Pegasus IPA | Argus Brewery

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Pegasus IPAPegasus IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Argus Brewery
Illinois, United States
argusbrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A prominent to intense hop aroma with a citrusy, floral and/or fruity character derived from American hops. Color ranges from medium gold to medium reddish copper. Medium-high to very high hop bitterness, although the malt backbone will support the strong hop character and provide the best balance. A decidedly hoppy and bitter, moderately strong india pale ale.

Added by emerge077 on 05-25-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
179
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.26
pDev:
16.26%
 
 
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2
Gots:
35
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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The appearance was a nice looking red/copper color with a fairly decent half fingered white foamy head that ends up dieing within less than a minute. The lacing actually left a little bit to be desired. The smell made up for the lack of lacing as there was a super nice involvement of pine to citrus to earthy bittered hops. Whoah, damn, boy did this smell nice, holy moley. The sweet malts do end up coming in just a tad as it warms. The taste was fairly sweet through a combination of the malts and hops. On the palate, this one sat at/about a light to medium with a fairly decent sessionable aspect to it. The carbonation tried to portray a certain harshness, but seemed actually sitting right on queue. Overall, worthy AIPA of having again with its respected food.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.1/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Argus Pegasus IPA has a medium, off-white head, a brilliant, orange appearance, lots of powdery sediment, throughout, moderate lacing, and no noticed bubbles. The aroma is of apricot or mango, white bread crust, and some other dank note. Taste is of those elements, with a dough aspect, earthy qualities, and a moderate, straight-forward hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium, and Pegusus IPA finishes on the dry side.

RJT

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Photo of Tbone2131
2.84/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sk8sean86
2.5/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of brn9000
3.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RHop
2.87/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TMBrand
4.09/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bhuenke
3.26/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WhitmansNiece
3.45/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of dbrauneis
3.38/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Pours a relatively clear brassy amber in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and faint honey colored highlights. The beer has a finger tall sudsy foamy beige head that reduces to a large patch of mottled thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a medium thick ring of medium sized bubbles along the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of biscuit + caramel malts with a light amount of sweetness and light to moderate aromas of citrus/orange rind and floral hops.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of biscuit and caramel malts with a light amount of honey-like sweetness. That is followed by moderate flavors of citrus/orange rind and floral hops which contribute a light amount of bitterness which fades away pretty quickly.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Hints of dryness in the finish.

O: Kind of a pedestrian American IPA offering - nothing offensive or bad about this beer but just not that exciting. Hop flavors and aromas are slightly more subdued than I prefer. Easy to drink with well hidden alcohol.

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Photo of metter98
3.38/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: The beer is hazy amber yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short white head that died down, leaving a large, thin patch of bubbles and a narrow collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of caramel malts are present in the nose along with notes of citrusy and floral hops.
T: The taste follows the smell, having flavors of citrusy and floral hops along with notes of caramel malts. There is a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels just about medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This IPA was easy to drink, but seems a little muted compared to other beers in the style.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of KarmicSkrambl8
3.37/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RochefortChris
2.88/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HabaJohn
3.51/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of firkingroovin
2.72/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of kkleu357
3.1/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Decent beer. Hey, paid a whole $3 a pint while in downtown Chicago to go the the Blackhawks rally. Couldn’t complain with that. Color is a pale straw. Bitter resin aroma, not in the best way. Bitter taste as well. Not much else going on.

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Photo of MattMorin
3.22/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dexterk1
3.6/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nurt20
3.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of robgutie
3.58/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drdiesel9483
3.77/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not to bad but I've been drinking bourbon all night

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Photo of KeithE
3.65/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jdwilliamson79
3.14/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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Pegasus IPA from Argus Brewery
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