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Horseheads IPAHorseheads IPA

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Horseheads Brewing Inc.
New York, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by naproxen on 01-19-2010

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Photo of JAramini
4.79/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow. Horseheads is pretty consistently great, but I had no idea they had an IPA like this in them. Let me preface this by saying I tried Pliny the Younger last weekend for the first time. So I have memories of world-class IPA in my head, and this is indeed world class.

The smell hit me before this beer even exited the bottle, so I need to start with that. The biggest aroma I've ever gotten from an IPA. Huge grass, pine, and maryjane. An almost overpowering nose on this. It smells so good I couldn't wait to try a sip.

This is tasty tasty hop candy. More of what you get in the nose with grapefruit rind, bitterness, and serious hop flavors. This is the closest to a West Coast style IPA I've ever tasted from this half of the country. The bitterness is one step down from Hopsickle, but still very aggressive and lingering.

At 8.1% alcohol, and 93 IBUs, this is infringing on DIPA territory. Unfortunately Horseheads has next to no distribution outside of the town itself (I believe the Village Beer Merchant guys roadtrip to the brewery to bring back beer to sell) but if you happen upon this beer, do not pass go, do not collect $200, buy it instantly. You can thank me later.

I realize this has been gushing fanboyism, but I've been severely underwhelmed by hoppy beers lately and this one is an all-out hop assault on my palate and I couldn't thank these guys enough for it.

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Photo of tviz33
4.59/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 oz bottle in to a Horseheads pint glass

A- Hazy orange/amber color with a craggy two finger head, some lacing

S- Lots of grapefruit and citrus. One of my favorite smelling beers

T- Following the nose with grapefruit and more citrus, this time followed by some floral notes, finishing with bitter pine. Bitter, yet balanced with just the right amount of malt.

M- This one just feels right. Packed full of flavor, yet surprisingly drinkable. Keeps you coming back for more.

O- My favorite from Horseheads. I may have some local bias, but this is probably in my top five IPA's. You can't beat it at $4.99 right from the brewery.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Horseheads has delivered a solid American IPA that's really nicely done and very well balanced. This is the second beer I've had from this small brewery and I have to say I'm impressed.

Appearance: Golden body beneath a bright white head that lasts. Nice lacing. It appears orange in the full pint glass.

Aroma: Citrusy and floral hops over a gently sweet malt base. Pineapple, grapefruit, tangerine, and pine... the hops are bright and just resinous enough without going overboard, yet the malt still has an equal presence. That's too often lost in American IPA's, but this one is nicely rounded.

Taste: Following the aroma, the flavor blends the hops in with the malt nicely. It's not over-done in hop flavor or bitterness, and the subtly toasty biscuit character of the malt clearly comes through, rather than just hovering beneath the hops and acting as a spring-board. Balanced from start to finish. It may begin with hops turning to a blend of hop and malt at the start while it's cold, but as it warms it becomes much more equalized. Some apple-like fruitiness from the yeast also appears.

Mouthfeel: Decidedly dextrinous, but not overly done - still medium-full. Quite appropriate for an American IPA. Gently bristling tiny bubbles suggest that it may be bottle conditioned. Creamy with a slight edge.

Drinkability: The alcohol is surprisingly well-cloaked, but the bitterness will still build on the pallet towards the end of the first serving. The alcohol will also become apparent in the second glass, but hey, if it didn't it wouldn't exactly be an IPA now would it? Quite drinkable. Absolutely worth trying.

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Photo of generallee
4.47/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Presentation: It was poured from a brown 1pint 6oz bottle into a tulip glass. The label has very little in the way of info. There is a website for the brewery where you can find info on the beer.

Appearance: The body has light orange amber color with bit of a hazy appearance. A two finger tall white head of loose bubbles quickly settles down to a very thin covering of foam. This head makes some nice lacing on the glass as I drink.

Smell: The aroma is big and bold with an intoxicating floral/citrus grapefruit bouquet.

Taste/Palate: There is a light malt base that adds some mild sweetness to the big citrusy grapefruit hop flavor that dominates the overall character. Its flavor is strait forward and tasty. The fruity/floral hops bring good bitterness late into the finish and hangs on the tongue. Body, palate and carbonation are in good balance for ease of drinkability and taste.

Notes: The Bright and juicy hops satisfies my hop tooth and give this big beer good drinkability.

