1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Manayunk IPA - Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant

Not Rated.
Manayunk IPAManayunk IPA

Educational use only; do not reuse.

47 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 47
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.3%
Wants: 1
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: justintcoons on 09-08-2013

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Ratings: 47 | Reviews: 6
Reviews by Flounder57:
Photo of Flounder57
3.82/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a puffy layer with some lacing on the glass from the reduced head. It is a pale orange color with some haziness to it and vision of slow moving bubbles coming up through the glass. More lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Tangerine, grapefruit, and live with some caramel and toasted malts in there.

Taste: Nice citrusy and piney hops that hold through with the sweet pale and toasted malts. Lingering mild bitterness in the rear.

Mouthfeel: A bit smooth, chewy, refreshing, a little crisp, light to medium bodied, and medium carbonation. A little bitterness in the rear.

Overall: A good IPA out of the can with nice hop and malt characteristics that are present throughout the palate.

More User Reviews:
Photo of ccapurso
3.48/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tuowl74a
3.76/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of NeroFiddled
4.08/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Manayunk Brewing Company "India-style Pale Ale"
12 oz. can, no freshness dating

It's nice to review a beer once in a while that's simple and straightforward. It makes the review easy to write, and this is one of them. It's a classic American pale ale amped up to IPA strength. As long as it's clean and properly balanced you can't go wrong with doing that.

The body is a mainly clear golden-orange beneath a creamy head of off-white. The head retention is good, and the lacing is even better.

In the nose it offers citrusy Pacific northwest hops. I'm not sure what's in there exactly, but it comes across as Cascade with some Centennial. I'm not finding anything unusual, not even Amarillo. It's pungent, citrusy (orange, lemon, grapefruit), delicately piney, and slightly pineapple-like. A little bit of straight-forward golden and biscuity malt slips through as well.

In the mouth it's medium-light in body with a very nice, tiny-bubbled moderate carbonation that delicately bristles the sides of your tongue.

The flavor? Well it's as the nose suggests, naturally. There's more malt depth to it, of course, offering hints of bread dough and sugar cookies, all the while lending a perfect support to the hop bitterness and flavor. It's rounded, balanced, and quite drinkable; finishing quite dry with a lingering, solid bitterness and plenty of residual, piney hops. Perfect.

If there's an argument against this beer it would be that perhaps it might have better head retention and lacing; and that it only hits the low-end of the stylistic guidelines for alcohol. So, yes, thank you, I'll have another!

Photo of Jimbo321
3.25/5  rDev -10%

Photo of erialbill
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of tone77
3.59/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Another can courtesy of the legendary woodychandler. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a rich golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is heavy with caramel malts, just a bit of hops. Taste is well balanced malts and hops, some bitterness, smooth and easy drinking. Feels muedium bodied in the mouth and overall, if you are looking for a hop bomb, this ain't it, but I found this beer to be balanced and tasty.

Photo of mikeburd1128
3.25/5  rDev -10%

Photo of buzzy
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mendvicdog
2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

Photo of ShanePB
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of crowsnest
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of jaemeno3
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of grimey68
2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

Photo of Dougwillhike
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of beerdedking
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of MNishCT77
4.04/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. gifted by one of the assistant brewers (thanks!), unknown brewing/packaging date, drank out of my BBA tulip-style glass over 30 minutes

Photo of scottbrew4u
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of beermeister9
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of probert
4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Photo of Shawn_Money
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of justintcoons
3.55/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz can poured into a shaker pint.

Golden-amber with 2 fingers of fizzy, loose head. Good clarity and low-moderate carbonation.

Honey, navel orange, grapefruit, honeydew and sugar cookies.

Well malted with sugar cookies and honey. Honeydew melon, grapefruit juice and hints of navel orange. Finishes moderately bitter with pine needles and grapefruit zest.

Medium bodied, crisp and dry.

A good IPA that can be quite sessionable at only 5.5%.

Photo of Navysqurl
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of CuriousMonk
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of pasjc2001
4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Manayunk IPA from Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant
82 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.