Greybeard IPA | Pisgah Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pisgah Brewing Co.
North Carolina, United States
pisgahbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Named for Black Mountain's highest summit, GreyBeard is an innovative IPA extracting its bitterness from massive doses of whole leaf hops utilizing a unique hop-back system to infuse extra lupulin resins into the body and aroma. Bold and adventurous, GreyBeard takes you to the top of the mountain.

Added by mc4z on 11-29-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
132
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
12.13%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
36
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 20 | Ratings: 132
Reviews by Brewsed:
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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Photo of DanGeo
3.52/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chiefbender
3.77/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hotpauko
3.6/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is not a bad beer and I'd get again. If the rating is low it's only because it's not a pretty looking beer and, try as I might, couldn't get a good smell from it. Recommended by Good Bottle on Remount in Charlotte. It has a decent malt hop taste to it, a little more malty, but mixed well and smooth in the mouth. Maybe a little thin in flavor, but a good, standard IPA. If they could add a touch more hops and make it into a double, it could be something special. Appreciate the local brewery and will try more.

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Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours gold with a slight haze under a ½” rapidly dissipating white head.

S: Not a big aroma. Some fruit, spice and citrus, light malts, biscuit and perfume.

T: Has a malty start joined by tropical fruit and citrus. Has moderate to moderately low malt, moderate hop flavors and moderate bitterness. The fruit flavors increase as it warms and become more tropical. The beer achieves a nice balance between fruit, malt and bitterness.

F: Medium light body and medium high carbonation.

O: A very refreshing, easy to drink beer.

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Photo of juicebox
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Mantooth
3.54/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HopsForBrains
3.77/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stereosforgeeks
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SlamKing
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Look: Don't know, drank it from the can.

Smell: It has a light aroma.

Taste: Not too hoppy or bitter, this is a fairly mild IPA. It is more on the fruity side of the IPAs I've had. Easy drinking for a 6.9%.

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of qcbrewer
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of KensWorld
3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dailyminefield
3/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of aleckpa
3.47/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tabascosigned
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Kegatron
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Bieniek30
2.94/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mbmiche
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mc4z
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of rvajohn
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of sonofliberty2
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kmlund
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of KYGunner
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nothing too big nor nothing too small,nthis is a balanced IPA. Starts lightly bitter with grapefruit and pine and eases into some fruity citrus notes. Underlying caramel and honey back bone with some barley. It won't save the world but it tastes good after mowing the lawn.

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Photo of SierraStonePoint
3.41/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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Greybeard IPA from Pisgah Brewing Co.
3.71 out of 5 based on 132 ratings.
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