Yeast Wrangler
Holy City Brewing

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From:
Holy City Brewing
 
South Carolina, United States
Style:
Imperial IPA
Ranked #1,162
ABV:
10%
Score:
92
Ranked #5,792
Avg:
4.14 | pDev: 9.42%
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
61
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 10, 2021
Added:
May 24, 2014
Wants:
  6
Gots:
  14
SCORE
92
Outstanding
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Rated: 3.87 by dsshuck from Delaware

May 10, 2021
 
Rated: 4.28 by RBorsato from Virginia

Dec 14, 2018
 
Rated: 4.24 by Wrigfen from South Carolina

Nov 26, 2018
 
Rated: 4.12 by TheEpeeist from Maryland

Jun 02, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by Furley80 from Pennsylvania

Apr 15, 2018
 
Rated: 4.03 by AngusOg from North Carolina

Apr 10, 2018
 
Rated: 3.9 by Texasfan549 from Texas

Apr 05, 2018
 
Rated: 3.99 by dbrauneis from North Carolina

Mar 25, 2018
 
Rated: 4.49 by Bbock13 from North Carolina

Mar 10, 2018
 
Rated: 2.05 by baklo from North Carolina

Aug 08, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by iRun2Beer from Minnesota

Jan 17, 2017
 
Rated: 4.17 by emerge077 from Illinois

Sep 16, 2016
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Reviewed by KidDoc from Connecticut

4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Deep Amber color with minimal head and little lacing. Big body with some viscosity (the bubbles rise slowly). You can smell the alcohol but otherwise nicely balanced aroma. Taste is nice and reminds me of other big dipas like the old Stone Ruination ale. Overall a nice dipa. Certainly not the kind of beer you can session.
Jul 14, 2016
 
Rated: 3 by MasterRigger from North Carolina

Apr 03, 2016
 
Rated: 4.18 by rmank from South Carolina

Mar 14, 2016
 
Rated: 3.78 by cd34 from Illinois

Feb 07, 2016
 
Rated: 4.63 by okcommuter from Michigan

Dec 15, 2015
 
Rated: 4.23 by Fusebuddy from Wisconsin

Nov 22, 2015
 
Rated: 4.34 by CotterEU from Illinois

Nov 17, 2015
 
Rated: 3.75 by Dave_Treat from Virginia

Nov 15, 2015
 
Rated: 4.33 by ggarrow from Vermont

Nov 13, 2015
 
Rated: 4.54 by huntermop from South Carolina

Nov 03, 2015
 
Rated: 4.3 by mervmurry from Ohio

Oct 29, 2015
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Reviewed by cab4514 from South Carolina

4.42/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Great American Double IPA. It's 10% but it doesn't taste like it. Murky amber look with slight foam. Definitely recommend it on tap. Not usually a double IPA guy, so this was a find for me.
Oct 24, 2015
 
Rated: 4.26 by RichH55 from Illinois

Oct 23, 2015
 
Rated: 3.75 by BPMeyer27 from Ohio

Sep 23, 2015
 
Rated: 4.07 by jshusc from South Carolina

Sep 10, 2015
 
Rated: 4.25 by ConradKenney from Maryland

Jul 29, 2015
 
Rated: 4.1 by Lovely85 from Florida

Jul 22, 2015
 
Rated: 4.06 by nickfl from Florida

Jul 22, 2015
 
Rated: 4.25 by Farinag16447 from Florida

Jul 09, 2015
 
Rated: 4.17 by Reno9 from Pennsylvania

Jul 02, 2015
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Reviewed by ordybill from Georgia

4.69/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Poured from the tap at Holy City Brewing. The appearance is a murky amber.
This is a fantastic American DIPA, If you are in Charleston, SC try this (or most any Holy City beers). A must try.
Jun 30, 2015
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Reviewed by mothmanscott from Georgia

4.36/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours a murky deep gold/pale amber producing 2 fingers of eggshell, moderately lasting, frothy head that leaves a nice coating of streaky, webby lace. Aroma is an off center balance of sweet caramel malt mixed with floral, resinous pine, humidor cedar & pithy citrus hops with background hints of honey & want to pick up as woody vanilla (where does that come from). Taste is fronted by sweet caramel malt, orange, grapefruit & floral hops swimming in a sea of pineapple & other tropical fruit hoppiness. Alcohol is well hidden. Nicely bitter but moderately balanced finish, gravitating to sweet & becoming a balanced bitter/sweet aftertaste deep into which it becomes mostly bitter. Mouthfeel pushes heavy bodied with moderate carbonation, chewy, rich, slick but mildly creamy with an astringent aftertaste.
May 24, 2015
 
Rated: 4.1 by garyloveman from Massachusetts

May 07, 2015
 
Rated: 3.9 by drewone from California

Apr 23, 2015
 
Rated: 4 by nathanmiller from New York

Apr 12, 2015
 
Rated: 4.16 by wethorseblanket from California

Apr 12, 2015
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Reviewed by The_Gingerhead_Man from South Carolina

4.07/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
A: Pours amber, hazy/cloudy. Nice white, foamy head, maybe two fingers tall. Dissipates pretty quickly.

S: Wonderfully robust and smooth bouquet. All sorts of hoppy, citrusy, floral, spicy notes mingling. Not so much piney or resiny.

T/F: Subtly sweet, well balanced. The hops and the booze begin to take over after a few moments, nicely balanced. Finishes with a disappointing isolated sourness and bitterness on the back of the tongue not really typical of most IPAs. The feel is light and a little thin, with moderate carbonation that really begins to come through after a few seconds. Nice.

Overall: I liked it quite a lot. I have not been very high on Holy City offerings in the past, so it's not much of a stretch to say this is my favorite beer I've had from them. I will definitely have this again.

If I could compare it to anything similar, it would be Dogfish 90 Minute, but with a better nose and stronger hop notes. The out-of-step bitterness and sourness at the end is the only knock I have on the overall experience.
Apr 10, 2015
 
Rated: 4.24 by DCLAguy11 from California

Apr 09, 2015
Yeast Wrangler from Holy City Brewing
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 70 ratings