Scurvy - Tyranena Brewing Company
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Reviews by portia99:
3.55/5 rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
12oz bottle poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass.
A - Pours a perfectly clear, deep amber. Thin half finger, white head appears and disappears quickly leaving a collar around the glass and small islands of bubbles on the surface.
S - Malty, spicy, citrusy. Good amount of citrusy aromas, mainly orange and lemons and fruity hops. Malty sweetness balances this one very well.
T - Spicy and bitter. Doesn't seem to match the aroma. Bitterness is somewhat heavy and harsh, different hop profile here - not really sure what they are using. There is an unidentifiable fuitiness throughout, with citrus on top - grapefruit, orange, limes. Some bready malt in the background. The bitterness in this is really pervasive - cuts through everything and lingers a long time.
M - Mouthfeel is full - thick and chewy. Good, medium level of carbonation rounds out the fullness of this one.
D - I am definitely a hoppy IPA guy, but this one is a little rough for me. The hop profile isn't working - too harsh - not so much flavor, just heavy bitterness. The harshness makes it difficult to drink at a good pace - more of a sipper for me, but I think one of these will do it for me - onto something else.
Serving type: bottle
08-22-2009 16:21:52 | More by portia99
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Scurvy from Tyranena Brewing Company
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