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Cape Cod Bitter End - Cape Cod Beer

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Cape Cod Bitter End
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83
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14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Cape Cod Beer visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ppoitras on 05-20-2012

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Ratings: 14 | Reviews: 4
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Photo of tigg924
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at BBC Cedarville--served into a pint glass

Appearance: medium carbonation, bright gold in color, 1/4 inch head, clear

Smell: pine and citrus hops

Taste: pine and citrusy--tangerine hops with grassiness

Mouthfeel: medium bodied, moderate carbonation, bitter with slight sweetness

Overall: A nice and juicy beer that at times drinks like a great imperial pilsner. Bitter and dry but not overly so. I could have a couple of these.

Photo of lyman77
3.62/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A new format from Cape Cod Beer, departing from their growlers in favor of a 22oz. bottle should make this a little more accessible. Sometimes you don’t want a growler, know’m sayin?

I’ll preface this by saying I got this the day it was released, so it was arguably at the top of its freshness and hopitude. Pours a copper color with a finger of moderate head. You get a whiff of the hops right off the bat.

Flavorwise there is a brassy tang to it, with lots of fresh hop flavor. Very herbal, quite piney. Something about this reminds me of a Maine Beer Co. IPA, similar flavor profile but perhaps not as smooth and refined. Still, worlds better than the standard Cape Cod Beer IPA.

Photo of ppoitras
4.21/5  rDev +15%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Screw-top growler obtained at the brewery.

First steinful pours with a 2" white head, over the cloudy light copper brew. Meringuey head lasts and lasts, with tons of chunky lacing. Aroma is floral and pine.

Taste is sweet to start, citrus in the middle, and comes on bitter pine to and through the close. Mouthfeel is silky smooth, with somewhat scary drinkability. Hope to see this one again.

Photo of Flounder57
3.82/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Groeler was poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance: A two finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a copper color with great clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Super nice lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Fruity, floral, citrusy, pungent, herbal, caramel, and a little alcohol.

Taste: Same as above with mild tingly bitterness in the rear.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium to full bodied, a little alcohol, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Pretty nice DIPA from the Hyannis folks. Like like I'll have to look forward to this next year. Thank god I have enough left in the growler to fill my glass.

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Cape Cod Bitter End from Cape Cod Beer
83 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.