Dropper IPA | Madison River Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Madison River Brewing Company
Montana, United States
madisonriverbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Siriusfisherman on 04-26-2014

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Reviews:
2
Ratings:
8
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
10%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 8
Reviews by Siriusfisherman:
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4.06/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Super hazy orange, almost milky, good lacing and wispy white head.

A: Big tropical hop notes, mango, candy, lime and a some citrus. The malt is subtle and bready and there is a touch of yeastiness in there to.

T/M: Moderate bitterness upfront moves into big juicy, tropcal hop flavors similar to the aroma and a nice restrained maltiness and a little bit of yeast in the back. The mouthfeel is somewhat thin and the carbonation is on the low end of normal, but the hop oils give it a little slickness.

Overall, this is a super tasty IPA with a huge tropical hop character. I believe that it is made with CItra and El Dorado hops, so it is no wonder. It is miles better than their DIPA and much more in the west-coast style. Highly reccomend.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of jdaddy
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of 80x2HopHead
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of Zgsharon
4.52/5  rDev +18.9%

Photo of Smak_Hermann
4.07/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Darkmagus82
3.38/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a clear golden orange color with a two finger head of white foam. The head has a great level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a decent level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the brew is quite potent and is strong of a mix of tropical fruit sweetness (mango, papaya, and pineapple) as well as some citrus aromas of a grapefruit hop and a sweeter orange. Along with these smells comes some lighter smell of cracker and a little bit of grain as well.

Taste – The taste starts with a dry bready/cracker taste mixed with a little bit of a grapefruit citrus. For the big nose the taste is rather disappointing as it never really produces the big flavors that I was anticipating after first sniff. As the taste moves on some light sweetness of a tropical fruit flavor comes to the tongue and a little bit more hop of a citrus nature and a bit of an herbal taste comes to the tongue. In the end however, one is left with a somewhat dull and moderately hopped taste to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the brew was average in terms of thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is average as well.

Overall – It looked and smells really good, but lacks a bit in the taste profile as it falls a little bit on the weak side. Not offensive, but not really good either.

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Photo of beer_reeb
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dropper IPA from Madison River Brewing Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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