Dysfunctionale | Piece Brewery & Pizzeria

BA SCORE
85.9%
Liked This Beer
3.99 w/ 78 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
Illinois, United States
piecechicago.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by beerinator on 07-07-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,756
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
78
Liked:
67
Avg:
3.99/5
pDev:
8.02%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Thorpe429
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of Rifugium
3.83/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at the brewpub

Review from notes. Clearish golden-yellow pour, with about a half inch of fizzy white head that displayed moderate retention and a bit of spotty lacing. Aroma was hop-driven, citrus and light notes of tropical fruit. More malty goodness in the taste, citrus zest, tropical fruit rind, over a solid sweet malts base. Pretty basic, pretty good. Light-medium body, sufficiently bitter and dry in the finish, moderate carbonation, pretty easily drinkable.

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Photo of woodychandler
3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This was an IPA and it arrived with no head on a very cloudy, deep-amber colored beer. The nose was highly hoppy and the mouthfeel was medium with a good, hoppy presence on the palate. The finish was so grapefruit-citrusy that it left little question as to what style of beer it was.

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Photo of TMoney2591
3.62/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a nonic pint glass at the brewpub.

What's a visit to a brewpub without trying out the house IPA, eh? It pours a clear gold topped by a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises bright orange zest, grapefruit, peach, mango, and a touch of sweet caramel. The taste still focuses on the aforementioned citrus fruits, but now it seems as though the rinds and peels hold sway over the flesh. Some pine needles and a bit more caramel join in as well. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry, kinda sticky finish. Overall, a nice IPA, but one that can't fulfill the promise given in the nose on the tongue. (Here's hoping that made sense...)

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of rhoadsrage
3.53/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

(Served in a Nonic)

A- This beer is a warm orange hazy body with a creamy white head that last a good while. There was no sign of carbonation due to the hazy body.

S- The smell of green hops with a soft aroma of orange Tang or creamsicles in the background got me interested. No real aroma of malt or alcohol even as it warmed, it was all just hops and orange.

T- The green hops did not taste as orange as they smelled but they did have a citrus note with some pine flavors as it warmed. There was pale malt flavors along with some sweet lightly toasted malt that gave a bit of support to the hops. The finish was a very soft bitter hop flavor but the bulk of the hop flavor was at the front.

M- This beer has a medium mouthfeel with a fizz texture that cuts the flavor short.

D- This had some nice flavor but bit it was a bit one-dimensional with citrus hops playing the lead and not much support from other hops or malt or even alcohol.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrallen34
3.89/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the pub... The body looks like a lightly unfiltered dark gold, ugly side. There is an off white head, ok retention and lacing... The aroma is pretty good but subdued; nice grassy hop, a hint of oranges, light alcohol finish. Smells great... The taste isn't as nice, has a rough finish to it, too much bitter pine and alcohol, seems like a dipa. Still pretty good, just not great.

One of their better ipas, I'd have again.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mhaugo
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of Florida9
4.12/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The orange glow of a sunset sneaking through a big billowing head of fluffy white clouds.
The heavy smell of a citrus orchard. Intense, yet enticing.
The bitter humor is watching some old bitch get squirt in the eye while eating her morning grapefruit.
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A very good, heavy hopped IPA.

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Photo of RickyBfromCT
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of Deuane
3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-Hint of orange touched golden yellow with a thin white head that left webby lace behind.

S-Light citrus hop kick and a bit of sweetness.

T-Sharp citrus hop smack balanced well by a smooth slide of sweet caramel malt.

M-Ledium-light bodied with a crisp dry finish. Light lingering bitterness.

D-Lacking a bit on the aroma but makes up for it in the taste with the hop flavour. A very refreshing and crisp quaffer.

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Photo of BeerLover99
4.17/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: bright golden body, trace head, occasional lacing evident

S: mild citrus, clean pine/grass

T: firm citrus, pine/earthy middle, nice solid bitter finish

M: med. body, hint of slick/oily feel

O: Surprised me, nice beer from a brewery I didn't even know existed.
Big flavorful American IPA.

GOOD BEER, CHECK IT OUT!

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.71/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vande
4.05/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A pretty hoppy IPA.There's definitely a malt backbone buried in there. Went very well with my spinach and garlic pizza! Not a heavy amount of citrus, but its there... a hazy orange pour with some lacing left behind of the quick receading head... Definitely want to try and get in for a pie & growler buy on the Sunday -- what a great deal!

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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Dysfunctionale from Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
Beer rating: 85.9% out of 100 with 78 ratings
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