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:
202
Reviews:
41
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
12.68%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
52
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 202 |  Reviews: 41
Photo of NickySop
3.04/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of IckyT2012
3.9/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Piglet_rulz_da_yard
3.46/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DucksFan16
2.79/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of CalebM
3.35/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of David63Olson
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had a 12oz can that poured a copper color with a white head. The aroma is fruity with citrus hops and contrasting to the biscuit malts. The taste is moderately bitter with some bread-like sweetness. It was moderately carbonated and overall was a pretty good beer. Would like to try it on tap next time I'm in Jacksonville.

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Photo of Beer4B
2.94/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of stakem
3.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz can recently purchased and consumed while in the area of the brewery. It appears a copper color with a white head that fades leaving patchy webs of lace.

The aroma is fruity and pulpy with citrus hops and contrasting caramel to biscuit grain backing.

The taste is pulpy bitterness lightly fruity and floral with ample resinous bitterness that lasts with some bready grain sweetness to contrast.

This is light bodied and moderately carbonated. Overall a decent brew but nothing wowing about it.

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Photo of BeerNDoggerel
3.94/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bwbetts
3.62/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3.14/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WoodBrew
3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of djrn2
3.17/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rapayn01
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Fairly standard IPA from a can. Nothing about it really stands out.

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Photo of Hayden34
3.21/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Fusebuddy
3.44/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of russmollrm
3.16/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Corburk
2.9/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of avisong
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of markgugs
3.54/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of acurtis
3.44/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of N1Nkasi
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wrecknut
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sjones5045
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Wreckers Orlando 5/20/15

Pretty plain all around. Would say the same thing for every category. Plain plain and plain. Not bad but not good.

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Photo of Preston
2.42/5  rDev -31.8%
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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Mad Manatee IPA from Bold City Brewery
3.55 out of 5 based on 202 ratings.
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