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Photo of WesWes
4.42/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The beer pours a beautiful gold color with a thick frothy white head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is great! It has an awesome pale malt scent along with a lovely hop nose. It's floral as hell! The taste is great as well. It's loaded with hops; a real hop heads' delight. The base is mainly pale malts, but it provides adequate balance. It goes down easy with rich, bitter finish. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a full bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is a damn fine IPA. The hops really come out and bite you. Nice job Horseheads Brewing.

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Photo of Pdiddey3d
4.33/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had to jump at the chance to get my hands on this one. It eluded me its first pass through the area. Overlooked it several times due to the plane Jane bottle labels but heard it was phenomenal from my local beer merchant so it went on the better luck next time list. There is no bottled on date but I would imagine this is fresh as hell since I haven't seen it on shelves in over a month. Onto the review.
Pours a nice hazy dark straw gold.the head on the initial pour is phenomenal! Like a root beer float, fluffy and thick like a cloud. No real lacing to speak of. Smell is like a punch in the nose. Sharp, grassy, piney, intensity fades after a couple of minutes and you can pick up some citrus and a tad of caramel. The taste is where this beer shines. Strong citrus hop character. Like biting into a juicy white grapefruit rind and all. A tad bitter but I am digging it, reminds me of a West Coast IPA for sure, just a tad more balanced. The mouthfeel is nice, a bit oily on the palate but very nice carbonation and the bitterness lingers on the palate for a bit.
Overall I was not disappointed. This is a highly drinkable IPA and only $5 of a bomber = WIN. Not sure what the distribution on this brew is but I would recommend seeking it out if you enjoy a nice American IPA

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Photo of naproxen
4.32/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The Illustrious BeerTruth and I welcomed this new offering and gladly rewarded ourselves with some bottles at the brewery this weekend. This review is from a bottle shared 1/18/10.

I fell in love at first whiff with this one. My first inhalation at the brewery made me snicker and nod in shared acceptance with my co-conspirator. It might have been time to do my shirt laundry, but the distinctive Simcoe hops are really holding their own here upfront, with a slightly creamy grapefruit and lemon finish.

This looks just as delicious, the almost pure white head is creamy and resilient, leaving a dancing display of lace down the glass (a most BAMF Darkness, thanks Dan-O).

The light golden, slightly hazed appearance will mislead you into thinking the body will follow suit. The carbonation is just high enough to balance out the slightly oily quality the hops add to the body. Bitterness is not lacking at all, it jumps right in at the end and sticks around as long as it likes.

I am 93 IBU's of smiles after drinking this one, again. And again. The alcohol creeps on you like a ninja, it is undetectable in every sip and yet is always there at the end of the bottle. I really should drink another one, now :-)

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Photo of number1bum
4.32/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Been looking forward to trying this since BeerTruth graced us with his review, rare as that is these days. Also of note, this was about the fullest bomber I have ever seen - it was filled to within about 1/2" of the cap. This has to be more than 22oz. Anyway...

Pours a hazed golden color with one finger of off-white head. Head settled very quickly and left only a rimjob and a small splash of stick here and there.

Smell has some zesty lemon and grapefruit, plus a good amount of pine. Nice hoppiness going on here. If this beer had more head that kept better I think it would burst through on the nose even more.

Taste is full of piney, resiny, citric hoppy goodness. Pithy bitter grapefruit too. Wow, this brew has a surprisingly nice smack of hops. There's a bit of pale malt sweetness here too, but this is pretty much all about the hops which are showcased well. Substantial bitterness in the finish with some sticky, resiny hop flavor left over too.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and very slick on the palate. Carbonation is a bit on the light side actually, but it still feels very crisp because the finish is dry and so bitter. It has a nice slickness to it as well.

This is a damn good IPA, plain and simple. Get your hands on it if you can.

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Photo of lovindahops
4.32/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Finally, I get a shot to grab one of these down south. I have been wanting to get to this brewery for months. Poured into a pint glass from a bomber

A- pours a straw yellow look that has quite the hazy appearance. There is a decent head that resides while not leaving much lacing behind. There is no question that the brew looks like it's going to be a heck of an ipa

S- an bouquet of floral and grapefruit hops are unleashed in this brew! Major citrus themes emerge from this, with an equally impressive sweet malt taste at the end. This is one of the most impressive IPA scent profiles I have come across in some time

T- Yup, the taste delivers just like the scent. A piney and bitter grapefruit theme engulfs your tastebuds. The brew is tremendously bitter towards the end. This brew displays a bitter IPA at it's best.

