Other Side IPA | Greenport Harbor Brewing Company

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164 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Greenport Harbor Brewing Company
New York, United States
harborbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A blend of North American pale, light Munich, light crystal, and carapils malts provide a light malty backbone to balance healthy kettle and dry-hops additions of Cascade, Centennial, and Columbus. Hoppy yet balanced, our latest Project Hoppiness offering is our nod to the beers we love from the other coast. “Winner of the Brooklyn Mystery IPA Challenge.”

Added by rodney45 on 09-25-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
164
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
10.18%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
37
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 164 |  Reviews: 35
Photo of HamdenHector
3.55/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: slight haze; medium gold in color; 3 finger ivory head that receded to a very thin cap; very nice lacing;

S: tropical fruit with a hint of floral in the background;

T: earthy for a moment, then floral gets added in; a bit of caramel in the background; finish is mildly bitter;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; lightly dry finish;

O: good, but not memorable;

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Photo of Amedlin18
3.94/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of daliandragon
3.77/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked this up today while visiting my parents back on Long Island. Poured into a Brooklyn pint in my childhood kitchen. Starts with a big white head that doesn't last . Features a cloudy golden body and a nose of herbal hops.

Nice balance in the sip with more of a noble hop bite matching up against the medium bread malts. Bitterness isn't high but does show staying power through the finish. Not overpowering but satisfying enough for what it is. More mellow than a lot of the style, this is tasty enough but no hop bomb.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.74/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of malfunxion
3.37/5  rDev -12%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ConradKenney
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IMPransees
3.89/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bluecrow
4.21/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

- enjoyed a few tap pours of this over two weeks. Pale cloudy pour with prominent citrus hop nose. Sufficient malt support for a fruity hop profile makes for a refreshing, enjoyable draught. Mouthfeel is soft and smooth.
Perhaps the bottle experience is distinctly different (based on other reviews).

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Photo of Gkruszewski
3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JackScott
3.79/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acp21178
4.06/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrschaef
4.29/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tdm168
3.56/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of eddiefl
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AD17
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of breardon1776
3.73/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcbeers
4.01/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wizzle32
3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hozersr
3.48/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Eric_Winkler
4.33/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nebula1999
3.79/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Darker than expected and much maltier than expected too. But there's just enough of a hop bight to offset that sweetness. Minimal bitterness. I agree with the "stale pine" comment. Well balanced, though. More of an English Style IPA, and a fine one too. Very drinkable.

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Photo of Gajo74
3.83/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a light golden, decent head and lace. Mostly fruity and citric aroma. The taste also was on the sweet and citric side, very tasty and with a moderate hops profile. Medium to light mouthfeel, pretty smooth and easy drinking.
A nice solid IPA, non complex and unspectacular, but enjoyable nonetheless. Hapy to support a local brewery.

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Photo of dgmirelli
3.69/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

look is a pale yellow lager like appearance, - smell has an alcohol liquor smell with hops - taste is a very dry extremely dry boozy hop fueled in your face start lots of pine and sap with a quick crash, feel is of moderate carbonation lingering aftertaste with a dry finish, dry throughout, what type of hops creates this dry feel?

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Photo of agreenman19
3.64/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L - moderately hazy glowing orange. Fluffy head with good retention.

S - sweet malts and citrus. Stale pine.

T - thin hops pole through in addition to the nose. Pretty typical malt-forward IPA. Taste seems a little thin. Lacking that punch.

F - surprisingly light for 7.5%. Has some of that syrupy texture, but not much.

O - an OK IPA. Drinkable, but nothing to write home about.

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Photo of bkalkreuth
4.9/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Other Side IPA from Greenport Harbor Brewing Company
3.83 out of 5 based on 164 ratings.
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