Shiva IPA | Asheville Brewing Company

BA SCORE
82
good
284 Ratings
Shiva IPAShiva IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Asheville Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
ashevillebrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TheBierBand on 06-19-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
284
Reviews:
76
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
11.39%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
45
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Brewman123
3.13/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a can poured into an ale glass. L: Pours gold with a slight haze under a very clingy, persistent off-white 3” foam collar that takes over 3 minutes to recede to 1/3 its original size.

S: Spicy, minty nose with a little earthiness and fresh cut grass.

T: Starts with light bread crumb sweet malt with traces of caramel followed up by big hop flavors: citrus, grassy, melon. Malt and hop flavors are medium. Hop bitterness is medium high.

F: Very creamy, medium body, medium carbonation.

O: Flavorful very easy to drink American IPA.

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Photo of JamieDuncan
3.13/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Mumbled
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brandon632
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of juicebox
4.05/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of italianstallion
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tempest
3.71/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A pleasant and drinkable American IPA. Nothing wild or new, but a nice spicy citrus character and dry grapefruit finish. I'd like a little stronger aroma, but also enjoy the apricot that comes out of it. Medium bodied, it's a fine example of the style. I'd have a couple with pizza or a burger.

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Photo of Straight2Ale
4.2/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MTKATL
3.06/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nmann08
3.47/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pourharddrinkslow
3.57/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheBeard89
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of conoraugustine
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jschott75
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tedvr
4.1/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VeganUndead
3.27/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ManWithNoName
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hoptometrist
3.86/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DanGeo
3.91/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Trish
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HamdenHector
4.03/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AmitC
3.85/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PEIhop
3.38/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brentk56
3.79/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: After a nice bubble show, the liquid clears to amber and the head squats two fingers above; decent retention and lacing

Smell: Bready malt tones capped by herbal hops

Taste: Bread forward, with a touch of caramel, in the base; the hops take over, mid-palate, bringing a pithy, herbal character; rather bitter, in the finish, with an aspirin tone

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A bit more malty than I like my IPAs and am not a huge fan of the hop profile here

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Shiva IPA from Asheville Brewing Company
3.6 out of 5 based on 284 ratings.
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