Swamp Ape IPA | Florida Beer Company

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Swamp Ape IPASwamp Ape IPA

Brewed by:
Florida Beer Company
Florida, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by CampusCrew on 09-05-2010

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2.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.6/5  rDev +23.3%

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4.12/5  rDev +41.1%

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3.69/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- Has a hazy orange, tangerine color with chunks of sediment floating around. Very thin, foamy head produced.

Aroma- Heavy on tart grapefruit, lime, and pine aromas. Sweet caramel malt hiding in the background too.

Taste- Big punch on bitterness upfront with pine and grapefruit flavors balanced with subtle cracker malt flavors. Towards the end it shows of it sweeter side with a smooth caramel malt and some lingering citrus hop flavors.

Mouthfeel- Medium to full bodied beer with a well balanced malt presence that coats the tongue but dissapates rather quickly. Not cloying or over malty by any means.

Overall- Tons of bitter hop flavors in this with grapefruit and pine really shining through. Not sure I'm drinking the same beer as everyone else, but there's no way this is a "poor" beer as the ratings would indicate. Maybe this has gone through a recipe change, but I notice a lot more positive reviews as of recent dates for this beer. If I lived in Florida I would definitely pick this up on occasion. A solid DIPA overall. (84/100)

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2.8/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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2.72/5  rDev -6.8%

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3/5  rDev +2.7%

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3/5  rDev +2.7%

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3/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.08/5  rDev +5.5%

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3/5  rDev +2.7%

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3/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.2/5  rDev +43.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

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4/5  rDev +37%

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3/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +19.9%

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3.01/5  rDev +3.1%

barely above average beer. The hops make the beer bearable, but the alcohol is really coming on strong, with some veggie malt flavors that are a little out of place. Not really feeling this one, but worth drinking.

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2.72/5  rDev -6.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +28.4%

Lt amber color-slight alcohol aroma. Not a bad IPA but was over-priced for a local brewery.

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3.6/5  rDev +23.3%

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2.64/5  rDev -9.6%

Swamp Ape IPA from Florida Beer Company
2.92 out of 5 based on 551 ratings.
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