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Marble IPA | Marble Brewery

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Marble IPAMarble IPA
BA SCORE
4.05/5
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477 Ratings
Marble IPAMarble IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Wolfsdenbrew on 06-12-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,090
Reviews:
158
Ratings:
477
pDev:
9.38%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
76
Gots:
81
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 477 |  Reviews: 158
Photo of rkcrozier
3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of Hanserelli
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of ralphw56
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of linnymtu
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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

12 oz. bottle.

Clear and clean deep golden body. Fat finger of dense, frothy, eggshell white head. Great lacing and retention. Peppery, spicy, citrusy, and piny hops on the nose. Sugary fruit malt notes as well.

Peppery, spicy hop bitterness up front. Sweetish bread and fruit notes follow. Light tropical fruits fill in as snappy, piny hop bitterness takes over into the finish. Lingering peppery, citrus hops. Dry. Medium body with a creamy feel. Another nice beer from Marble.

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Photo of NorthSideSean
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of brentk56
3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a clear amber with a frothy, though small, white head that delivers a few strands of lace

Smell: Piney, with some tropical fruit (papaya, tangerine and just a touch of mango) elements and an underlying hint of toffee

Taste: The toffee malt flavor lays down the backbone and persists from start to finish, even as the piney and tropical fruit hop flavors assert themselves in the middle; both the hops and the malts have an interesting interplay that I also detected in their DIPA

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Although I prefer a more attenuated IPA, I do like the balance here so I don't mind the residual sweetness of this brew

Thanks, sunkistxsudafed, for the opportunity

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Photo of BRLockwood
4/5  rDev -1.2%

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

A-golden amber color with a smallish white head and decent lacing

S-citrus, orange, pine, bread, floral

T-bread dough, grapefruit, orange, floral, pine, nice bitter finish

F- medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-a nice IPA with good flavor and balance

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Photo of tswater
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of Auraan
4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured a pretty golden, with a tiny bit of head. It looks like what I look for in an IPA. Scents of pine, malt and some citrus. Flavor begins with malt sweetness and moves into pine, slight floral and some grapefruit, finishes with more floral flavors and ends with an aftertaste of grapefruit pith. Quite good, very true to style and some of the better IPAs I've tasted. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation, quite easy to drink and feels good on the palate. An excellent example of an American IPA out of New Mexico, worth trying to find.

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Photo of BGsWo22
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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

Got my hands on an incredibly fresh six-pack through the dearly departed Beerjobber.com. 12-oz can poured into my IPA flute. Aroma is classic citrus/tropical west coast IPA; flavor hints of Cascade, Centennial, Citra and Columbus though likely not all four. An exceptionally drinkable, delicious IPA. Between Marble and La Cumbre, New Mexico is starting to turn into a big-time player in the national IPA scene -- a shame their beers are available in only a tiny fraction of the country.

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Photo of Coldsnack
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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

12oz bottle, bottled 9 days ago

A - golden color, crispy clear, 2 inches of foam, reduces rather quickly, large amount if chunky lacing.

S - a little thin, but a brief kick of floral hops with some orange a md grapefruit citrus. Nice, but fleeting.

T - nice big punch of bitter oily citrus. Grapefruit is the lead, with some dense orange peel. Quick and clean bitter finish.

M - lighter side of medium mouthfeel. Nice oily hop element.

O - this IPA gets overshadowed by La Cumbre Elevated, which is brewed just a couple miles down the road. I'd actually neglected it for a long while. But it's extremely solid. I wish the nose were a little more prominent, but other than that, this is a really nice beer.

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Photo of m0unds
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of deanhead
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of WalterHeisenberg
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of keenanite21
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of mrw1zard
4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of mdaschaf
3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of ZRT
4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.77/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Light amberish and dark yellow color beer, 1"+ head, average lacing and retention. Nice color. Aroma was hoppy when fresh, rough malt prominence when aged.

Taste, solid craft ipa, better hop flavor than average. Good alcohol warmth. Moderate amount of caramel, equal parts grapefruit and pine. Average malt sweetness from it. Not super hefty. Bitterness is moderate. A pretty decent and straightforward ipa, there isn't much in the way of complexity, but its not a style that demands it. Its solid B grade, second tier stuff. I'd be a repeat purchaser if it was in my area for $7.99

The first time I had this was like a 6 month old bottle my brother sat on forever as part of our trade.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of Number3red
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Marble IPA from Marble Brewery
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 477 ratings
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