Marble IPA | Marble Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Marble Brewery
New Mexico, United States
marblebrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Wolfsdenbrew on 06-12-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
462
Reviews:
154
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
9.63%
 
 
Wants:
74
Gots:
80
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 462 |  Reviews: 154
Photo of gustavmahler-09
4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Cloudy orange-brown. Smell is skunky, rotten fruit. Hop bomb at first taste, some citrus aftertaste. taste stays in mouth. Not creamy as it goes down, but edgy. A lot of character. Something quirky about it that I find appealing.

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Photo of einman
4.28/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheStoutLord
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

L: Poured into a tulip. Thin quickly dissipating head that leaves a bubbly and lacey remainder. Clear golden color, looks good.

S: Delightfully hoppy, can definitely get some of the dry hops from the smell. Very citric, with some floral tones. I can even whiff the malt at the end that goes great with the floral/sweet smell. Very good smelling beer, so I have high hopes.

T: Strong and hoppy up front with a smooth malty finish. Plenty of citrus and floral flavors throughout. It seems like the fundamental for this IPA are so strong that the complex flavors don't really come out a lot.

F: Medium body, great dry hopped feeling on the tongue that continues well after you can your sip. The lingering taste is a pleasant one.

O: Damn good IPA. Strong basics with hops and malt in the back, but not a lot to speak for complex flavors.

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Photo of powdersoldier
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of edraz1224
4.2/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stevoj
3.26/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle from Whole Foods. Cloudy orange golden pour with small skin of airy head. Funky, musty, citrusy, resembles an APA more than an IPA. A bit of a let down after Elevated.

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Photo of Simont
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Bottle date 12/14/15, poured into 20 oz snowman mug at my in-laws 1/22/16. Golden color moderate haze, loose cream colored head faded (no wonder). But this is a fantastic spicy/ herbal/ dank hop treat - huge hop aroma and flavor make this equal to some of the leviathans from the East Coast (Heady... Lawsons... most by Other Half). Malt profile is bready malt with a little caramel sweetness, but appropriately dry and solidly bitter. But is totally overshadowed by the massive hops. Love the clear bottle dating and full recipe breakdown on the bottle (stated DH is Citra Simcoe Cent Chinook and Mosaic - I get a dankness that I usually associate w Amarillo or Columbus, but guess not). Amazing hop wizardry here, great job Marble.

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Photo of Sammy
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of MLDucky
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Yellow and light amber colors swirl, leaving a full inch of head with average retention and lace. Aroma only leans hoppy when uber fresh, after that a malty contingent comes around towards the back end of the six pack.

Mixture of good hoppy c hops and heat. Balanced in terms of American ipa with the malt, pine and grapefruit, bitterness etc. . .

Its a pretty straightforward kind of ipa. When you can get it for $1.50 a bottle, its worth it, when fresh.

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Photo of SawDog505
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Pray_For_Mojo
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass from a bottle.

Appearance: nice and brite. Head forms quickly when poured but fades quickly as well with little if any head retention.

Aroma: hops upfront - citrus and maybe some light pine. The malt aroma come through as sweet bread.

Flavor: this beer is well balanced. Hops are the headlinng act. The malt is present but plays the backseat. The only standout hop flavors are citrus and pine. I get no tropical flavors typical of Simcoe or Citra. I don't know, thogh, what type of hops are used in this IPA.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied but heavy enough that drinking several would definitely fill you up and slow you down.

Overall: a very nice effort. 'Balanced' is the operative descriptor of this beer. It is hoppy - obviously given the style - but the malt is right there too. Very well done. Certainly better than most readily-available IPAs.

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Photo of Nugganooch
3.84/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz can with a travel mug
Noted on 06/17/2015

Picked this one up at the Whole Foods in Sedona, AZ

A: Pours a soft caramel amber body with some decent clarity to it. Frothy tan head that swells out of my camper mug. I can see some thin tracks of lace and a few random dots stay clinging to the walls.

S: The nose is fairly pronounced with a malt breadiness and sweet caramel accents. Not overly so but enough to be first intro here. From there the citrus-grapefruit takes hold and it is quite pithy and floral with a light dusting of pines in tow. I get a dash of lemony herbals and even some tropical mango to this as well.

T: A decent steadiness between the pale malts and citrusy pine hops. Biscuit with cracker and a light caramel sweetness meets a grapefruit centric citrus note. There is a light herbal and dank element to this as well and fleeting tropical fruit twist that I am really digging. Just wish it was more so here. The beer has a moderate amount of perceived bitterness and there is no alcohol coming through in the flavor. Some stone fruit like esters mixed in. A ittle jumbled here I would say and any aftertaste falls off pretty quickly form here.

M: Light to moderate filling body with a nice bouncy feel from the carbonation. Slightly resinous but mostly clean with a mildly constricting bitterness building up to a drying finish.

D: Another so-so IPA coming out of the South West. Was excited to see this one but perhaps my palate is spoiled. It’s a quality brew just nothing ground breaking and even still somewhat uninteresting to me. Like many of these I have tried lately it rides in that above-average B-B+ range for me.

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Photo of Lobina
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of datpingao
4.48/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shoegueuze
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of barflybastard
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mflamar
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gerred
3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BillBabbitt
3.78/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A 10. Oz glass on tap at their brewery. Very light head, but lots of lacing. Very aromatic, but just a little too bitter for my taste. Needs a little more balance.

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Photo of SveNss0N
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wtymfb
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tzieser
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Canned 8/11/15; poured from 12oz can into a 16oz standard pint glass.

L: light amber in color with a fluffy white head that settles into a thin lacing. slightly hazy. nice looking beer.

S: big citrus-forward hop aroma. lots of lemon and orange peel. well done.

T: tons of hops (as expected for the style) with aforementioned notes of citrus but with more tropical fruit on the palate. lemon, grapefruit with a bit of apricot and mango. love these late-boil hop additions. this is one of the best IPAs in the southwest!

F: a bit flatter than expected. would like more carbonation but i loved the dry finish. made it quite drinkable for the style.

O: as I said before, this is easily one of the best IPAs the southwest has to offer. highly recommended if you're in the area.

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Photo of tbryan5
4.35/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I am really surprised by this beer. I was expecting an average ipa but this hit a home run. Marble IPA is a great ipa that is superbly balanced. Get this if you can. I wish I could.

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Marble IPA from Marble Brewery
4.05 out of 5 based on 462 ratings.
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