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Mad Manatee IPA | Bold City Brewery

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Mad Manatee IPAMad Manatee IPA
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3.52/5
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207 Ratings
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

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Added by cjgator3 on 12-24-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,789
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
207
pDev:
12.5%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
52
Trade:
0
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1/5  rDev -71.6%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Keyesmas - too much hops.

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2.42/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

(From a can, purchased at Trader Joe's) I had high expectations, but it's just not that great an IPA, especially compared to other Florida IPAs like Funky Buddha, Cigar City, and Proof. Drinkable, certainly, but meh.

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2.5/5  rDev -29%

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2.5/5  rDev -29%

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2.5/5  rDev -29%

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2.5/5  rDev -29%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

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2.77/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.79/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Corburk
2.9/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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2.94/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.98/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appears a hazy orange toned amber with a small white cap. Scattered bits of lacing are left.
Smell is of orange citrus, grass, herbs, and wet hay.
Taste is of the aromas with a light malty flavor and a touch of mild, hay hops.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied, dry, and slightly bitter.

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sampled this one from a bomber in a pint glass, approx. 50 degrees cold.

A: Minimalistic pour without much of a head. Medium warm gold orange in color with very light carbonation. Lacking much lacing, and what there is doesn't cling.

S: Citrus rind and earth notes on the nose, leaning towards earthy.

T: Malty dry grapefruit rind and dirt. Phelonic flavors giving medicinal notes which tilt the balance on the bitter side. Agressive hops profile would benefit from further shelf aging, a hop bomb when young.

M: Not very fizzy. Drinks ok with a dry finish.

O: Sadly, there's nothing unique about this IPA at all. Tastes like so many other middle of the road IPA's. It's not a bad beer, it's not a great beer. It's solidly mediocre. My suggestions would be to re-think the bittering hops choice and perhaps go with a lager yeast without the phelonic profile.

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Mad Manatee IPA from Bold City Brewery
Beer rating: 3.52 out of 5 with 207 ratings
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