Paradise | Holy City Brewing

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85
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19 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Holy City Brewing
South Carolina, United States
holycitybrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by qcghost on 04-10-2016

BEER STATS
Ratings:
19
Reviews:
4
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
7.14%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 19 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of baklo
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jshusc
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Curt3
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of DrMindbender
3.42/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chinchill
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap in Greenville SC in a Gouden Carolus glass.

Clear golden body with a decent white head.
Fruity and faintly piney aroma with hints of melons.
Nicely hoppy flavor that's moderate-mild bitterness. Thin body hints at the low ABV but works well with the medium+ carbonation and dry finish.

Overall: clearly above average session IPA.

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Photo of Damian74
3.67/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of markjarema11
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JayQue
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pretty good session IPA. Pours a light gold clear color from a 12 oz can into a pint glass. Small white head with average retention and almost no lacing. Aroma and flavor are citrus hops ( pineapple and tangerine). The elusive taste here appears to be tobacco!!! It all works very nicely. The fruity aroma is somewhat stronger than the taste. There is a noticeable level of bitterness, but this is hardly a hop bomb. Mouthfeel is light, crisp and just bitter enough. Agood session IPA.

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Photo of AMarkle6524
4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bradledj
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SDRedDevil
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheBigBoy
3.59/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ordybill
4.4/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the tap into a pint glass at Holy City brewery in North Charleston. clear yellow color with a small white head. Nice hoppy taste. Very refreshing.

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Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.11/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Philcassella
3.64/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jphipps83
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of avalon07
3.61/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L: Poured from a can to a pint glass. Had a pale yellow color and a clear consistency. There was a half inch of creamy head that lasted a below average amount of time. Not much lacing to speak of.

S: A strange aroma: Of course you get the hops, malt and fruit, but there's an odd indefinable quality here that doesn't quite work.

T: Tasted of hops (not as much as you might think for an IPA), malt, lemon, a slight metallic tinge, and a grainy quality. This last ingredient almost throws off the flavor entirely. That being said, the taste gets better as it goes along.

F: An average amount of carbonation with a somewhat slick finish. Light-bodied.

O: Definitely an uneven beer, but light and summery and easy to drink.

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Photo of Texasfan549
4.01/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of qcghost
4.33/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Paradise from Holy City Brewing
3.92 out of 5 based on 19 ratings.
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