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Rams Head IPA - Fordham Brewing Company

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Rams Head IPARams Head IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

128 Ratings
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Ratings: 128
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 11.45%
Wants: 2
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fordham Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerThursdays on 01-15-2013)
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Photo of cozmohollis
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Served) In a snifter glass.

Appearance) Cloudy - golden/orange color, white head with a good lace.

Smell) A lot of pine, grass and grapefruit.

Taste) First is a good mixture of hops and malt. Then mostly hops at the end. Some orange, grapefruit, lemon, and pine flavors.

Mouthfeel) Medium body, slick, moderate carbonation with a little warming alcohol feeling.

Overall) Very well balance and solid IPA. Great hops bitterness with just the right malt backbone. Close to a double IPA.

Food pairing was carrot cake. The spices and the sweetness of the cream cheese icing went well with the bitter hops.

Photo of tkdchampxi
4/5  rDev +11.7%

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4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of HarryPotHead
3.99/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from tap into pint glass....nice golden color and even better lacing. Slightly cloudy but still looks great. Head clings to the side of the glass top to bottom. Pine, citrus/soapy flavor to be expected. Flavors mix well and are typical of the style but don't stand out or set themselves apart from the miriad of other decent IPA's on the market. Good...better than good, but not "great". Easy drinking without any unpleasant aftertaste. Alcohol is masked well, but would definitely sneak up on you if you didn't know better. I would have again.

Photo of Ngntjp
3.92/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of kevinmaher
3.9/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of hopsolutely
3.86/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

My favourite Fordham brew thus far!

Pours a lighter than expected, hazy golden colour with a reasonable white head that has good retention. Resiny aroma has a very mild caramelized malt back-bone, with piney hops and candied tropical fruit at the forefront. The 7.5% ABV is scarily well hidden and there is only a hint of alcohol warmth in this finish. Malt sweetness rapidly transitions to a "west coast" hop burst before an abrupt bitterness.

I like it, but not suited for those looking for "subtle"...

Photo of ckollias
3.81/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a Belgian tulip glass

A: Pours a clear light copper hue with a 3-finger, white, frothy head that slowly dissipates leaving a nice trail down the side of the glass and ending in a huge lace.

S: Malty caramel aroma with a decent earthy hop background..

T: Tastes more like a imperial ipa than a regular ipa. Equal mix of sweet malt up front followed by bitter hops. Caramel malt background with that earthy hop flavor and finishes slightly dry.

M: Medium body and carbonation

O: Decent IPA – worthy of a try.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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Rams Head IPA from Fordham Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.