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Redeemer - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

141 Ratings
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Ratings: 141
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 15
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Olde Hickory Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Lantern on 01-30-2013)
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Ratings: 141 | Reviews: 32 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by RevRaymer:
Photo of RevRaymer
4.56/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is clearly marked that if you don't like hops than this is not your beer and that is no lie. From the moment you open the bottle you can smell the citrus aroma of hops pouring forth. The beer pours a deep orange gold color with little head. The smell of the hops is almost overwhelming but again if you are looking for a hops heavy bear this is going to thrill you. The taste is strong with hops bitterness but it is smooth enough to enjoy with leisure.

Overall this beer is what it says it is - a hops beer. If that's what you enjoy than you will enjoy this beer. If hops are not your thing than this is not for you.

RevRaymer, Mar 10, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
4.34/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours into an imperial nonic a slightly hazed burnt orange infused yellow with anice tightly formed one finger bone white head that never really completely settles.Grapefruti rind and pine resins really jump out nicely in the nose,quite sharp with no sweet malt or alcohol to muddle it up.A pine resiny sharp hop onslaught,again no big sugary malt or sweet stinging alcohol to get in the way of the hops,as it warms a little some alcohol sweetness lightly comes into play.The label is right you need to love the hops to enjoy this and I do on both fronts,it's raw and sharp and is unapologetic.I rank this up there with Foothills Jade as my favorite hop forward NC. beers.

oberon, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of Mantooth
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Mantooth, Feb 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Cynic-ale, Aug 01, 2013
Photo of HopAttack3
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

HopAttack3, May 29, 2013
Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

acurtis, Sep 29, 2013
Photo of JMS1512
4/5  rDev -1.5%

JMS1512, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of twowheelssoar
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

twowheelssoar, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of tdm168
4.28/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - orangish amber with a thick, white head that has great retention

S - citrusy, piney, big herbal aroma

T - mild breadiness, some sugar, big bitter finish, some pine, intense herbal hop finish

M - medium to full bodied, well carbonated

This is a really nice beer. The hop character is intense and intricate. The ABV is well hidden giving it great drinkability. I thoroughly enjoyed this one. It's definitely worth finding.

tdm168, Apr 02, 2013
Photo of dirtylou
4.08/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22oz bomber

Don't think I've had this one before - hazy orange body, not very carbonated or at least very little in the way of head retention. Moderately bitter, lots of lush tropical fruit, candied tangerine, sugar cube, booze. Big and sticky - solid flavors, though

dirtylou, Oct 07, 2013
Photo of Damian74Shensky
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Damian74Shensky, Dec 09, 2013
Photo of jloomis
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

jloomis, Jun 19, 2013
Photo of dailyminefield
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

dailyminefield, Jun 17, 2013
Photo of woodchip
4/5  rDev -1.5%

woodchip, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of TheOriginal
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

TheOriginal, Sep 05, 2013
Photo of StoutItOutLoud
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

StoutItOutLoud, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of Lugenbeast
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Lugenbeast, Apr 03, 2013
Photo of Kegatron
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Kegatron, Sep 24, 2014
Photo of BeerZack
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle, best by July 2013. Strong orangey citrus nose with a hint of grassiness and some caramel. Pale malts with citrus and fresh grassy hop bitterness. Hint of sweet caramel starting to come out, not sure if its due to age, but I bet this one could have been stellar a couple weeks ago if the caramel was less developed.

BeerZack, Mar 08, 2013
Photo of mc4z
4/5  rDev -1.5%

mc4z, Nov 26, 2013
Photo of bum732
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

S: Bright fruitiness, passion fruit, grapefruit sweetness, lots of pineapple with some mango, candy like sweetness.

L: Hazy burnt orange, creamy white head that dissipates slightly. Solid lacing.

T: Resiny dankness up front followed by a medium large malt sweetness. Medium high fruity sweetness, a slight grapefruit bite. There is a short, pronounced bisquity malt that fades quickly to a deep burnt pineapple. Finishes quite resiny and semi-dry.

M: Medium full body, medium carbonation, alcohol barely noticeable.

Pretty good overall, a little heavy, but great flavors.

bum732, May 09, 2013
Photo of Treyliff
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a tulip glass

A- pours a slightly hazy golden amber color with a two finger foamy white head that reduces to a long lasting small layer skimming the top, leaving little lace

S- citrusy west-coast hops with notes of grapefruit, pine and orange zest. Crackery malt on the back end balances it out. A bit more balanced aroma than other DIPA's I've tried

T- bright and intense citrus hop flavor with notes of fresh grass, orange rind, grapefruit and sweet melon. Just enough sweet malt to make its presence known. Finish is slightly sweet with more pungeant hops at the end.

M- medium body and carbonation, slightly foamy mouthfeel with a bit if a warm finish, alcohol is hidden pretty well, would prefer a bit more carbonation

O- great string citrus flavors, definitely a hop lovers beer. Aroma was a little weak, but the flavor delivered. Solid hop bomb

Treyliff, Jul 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

hemorhoidzz, Aug 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

MCDub, May 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

kbuzz, Jun 08, 2013
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Redeemer from Olde Hickory Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 141 ratings.