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Good Vibes | Voodoo Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
voodoobrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by trxxpaxxs on 10-03-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,843
Reviews:
46
Ratings:
324
pDev:
9.13%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
44
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 324 |  Reviews: 46
Photo of clayrock81
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a see-thru and well-carbonated orange body with one-finger head and soapy lace patch. Great smell of citric and oily hops with hints of grapefruit. Smooth, crisp, clean, bitterness is low with an earthy oily hoppiness and clean finish as well as touches of grapefruit sweetness.

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Photo of BB1313
3.36/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a light golden with a mild chill haze but still has some clarity to it; bubbly white head that fades leaving nice bubbly retention and nice lacing. The aromas have citrus notes along with some bread and crackers. Malts are there. The flavors basically follow the nose. Hints of orange and grapefruit. More bread and crackers. Some fresh grass in the mix. Malts do their thing but aren't dominant. Moderate bitterness. Alcohol goes unnoticed. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied with moderate to active carbonation. It's smooth and easy to drink.

This is an alright IPA. It's kind of "middle of the road", especially considering the hop bill. It's not bad at all. I guess I just personally expected something different.

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Photo of madelf66
4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnnyLarue
3.45/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jlindros
3.71/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Drew, noslenword for this guy. No date on the bottle, interestingly it tells you the malts, OG, IBUs, etc, but not the hop bill, oh wait that's in the description, Galaxy, Amarillo, Mosaic, Apollo, this could be good.

Pours a smaller fizzy barely head covering, semi hazy golden yellow color.

Nose pretty big hops, citrus out front, as well as stone fruit, but it's more of a candied orange peel and apricot marmalade, little zest, candied tangerine, sweet malts, faint pineapple and tropical notes as it warms.

Taste brings sweeter malt flavors out front, a little toasty malt and sweet but not syrupy, then hops, a little spicy and raw hop bitterness, a mild citrus and pine, sap, zest, a bit of a tropical note but not much, maybe papaya guava thing, touch of pineapple, but like the nose the sweet malts give the perception of candied versions of teh fruits, a bit of a syrupy sweet finish

Mouth is med to bigger bod, a bit light on the carb.

Overall I felt like this could have been a lot better, maybe the overall big malt profile with sweetness, or lack of carbonation, or something seemed to detract from the hops, for which most of them didn't seem to get the invite. The beer seemed destined more for a big DIPA style sweet and very bitter than it should have with that all-star hop lineup.

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Photo of StonewallSipper
4.32/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours an average IPA light amber, aroma is piney, hoppy, citrus, very strong, taste is of a pine-resin-hoppy flavor, then a citrus, sweet background. I like this and it is local. Great job.

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Photo of Sabtos
3.6/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Mostly clear gold-orange with a thin white blanket.

Smell is a little catty and pretty dank with apricot and a hint of apple cider vinegar.

This one is really dry but crisp with flavors of lemon and grapefruit, but more bitter than fruity--not quite piney, but more like a romaine lettuce heart.

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Photo of ajm5108
4.02/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a pale gold hue with minor carbonation and head, which fades quickly. Aroma is a familiar but inviting hop bouquet - floral Amarillo, grapefruit & orange, some Galaxy resin. Taste follows suit - it is more of a double IPA & features lots of hop resin, red grapefruit and pine. Everything is well-done & nothing is off. The only critique is that it lacks a distinct identity, but there are tons of bad IPAs out there these days so you can't be too hard on a good one just because it is somewhat anonymous.

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Photo of trygelski1
4.58/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into an East End Brewing snifter:

Look: Pours a nice straw to golden yellow color with about an inch of head present. Lacing is present with good retention!

Smell: Dank, citrusy, pine, hoppy, and some grapefruit!

Taste: Taste follows the nose for me! Some bitterness comes in at the end which is nice! Slight malt backbone as well! Really good tasting IPA!

Feel: Medium bodied!

Overall: Mighty fine American IPA from the crew at Voodoo! This is the first non-hazy IPA I have had from these guys and it did not disappoint! I will be revisiting this one frequently with them being right here in the Burgh!

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Photo of BEER88
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of deonreds
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ryannotbryan
4.14/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Rizzy17
3.79/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ConnorSimpson41
3.77/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PprBurke
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dfhhead25
3.65/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of heddar33
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jcole524
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LloydDobler
4.27/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SiepJones
4.16/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sposter4
4.27/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Medium haze with little head. Tropical fruits fill the nose. The rare is similar with some pine in the back end. The Medium carbonation with a light body makes this beer Crisp and very drinkable.

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Photo of nola1988
4.54/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: straw and golden, only slightly hazy. Not the same level of "hazy" as you would think for an unfiltered ale.
S: on point- sweet tropical fruit with some resin In the back.
T: sticky and light.good body for the style.
T: on the dry and bitter side. Doesn't follow the noise as much as you would like. Sweet and high resin in the medium and back end.
O: the noise is one point but I wish the taste was more in line. A soild IPA that beats most but a tad short on the finer elements around the taste.

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Photo of Nittanylion1991
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JamLand
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PA-Michigander
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Good Vibes from Voodoo Brewery
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 324 ratings
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