Coastal Evacuation | Cape May Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.88/5
Very Good
155 Ratings
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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:
#12,119
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
155
pDev:
8.51%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
68
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 155 |  Reviews: 28
Photo of mooseo
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dafla67
3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drinkalot
4.34/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheNakedStiletto
3.06/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of GeorgianBayPackr
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

maltier side of the IPA spectrum. Rich, dark, nice to drink

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Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tdm168
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of djrn2
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheEpeeist
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DavetotheB
4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bdiiorio
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gerred
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Act25
3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I'm going to try this at the brewer July 7 week. Anyone wish to join us? Love Cape May as a seasonal destination.
a) cider like hazed body, unfiltered juice - with off white head as well, it's the flotsam! Not much last or lace.
s) Tart orangeade / lemonade, freshly squeezed juice, board walk juice bar, salt air.
t) Follow smell with that tart orange bitterness, and adding flower shop perfume, always nicely balanced with piney bitterness. If you like citric IPAs, this works. (Too much so for me)
f) As with orange juice, it's slight cloudy and cottony in the mouth, which lowers its score for me. It's a screw-driver beer.
o) Happy to be 27th review, but wanted to get more balance away from citrus - will definitely go visit brewer.

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Photo of pubscout
4.55/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Big, ballsy and deceptively dangerous because the 8% ABV is well hidden, Coastal Evacuation is a DIPA lover’s delight. It’s a West Coast Style and just a bit hazy, but rather clear for an unfiltered brew. Certainly nowhere near a NEIPA. Lots of citrus and fruit in the nose, and if you do some retro-olfaction, you’ll detect the honeydew described on the label. A pleasant malt base is matched up nicely with a slightly bitter, but rewarding finish. Any true fan of DIPAs, or of West Coast style IPA’s will enjoy this baby. Cape May is on the East Coast, but as one guy noted, it’s actually on the West Coast of Cape May. That has to count for something. Excellent beer!

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Photo of AC-Mivsek
3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of seansween
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spindelphia
4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of buzzy
3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerBeast
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of iHuff86
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Briansell110
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A great daily double ipa. This is one of my favorite go-to’s. Good smell and perfectly balanced flavor. Smooth feel with afternotes of citrus. Strongly recommend.

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Photo of IvoryFoxhole
4.04/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz can, no date. Poured into Belgian ale glass.

L: 2F+ white foamy head on pour, pretty decent retention, lots of webby lacing. Beer is a hazy light bronze.

S: Pretty good shot of citrus and melon, with a lot of earth and pine on the back end. Fair amount of creamy maltiness.

T: More or less follows nose. It's more of a West Coast-style IPA with astringent citrus and a piney, earthy finish. Slightly bitter finish.

F: Medium body, moderate carbonation. Good construction and balance. Very drinkable.

T: A solid West Coast IPA, and to be fair the brewery is near the West Coast of Cape May.

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Photo of Vetbidder
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy and golden with a receeding white bubbly head. Some citrus, pineapple and some dank notes on the nose. Piney and citric flavored with some immediate sweetness and just mild bitterness on the end of this brew to hide the alcohol pretty well. Medium/light carbonation and a solid medium feel round out this beer. A tad too piney but not bad at all.

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Photo of jmdrpi
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz can, dated best by 1/1/18

Hazy yellow golden in color, white head. Good lacing. Aroma of grapefruit and grassy hops. Mildly fruity taste, bready malt. Medium bitterness. Medium bodied.

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Coastal Evacuation from Cape May Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 155 ratings