M- full bodied and creamy. It's pretty carbonated and chewy at the same time. The brew no question leaves some flavor behind

D- this is a fantastic IPA. The brew has high alcohol, which means you need to be careful. The taste is fantastic and that will mak you want more. There are so many IPA's out there... yet in one sitting, Horseheads IPA will be a brew that I bring up in conversation. I am confident that once they increase their distibution... more people will agree with that statement

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Photo of BeerTruth
4.3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Traveled to Horseheads with naproxen this past weekend and picked up this gem. We sampled it in the tasting room and knew we were taking it home.

22 oz. bomber poured into a nonic.

Pours a clear pale golden hue with a one finger off-white head that falls to a thin layer of foam. Some random chunks of lace cling to the sides of the glass. Aroma is herby dank with a light citrus undertone. Earthy hops with a touch of biscuits and malts in the nose as well. Taste starts with sweet grass and some sticky pine. Midway the malt bill comes forward with some caramel sweetness. The finish is pretty fucking bitter and forward with hops. Grapefruit rinds, straight up herb, and dirty earth in the aftertaste...awesome. Big chewy mouthfeel with a very mild carbonation. To me, the body is spot on for such a beefy IPA. I like this beer a lot, but I liked it ever more on tap. If you like simcoe hops, you'll definitely appreciate this beer. I really hope Bob gets this beer at J Ryan's here in Syracuse...along side some Nugget Nectar, sticky icky...OOOWWWEEE!!!

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Photo of BurgeoningBrewhead
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into tulip; semi-clear orange with a good fluffy white head made of dense tiny bubbles that fades slowly and leaves lots of delicate lacing.
Smell is quite enticing; clean malt covered by pine, citrus, fruit and a hint of booze. Smells more like a double IPA (which it almost could be, by the %abv)
Taste is quite good; explosion of flavor. Malt starts out, quickly pushed aside by waves of hops. Big pine and herbal hops, with lesser notes of citrus and fruit. Very bitter, this is not for the fair-weather IPA fan.
Mouthfeel is well-carbonated, medium-thin.
Overall, this is an excellent IPA, and at 8%abv and as bitter as it is, it could be a solid DIPA.
No date on the bottle, but compared to others' reviews, I obviously got a pretty fresh one (I bought it at a little beverage shop in Horseheads, so I'd hope it was fresh).

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Photo of mikeyv35
4.23/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Date: 02/08/2013
Type: 22oz. Bomber
Vintage: 2013
Glass: East End Tulip

Excited to finally see some brews from this small upstate brewery on the shelves in Brooklyn. Here we go now.

Pours a light brown mahogany in color w/ a 1 finger white head that left nice sticky lacing. Aromas of orange peel, grapefruit, and damp wood. The flavor started off w/ caramel malts and orange peel, leading into piney bitterness, and finished w/ grapefruit. Medium bodied and lush w/ appropriate carbonation. Pretty drinkable stuff as no booze detected.

Overall, this brew impressed me alot as I was not expecting too much. Specifically, I thought the nose was off the charts! Fantastic job by Horseheads! This small NY brewery is definitely on the upswing and should be beginning to get noticed more, w/ this brew and their Pumpkin Ale which is equally delicious. Will be purchasing more of this brew.

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Photo of mikesgroove
4.2/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

deep amber with a nice white head that gaded leaving a ring of lace around the top. Smell was big time piney hops with lots of resin. Slight sweetness and a hint of alcohol were present. First impression was hop bomb, a little slick due to not being overly carbonated, but not a detriment at all. Really strong hop presence with nothing balancing this at all. Slight alcohol presence but nothing distracing at all

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Photo of cavedave
4.18/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A thin beige head caps a cloudy-with-fine-yeast, golden brew. Nice lace on the glass, really good looking.

Not a killer smell, some bready sweet, citrus, tasty floral, and a hint of deeper bitter at the edge.

Great taste. Hints of tart join sweet at the beginning of a sip that transitions through all the hop flavors American hopheads enjoy in IPA. Sweet citrus, goes into bitter citrus then floral, then the finish stretches into the far reaches of light drying pine, bitter herbal, lemony citrus, bitter pith, and ends with the combination balancing on the palate with sweet hanging in there for just the right duration. As it warms vegetal hints creep in and it gains a delicious complexity.

