Patterns Single IPA
Anchorage Brewing Company

Patterns Single IPAPatterns Single IPA
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Style:
New England IPA
Ranked #1,261
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
91
Ranked #9,291
Avg:
4.14 | pDev: 4.35%
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
28
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Anchorage Brewing Company
 
Alaska, United States
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Patterns Single IPAPatterns Single IPA
Notes: Also known as Pencilis Art IPA

1st in the Patterns Series. Mosaic hopped.

80 IBU
Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 28 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

16 ounce can into tulip glass, canned on 12/20/2019. Pours very hazy medium golden yellow color with a 1 finger fairly dense and fluffy off white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big tangerine, red grapefruit, lemon, peach, pear, pineapple, passion fruit, papaya, mango, honeydew melon, blueberry, citrus peel/rind, wood, peppercorn, pine, wheat, cracker, white bread dough, light biscuit/toast, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt notes; with big strength. Taste of big tangerine, red grapefruit, lemon, peach, pear, pineapple, passion fruit, papaya, mango, honeydew melon, blueberry, citrus peel/rind, wood, peppercorn, pine, wheat, cracker, white bread dough, light biscuit/toast, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate pine, citrus peel/rind, herbal, floral, woody, grassy, peppery bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of tangerine, red grapefruit, lemon, peach, pear, pineapple, passion fruit, papaya, mango, honeydew melon, blueberry, citrus peel/rind, wood, peppercorn, pine, wheat, cracker, white bread dough, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt flavors; with an awesome malt/bitterness balance, and no lingering hop astringency after the finish. Lightly increasing dryness from lingering bitterness. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy/bready/grainy/sticky, and fairly resinous/rindy balanced mouthfeel that is great. Minimal warming 6.5%, or lingering hop burn after the finish. Overall this is an awesome NEIPA. All around awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink with the mellowly bitter/resinous/drying finish;; great soft feel. Awesome Mosaic showcase. Very vibrant, juicy, and fairly dank/earthy hops; with a nice wheat/oat/malt backbone. Mild residual sweetness with lingering resin dryness. A really enjoyable offering, and impressive style example. Loved the hop profile as expected.

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Photo of stevoj
4.11/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

16 oz can from Tavour. Hazy, pale golden pour, soft foamy head. Aroma presents a nose full of citrus with trailing tropical notes. Taste brings the juice, full, velvety, smooth, fruity and a light tingle. Super tasty!

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Photo of Cylinsier
3.98/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz can

Pours hazy golden, pillowy off-white head retains as a sudsy lacing.

Aroma of fresh citrus and tropical fruits, bread malts, and zesty hops.

Flavor is of bread malts, citrus and tropical fruit, floral and herbal notes, and zest and earthy hops.

Medium body, tingly carbonation on the tongue.

Pretty decent NEIPA. The aroma is great. The flavor is pretty good and it drinks fine. Worth trying.

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Photo of snaotheus
4.19/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2018-02-08
16oz can served in a pint glass. The Masonry 12/08/17 printed on the bottom. This one is labeled "Double IPA" at 8.4% but this listing appears to be for a single at 6.5%. Not sure if I'm in the right spot.

Pours a nice super hazy whitish amber with a big head that settles slowly. Smell is fruity, toasty, nice.

Taste is nice -- tropical but not too juicy. More floral and light -- but still has a heavy hop finish. This is a very nice beer.

Mouthfeel is is medium (and for the first time the word 'slurry' came to mind). Overall, I like this beer.

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Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.64/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 16oz can into a speiglau IPA glass.

Look is a slightly hazy yellow with a big frothy head.

Smells exactly what of orange and tangerine juice.

Taste is less juicy but super hoppy, little more juice at the end.

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4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance is hazy straw with a generous, persistent white head that leaves a nearly solid curtain of sticky lacing. Aroma is citrusy tropical fruit. Grapefruit dominates the taste with some sweet tropical flavors. Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy with a mildly bitter finish.

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Patterns Single IPA from Anchorage Brewing Company
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 28 ratings