Eastern Standard IPA
Peekskill Brewery

Eastern Standard IPAEastern Standard IPA
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From:
Peekskill Brewery
 
New York, United States
Style:
American IPA
Ranked #380
ABV:
6.6%
Score:
92
Ranked #5,578
Avg:
4.12 | pDev: 7.77%
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
269
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 01, 2022
Added:
Jul 11, 2012
Wants:
  25
Gots:
  43
SCORE
92
Outstanding
Eastern Standard IPAEastern Standard IPA
Notes: A true classic, our IPA holds nothing back. Packed with Citra and Simcoe hops from the Pacific Northwest and just enough malt for balance. Keep cold, drink fresh, and share with friends.
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Rated: 3.5 by Ctowner1 from New York

May 01, 2022
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Reviewed by brentk56 from North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Appearance: Pours a relatively clear golden color with a one finger head; decent retention and clumps of lacing

Smell: West Coast citrus and pine tones with a light touch of caramel underpinning

Taste: A bit of caramel sweetness on the front end with the citrus and pine emerging to dominate; moderate bitterness, from the middle to the finish with just a hint of aspirin

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall: A nice straightforward IPA in the West Coast style
Oct 11, 2021
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Reviewed by Shiredave from New York

4.34/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Always on tap at a few local bars.
Good looking glass, clear golden amber with steady carbonation and a firm, white head that hangs in every time.
Aromas of pine and spruce, candied tangerines and cracked grain. Eastern Standard screams West Coast style.
The flavor is balanced and delicious - great blend of malt toffee and fruity, earthy hop with a tangy, grassy bite mid swallow through the finish.
Medium body, terrific balance and malt character, complex hop notes of conifer and citrus with a moderate abv and long, satisfying hoppy aftertaste.
This is one of my area of NY's best straight up IPA's IMHO and very awesome to see it and other local beers becoming so popular even in 1/2 filled bars.
Dec 10, 2020
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Reviewed by Gajo74 from New York

4.31/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
On tap at Peekskill Brewery, Peekskill NY.

Pours a lightly cloudy golden orange color and a moderate foam head.

Bright citrusy and floral aromas dominate the nose alongside a hint of bready grain. Fruity aromas of peach and apricot compliment things.

Nice easy going but assertive bitterness all around. Pithy citrusy flavors of grapefruit rind play off of grassy, floral and piney spices; very West Coast like. Flavors of peach, apricot, freshly squeezed orange juice and crisp cracker malts round things out. Dry and resiny finish with a nice bitterness. Medium bodied, semi crisp and moderately carbonated.

An old school IPA that is nothing less than all around. It is pretty damn tasty and quaffable to boot.
Jul 19, 2020
 
Rated: 3.94 by curlybird from Pennsylvania

Oct 09, 2019
 
Rated: 4.03 by smithj4 from New York

Jun 28, 2019
 
Rated: 4.17 by florisj135 from Virginia

May 26, 2019
 
Rated: 3.87 by davidmm from New York

Dec 11, 2018
 
Rated: 4.35 by jimmydief from California

Sep 09, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by edthehead from New York

Aug 21, 2018
 
Rated: 3.76 by timmy2b from New York

Jul 13, 2018
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Reviewed by VoxRationis from New York

4.07/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Decanted from a 12 oz (355 ml) can into a conical pint glass; canned 06/15/18 and purchased at the brewery.
A: Pours a cloudy, dark goldencolor with limited head formation leaving a one to two finger, chiffon head with patchy retention but rings of lacing.
S: Aromas of white grapefruit, pitted fruits and mango mix with subtle grain and grassy notes.
T: More semisweet than semidry. Definitely citrus and resiny flavors predominate over the light and caramel malts. Light bitterness.
M: Light to medium bodied with moderate, albeit persistent carbonation. Slick on the palate.
O: This is a light, refreshing IPA, more on the “Mid-Atlantic” style, but with very strong, but balanced bitterness. Very enjoyable.
Jun 30, 2018
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Reviewed by woemad from Washington

4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
16oz tallboy can received from BeerloserLI and his NBS BIF box. I think this is the last beer from it, but I thought that about the last one a couple weeks ago. Canned on February 28, 2018, so hopefully it's still holding up.

Great looking beer. Initially a clear shade of lemony gold, it took on a slight chill haze shortly thereafter. HUGE, creamy, fluffy, almost ice cream-like looking eggshell-white head. It took it's time dropping and left lots of lace.

Lemony and herbally bitter hop nose, with a whiff of cracker-like malt.

A bit more complex hop flavor in the taste than in the nose. It's still bitter and hetbal, but with a bit more citrusy depth to it. It remains pithy throughout and finishes with a dry zap.

Medium bodied with a slightly crisp yet resiny mouthfeel.

Definitely not a NE IPA, this is a bit more sharp on the palate, but I'm okay with that, as it's the type of IPA I've been drinking for a long time. More herbal than a lot of PNW IPAs, it's got enough citrus flavor to balance it out. I don't think age has been much, if any, factor with this beer and would happily drink it again. Thanks, Brian.
Jun 17, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by sgregory from Connecticut

Jun 08, 2018
 
Rated: 3.79 by buzzy from Pennsylvania

May 06, 2018
 
Rated: 3.9 by SHMD_Brewing from New York

Apr 16, 2018
 
Rated: 4.21 by Jeromedepot from New York

Feb 05, 2018
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Reviewed by Eamonn-Cummings3 from New York

4.31/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Poured from a 16oz can into a speiglau ipa glass.

Look is a pale hazy yellow with a frothy white head.

Aroma is a nice light lemon with a biscuit malt undertone.

Tast is an explosion of hops, huge consentration of lemon and herbs hops.

Delicious
Dec 10, 2017
 
Rated: 4.24 by arr3388 from New York

Nov 05, 2017
 
Rated: 4.15 by jhavs from New York

Aug 22, 2017
 
Rated: 4.09 by AmitC from New York

Jun 17, 2017
 
Rated: 4.21 by Gawz from New York

Jun 07, 2017
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Rated by morky92 from New York

3.23/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25
Had a bad dream
Woke up in a casket
Now I can't even get back at the bastard
Bull-shit!
This pine box
Ain't strong enough to contain the Afro Marx
Apr 19, 2017
 
Rated: 4.27 by AlpacaAlpaca from New York

Mar 19, 2017
 
Rated: 3.63 by cosmo4u from New York

Mar 13, 2017
 
Rated: 4.17 by paresis from Massachusetts

Feb 27, 2017
 
Rated: 4.35 by rolltide8425 from Pennsylvania

Feb 12, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by jzeilinger from Pennsylvania

Feb 02, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by oline73 from Maryland

Jan 28, 2017
 
Rated: 4.5 by Vintilian from New Jersey

Jan 21, 2017
 
Rated: 4.46 by T-34-85 from New York

Jan 20, 2017
 
Rated: 3.84 by OnryAndMean from New York

Jan 14, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by Jhfinn from New York

Jan 13, 2017
 
Rated: 3.98 by smi69 from New York

Jan 07, 2017
 
Rated: 3.82 by junaman from New York

Nov 26, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by MonkeyBread from Nevada

Nov 11, 2016
 
Rated: 4.1 by TheBeerdedCharmer from Pennsylvania

Oct 23, 2016
 
Rated: 3.88 by Bwag from New York

Sep 24, 2016
 
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Aug 22, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by broadway848 from New York

Jul 23, 2016
Eastern Standard IPA from Peekskill Brewery
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 299 ratings