Considering the flavors it is a bit light in the mouth, and has amazingly low viscosity, but these are assets for the flavor profile. Nice med. carb.

Very refreshing, very drinkable. Next.

Impression: Never heard of this local brewery. Until now. Tomorrow I will be buying the rest of the lineup. Suggest you do the same.

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Photo of orbitalr0x
4.17/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Golden orange pour with a quarter inch of bubbly white head on top. Great clarity and active carbonation throughout. Aromas kick off with lots of citric hops with a grapefruit accent. Bright and vibrant with some sweet pale malts bringing up the rear. Slightly herbal as well, the hops come through nicely here with a good mix.

First sip brings a wave of citric hops with grapefruit and herbal accents. Smooth with pale malts and a light caramel undertone. Good hop balance.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with smooth carbonation. Goes down easily even for the slightly elevated abv. Somewhat creamy as well. This is a solid IPA from a brewery I've never tried before. Thanks to dmeadows for the opportunity to sample this one!

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Photo of Hojaminbag
4.17/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I've made it a habit to pick up any new beers from Horseheads that I see, and since I like IPAs, I didn't make this one an exception.

Horseheads IPA has a very light, clear, golden body. Probably a little bit lighter than I would expect. A good bit of active carbonation bubbles move around in the body. It has boasts a giant off-white head that settles down to a finger-thick ring that looks a little bit soapy on top of the body. Only scraps of lacing are left, but there are quite a few scraps, and they are thick and sticky looking.

The aroma is a great one for an IPA; tons of floral hops attack your nose, accompanied by fruity, citrus flavors and a bit of bitterness. I can smell just a touch of pale malt, but it is small and planted firmly in the background, allowing the hops to shine.

Up front Horseheads IPA presents a bunch of fruity hops that are cut by a slightly bitter grapefruit flavor and some pine resin. That initial blast of hops actually makes up most of the beer; it has just a touch of pale malt in the background, and leaves a delightful aftertaste of hops.

The body is on the light side and the carbonation is on the high side, which makes me think that if the mouthfeel were adjusted a bit it would be an improvement for both the feel and the taste.

Overall, Horseheads IPA is a pretty nice expression of hops that is not complex, but it is still pretty good. I like it.

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Photo of asabreed
4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bomber poured into a Samuel Smith 12 oz. nonic.

Appearance: A slightly hazy peach orange color, topped by a fairly frothy white head that leaves nice drops around the glass toward the middle of the bulb part.

Smell: A nice balance of citrus and other fruits comes through nicely, along with some hints of sourness. The bouquet opens up some more with hints of sweetness as it warms.

Taste: Out of the fridge, the finish is extremely bitter, but as it warms, it starts fairly sweet, but doesn't stay that way for too long. A melange of orange, lemon, grapefruit, and some sweeter, brighter fruits like tangerine. Finish starts sweet and curbs into a nice bitterness, with lingering bitter fruits and grapefruit rind in the end.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, slightly creamy with moderate carbonation.

Drinkability: One of my favorites from Horseheads. Not too flashy but done extremely well, especially the balance for a beer at over 8% ABV. I'd buy a case of bombers pretty easily, and may have to eventually.

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Photo of krisandajt
4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A celebrated brew courtesy of a world class BA, number1bum. Thanks Josh!

Appearance: Poured from an overly filled bomber (seriously, filled straight up to the bottle cap) into my Sam Adams Perfect Pint Glass. The beer is a slightly cloudy yellowish golden color with a surprising amount of bubbles billowing up from the bottom of the laser-etched glass. Head is slightly disappointing, only about a centimeter worth, and as such there's not much to retain. Lacing is decent...not exactly thick sticky stuff adhering to the sides of the glass, more like a smooth film slowly working its way down.

Smell: A nice hop presence, mainly a sweet citrusy smell that's not quite the potency of ripe grapefruit. There's a very subtle malt backbone that attempts balance, but hops are what stand out the most.

Taste: I was hoping the hops would be more pronounced, but they are right in line with what the smell would indicate. Not exactly subtle, but not quite "in your face" either. While this beer is much better than your average IPA I feel it could use a slightly stronger hit of hoppy goodness. Then again, I am a self-diagnosed Hop Head and there can never be enough hoppy goodness.

Mouthfeel: Pretty much nails what I feel an IPA should be. Plenty of carbonation and a nice medium body. Very well done here.

