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Elm Street IPA - Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.

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61 Ratings
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.65%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-06-2005)
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Reviews by Luigi:
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Luigi

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Note: This year the bottle marks this IPA as a seasonal brew and the ABV has been raised to 6.4%.

Pours out a healthy two finger foamy head with sticky lacing and great head retention. Hazy orange in color with some carbonation bubbles racing to the top.

The citrus hop aroma hit the nose at first. I enjoyed that a lot, because it is a change from the pine like dominated IPA's. Very English but with out the diacetyl. Balanced great with a sweet bread malt.

The flavor is full of citrus hops, but is balanced very well with sweet malt and hints of bread. Probably, from the yeast. Balance is the word For this IPA. Well done!

The body is medium and very easy to drink. Finishes dry and bitter with hops. I love it!

Overall it is nice to have an American version of an English IPA. And, I can say Natty Greene's brewery has done good job at capturing the style as well as making it their own. I hope this brew becomes year around! Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2011 06:36:35 | More by Luigi
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CUbeerfan

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

07-07-2014 22:21:49 | More by CUbeerfan
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marshmarsh

North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

I'm so excited for this, Natty Greene's is my favorite brewery, gotta rep Greensboro (I mean this brew IS named after the street that is the center of life of Greensboro, as well as the location of the brewery), but this is the first time I'm trying this one!

Poured into a Tulip glass.

a - Beautiful dark amber color with a two finger cream white head. Head seems stable like strongly whipped egg whites. Body is cloudy with much movement from carbonation and/or sediment.

s - very earthy for an IPA. Wood, mud, some raspberry and currant notes, and the usual hint of lemon and hops.

t - starts of with a strong lemon and herbal (oregano, mint, sage) flavor, then shifts into a wood, finish has notes of chocolate and small hint of hot pepper.

m - moderate. Frothy with small amount of acid.

o - Well this beer definitely didn't disappoint. It's not my favorite Natty Greene's, but it's still really good, and I'll be looking for it come next season, now that they've started their next seasonal brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 00:46:24 | More by marshmarsh
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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Illinois

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4.24/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle -> Highland Brewing tulip glass

A - slightly hazy medium gold with an initial two finger head, great retention, and great lacing.

S - mostly citrus on the nose. Some pine, bread, and grasses too.

T - This is GRAPEFRUIT bomb. Not particularly well balanced, but I love the sweet bitterness.

M - medium thick, good carbonation, only the slightest aftertaste.

O - a very nice offering that I would not turn down again.

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KajII

North Carolina

3.38/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

[Suggested Glassware: Tulip Glass]

The pour was a clear golden straw yellow with a slight orange hue and an average white bubbly head that reduced down to a small collar with fair spotty lacing.

The aroma was lightly sweet with a light grain malt, mild floral hops and a doughy yeast with notes of tropical fruit (pineapple and mango), and caramel.

The taste was lightly sweet with a hint of caramel and fruit from the start with a mild hoppy bitterness creeping in towards the finish. The flavor lasted a good long while proceeding the swallow with a slightly hoppy fruitiness left to linger on the taste buds.

Mouthfeel was just past light in body and somewhat watery in texture with a mild to medium carbonation.

Overall I thought this was a bit on the mild side for an IPA, it most definitely could have been a tad heavier on the hops. With that being said it still was extremely tasty and did possess a very smooth drinkability...

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Serving type: bottle

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3.71/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a lightly hazy medium golden peach in color with heavy amounts of active visible carbonation and some pale orange highlights. The beer has a two finger tall dense creamy off-white head that very slowly reduces to a thick film covering the entire surface of the beer evenly with a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light aromas of citrus/orange rind and citrus/lemon rind hops over hints of sweet malts with a hint of light fruit.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of toasted bready malts with a very light hint of caramel sweetness that is followed by light flavors of citrus/orange rind/lemon rind hops. There is a light amount of bitterness which fades pretty quickly.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly creamy with hints of dryness in the finish.

O: I found this beer to be pretty easy to drink but I was hoping for a more traditional English hop style for an English IPA. Overall it is enjoyable but not quite what I was looking for this evening...I was hoping for something a little bigger/more intense in the earthy hop realm (not so much citrus).

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2013 01:43:08 | More by dbrauneis
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Elm Street IPA from Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.
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