IPA #8 | Perennial Artisan Ales

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3.99/5
Very Good
30 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales
Missouri, United States
perennialbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by tpaetow on 02-14-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
30
pDev:
9.52%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a cloudy dark golden orange color with ripe banana hues and a two finger frothy white head that slowly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Very good retention taking a while to settle and leaving large streaks of soapy lacing in its wake.

Earthy, musty aroma with really strong brett presence overpowering the IPA characteristics. Lightly herbal/medicinal and almost metallic/astringent. Solvent like with overpowering brett. Underneath, there is some tropical sweetness, earthy, resinous hops and biscuity malt. The overpowering, almost chemical like brett presence is too strong for me.

Lighter end of medium body and a bit more complex than the aroma suggests. Still, the palate is dominated by musty, funky brett and subtle solvent chemical but has more tropical fruit and earthy resinous hops. Herbal medicinal dry and funky. Some juicy tropical fruit sweetness underneath with grapefruit, pineapple and orange peel. Dry bitterness lingering in the finish, complimenting the wild bugs the brett yet makes it a bit more one dimensional. Pine sap and earthy reins lingering with tongue coating bitterness. Faint alcohol booziness in finish. Gets better as palate adjusts but it's a bit dry and overwhelmingly bitter with odd brett funkiness.

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IPA #8 from Perennial Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 30 ratings