Beaktweaker Citrus IPA | Black Raven Brewing Co.

Beaktweaker Citrus IPABeaktweaker Citrus IPA
107 Ratings
Beaktweaker Citrus IPABeaktweaker Citrus IPA

Brewed by:
Black Raven Brewing Co.
Washington, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by distantmantra on 08-19-2011

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Photo of snaotheus
3.56/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle poured into a large mug. 095 D-4 D658 is the date on the bottom. Not a clue what that means.

Pours clear, golden, with a smallish coarse white head and medium slow active carbonation. Smell is juicy, citrusy, slightly floral, slightly piney.

Taste is strong citrus rind. Strong citrus zest bitterness. Overpoweringly citrus bitterness. If you like that flavor, you will like that beer. But, it's overbalanced in that direction.

Mouthfeel is dry and light. Overall, not too bad, but you better like citrus rind bitterness.

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4.24/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.95/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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5/5  rDev +27.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.08/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of hreb
3.6/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

22oz bottle served in pint glass. Beer is hazy yellow in color and carries a large white head. Smells like the inside of the hop freezer at your local homebrew store on brew day -- fresh! Green and grassy. Flavor starts out mild but a couple of distinctive bitter notes pick up in the middle of the palate and linger there for a while. First I notice lemon peel. BITTER lemon peel. Not much fruit juice here. And second an intense, grainy, rye flavor. I would guess this is an 80 IBU beer, and with very little residual sugar to balance it out (their website claims 77. WYD?)

The good news is that unlike many Washington IPAs the hop character in this beer is pretty interesting, not merely a Cascade bomb. The bad news is that this beer is as bitter and unbalanced as any of them. For me, not my favorite.

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Beaktweaker Citrus IPA from Black Raven Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 107 ratings
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