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Pocket Aces | Wingman Brewers

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BA SCORE
3.66/5
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21 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wingman Brewers
Washington, United States
wingmanbrewers.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This recipe packs 50% more grain and 100% more hops than the Ace IPA.

96 IBU

Added by barleywinefiend on 05-20-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,367
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
21
pDev:
16.94%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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1
Gots:
2
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0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 21 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of BlueSpader
3.71/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bondjedi
3.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From a bomber that I bought at Grocery Outlet, listening to George Jones and Zep LPs.

The taste is too dank and chocolaty for my tastes, but for all those looking to drown their sorrows - just one of these bombers will get you hammered.

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Photo of DOCRW
3.62/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mactrail
3.64/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Clear amber brew with plenty of foam in the Bushmills tumbler. Rich and resiny. Big malt, quite sweet, but actually fairly well balanced with all the hops and a tangy finish. The 2017 bottled version is listed at just 8.5% ABV. Hops are Denali, Eureka, Ekuanot, "and more."

Some peach flavors, pineapple, and a little murk. Silky mouthfeel, thanks to the oats, apparently. Hot with alcohol, spicy, and an orange marmalade aftertaste that is rather pleasant. Bitter, though, but not excessive. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Whidbey Beer in Oak Harbor.

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Photo of rfreed
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Erik-P
3.99/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickThePyro
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Donkster46
3.46/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AMZB
3.64/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kevlee722
4.21/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Well they tweaked the recipe on this I IOS and they nailed it.. Golden yellow wit 1.5 inches of frothy white head.. Nice lacing in the glass, grassy and citrus hops on the nose. Lovely hop profile, crisp and clean. Pine and pithy citrus not sweet at all as previously described, but a sturdy malt backbone that doesn't take away from the hops. I think the new abv is 10%, which is probably better given the negative marks for sweetness. This was very drinkable and downright good.

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Photo of PacManJesus
2.96/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Total hop-bomb, which is nice sometimes. This was a nice departure from overly malty imperial IPAs. Poured cloudy orange-brown with a 2.5" airy head.

I don't know what is going on with this beer as the previous review said it was under-carbonated, and mine, properly chilled, was the most carbonated beer I've ever had in a bottle (not a positive).

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Photo of Salemjeff
4.17/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bribone
4.17/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GT1
4.14/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dimster
4.92/5  rDev +34.4%

Photo of apf
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Hopmodium
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of kscaldef
2/5  rDev -45.4%

Photo of janky
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of barleywinefiend
2.4/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A: Poured a ruddy orangish color with low carbonation presenting a small white ring that dissipated rather quickly

S: Muddied citrus and flowers on the nose back with a managable wallop of booze

T: My first I felt this beer was muddy, way off on balance, it seemed sysrupy with hops being lost in the mix. The booze was noticable but the 12% was not detected. Had a subtle bitterness on the end with a light fruit and resin

M: Was big, heavy and a bit sticky. The beer was very heavy due to some low carbonation for the style.

O: A noble attempt but I felt the beer was a bit muddy, to hot and unappealing

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Pocket Aces from Wingman Brewers
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 21 ratings
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