Mad Manatee IPA | Bold City Brewery

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Mad Manatee IPAMad Manatee IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bold City Brewery
Florida, United States
boldcitybrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by cjgator3 on 12-24-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
200
Reviews:
41
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
12.68%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
52
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 200 |  Reviews: 41
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5/5  rDev +40.8%

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5/5  rDev +40.8%

Photo of max85
4.56/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gator_Nation
4.56/5  rDev +28.5%

Photo of JohnTurano
4.4/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tgreenwood4
4.39/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Medium hops, not complex, but pleasing. Good with pub food, and popular with our group.

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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of M-Jez84
4.18/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GarthDanielson
4.17/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap at the Bold City Brewery, the beer was served up in a pint glass. The beer is a bright, clear orange-gold coloring with a thin, clingy film of head. Great aroma of cedar and resinous, spiced hops. The flavors are smooth, with grapefruit and citrus blended sweetness forming a backbone for very spicy hops to springboard. There is a smokey and peppery aftertaste, with a dry, bitter finish. This beer is tasty, and light enough to drink A LOT of. That's a good characteristic, because I usually end up leaving with a growler of it, and in FL a growler is a gallon! Enjoy this one, my fellow hopheads!

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Photo of Scarfer_Brad
4.09/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Billolick
4.06/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can, "038 17" stamped on the bottom

Pours clouded darker orangey amber, frothy khaki fluff and leaving globs of thicker lacing and low sheeting.

Ripe tropical fruit sniff...mangoe infused

Tasty and enjoyable brew with soft and ripe fruit notes, pineapple and mango coming to mind..better then decent tropical hop Florida IPA

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Photo of StevenMilligan
4.04/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L: Hazy dark orange, with a small off-white head. Darker for an IPA.

S: Muted citrus hops, and sweet malt.

T: This surprised me a bit. Sweet maltyness, then a touch of fruity bitterness, then more malt. Definitely more malty than your average IPA. Bitterness dies off and the aftertaste is more sweet, almost carmely malt.

F: Medium bodied and very smooth.

O: Lately I've described myself as a hophead, but I do love a good malty beer. This is somewhere in between. Very drinkable, and the bitterness isn't really there. I could see how some with disapprove and say that this Beer doesn't do a good job of standing out. However, I'd drink it again. I'd recommend it to someone who is easily put off by more hopforward IPAs.

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4.02/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ZBowden
4.02/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours clear copper with a thick cream head, smells of citrus with a thick cedar backing, tastes of sharp citrus with slight cracker, mouthfeel is thin with a sharp dry finish,

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of CampusCrew
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

appearance: golden amber hues, reddish, low head lacing

smell: sublte citrus and a lot of perfume and earthy meadow aromas.

taste: bitter ale with slight citrus taste but lots of floral hop flavor, it's balanced.

mouthfeel: medium bodied, slightly on the chewy side for a IPA

drinkability: decent, I like his chinook much better, but it's another decent BC offering.

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of weezarc
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of coopdog1000
3.99/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of richkrull
3.98/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Mad Manatee IPA from Bold City Brewery
3.55 out of 5 based on 200 ratings.
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