Vortex IPA | Fort George Brewery + Public House

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fort George Brewery + Public House
Oregon, United States
fortgeorgebrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Our IPA is made with generous additions of Cascade, Simcoe and Palisade hops throughout the brewing, fermentation and conditioning phases, balanced with heaps of organic pale malt. We designed this to not rip your taste buds off your tongue, but rather vigourously stimulate them and your palate into a lupulin-ecstacy of pleasure. During the cross-country truck trip our brewery made to find it's home in Astoria, it was nearly scattered to the cornfields of Nebraska by a tornado. We try to capture some of nature's intensity in every pint."

ABV 7.7% IBU 97

Added by RedDiamond on 07-13-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,253
Reviews:
117
Ratings:
445
pDev:
9.88%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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47
Gots:
85
Trade:
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Hazy amber with fluffy sandstone head.
Leafy, lemon, herbal fresh hop nose - bright!
Sugar cookie with pine sap, pineapple, and a bit of dank resin.
Candied grapefruit and unpleasantly tightening skunky linger.
Lt-medium, slight chew, sticky.

Pale, light, and fragrant - but gooier than expected, thin, and not clean. Mismatch between sweet fruit up front and bitterly astringent linger. Too strong to session any way, but more trouble than it’s worth for the flavor.

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Served from the can into a pint glass. Canned on 12/16/12, so about 10 weeks old.

A- Poured a very dark orange color with huge fluffy off-white head that left dense webbed lacing.

S- Huge tropical fruit, peach, mango, pungenr grapefruit, pine, and some dank notes. Very aromatic and powerful hop aroma, with some light malt sweetness coming through.

T- Huge juicy tropical fruit of peach, mango, and pungent grapefruit. Quite a bit of pine, some dank quality, malt sweetness, and slight earthy notes. Pretty high bitterness, which seems pretty common for all of Fort George's IPAs.

M- Incredibly full bodied and chewy mouthfeel, soft carbonation, very creamy, and dry finish. Not sure if I have ever had an IPA with a mouthfeel this heavy.

O- Another great IPA from Fort George. Lots of juicy tropical fruit notes and some really nice dank, piney, and earthy hop notes. The mouthfeel on the beer was really unique for the style, but did make the beer feel very filling.

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Vortex IPA from Fort George Brewery + Public House
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 445 ratings