Instigator IPA | Odd Side Ales

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Instigator IPAInstigator IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Odd Side Ales
Michigan, United States
oddsideales.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by alex021224 on 02-16-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
120
Reviews:
13
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
9.41%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
16
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 120 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of blissfulNemo
3.6/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fishwhisperer
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of red94tt
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gtg642
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Billydoughnuts
4.29/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of einman
3.54/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of oberon
3.77/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours into a small tulip glass a orange infused medium golden with a tight creamy half finger white head atop.A mix of citrus fruit and dank weed in the nose.Everything doesn't quite come together like it should on the palate,resinious hops and some fruity maltiness don't seem to come together like they could,some doughy malt is there in the finish as well.All the components are there but something is lacking for me.

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Photo of FlyingHellfish
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DSWeller
3.59/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Futbolmanby
3.81/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ethanmc12
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of entenduintransit
3.3/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gopens44
3.72/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Not the wickedest awesome looking beer in the world without its deep copperness and vague cream colored head, with it's mostly malty nose, but we have some payback on the tongue when the onion dank pine spiked bitter meets up with the sweet ass malts.

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Photo of Zuidman
3.36/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I was worried this was an old bottle based on where I bought it but didn't have time to look it up.
Now that it's open, definately old. Very malty and hops have faded. Would like to try again fresh.

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Photo of clager
2.65/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a pint glass at Odd Side.

Somewhat expected for a double IPA - relatively high alcohol content and strong malt content. However, it missed the key feature that I look for in a good IPA, some bitterness. This was overly sweet with caramel and malt dominance. My wife liked it for this reason, but definitely not my style.

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Photo of rwilde
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of muskiesbadgersnbeer
3.7/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerOps
3.73/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cryptichead
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gjl75
3.79/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BHansen214
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tgates
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bob_d_j
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.33/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Irishbeerlover13
3.98/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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Instigator IPA from Odd Side Ales
3.72 out of 5 based on 120 ratings.
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