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Conehead Wheat IPA - Zero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread

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Conehead Wheat IPA
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

210 Ratings
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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4
pDev: 9.5%
Wants: 1
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Zero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: NEhophead on 10-15-2007)
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Easy drinking, great intro to IPA beer

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we need more beer like this, less belgian, less coriander, more hops! finally a wheat beer hopped like an ipa but not corrupted by the same generic belgian stuff they all seem to be now. its not a hoppy wit, its an ipa! love it. this is light in color with not as much cloudiness as expected for a wheat brew. the nose has a lot of hops on it, citrusy but mild, cascade type alpha acid, and a sturdy dry hop on this i suspect. flavor has plenty of bitterness all the way through it, no doubt about it being an ipa, and my critique is oddly that there isnt much malt flavor to this. i want more wheat malt popping this off. its too light in body, i want some grit from the wheat. its too passive there for me, but they got the important part right i think. close to being amazing. mouthfeel is nice, a little light in body, but there is some hop oils swirling around and a lot of bubbles. fun stuff, nice for summer.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Three Penny. Served in a pint glass.

Appearance - Hazy bright orange. Big white head that doesn't last. Some lacing and minimal surface foam.

Smell - Bright citrus hop. Lots of orange. And then wheat takes over. Really strong wheat smell.

Taste - Bright hop. Citrusy again. Fades to a hint of sugar, but grain is strong again. Lots of grainy wheat. Very slight bitterness and a grassy finish.

Mouthfeel - It's really grainy. Detracts from the smoothness of the finish. Medium body otherwise.

Overall - Tasty hops masked by wheat. Otherwise quite good.

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Unlike most of Vermont's top IPA's and Double IPA's (Alchemist Heady Topper, Lawson Double Sunshine, and Fiddlehead Second Fiddle) Zero Gravity's Conehead does not have that citrus taste. It is a straight up IPA; very hoppy, great lacing; nose is not over powering; taste is above average.
Got a half growler from my friend Matt at Woodstock Hops & Barley in Woodstock Vermont.
Glad Matt offered this up to me. Although it is not better than the above mentioned brews it is almost even par with them. Really a good brew and one that I had not had before. Conehead, along with others noted above, has changed me from a solid stout guy to more leaning to IPA.
But this is because you can drink more IPA than you can stouts. A Goose Island Proprietor or a Dark Lord will probably move me back to "The Dark Side". Cheers to you all.....

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Conehead Wheat IPA from Zero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread
90 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.