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Fisherman's IPA - Cape Ann Brewing Company

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Fisherman's IPAFisherman's IPA

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228 Ratings
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Ratings: 228
Reviews: 131
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.98%
Wants: 4
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cape Ann Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 10-20-2005

Had been 5.5% ABV
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Photo of Act25
3.55/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Perfectly fine every day IPA. It's actually made under license in Saratoga Springs (as was the east coast version of Red Tail Ale). Cape Ann is not it's origin.

A: pours a hazed dark orange with a dense 2 figure head that produces great lacing. A looker 4

Smell: Weaker aroma, will let it warm. I can see the salt air here, and a long voyage, with caramel malts, floral hops and faint citrus. Not too hoppy, a bit mass produced in aroma? 3.25

Taste: Follows the smell but better, main stage is bready caramel, with very mild floral bitterness, citrus rind, and some creamy tea with honey. Like the finish, creamy. 3.5

Mouthfeel: lightly crisp to start to a medium bodied, creamy finish. Great food beer. Complementary, inviting, and I could drink another - though I'd not seek it out. 3.75

Drinkability: easy drinking, very much an APA, or an intro IPA, or maybe an English IPA. Malty. Good work, solid mid-tier beer.

Photo of Fettpopps
4.75/5  rDev +40.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of flyingmick
2.5/5  rDev -26%

Photo of zekeman17
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Cavanaghty
3.4/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap in pint glass.

Apperance: Darker amber. Off white head about two fingers thick. Mild lacing on thr glass.

Smell: Hops, citrus, and pine notes.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Not a smooth, a bit grainy. Medium bodied. Taste of bitter hops and pine, very faint citrus flavor.

Overall: This was an OK IPA, I would have it again.

Photo of DAS30
3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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2/5  rDev -40.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -26%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of CorvetteMike
2/5  rDev -40.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

From the bottle to the glass a orange color with a 2nch head.

a: Orange color with a 2 finger head
s: Slight hint of citrus, and malty
t: Slight amount of citrus, significant malt presence, not much flavor, and has too high amount of carbonation.
m: Hard to drink due to high carbonation.
o: Not my type of IPA, and would not recommend it. Ended up pouring out the remaining bottle.

Glad I purchased a single bottle, so I do not have to suffer drinking the other five.. Will not buy any more.

Photo of u2carew
3.44/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz longneck
A) Pours with a two finger head that settles slowly. Amber colored body. Slight haze. Sticky lacing on the drink down.
S) Light hoppy aroma, not much else.
T) Balanced flavor profile. Not over the top hoppy. A good consistency throughout. Notes of buttery caramel and pine.
M) Mediumd body. Crisp. Mellow dryness in the finish.
O) A decent brew. I'd have another.

Photo of fatbatcat
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Fisherman's IPA from Cape Ann Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 228 ratings.