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Spiced IPA (Rotator Series #4) - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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Spiced IPA (Rotator Series #4)Spiced IPA (Rotator Series #4)

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BA SCORE
80
good

237 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 237
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 19.43%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Docer on 01-25-2012)
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blknikon

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-07-2013 23:02:55 | More by blknikon
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Juno_Malone

Idaho

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

04-15-2013 01:55:23 | More by Juno_Malone
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AL89BR

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

04-07-2013 03:25:48 | More by AL89BR
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BigGingDrinker

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +35.7%

03-30-2013 21:12:47 | More by BigGingDrinker
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BGsWo22

New York

2/5  rDev -42.9%

03-20-2013 23:56:09 | More by BGsWo22
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Samuel906

California

3.93/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

First thing you are going to notice is the smell... and oh man, you're in for something unique. A cacophony of vibrant smells straight out of your herbs and spices cabinet. Cinnamon, basil, ginger, and oregano with lots of cayenne spice. Some grapefruit in the background. I'm all about great smelling beer, and I'm totally digging this. Unique, pleasant, fresh and tantalizing. Pour is nothing extraordinary; hazy amber, good lacing. If you like the smell, and are ok with some wackiness in your beer, I think you will dig this. Tons of herbs up front, lots of oregano and ginger. Nice hops and citrus with some black tea in the middle and some nice spice from the cayenne at the end. Surprisingly well balanced considering the ingredients and gamut of flavors. Super clean mouthfeel; dry, crisp and refreshing. I'm actually a big fan of this beer now and was pleasantly surprised. Check it out if you're looking for something off the beaten path.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2013 03:50:36 | More by Samuel906
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iguana1010

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +14.3%

03-17-2013 13:51:43 | More by iguana1010
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tgatort

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

03-14-2013 05:22:34 | More by tgatort
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patford100

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +14.3%

03-08-2013 01:39:44 | More by patford100
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dugly2ugly

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

03-03-2013 18:25:29 | More by dugly2ugly
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gr0g

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -14.3%

03-03-2013 18:15:15 | More by gr0g
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yokken

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

02-17-2013 20:37:03 | More by yokken
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Yello5

California

3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-07-2013 06:15:45 | More by Yello5
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CAcker

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-03-2013 14:02:08 | More by CAcker
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ESeab

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev 0%

01-26-2013 23:08:18 | More by ESeab
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

3/5  rDev -14.3%

01-25-2013 03:49:52 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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BanditoJunkie

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev 0%

01-15-2013 12:22:25 | More by BanditoJunkie
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle served in pint glass.
A-pours a light yellow with a mild head and moderate cloudiness.
S-an herbal aroma, like tea. Light hoppy smell.
T-Taste like a west coast IPA, the tea and spices enhanced the hoppy taste.
M-7% ABV. But couldn't even tell easy drinking beer, medium body with nice amount of carbonation
O-Nice solid beer. Would have again.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2013 17:41:33 | More by Damian74Shensky
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mixed_master7

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

01-03-2013 21:40:36 | More by mixed_master7
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silverking

Florida

3.53/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Well, I bought this on a whim. Its strange, but worth trying. It says that is is brewed with black tea, but it is surprisingly light in color. It pours a slightly hazy golden amber and features a white head that dissapates quickly. The little foam that does linger leaves mediocre lacing. The aroma is dominated by spicy/slightly floral hop aroma and slight malt. There is a definite earthiness, Maybe from the addition of the tea? I get a bit of ginger too. It is overly carbonated, but the mouthfeel is still slightly creamy. Malt up front and I do believe that I detect the tea in the taste, but it quickly fades to a spicy/tannic bitter finnish that isn't as unpleasant as it is unexpected. The finish is long and dry

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2013 23:36:55 | More by silverking
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sdtardio

Maryland

2.25/5  rDev -35.7%

01-02-2013 02:05:02 | More by sdtardio
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev 0%

01-01-2013 21:21:25 | More by cliff1066
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AleVana

Oregon

3/5  rDev -14.3%

12-23-2012 00:44:40 | More by AleVana
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Velobrewer

Utah

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

12-21-2012 00:37:56 | More by Velobrewer
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skm

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.3%

12-14-2012 01:41:36 | More by skm
Spiced IPA (Rotator Series #4) from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 237 ratings.