Of Foam And Fury
Galway Bay Brewery

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From:
Galway Bay Brewery
 
Ireland
Style:
Imperial IPA
ABV:
8.5%
Score:
93
Avg:
4.23 | pDev: 9.22%
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
63
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jul 04, 2020
Added:
Nov 18, 2013
Wants:
  13
Gots:
  35
SCORE
93
Outstanding
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Notes: This double IPA is hazy orange, dense bubbly white head, good lacing. Aroma - big tropical fruits, sweet fruity malts, grapefruit pith, lots of pithy resinous fruits, super aroma. Taste as the aroma, great background of sweet fruits, mango, tropical nots, juicy citrus, resinous hops, good bitter sweet balance, complex flavour, so drinkable for the abv, cracking stuff.
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Rated: 3.99 by S_McAteer_95 from Ireland

Jul 04, 2020
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Reviewed by misteil from Ireland

3.87/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
look: one finger white head which dissipates to a thin layer of bubbles with good retention, bit of lacing, beer is a rich amber colour, somewhat hazy, few bubbles flying up the beer.

smell: really fruity and juicy, mango, passion fruit, pomegranate, lots of pineapple, some caramel malt flavours, quite sweet smelling but not overwhelmingly so, alcohol is slightly noticeable, a bit of vanilla, smells most inviting.

taste: a real intriguing malt character there at first, subtle bread and grass flavours which then give way to the sweet caramel flavours, then the aforementioned series of fruit flavours take hold, then there is a big smack of hop bitterness on the finish, loads of pink grapefruit, once again the alcohol is noticeable in not exactly the most pleasant way but it’s not too off putting.

feel: medium bodied, medium carbonation, a load of warming from the alcohol, the hop bitterness can be felt long after the finish on the back of the tongue.

overall: a good beer, but i did expect a little better for what many consider to be the best beer from my country, however i don’t think i had the freshest can, so perhaps that was a factor, still a good beer though
May 24, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by TrilliumFan from Massachusetts

Oct 30, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by trevorpost from Pennsylvania

Jan 13, 2019
 
Rated: 4.25 by Georgiabeer from Georgia

Jul 23, 2018
 
Rated: 4.13 by kjkinsey from Texas

May 12, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by eawolff99 from Minnesota

Dec 06, 2017
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Reviewed by pnmarsh from England

4.32/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Wow, this was a shock. Double IPA can sometimes be a bit to much to enjoy imo but this goes down great and really is one of the best IPAs I have had in a long time. Well done guys!
Nov 11, 2017
 
Rated: 4.24 by sdm9465 from Canada (NS)

Oct 15, 2017
 
Rated: 4.25 by steverx8 from England

Sep 23, 2017
 
Rated: 4.15 by MDDMD from Pennsylvania

Sep 01, 2017
 
Rated: 4.24 by bylerteck from Canada (ON)

Jun 19, 2017
 
Rated: 3.5 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

Jun 17, 2017
 
Rated: 4.2 by VictoriaTyagunova from Ireland

May 23, 2017
 
Rated: 4.59 by louislouis91 from Ireland

May 21, 2017
 
Rated: 4.25 by Oidmoe from Austria

Apr 22, 2017
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Rated by Dutchcraftbeergeek from Netherlands

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Almost perfect.
These guys in Ireland knows how to brew beers.
Mar 31, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by Drknight from Virginia

Mar 28, 2017
 
Rated: 4.21 by Piglet_rulz_da_yard from California

Mar 24, 2017
 
Rated: 4.5 by WalkerHater from Northern Ireland

Feb 21, 2017
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Reviewed by flyingpig from Scotland

4.37/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
500ml bottle from McCambridges of Galway, Galway (€7.15):
Excellent stuff, easily the best Irish beer I've tried & well ahead of the next closest, the same brewery's Full sail IPA. This one opens with lots of tropical fruits, nice pine bitterness & some sweet malts that help balance things. Full of flavour from the start with good fruits early on & alcohol content well hidden. The beer was an easy one to drink & well worth the fairly high price I paid for the bottle; definitely worth hunting for if you find yourself in Ireland at any point.
Oct 10, 2016
 
Rated: 4.12 by Jerk_Store from Canada (QC)

Aug 10, 2016
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Reviewed by NilocRellim from Minnesota

3.91/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4
Pours a dark orange/catamel colour. Very hoppy nose, sweet malts, robust aromas, and definitely smells like a big beer. Tastes sweet, caramel malts, quite hoppy, but well balanced with the malts. Citrus nitesnotes, orange, passionfruit, heavier-bodied.
May 05, 2016
 
Rated: 4.58 by Myby from Ireland

Feb 17, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by Tiernan from Texas

Feb 10, 2016
 
Rated: 3.27 by celikelf from Turkey

Jan 29, 2016
 
Rated: 4.21 by HopBroker from Washington

Nov 22, 2015
 
Rated: 4.51 by Indigo990 from Ireland

Nov 13, 2015
 
Rated: 5 by Phonerjoe from Pennsylvania

Nov 11, 2015
 
Rated: 4.17 by Emperor_Yorahiro from Ireland

Oct 18, 2015
 
Rated: 4.42 by notme80 from Ireland

Oct 15, 2015
 
Rated: 3.59 by McMegaRad from Colorado

Sep 15, 2015
 
Rated: 3.88 by risenz from England

Aug 25, 2015
 
Rated: 4.56 by Ludy from Minnesota

Aug 11, 2015
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Rated by dmn000 from Ireland

4.73/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
love this beer, very easy to get hold of here in Ireland.
Jul 08, 2015
 
Rated: 4.04 by AlbertVogler from South Carolina

Jun 14, 2015
 
Rated: 4.64 by brianles

May 17, 2015
 
Rated: 4.39 by drummerdwzp from Connecticut

May 07, 2015
 
Rated: 4.67 by DaraBlack

Apr 26, 2015
 
Rated: 4.61 by IBUQT from Oregon

Apr 21, 2015
Of Foam And Fury from Galway Bay Brewery
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 72 ratings