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Redeemer - Olde Hickory Brewery

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90
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128 Ratings
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Ratings: 128
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 14
Gots: 6 | 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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Reviews by rugerj:
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rugerj

Virginia

1.5/5  rDev -63.1%

01-10-2014 19:58:23 | More by rugerj
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Whsrickqb12

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-27-2014 16:16:27 | More by Whsrickqb12
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JMS1512

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.7%

06-14-2014 20:41:36 | More by JMS1512
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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

06-09-2014 02:34:39 | More by StoutItOutLoud
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jerefreakinmiah

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.7%

05-19-2014 19:57:19 | More by jerefreakinmiah
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ChuckS

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

03-10-2014 11:10:27 | More by ChuckS
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.18/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Hazy amber pour into a becher, a finger of white head dwindling down to a thin foamy layer rather quickly, leaving light lacing on the glass. Lots of malty sweetness in the aroma, unfortunately, soapy, with some citrus and pine hops in the background. More of that malty sweetness in the taste, giving way to a strong bitterness, notes of orange pith and pine resin, dry, bready, and somewhat bland malts making a reprise, ending with a sticky sweetness on the palate. This seems to be the curse of many a DIPA: using too much malts to get that ABV, without having enough balance in the recipe to keep the hops in command. The bottle said Feb. '14, so it's not like it was a freshness issue. Medium body, sticky mouthfeel and a bit rough overall. Not entirely bad, good for a homebrew kit, but not something I'd go for again.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2014 23:17:56 | More by Rifugium
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ccronin

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-05-2014 23:36:04 | More by ccronin
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TheZzyzxScarecrow

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.7%

12-24-2013 02:17:18 | More by TheZzyzxScarecrow
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

12-23-2013 02:05:32 | More by ZEB89
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jsanford

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

12-22-2013 23:02:55 | More by jsanford
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bsyoung

South Carolina

4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Hazy orange color with minimal to no head or lacing

S: Very hop forward with strong aroma of citrus, pine, tropical fruits, sweet malt.

T: Similar to smell with strong sweet citrus and pine flavors. Initially has sweet malty flavor consistent with most DIPAs followed by nice bitterness.

M: Nice moderate mouthful

O: Overall a great DIPA

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2013 22:38:04 | More by bsyoung
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.7%

12-09-2013 03:25:47 | More by Damian74Shensky
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ninaturner

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

11-28-2013 16:43:30 | More by ninaturner
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mc4z

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-26-2013 01:20:59 | More by mc4z
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DrewShalvoy

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-08-2013 21:37:26 | More by DrewShalvoy
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

3/5  rDev -26.3%

11-06-2013 01:18:22 | More by Hugonaut13
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ToddThompson

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-30-2013 13:53:52 | More by ToddThompson
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-27-2013 17:43:34 | More by TurdFurgison
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mentor

Colorado

3.35/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a half-finger lightly yellowed head over a murky apricot liquid. Smells lemon, pine, oranges, lime, grapefruit. Tastes nice, but a bit sweeter than I'd expect. Hop flavors come across muted due to malt sweet that sticks a bit. The clean hop bitter fights with malt sweet, though sharp carbonation sides with the bitter, the bitter doesn't shine like I'd expect for the style. Hop flavors are grapefruit pith, pine, baby aspirin. Esters are nearly absent pear and apricot. Malt flavor is . The hop bitter combines with pine hop piercing and sourish to make the beer come across as medicinal. Clean alcohol sting is appropriate, mild but sharp carbonation, medium-light in the mouth.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2013 02:46:34 | More by mentor
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JCam9981

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

10-24-2013 01:33:28 | More by JCam9981
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JISurfer

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

10-19-2013 16:53:19 | More by JISurfer
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Belekinbeer

North Carolina

3.63/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This a great IAPA. Poured into a tulip glass. Strong orange-amber fog. Very little head with light carbonation. Citrus grass off the bat with a strong hop hit tapering to a sweetness. Feels like it should be heavier but is more medium. Totally enjoying and would recommend. Good local craft brew.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2013 02:17:40 | More by Belekinbeer
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BillHilly

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

10-14-2013 00:56:55 | More by BillHilly
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dirtylou

Washington

4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
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

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2013 00:26:43 | More by dirtylou
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Redeemer from Olde Hickory Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.