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Coastal Evacuation (Double IPA) | Cape May Brewing Company

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3.87/5
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130 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cape May Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
capemaybrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Coastal Evacuation:" a phrase common at the Jersey Shore. Hurricane season hits hard, and we're hitting back with a Double IPA with copious amounts of Centennial hops, able to withstand the storm. It's time to evacuate - are you prepared?

Added by tkdchampxi on 09-16-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,306
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
130
pDev:
8.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
60
Trade:
0
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Photo of wmcgar01
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rammed96
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FrancisM12
3.89/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IronLover
4.11/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark yellow in color with a murky, hazy NE IPA appearance. Poured with a moderate, creamy, bright white foam with excellent retention. Medium fruity, citrus hop aromas with pleasant dankness and medium light malty notes. Medium bodied with a light creamy smooth feel from start to finish. Medium light carbonation with subtle boozy warmth toward the end. Medium high fruity, citrus hop flavors up front with a solid medium malty backbone. Medium hop bitterness through the middle followed by herbal hop flavors and light boozy heat to the end. Finished with sweet fruity and boozy notes. Easy drinking, mellow hop characters with solid malt aromas and flavor. Great creamy smooth feel. Very drinkable for the higher abv. Very good.

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Photo of Jrosso
3.18/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Angerhaus
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of George2744
3.82/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chinchill
3.23/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On tap at the brewery.
Pours with a lightly hazy golden body topped with a white head that leaves sticky lacing on the glass.
Mild hops for style with some floral and herbal character in the nose.
Flavorful with plenty of hop character. Fruity and herbal with some floral and dank elements. Mild-moderate bitterness for style.

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Photo of ThinBlueLine
4.54/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Great drinking DIPA. Was part of a flight (4 oz). Easy drinking DIPA sure to please IPA fans.

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Photo of justintcoons
4.3/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz can poured into a tulip.

Appearance
Hazy gold. Short white head.

Nose
Wintergreen, grapefruit juice, pine, dank, and candy sugar.

Taste
Wintergreen, dank, and pine sap. Grapefruit juice and zest. Smooth honey maltiness with residual candy sugars. Finishes with bright florals and pine needles.

Mouthfeel
Medium-plus bodied, crisp, and off-dry with a medium-light bitterness.

Overall
Classic west coast flavor with a somewhat more restrained bitterness. Easy drinking with a well hidden abv.

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Photo of Bluecrow
3.59/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

-straw-yellow hazy can pour with 1 cm foam cap. Aroma is light grapefruit and slightly sweet. Flavors are citrus hop and some pine-resin bitterness. This has low alcohol heat (good) ; but there was very a slight off-flavor in all cans I had. This flavor was not present in the tap pour I had. I will pick this up again.

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Photo of rjd722
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of _nickg_
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of partyanimal
4.42/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheFightfan1
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rfgetz
3.86/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Larueminati
3.68/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brendanjames
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nace4
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of epyon396
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JerzDevl2000
3.72/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Traded for this a while ago, as I finally got around to it today. Never had this beer before and only had one or two other offerings from Cape May, up at the Cloverleaf. This was more than sufficient for a beer of this style but in the end, it was a textbook example that didn't break any new ground or stand out to me in any particular way.

The pour was the best aspect of this beer as it was a hazy goldenrod with more than enough head to balance the liquid out. Not a lot of lacing left behind as this was thinner than I would have liked. Not a strong aroma to this as there were lots of floral hops, lemon zest, and citrus juice to it but all of them were muted. A tangy sourness could be found in the taste that thankfully, gave this beer some depth. The orange and blood orange juice emerged in the taste as it turned out to be the redeeming factor here. Grapefruit zest and lime pith rounded this out as this had quite a juicy feel to it with a dank and earthy aftertaste, though that was a bit of a detraction in the end...

More than enough alcohol was here and there wasn't a lot of carbonation to scrub everything away. I would have liked a few more bubbles but in the end, this was a decent and serviceable beer that wouldn't offend too many people. A bit of sea salt would have assisted in the nautical theme and given this a welcome edge - maybe I need to have this during the height of hurricane season!

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3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Yard House, pours cloudy yellow gold color with a foamy 2 finger white head that faded slowly and left very good foamy lacing with rings as it went down.

Smells of orange peel, lemon zest, grapefruit, passionfruit, pineapple, graham cracker, caramel, biscuit, floral hops, pine cones and a bunch of tropical fruits. Soft and fruity yet hoppy and well balanced.

Tastes very fruity with lots of citrus hops, some piney notes, toffee, biscuit, caramel, floral hops, orange peel, grapefruit, lemon zest, bubblegum and some soapy notes. Kind of a strange aftertaste but overall a good beer.

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Photo of bundy462
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mai11oux
4.1/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bkwhoppa66
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Coastal Evacuation (Double IPA) from Cape May Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 130 ratings
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