Dismiss Notice
We're celebrating 10 years of BeerAdvocate magazine with $10 print subscriptions for US residents.

Subscribe now!

Atticus | Strand Brewing Co.

Log in or Sign up to start rating.
BA SCORE
84
good
29 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
AtticusAtticus
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Strand Brewing Co.
California, United States
strandbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by vacax on 12-05-2010

BEER STATS
Reviews:
29
Ratings:
140
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
26.81%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Reviews: 29 | Ratings: 140
Reviews by FosterJM:
Photo of FosterJM
3.67/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

1629th Review on BA
Draft to Pint
16oz

@Caseys Pub, Los Angeles, CA

App- I was expecting a tulip glass for this but instead got a standard pint glass and this had only about an 1/8" of bubbles that was white in color and filled to the brim. Didnt really notice the lace or cling. Solid orangey/amber color and top color heavy.

Smell- This had some good aromatics behind it. A nice balance of the hops and malts without being to overly boozy. Solid caramel and tropical fruits with some solid pine/resin aromas coming up as it warmed.

Taste- The overall impression of this beer is they were shooting for a blending of styles. Maybe an IPA/Amber combo. Very malty with tinges of fruit and caramel to balance out the pine and resin flavors. A little unbalanced but still drinkable. Not the best DIPA from CA. But at an Irish pub, nice to see a local option.

Mouth- A full bodied medium beer with a solid medium creamy carbonation. The hops are full and a tad bitter with some fruit remaining and a large amount of malts to bring some cracker/bread to it.

Drink- It was good, wasnt great. A solid local option, but with other Nor.Cal and So. Cal options to choose from, this one could get lost a bit.

 1,202 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of SuqMadique
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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

Photo of virinow
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Amber and copper color, almost no head sticks around or leaves any lace within 1 minute of the pour. Pretty hoppy, no other detectable aromas out of the nose.

More and more hops, definitely unbalanced unabashed in the west coast stylee for yall. Plenty bitter, but it at least backs it up with a good stinging hop mouthfeel leaning citrus wise. Slight alcohol remains in the mouthfeel, not a detraction, not complimentary either. Almost nothing to speak of in the malt department, pale, crystal possibly, but its all speculation since 99% of what you taste is biting bitterness and heady hoppiness.

Pretty good stuff.

 620 characters

Photo of Beer21
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of ste5venla
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Dirksen
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of InfernoBoss
3.93/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SoCalBeerIdiot
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of augustgarage
3.88/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap @ Tony's Darts Away - Reviewed from notes. Served in a 10oz nonic.

Burnt orange body with bright flame highlights all topped off by a thin beige head with excellent retention. Pasty lasting.

Delicate aromatics with citrus, marshmallow, and a fresh generic herbal quality. Hoppy, but I'm not sure which varietie(s) were used.

Surprisingly bitter palate entry - almost abrasive, without being too pine forward. Faintly toasted malt comes out for balance but is still dominated heavily by the bitterness. Bitter melon, roobois tea, lemon leaves, and earthy hops lead into a dry cutting finish.

Medium-bodied with active carbonation.

A bit one-dimensional, but still a distinctive take on the style that hop-heads and lovers of bitter beers should appreciate.

 769 characters

Photo of dertyd
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of EchoParker
2.5/5  rDev -33%

Photo of Fatehunter
3.62/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours two fingers of head on a clear dark straw to red body.
The aroma is dark fruits.
The taste is malty sweet balanced with some pine and grapefruit bitter. Tends malty.
The texture is softer.
Really enjoyable.

 212 characters

Photo of VictoriaAnne
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of SB_Brewmaster
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of GRG1313
2.5/5  rDev -33%

Photo of Kunstman
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of TrojanRB
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of LakerLeith
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of AleHunter805
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of hannaho
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of tajiandemello
4.24/5  rDev +13.7%

Photo of CEDAMA
3/5  rDev -19.6%

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Atticus from Strand Brewing Co.
3.73 out of 5 based on 140 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Extreme Beer FestĀ® Cometh

    February 3-4, 2017. Boston, Mass. Limited tickets available. Prepare for epicness.

    Learn More
  • 10 Years of BeerAdvocate Magazine

    We're celebrating 10 years of BA mag with $10 print subscriptions for US residents!

    Subscribe