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Bandwagon DIPA | McKenzie Brew House

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Brewed by:
McKenzie Brew House
Pennsylvania, United States
mckenziebrewhouse.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by sholland119 on 06-10-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
4
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
7.78%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 4
Photo of rfgetz
4.09/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy amber tinted gold, moderate cap of white head, gone quickly, good sticky lacing. Scent packs quite a punch of bitter hops - floral leads with strong grapefruit rind and tangerine, little malt to this one. First sip is quit ebitter and pungent, grapefruit rind forward, mellowing into a blend of floral and tangerine. backbone has a touch of faint grahmn cracker sweetness. Medium bodied, dry finnish, bitterness lingers on the tongue. Quite the suprise after sampling a few other McKenzie beers where "approchable" and "drinkable" were the biggest descriptors. Solid hop profile with maybe a touch more malt needed.

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Photo of sholland119
4.57/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On tap at the Glen Mills location, 5/20/11.

A-Pours a very hazy golden with a bit of honey highlights. A thin white head settles quickly to a pool, no lacing.

S-Mmmm, citrus. Grapefruit, grapefuit rind, juicy orange, fruity and bitter.

T-A little bot of tangering sweetness in the front, the great bitter grapefruit and orange rind but still some detectable sweetness. Delicious.

M-Medium bodied, full flavored, crisp, dry.

O-Excellent. Up there with the best local DIPAs (Hop'solutely and Iron Hill Perfect 10 are others), all of which can stand up to the best of the style.

HV

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Bandwagon DIPA from McKenzie Brew House
4.24 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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