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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
81
good

115 Ratings
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Ratings: 115
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 11.24%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | 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 HarryPotHead
3.99/5  rDev +12.1%
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.

HarryPotHead, Dec 06, 2013
Photo of hopsolutely
3.86/5  rDev +8.4%
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"...

hopsolutely, Aug 10, 2013
Photo of ckollias
3.81/5  rDev +7%
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.

ckollias, Apr 10, 2013
Photo of TTripp725
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

TTripp725, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of briandaube
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

briandaube, Jan 17, 2013
Photo of buzzy
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

buzzy, Oct 19, 2013
Photo of Big_J22
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Big_J22, Mar 21, 2013
Photo of dsshuck
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

dsshuck, Jan 19, 2013
Photo of Scott_McCool
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Scott_McCool, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of keywestgourmet
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

keywestgourmet, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of Rhettroactive
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Rhettroactive, Jan 18, 2013
Photo of rfgetz
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

rfgetz, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of IPAchris
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

IPAchris, Apr 12, 2013
Photo of sailorsaint
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

sailorsaint, Feb 10, 2013
Photo of NumberNone
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

NumberNone, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of Boone757
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Boone757, May 14, 2013
Photo of 2dogbrew
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

2dogbrew, Aug 23, 2013
Photo of rdoggg
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

rdoggg, May 01, 2013
Photo of TLA
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

TLA, May 11, 2013
Photo of Knapp85
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Knapp85, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of j1knapp
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

j1knapp, Jan 16, 2013
Photo of justinm4bama
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

justinm4bama, May 23, 2014
Photo of philerman
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I guess we'll call Fordham the other other brewery in DE after Dogfish and Twin Lakes. Purchased at Whole Foods, Devon and poured into Sam Adams "Perfect Pint" glass. Clear orange amber color with no haze. Slightly piney smell. Very hoppy taste upfront with some lingering bitterness in the mouthfeel. Not my favorite IPA but pretty solid and a good buy given the 7.5% ABV.

philerman, Mar 16, 2013
Photo of Gatordaddy
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Gatordaddy, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of kmos27
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

kmos27, Sep 06, 2013
Rams Head IPA from Fordham Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.