Dead Kettle IPA | Right Brain Brewery

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Dead Kettle IPADead Kettle IPA
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3.51/5
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121 Ratings
Dead Kettle IPADead Kettle IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Right Brain Brewery
Michigan, United States
rightbrainbrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BMoney575 on 08-08-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,204
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
121
pDev:
13.68%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
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19
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Ratings: 121 |  Reviews: 27
Photo of Eziel
3.67/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TreyIsWilson
3.76/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a hazy golden orange with a two finger foamy white head. The head leaves tons of heavy soay lacing.

S - Aroma is orange peel, grapefruit peel and piney hops.

T - The taste is grapefruit peel, orange rind, sweet malts and piney hops. The finish is bitter with piney hops and grapefruit peel.

M - Light/medium body with medium carbonation. Crisp watery mouthfeel with a dry sticky finish.

O - A decent IPA. The flavors are a mix of sweet and bitter. This is a nice lawnmower beer.

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Photo of stadmo1
3.53/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gemini6
3.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NateDyk47
3.72/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bought a 4-pack of pint cans. Drank from a pint glass.

Look: medium-dark golden color, somewhat transparent. Finger or two of white head that disappears quickly. A thin lacing is left after drinking.
Smell: citrus (mostly grapefruit), a little bit of piney/grassy hops. Smell is on the weak side.
Taste: after the initial burst of juicy grapefruit and orange, the hop flavor takes over. Strong aftertaste- malt, hops, and a little pine.
Feel: medium-heavy mouthfeel, medium carbonation

Overall: This is good. I'd buy it again, but it's not among my favorites.

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Photo of MaxPowers
3.74/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hopnado
3.63/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of msumike89
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gusman61
2.89/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of zacky_U
4.06/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerOps
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lochef81
3.71/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oldvines
3.82/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of clager
4.5/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.34/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jemarent
4.03/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tobbar2000
3.28/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Ok beer. After taste lingers.

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Photo of pat61
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: Brilliant dark amber with chunks of yeast floating about. Supports a 3” finely bubbled clingy white foam cap that perches up over the rim of the glass. S: Very grassy hops, smells like fresh mowed grass T: A firm malt backbone supports an aggressive hop bill providing big citrus flavors especially grapefruit and a long lingering citrus rind bitterness. F: Medium to medium light body, medium high carbonation. O: Although the chunks are disconcerting, it is a decent beer.

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Photo of Risenhower
3.3/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of IBUQT
3.52/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jduprey007
3.7/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lelampp
4.04/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.76/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dr_Fox
3.88/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vande
3.43/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dead Kettle IPA from Right Brain Brewery
Beer rating: 3.51 out of 5 with 121 ratings