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New England IPA
Ranked #774
Ranked #2,382
4.23 | pDev: 8.51%
Oct 19, 2022
Nov 28, 2013
Notes: Drawing inspiration from the fidelity of a saison — rustic, alluringly cloudy and crisp — this imperial IPA was brewed using oats and wheat. Dry-hopped twice and completely untouched post fermentation to preserve aroma and flavor.
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Ratings by tsfinn23:
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Reviewed by tsfinn23 from Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Picked this up at the recommendation of the guy at my local bear store and I'm glad I did.
A-Golden color, very hazy which was noticeable while still in the bottle. very small head after the pour which dissipates quickly
S-Tropical fruit, grapefruit, mango. Very nice smell
T-Much like the smell. Tropical fruit, grapefruit, pine, slight funk at first taste which I don't notice again upon further tasting, slight bitter finish
F-Light body, alcohol is surprisingly well hidden
O-I did not know what to expect and was happy to have tried this one. Nice flavor and very enjoyable
Jan 05, 2014
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Rated: 4.33 by dms1767 from Nebraska

Oct 19, 2022
Rated: 4 by BEER88 from North Carolina

Oct 01, 2022
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Rated by Adamjen

5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
This is the best beer in the world.
May 27, 2022
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.3/5  rDev -22%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Sample from bottle, at my son Steinar's place. The bottle was 60% full of trub / yeast sediment. Extremely cloudy even in the glass, yellow colour. Nice aroma of citric and piney hops. Very piney flavour, also citric hops. Bitter finish.
May 16, 2022
Rated: 4 by psoriasaurus from Thailand

Oct 11, 2021
Rated: 4.34 by Mortarforker from Texas

Sep 03, 2021
Rated: 4.05 by aszatk01 from Pennsylvania

Apr 16, 2021
Rated: 4.25 by Velivolus1 from Vermont

Aug 03, 2020
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
very much stoked to see some omnipollo draft in idaho, i know only a few bars can really swing the spendy and fancy kegs like this, but i am thankful for them. this is a rather delicate ipa for its strength, really well refined for being hazy, and somewhat of a fermentation forward beer despite it being hop driven. its got a subtle but appreciable yeast character, and through the inch of shaving cream thick white head i can smell subtle almost french saison esters along with a more fruity belgian element to it, although seemingly not fermented warm enough to let these run wild, or else perhaps multiple strains were pitched and there wasnt much left for whatever this yeast is to process by the time it was added, i dont know how this was made, but its nuanced beyond most of that else is available in the style out there. the hops have just a little bite but remain kind of soft and summery, kiwi and green melon, white grape, maybe a little papaya or something tropical, not real citrusy to me, good balance from the dry cereal malt, and tied together by this subtle yeast thread. its dynamic and fast finishing, hides its alcohol well, has effervescent carbonation from the tap, and drinks way too easy for what it is. a little oily slickness to the feel, but its nearly gone on the swallow each time i take a sip, cold or warmed up a bit. an excellent offering here, and i can see why its one of their more popular beers!
Jun 06, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by Velivolus from Vermont

Mar 31, 2020
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.84/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Can to tulip.
The appearance was a nice looking burnt yellow/orange semi-dark woody color. Super thin rim of white foamy head. This fell off delicately to try and coat the glass, some sly messy lace.
The aroma had some orange marmalade tones meshing with some grassy hops, citrusy notes, light pineapple and a clean malty note.
The flavor leaned towards the sweet side through the pineapple, citrusy and malty character. Mild aftertaste of orange marmalade and pineapply mixed in malts.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a fair sipping quality about it. Nice low carbonation. Mellow finish of pineapple and citrus.
Overall, pretty nicely done DIPA worthy of more pours.
Mar 16, 2020
Rated: 4.03 by dexterk1 from Illinois

Feb 14, 2020
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Bottle from my brother. Leaning heavily towards the Belgian IPA style, light bodied, also borrowing from the Saison style. No evidence of the 8% ABV. Light, tangy, would never guess IIPA.
Jan 06, 2020
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Reviewed by sherillc from Canada (ON)

4.17/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Very cloudy, basically no foam. Almost looks like grapefruit juice in the glass. :-) Very citrusy aromas, hint of pine, grapefruit rind. Refreshing, crisp, not too bitter but lots of flavour. Good carbonation. You don’t notice the higher alcohol content, it’s very well balanced.
Oct 17, 2019
Rated: 4.15 by grapeshops from California

Sep 28, 2019
Rated: 4.24 by Barettes from Washington

Sep 21, 2019
Rated: 4.09 by sdm9465 from Canada (NS)

Sep 19, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by ryancl from Minnesota

Aug 25, 2019
Rated: 4.16 by kewharton from Florida

Aug 12, 2019
Rated: 4.16 by Cliffy21 from Canada (QC)

Aug 09, 2019
Rated: 4.34 by Casterbridge from Connecticut

Aug 02, 2019
Rated: 4.06 by trancecylist from Pennsylvania

Jul 21, 2019
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Reviewed by AZBeerDude72 from Arizona

4.36/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
A: Hazy gold with 1" foamy head and decent lacing.
N: Sweet nose with notes of lemon, mango, pineapple, and oats.
T: Very nice and clean, lots of tropical flavors with citrus, some oat chewiness.
M: Medium and clean with a minor bite on the finish.
O: A really solid NEIPA, it was not spot on for the style but the flavors were very well done. Overall a great beer.
Jun 29, 2019
Rated: 5 by dbabnik from Colorado

Jun 16, 2019
Rated: 4.23 by detpizzaboi from Michigan

May 30, 2019
Rated: 4 by broadway848 from New York

May 19, 2019
Rated: 4.29 by allentownpaguy from Pennsylvania

May 13, 2019
Rated: 4.29 by Aurascoper from Missouri

Apr 03, 2019
Rated: 4.23 by Jimmylikesbeer from Michigan

Mar 10, 2019
Rated: 4.03 by Pstone530 from California

Feb 17, 2019
Rated: 4.2 by Slatetank from Pennsylvania

Feb 10, 2019
Rated: 4.46 by thomasarose from Tennessee

Feb 09, 2019
Rated: 4.52 by khargro2 from Tennessee

Feb 02, 2019
Rated: 4.5 by COBEERHUNTER from Colorado

Jan 30, 2019
Rated: 4.19 by craigbelly from Iowa

Jan 26, 2019
Rated: 4.14 by TTripp725 from Pennsylvania

Jan 26, 2019
Rated: 4.29 by Unclevince from West Virginia

Jan 18, 2019
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Rated by MrCruz23 from South Carolina

4.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
NOT expecting this..... alrighty then....
Jan 18, 2019
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Reviewed by marcbosch from Netherlands

4.06/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Look: Very cloudy, almost opaque yellow. One finger of head. Minimalist somewhat psychedelic bottle (in style with the name, I guess).
Smell: Boxed orange juice, papaya, some citrus peel, some mango, a bit of fruit gummy.
Taste: Fruity and bitter hops (grapefruit, orange, tropical... as smelled). Wheat and oats can be felt in the malty notes (bready with a bit more oomph than usual) and some alcohol. The combination of these two flavours makes the finish feel like whisky. Bonus points for that.
Feeling: Bodied and warming without burning. Hops bitterness but smooth. Good job.
Overall: I'd put it more on the NEIPA field, but twice the size. Good drink, specially if not too cold.
Jan 12, 2019
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