Singapore IPA | Saugatuck Brewing Company

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Singapore IPASingapore IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saugatuck Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
saugatuckbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BierFan on 01-29-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
277
Reviews:
70
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
12.83%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
48
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 277 |  Reviews: 70
Photo of IdrinkGas
3.48/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of der_meister
3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zeff80
3.81/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tone
3.64/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear, amber color. One inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and decent lacing. Smells of piney hops, slight citrus hops, slight resin, and sweet malt. Fits the style of an American IPA. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. The bitterness level is quite high. Tastes of strong piney hops, citrus hops, slight sweet malt, slight herbal notes, and a hint of alcohol. Overall, very bitter, not complex, and good appearance.

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Photo of madelf66
3.6/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tivlavrie
3.52/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hookbarbie
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great IPA!

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Photo of Richter525
3.73/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rwilde
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rbastone
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of iftcoach
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of torwart68
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MikeThumel
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cocomojoe81
3.19/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.09/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LloydDobler
3.91/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of michaelopusx
4.21/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Looking for a great IPA ,this is a great value, I was able to buy a 6 pax for under $10 and wow what a surprise! Wonderful beer at any price definitely

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Photo of juicebox
3.62/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wingnutter
3.69/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had 20 Oz pour on draft at max & erma's at dtw while waiting for my next flight. Poured a pale off yellow with a 2 inch head of off white frothy foam. Head left clear lacing on the glass and had a definite bitter taste that blended with malty notes. Head disappeared very quickly which was disappointing.
Smell of pine and citrus, almost citronella, was very distinct but was muted after the head was gone.
this was my first from this brewer and I would go back for another....maybe this time not at an airport. :)

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Photo of GRFounder
3.93/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of scott2269
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigleague
4.06/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of clager
3.27/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Raime
4.43/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Yeah look at that, some more crack smoking reviewers due to the ease.

Saugatuck Singapore IPA


After having a few.. less than diserable brews out of these guys I was reluctant to try anything else. But...at $1.79 a bottle...hopefully they can make a solid standard IPA.


Look - Pours a perfectionist mixture of amber and a clear copper with a finger and a half of slightly off white head that doesn't stick around for too long, but retains as a film on top of the drink. Carbonation appears to be on about medium with this guy. Lacing is there, although not all that impressive. 4.25.

Smell - Those dry mosaic hops are all over this. One thing I truly love, is that with mosaic hops they never take on that ridiculous onion like scent nor flavor that bothers me. I'm sure the beer may be old, but it still walks with a heavy stick. 4.25.

Taste - Once again the Mosaic does its job. Dominates with a touch of deep marijuana and perfume like hoppiness and this one surprisingly finishes a bit on the fruit side with a smidge of grapefruit piths and maltiness. The bitterness is noticeable though very pacing and makes you wait a second between drinks. Fuck, this one may hit the near perfect balance mark. 4.5 .

Feel - Body is pretty full with only trace amounts of carbonation and it is quite creamy due to the well retained head. 4.5.

Overall - As a Mosaic bomb that welcomed the other stooges, I liked this one quite a bit, especially considering that it was filler for one of my mix a sixes. As I have always said, the brews you pull off a shelf at random usually end up being some of your favorites and this is no exception to that rule. Ignore the hype, ignore it all, and go find you one of these. Remember a few weeks ago after a night of Kroger bought mix a sixes I said.. " What a horrible night to be a beer drinker "...Y'know, since all those ones sucked. But tonight is. What a wonderful night to be a beer drinker S everything as surpassed. my expectations. 4.5.

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Singapore IPA from Saugatuck Brewing Company
3.74 out of 5 based on 277 ratings.
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