and a finger's worth of frothy, off-white bubbly foam that retained well and deposited a webbing of thick lace around the glass.

S - Melange of spicy, citrusy and grassy hop notes with a hint of grapefruit rind and lemon zest. The hop character suggests Amarillo or Simcoe... perhaps both? Clean, well-balanced IPA nose with a backing of sweet biscuity malt.

T - Opens with a citrusy hop character, especially grapefruit, but displays some grassy attributes as well. Hint of spice in the middle. The grainy, biscuity malt backbone adds some sweetness in the backend, followed by a punch of more citrus and grassy hops.

M - Medium bodied with a smooth texture and an oily, sticky mouthfeel. Finishes with moderate bitterness on the palate.

D - Really solid, well-balanced and drinkable IPA with enough hop presence to keep me interested until the end. Much more drinkable than their DIPA.

Serving type: on-tap

10-18-2010 12:51:02 | More by ffejherb
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jwhancher

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Bought a single bottle from the Foodery in Northern Liberties. Missed a chance to have it from the tap at McGillin's previously.

A: Pours a golden color with a very nice two finger head.

S: Strong smell of citrus hops. Reminds me of an orange peel.

T: I get pale & amber malt background, then followed by the hops. The hops aren't full throttle but definitely come across as grassy to me.

M: For an IPA, it's rather light. The hops don't punch you in the face like many others that I've tried.

D: I imagine that this IPA was formulated to be a session beer as McGillin's is a place where you meet with friends then drink and drink and drink...I wonder how many of these I could polish off in a night???

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2009 23:05:43 | More by jwhancher
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to Evets for sharing this one - poured chilled from the 12oz into a standard pint

A - A light tea-like amber w/ a thin quick dropping white w/ lots of streams of lace inside the glass

S - The nose is mostly herbal and tea like w/ mild biscuit malt notes in the nose and mild floral hop tinges w/ light toast accents

M - The feel is crisp and semi-sweet w/ medium light body and moderately low bitterness for the style but it works for this beer and plays up the balance w/ a pleasant clean finish

T - The taste has nice vibrant flavors of sweet toasted malt and gentle biscuit notes w/ lemony hop taste and mild sweet floral tinges - The finish is sem-dry w/ hints of nutty grain and orange tea like taste of hops lingers

D - A very interesting and drinkable IPA with subtlety and balance which is unusual in these 'extreme beer' times, but it works and I really felt it was a quaffable beer - Kudos Stoudts!

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2010 00:14:17 | More by Slatetank
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ububru

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

12-14-2011 20:16:16 | More by ububru
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yergermeister

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

04-18-2012 14:19:06 | More by yergermeister
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

01-18-2014 22:03:00 | More by Lehighace06
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koopa

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Received as an extra in a trade with a generous BA thanks!

Appearance: Pours a cloudy caramel orange with honey folds. The crown is 2 fingers, slightly off white (buttery), displays medium retention and good lace. I've give it a 4.2 if I could and I'd give it a 4.5 if it wasn't murky.

Smell: Caramel over herbal hops, grass notes, and a hint of citrus.

Taste: Same as the nose but less caramel presence. Mainly grass and herbal hops over a bready malt. Moderate bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with good carbonation.

Drinkability: Quite drinkable indeed.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2010 01:01:20 | More by koopa
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meatyard

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a clear, slightly dark, golden amber that showed plenty of carbonation. The head was a creamy, fluffy white of about 2-fingers in height that left decent lacing with good retention.
Has a floral aroma and also comes through after that whit a stronger citrus hop smell.
The taste has this same floral, somewhat subtle hop taste followed by the citrus and malt with a light bitterness at the end.
Mouthfeel is medium with really nice continued carbonation throughout.
This is a very pleasant drinking IPA, way above average. If I were to see it on tap I would definitely give it a go.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2009 19:16:59 | More by meatyard
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MerkurKing16

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

03-13-2012 01:15:06 | More by MerkurKing16
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.9%

10-19-2013 17:12:53 | More by MarvinSnyder
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jrallen34

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle into my Orval glass...Pours a light copper off white head that is very bubbly, light retention but very good lacing...Super light aroma, a little hops, malt caramel finish...The taste is really nice, super easy to drink but nothing that really blows me away, but yet I'm crushing it really fast. Light hop finish is nice send off.

Nothing special but an easy to drink ipa, worth a shot if you see at the bar.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2010 21:07:43 | More by jrallen34
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blackie

Virginia

3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: hazy golden color, nice meringue-thick head with great retention

s: citrus hops - grapefruit especially, simple pale malt structure

m: carbonation light-medium and smooth, light-medium body

t: citrusy and green pine hops on a pretty simple pale malt body, actually nicely loaded with vibrant hop flavor and capped off with a pleasant bitterness

d: quite easy

single from Foodery, Northern Liberties, Philadelphia

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2010 23:48:18 | More by blackie
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It has been one IPA after the other for me these last several days and I am planning to make this my last so that I may work with ambers for a while. I got this (and two more) in a trade at the Black Angus for half of my sixer of Amber 25.

From the bottle: "American, Unfiltered, Bottle Conditioned Ale"; attributed to "McGillin's Old Ale House" in Philadelphia.

My pour created about a finger of dense, off-white head with good retention, especially in this heat. Color was a hazy orangish-amber. Nose smelled of grassy hops and biscuit malt. Mouthfeel was quite full with its level of carbonation and that combined with the hops made my tongue feel as though I had applied scrubbing bubbles. As I continued to drink, sticky lacing began to appear in my glass. The taste was definitely of hops, but it seemed as though they were restrained, at least in terms of the style. Actually, I liked it that way as it served as a bridge between the softer English IPAs and the much more intense AIPAs. I suppose that it is all in what you are looking for in a beer. I could probably drink several of these at a sitting, while some AIPAs cause me to have to stop and catch my breath. The finish exhibited a nice commingling of the hops and malt. I was very satisfied with my trade!

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2012 17:51:26 | More by woodychandler
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3%

11-26-2011 18:28:46 | More by mdillon86
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BigBry

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3%

02-10-2014 04:26:10 | More by BigBry
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nosavingsaccount

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-25-2013 02:11:34 | More by nosavingsaccount
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1860 IPA from Stoudts Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.