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
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

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.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
520
Reviews:
61
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
9.41%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
32
For Trade:
1
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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a golden color with lots of yeasty particles floating about. The head is short and dense and settles into a light cap. Some soapy lacing. Not sure why there is yeasty floaters in an IPA.

The aroma is of a lightly bready malt with a hint of caramel. Light honey sweetness. The hops are herbal with notes of citrus and pine. Some metallic notes.

The taste is of a metallic bready malt, quite English like. There is a general fruitiness to the malt as well. The hops are steely, peppery and grassy; perhaps faded. I want to say some unripe apricot. A bready, bitter IPA/APA.

The feel is moderate with softish carbonation. Slightly sweet on the palate but finishes with a dry, astringent bitterness. Quite asprin like.

An meh IPA. Too dry for my liking. Hops are blah.

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Dry-Hopped On The High Seas Caribbean-Style IPA from Cigar City Brewing
3.93 out of 5 based on 520 ratings.
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