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Paleo IPA - North Country Brewing

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Paleo IPAPaleo IPA

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125 Ratings
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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 15.12%
Wants: 0
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
North Country Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BuckSpin on 04-03-2005)
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Reviews by tone77:
Photo of tone77
3.41/5  rDev -0.9%

A big shout out to the legendary woodychandler for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of hops, a bit of malts as well. Taste is balanced and mild, light bitterness, not bad but if you are looking for a hop bomb, this ain't it. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a decent beer.

tone77, Mar 08, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
4/5  rDev +16.3%

The only IPA on the menu at the time I was there,poured into a standard pint glass a slight hazed peach color with a nice looking 1/2 finger white head that had good lasting power.A mix of citric,floral hops and lightly sweet caramel biscuit malt nicley balanced with the malt not interfering with the nice hop profile.A standard American style IPA wich I adore on the palate a deep grapefruit rind shot hits you upfront with a bit of pine resin with a caramelly sweet malt base thru out and into a nice finish.A very solid IPA no frills if your a hophead you will enjoy this and you will be able to enjoy a few of them.

oberon, Mar 19, 2008
Photo of GameOfBeers
3.24/5  rDev -5.8%

GameOfBeers, Aug 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

heddar33, Sep 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

DWolf, Dec 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

Critter6, Feb 27, 2013
Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

SmellsofMahagony, Jul 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

TimoP, Saturday at 08:46 PM
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Guinnsslvr, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of jcdiflorio
3.78/5  rDev +9.9%

Growler i had filled at the brewery on a trip on 10/18 cracked it open a few hours later had a couple of nonic glasses with a few friends who like this beer.

Mirky opaque orange reddis hue with a 1" creamy bone white head with decent retention leaving a lasting creamy ring down the glass with a few small lace curtians and spots of lace.

A predominate hop aroma lots of pine and very minty with herbal notes in the background turning to some perfumyness as it warms

Light clean sweet malty taste,grainy/bisquity light maltiness with lots of tangy notes. Very complex hop taste with all the tastes as described in the aroma present at diffent intervals finishing with citrus rind.Lots of earthyness with a weak malty backbone has crisp hoppiness throughout. On the lighter side as an ipa goes making it very drinkable.clean and refreshing. A hop lovers brew. One the the best beers i tried at the brewery.

jcdiflorio, Oct 28, 2008
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

WVbeergeek, Mar 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

mrosenfeld32, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of asabreed
4/5  rDev +16.3%

The first beer I had at North Country, though there will hopefully be many more. Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: A golden hazy yellow with a fat head that seemed to stick around and gobs of lacing also sticking around.

Smell: Lemon up front, some toned-down oily hops in the back. Some yeast and slight malt. Almost more like a Witbier, but I think because it wasn't infused with hops like most IPAs I've had lately. Still pleasant for sure.

Taste: The aromas go on to represent the taste quite well. Lemon and citrus right away, to bitter hops (which I think is due to the fact of the beer being slightly unbalanced, though it ended up doing something interesting for the beer), to a lingering bitter hop finish and slight malty finish to balance it all out.

Mouthfeel: Pretty creamy and impressive, as I thought it was going to be light for some reason, but it'd definitely medium-bodied and warranted.

Drinkability: I could see myself drinking a few more of these upon my next visit. I had a sip of two other beers, and this was by far the best, and a fine representation of the style as an IPA.

asabreed, May 24, 2005
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Weavagra, Dec 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

fthegiants, May 06, 2014
Photo of tkelley
3.28/5  rDev -4.7%

12 oz can poured into a tulip. From my latest shipment of beer of the every other month club.

A - pretty good. Nice orange body with creamy head.

N - nice citrusy hop scent. Not Much else.

T - not bad. Basic hops and malts profile.

M - medium carbonation, decent bitterness on the aftertaste.

O - certainly not the best Ipa ever, but it was a fine enough beer.

tkelley, Jul 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

HopHead_, Aug 18, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -34.6%

MCDub, May 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

kbuzz, May 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Segelstrom, Dec 28, 2013
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4.04/5  rDev +17.4%

Dranker, Aug 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

archmagi1, Aug 24, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

london1o1, Jan 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

IdrinkGas, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of NittanyBeerFan
3.88/5  rDev +12.8%

Thanks to treyrab for shooting me out some of this beer after he took the trip up to North County Brewing last weekend. Poured this into my tulip glass.

The body is hazy copper-hued orange, which even after the cross-state trip, had a healthy 1-finger head form after a bit of coaxing from the pour. Despite the lowish head, the lacing that is produces is fine and stringy and spotty all in one.

The aroma is incredibly floral, with hints of citrus zest and pine mixed in for good measure, all on top of a well-balanced caramel malt backbone. The flavor brings on more hoppy bitterness with the pine coming through more than it did in the aroma. However, the floral flavors fade to the back, and they are replaced by a slight booziness and biscuity character instead, throwing the flavor just slightly out of balance to the malty side.

The palate was very well done, as the carbonation blends nicely with the medium to light consistency of the beer. Overall, it could use a bit more balance, but this is a good representation of the style.

NittanyBeerFan, Mar 24, 2011
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Paleo IPA from North Country Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.