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Bitter Woman India Pale Ale - Tyranena Brewing Company

Bitter Woman India Pale AleBitter Woman India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

609 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 609
Reviews: 387
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%


Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.75% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 10-22-2002)
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taylorhamrick

South Carolina

4.05/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very clear, deep copper. Almost bright orange sitting in the glass. There's a giant pillowy, white head on top, looks very nice, fairly dense, and leaves decent lacing. A very nice looking IPA. The smell actually comes with malt upfront - biscuity and bready, with a hint of caramel. A moderate sweetness is apparent, but no toasty smells. Then there's a little bit of hoppy resins, a bit of some floral smells, with powdery pollen, and a tiny little zip of orange zest. Overall, kind of crisp and pleasant, but not quite as pungent as the average IPA. The taste starts off very interestingly, like a very strongly brewed tea. Light esters and some very leafy floral hops fill up the first sip. But it's all backed with a cakey, sweet bread taste. Then comes a hint of resins, with a nice punch of bitterness - this is where the slightest taste of citrus comes in, but mostly in the form of a rind. Then it finishes slightly herbal, and the leafy tastes come back, but not like piney or grassy, just like flowers and stems, kind of lightly powdery, a bit tart and green, but still kind of strong and earthy, too. An interesting hop presence to say the least. There's good balance too, between hops and malt, between dryness and sweetness. The body is nice and full, nearly chewy, which kind of slows me down, but it's really great. The carbonation is a bit low, there's a nip, but it's quite subdued. I really enjoyed drinking this. It's a good IPA, different, but I still sort of recognize it - there's a kind of a class of IPAs that this fits in, and I could see myself drinking a lot of this if I had the opportunity. It's not too powerful, not complex and not simple at the same time, with nothing out of balance. This is a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2009 19:48:25 | More by taylorhamrick
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Appearance: burnt orange color. Slightly cloudy body. Finger and a half of head on the pour which settled in but was present while drinking. Sticky lacing left behind at each level. Average active carbonation for the style.

Smell: Airy biscuity malt backbone hits the nose first. Some light tropical fruits pop up on the body but are stifled by substantial bitter pine. Caramelized malt is present and well integrated throughout. Accents of pineapple, kiwi, and peppery spices round this one out.

Taste: Mixed front on some medium bodied pine, light tropical fruits, and chewy caramel malt. These flavors are non-desrcript and nothing really pull the drinker in. An above average malt thickness takes over on the body and finish. Light lingering pine is felt on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Sweet malts, light to medium bodied lingering pine throughout. Carbonation fits the mission for this brew.

Overall: An easy going, malt forward IPA. Light fruits are picked up but hop profile comes off with more of a piney bitterness. Good starter IPA for an inexperienced drinker.

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Bitter Woman India Pale Ale from Tyranena Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 609 ratings.