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Dry-Hopped On The High Seas Caribbean-Style IPA | Cigar City Brewing

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Dry-Hopped On The High Seas Caribbean-Style IPADry-Hopped On The High Seas Caribbean-Style IPA

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Batch 1- Simcoe
Batch 2- Ahtanum
Batch 3 - Experimental hop #529

Added by SkinnyT on 10-02-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 61 | Ratings: 520
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4.05/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 12 oz. can into a Russian River pint glass.

A: Pours a nice copper-ish gold, mostly clear with a few floaters in suspension. Lots of visible carbonation and a half-finger of white head.

S: Pine, grapefruit and spicy hops with some tropical and herbal character as well, all with a nice cracker malt base underneath.

T: Follows the nose primarily, and more spicy and melon character to the hops than would be my preference. Minimal citrus character - maybe just a bit of grapefruit rind. Has a nice biscuit malty backbone, but certainly plays second fiddle to the hops. Significant bitterness present, and persists into the hang.

M: Medium body for style, alcohol very well-hidden, and good carbonation sensation.

O: This give the impression of being more bitter than Jai Alai, although I have no idea where the IBUs would shake out. It's tasty, there's nothing wrong with it. But I prefer Jai Alai by quite a bit.

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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3.84/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of mverity
4.69/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Can from Proof Bottle Shop. I had this beer directly from the can while a t the pool earlier today. Aroma was sweeter than Jai Alai in the way of more mango and pineapple. Aroma was also a touch of pine and earthy grassiness. Taste was sweet tropical fruits, only slightly bitter hops, and lightly roasted malt. Well carbonated and good body to this beer. I should have bought the full 6 pack.

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3.72/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

32 oz. growler filled at Vista bev., South Salem, NY

Pours near clear, slightly ligher then almond amber. Nice fine head, leaves a delicate collar, tiny bubble film and super fine sheets of lacing. Nice lookin'...

Muted nose with some grainy hops

Decent butt really nothing special kinda AIPA.

More grainy/resiny hops in the forefront. Hoppy with nearly enough malt to reflect some balance. Not overy impressed. The look of this one was the highlight, and thats not a good sign.

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of far333
3.65/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Clear apricot colored with a thick and dimpled rocky off-white head that lingers long. Inviting aroma of bright tangerine and pine. Taste fairly matches the nose, very fresh citrus flavor, tangerine and pine, some ruby grapefruit and orange rind. Some subtle malt flavors ride beneath, but the hops are front and center on this one. Firm bitterness. Full and round mouthfeel. Very tasty beer.

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.84/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of AdamF625
3.62/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Ahtanum batch
A- straw, light gold, transparent, thin white head that disappears quickly
S- tropical fruits, floral hops
T- grapefruit, pine, floral hops, little malt flavor, passion fruit
M- thin and light body with medium carbonation. Resinous hop aftertaste.
O- seems more like a pale with the very light body but it's very tasty and has wonderful aroma

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Dry-Hopped On The High Seas Caribbean-Style IPA from Cigar City Brewing
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