Drinkability: I have to give this brew top notch drinkability ratings. As much as I do love a good hardcore hoppy IPA, this brew has enough hoppiness to keep me happy, yet is subdued enough to be an all night drinker. I would definitely recommend this brew to anybody in need of steady, all night hop fix.

Thanks Josh!

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Photo of LiquidBread219
4.12/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A= Golden yellow, nice white foamy head, and decent lacing.

S= The nose is great on this one, I get some citrus and floral hops and some pine.

T= The taste basically follows the nose you get a bunch of floral and citrus hops up front in this beer.

M= Medium bodied, right amount of carbonation.

D= Really enjoyable glad I got to try this one.

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Photo of plaid75
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a hazy burnt orange hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured am earthy caramel and piney hop.

The taste offered toasted malts, burnt sugar and a lingering piney hop spice.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

Overall a tasty and well balanced transitional beer.

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Photo of metter98
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is slightly hazy amber orange in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high light beige colored head that gradually died down, leaving patches of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of citrusy hops are present in the nose—oranges seem to stand out in particular—along with hints of floral hops and pine resin.
T: Like the smell, the taste starts off with flavors of citrusy hops but it quickly transitions to flavors of piney hops that persist and linger through the finish, although there are also some hints of tropical fruits that peek through near the end. A moderate amount of bitterness is perceptible along with slight hints of caramel malts.
M: It feels medium-bodied and crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. The pine resin hops in the finish lend some bite to the mouthfeel.
O: This beer hides its alcohol rather well and isn't overly bitter, which makes it rather easy to drink considering the heavy dose of hops. I enjoyed the blend of citrusy and piney hops in the taste.

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Photo of cbros
4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving type- 65 ounce growler poured into a pint glass.

A- Pours a darker straw color. There is ample carbonation activity after the pour and a white one finger head that quickly dissipates to a small lingering foam. Overall a nice looking beer but nothing out of the ordinary.

S- Reminescent of any other IPA, there are citrus notes coupled with other floral hints that because of the combination of flavors are difficlut to decipher.

T- This is where this brew comes out to shine. I am picking up a strong and bitter start to the taste that stays constant throughout. I am also picking up the piney citrus flavors as well. Overall a nice tasting IPA that might seem a little too bitter for some up right up my alley.

I recieved this growler from Aliza in this leg of growling at the Moon. This is a nice and solid IPA and Aliza was not wrong in stating that I would find this beer to be a good offering. I can see why this is becoming her go to beer. Without this BIF I probaby would never have heard about this beer and certainly never have gotten a chance to try it. Thanks Aliza!

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Photo of BlurryVisi0n
4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Clear golden amber, light bubbles on the body. Head is straight white maybe 1/4" off the body.

Smell: very light flowery scent, comes off a little too mellow for an IPA.

Taste: Not complex but definitely not a starter IPA. Has strong bitter grapefruit notes.

Mouth: Medium and somewhat sticky, citrus skin after-taste sticks to the roof of your mouth.

Overall: Not a bad beer at all, took it by chance here at the Taproom here in NYC. More of a pleasant afternoon brew or maybe even better summer beer. Salud.

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Photo of jjayjaye
4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours slightly hazy bright pale golden amber, visibly effervescent, with almost a full finger loose foamy white head that faded fairly quickly leaving spotty patterns of Belgian lacing. The smell has nice hop presence of grassy pine but at the same time substantially citrusy. Adequately carbonated yet a lighter mouth feel than i'm used to from an IPA. The flavor is wonderfully well balanced citrus tropical hops and sweet malty ending. The 8% ABV is well integrated...would never have guess it's that heavy because the mouth is so light. The best beverage coming out of Horseheads IMO!!

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Photo of ThePorterSorter
4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The beer pours a clear medium amber with a fluffy white head. A thin white head remains throughout drinking and leaves a nice lacing. The nose is straight Simcoe goodness (white grapes and citrus) and a slightly biting alcohol. Once the beer is near room temperature a true harmony between the malt, hops, and alcohol exists. The mouthfeel is sharp and hoppy, but also possesses a rich sweetness that makes the beer drink more like a double IPA than in AIPA. The astertaste is all grape and citrus. Very tasty IPA that i'll definitely get again for $5/bomber!!

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Horseheads IPA from Horseheads Brewing Inc.
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