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Rams Head IPA - Fordham Brewing Company

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Rams Head IPARams Head IPA

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81
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105 Ratings
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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 10.96%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | 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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BeerThursdays

Delaware

3.28/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Tried to "had" this beer tonight and noticed it wasn't here. Going from memory..

A - Cloudy orange color with a small off white head. Fairly average.

S - Smell was nice. Lots of pine and grass. A bit of Lemon.

T - Nice bitter beer. Some grapefruit up front and a good bitter finish.

M - Lightly carbed, but heavier body. No alcohol at all, really drinkable.

O - Had this back to back with Long Trail double, and everyone preferred the Fordham. Take that for what it's worth. I liked it, and will get it on tap to try it again if I see it around.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 04:29:06 | More by BeerThursdays
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.41/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Cloudy orange gold a finger of off white head, light spotty lacing.
S - Really weird aroma, very soapy, somewhat floral, sour orange and lemon.
T - Some sour orange and lemon, light pine, and on the end there's a lot of soapy kind of taste, some light spice too, rye and pepper, in the end.
M - Dry, thin, and very soapy.
O - No thanks. will not have again.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 00:53:31 | More by Omnium
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wrightst

Maryland

3.44/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Word of the beer: Classic
Pours a medium gold color with a white head. Big woop. You don't drink the look.
A very distinctive IPA aroma: that piney, citrusy characteristic that is unmistakable for a classic IPA. That promise of hop to come.
The taste is also an example of why hop heads like it so much. It has a smooth malt start but those hops bite in very quickly, just as they should. In the mouth it's just right - not too heavy, not too light. You want an IPA to be in that medium range, in my opinion.
Although it is a classic example of an IPA, this very fact has its drawbacks. It won't overwhelm you, surprise you, or underwhelm you. There are no unique flavors to make you sip again, wrinkle your brow, sip again and try to figure it out. For hop heads, this is a session beer.

A wee history lesson:
Fordham was one of Maryland's shining stars before they moved to Delaware, becoming part of Coastal Brewing Company, which also owns Old Dominion, formerly of northern Virginia. Anhauser-Busch is a minority owner, but has no input into recipes or any brewing matters of the two. AB just has a stake in distribution. Rumor is that AB may be looking to sell back its share.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2013 21:47:27 | More by wrightst
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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Rams Head IPA from Fordham Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.