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Arcadia IPA - Arcadia Brewing Company

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Arcadia IPAArcadia IPA

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Ratings: 606
Reviews: 344
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 14.9%
Wants: 6
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
1060 OG; 41 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-29-2002)
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Photo of constantine_272
3.53/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Dark copper, with brown and red tints. Clear with medium high carbonation. Surprising low head out of the bottle, however left a respectable layer of white foam for the long haul.

S: Wheat crackers, some rye bread and zesty citrus of orange rind. Maybe a little spiciness of lemongrass.

T: Cedar. Walnut. Orange rind. This brew had a nice chewy malt backbone. Nice long and slow pipe tobacco, malt vinegar and balsamic finish.

M: Starts off watery and juicy. Nice and Medium dry through the middle. Dryness lingers but remains mellow. Low acidity for your usual ipa. Really easy going.

O: Great everyday ipa. It's mellow and drinkable. The malt balances the hop nicely making it extremely versatile. The only downside to being a well rounded beverage means that it doesn't stand out in any particular way in the hops department.

constantine_272, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of ridgeline23
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

ridgeline23, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of wrightst
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

wrightst, Jun 04, 2014
Photo of Isoruku
3.65/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Don't know why this beer garners such unenthusiastic reviews. I just had one, bought at random, and it's a delightful surprise. The flavor is citrusy without being over the top, and there is enough hoppiness and malt to be rewarding. True, it doesn't really come across as an IPA, and I think that's part of the problem: what is it, exactly? Honestly, I don't care - it's worth having on hand.

Isoruku, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of Adkins1203
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Adkins1203, May 31, 2014
Photo of Jenessa
3/5  rDev -14%

Jenessa, May 30, 2014
Photo of Chucker17
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Chucker17, May 27, 2014
Photo of CorgiDad
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

CorgiDad, May 27, 2014
Photo of captainbearcat
3/5  rDev -14%

captainbearcat, May 18, 2014
Photo of BryanCarey
3.56/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Orange in color with a thick head of foam, Arcadian IPA is pleasing to the senses upon first inspection. The foam holds its own for a while and the nose is one of citrus, mango, pine, and caramel malt and it’s quite nice.

Now for the taste. This IPA doesn’t disappoint and its flavors are about what I expected based on the nose. The flavors of citrus, mango, caramel malt, and some pine are present, joined by tastes of bready malts, some grassiness, pineapple, and a slight buttery character. The body of the beer is medium overall and it’s less bitter than other IPA.

This beer is a little different from other IPA I have tried, but I must say that I find it agreeable and like it more as I drink more. At first, I was a little put off by the buttery component to the taste, but I took a liking to it once I opened a second bottle and actually find it interesting. The taste is less bitter than others of this style and it seems like an IPA that most will find at least acceptable. Give it a try and let us know what you think.

BryanCarey, May 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Karibourgeois, May 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

runlikeakenyan, May 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

dleiner, May 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

DIPAFAN, Apr 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14%

Headgoober, Apr 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

Matt2509, Apr 25, 2014
Photo of jharris0624
4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

jharris0624, Apr 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

SkinniePost, Apr 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

mvanwoerm, Apr 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

Zone_Fighter, Apr 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

DrBirdman1995, Apr 12, 2014
Photo of MarshMan71
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

MarshMan71, Apr 09, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

Noelito76, Apr 05, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

VaporDome, Apr 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +28.9%

MisterMagoo, Apr 04, 2014
Arcadia IPA from Arcadia Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 606 ratings.