Ypsi Gypsi | Arbor Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Arbor Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
arborbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jeremyd365 on 08-08-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
89
Reviews:
19
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
12.22%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
21
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 89 |  Reviews: 19
Photo of AnnT88
4.39/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bwbetts
3.58/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of torwart68
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of torwart94
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of meehandennis
3.87/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.81/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a firkin at the brewery in Ann Arbor, the beer is a cloudy, hazy, golden-caramel coloring with a filmy, foamy, clingy, off-white head. Nose of subtle citrus, caramel notes, grassy highlights, and subtle resinous notes. Flavors are lemon tart and orange rind forward, with peppery and grassy highlights, and floral overtones. Lemon pepper and oregano notes, too. The body is light and smooth. The aftertaste is grassy and herbal, heavy on the grass. Smooth, slightly dry finish. Good beer.

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

Photo of h4ger
3.21/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LXIXME
3.59/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerOps
3.27/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EvTocz
3.56/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of entenduintransit
2.66/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A flat out mediocre pale ale. I love Arbor Brewing but this may be the weakest brew they've put out.

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Photo of WhiteHillsStore
3.79/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nice light orange color with an off white head. The smell was nice with a lot of citrus and pine coming through. The taste was also nice with burst of flavor in the beginning from the hops and then a nice balance from a sweet malt coming through on the finish. Very refreshing although a little thin and flat.

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Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours lightly hazy golden orange color with a 2 finger dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, light pine, caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of juicy citrus hops and moderate malt sweetness; with good strength. Taste of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Fair amount of pine/grassy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, lemon/orange zest, pine, caramel, toasted bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and balance of juicy citrus hops and moderate malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and fairly sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice pale ale style. All around good complexity and balance of juicy citrus hops and moderate malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of mchegash
3.43/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - 3.5/5
Pours a bright golden-orange, slightly hazy, a little bit of visible carbonation. A thin layer of white head.

Smell - 3/5
Pine/resin hops. Smell is very vinegary, which is not good. Some light malt aroma as well.

Taste - 3.5/5
Some nice light malts, along with some piney-resinous hops and some mellow fruit flavors.

Mouthfeel - 4/5
Slightly fuller than medium body, crisp and smooth. Very light carbonation.

Overall - 3.5/5
This was a decent pale ale.

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Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hosehead83
3.68/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jemarent
3.86/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DanMcEvilly
3.63/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.27/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brismit
3.45/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of km02600
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of chris1919
3.66/5  rDev +4%

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Ypsi Gypsi from Arbor Brewing Company
3.52 out of 5 based on 89 ratings.
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