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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

104 Ratings
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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 10.64%
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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bubseymour

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -2%

05-19-2013 18:41:49 | More by bubseymour
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Drknight

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2%

07-13-2014 17:26:42 | More by Drknight
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.86/5  rDev +8.1%
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"...

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2013 01:18:35 | More by hopsolutely
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ckollias

Maryland

3.81/5  rDev +6.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2013 03:35:08 | More by ckollias
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.41/5  rDev -4.5%
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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BeerThursdays

Delaware

3.28/5  rDev -8.1%
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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redfox405

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

11-02-2013 23:07:43 | More by redfox405
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

3/5  rDev -16%

01-19-2014 16:19:24 | More by JamieDuncan
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

10-12-2013 19:52:49 | More by jjd315
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justinm4bama

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-23-2014 01:21:17 | More by justinm4bama
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JDizzle

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -23%

08-29-2013 22:31:00 | More by JDizzle
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-22-2014 20:45:19 | More by Burkbom23
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +19%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a traditional style cask spout into a dimpled mug

A- very light in color. Moderately good head retention.

S- smell is absolutely amazing! Grapefruit, pine explosion!!! It has a sweetness lingering on the nose as well...

T- awesome citrus flavor with a smooth maltiness...

M- feels smooth in my mouth due to the low carbonation. Very drinkable despite the 7.5% abv.

Serving type: cask

06-12-2013 01:26:46 | More by Budinetz
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23%

03-12-2014 00:12:52 | More by Zetcha7x
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briandaube

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-17-2013 23:46:41 | More by briandaube
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-19-2013 00:05:40 | More by dsshuck
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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

3.74/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into DFH IPA glass; translucent, light orange-yellow with a moderate white head that fades into a lovely ring of foam that leaves incredibly fine lacing rings.
Smell is dank herbal hops, some tropical fruit and citrus, hint of pine and bitterness.
Taste is bitter, piney and herbal. No fruity hops detected, despite the fruity nose. Hint of bitter citrus rind perhaps, but that's about it. Hops destroy any malt flavor as well. Finishes dry with lingering bitterness.
Mouthfeel is minimal, smooth and dry.
Overall, not the kind of IPA I'm a fan of. It's all bitterness, not much actual flavor. Not bad if that's your kind of IPA though.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2013 21:08:23 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

04-20-2013 15:47:46 | More by LarryMyers
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rodlavers

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16%

07-25-2013 18:18:27 | More by rodlavers
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

09-06-2013 00:51:20 | More by kmos27
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +12%

02-05-2013 23:59:38 | More by dcbeers
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NumberNone

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5%

04-29-2013 02:56:41 | More by NumberNone
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IPAIsaac

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -9%

06-25-2013 00:09:14 | More by IPAIsaac
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MrBoh

Maryland

3/5  rDev -16%

07-04-2013 17:09:14 | More by MrBoh
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tkdchampxi

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12%

04-26-2014 20:55:37 | More by tkdchampxi
Rams Head IPA from Fordham Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.