Uprising | Iron Fist Brewing Company

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138 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Iron Fist Brewing Company
California, United States
ironfistbrewing.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BrlyHpsWtrYst on 07-10-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
138
Reviews:
36
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
12.44%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
19
For Trade:
1
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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5/5  rDev +29.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of KTeamLSU
4.23/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a pint glass

A: Nice light brown hazy color with small amount of off white head that dissipated very quickly

S: Holy $%$ the nose on this beer is awesome, can really smell the hops, citrus and floral

T: Good solid Tripel, caramel flavors abound with a little malt, no real hops translate from the nose though...

M: low carbonation, but enough to give this beer a a little zip

O: My second American Belgium hopped Tripel... I'm getting a bit more accustomed to what this style is attempting to do, and while I like this more than Cocodrie... I'm just not a huge fan of all the malt with no hops.

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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

Photo of cbutova
3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hmmm, 12% Tripel IPA hybrid, color me interested. Brought back from San Diego about month ago or so... didn't see the IPA part then but it has been fridged anyways.

A- Poured into a snifter with a hazy, orange body somewhere around an apricot hue. Small, frothy white head forms to about half a finger high. Head retention is decent as the foam recedes to a thick ring around the edges. Pillows and spots of lace combine to make some nice patterns down the glass.

S- Mostly Belgian yeast with some obvious hop character added to compliment. Yeast is quite spicy but not like Saison-spicy. Notes of orange zest, coriander, light fruits and something perfumy.

T- Hops open up just a bit more than in the aroma but the yeast here is quite beastly, as I might guess for a 12% Belgian brew. Massive Belgian yeast spice, apples, spiced raisins, cardamom and a spicy alcohol punch. Hops give hints of citrus zest, pine and some floral character.

MF- Creamy textured and moderately thick overall body. Carbonation at a medium to high level and with agitation it causes the palate to be swallowed up by a blanket of cream and silky foam. Finishes with a lot of alcohol heat on the palate. Medium hoppy bitterness lingers in that warmth.

A sipper for sure and a pretty big hit of alcohol heat but not much actual alcohol flavor to throw off the experience. Massive Belgian yeast spice with a nice compliment of hops in the finish.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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Photo of Celtics17
3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a nice clear amber gold color with a finger of white fizzy head that dissipates really fast.
S - Big belgian yeasts banana. Maybe strawberry/ banana in the smell.
T - Very sweet caramel malt, some orange and pineapple a touch of pear, banana,
M - Alcohol burn, like mad dog actually.

This was interesting to say the least. Still not sure how I feel about this one.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Photo of superspak
3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Pours lightly hazy deep ruby copper color with a 2 finger dense cream colored head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big pear, apple, lemon zest, orange peel, tangerine, grapefruit, light banana, clove, pepper, caramel, honey, candi sugar, toast, floral, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of hop, malt, and yeast ester notes; with good strength. Taste of big pear, apple, grapefruit, tangerine, orange peel, citrus rind, grape, caramel, honey, candi sugar, toast, clove, pepper, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of pear, apple, citrus, citrus peel, caramel, toast, honey, candi sugar, clove, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Nice balance and complexity of citrus hop, malt, and fruity/spicy yeast flavors; with a good malt/yeast balance and minimal cloying sweetness after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and very full bodied; with a very slick and lightly syrupy mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very good Belgian strong pale ale. All around nice balance and complexity of hop, malt, and yeast ester flavors; and quite smooth to sip on for the huge ABV. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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Uprising from Iron Fist Brewing Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 138 ratings.
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