Anniversary Ale 7.0 | Cape May Brewing Company

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4.13/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
None provided.

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ranking:
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Reviews:
2
Ratings:
12
pDev:
5.81%
 
 
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Ratings: 12 |  Reviews: 2
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4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.19/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.19/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a 4-pack from Clayton Liquors. Taste is exactly as advertised with notes of guava, passionfruit, and citrus. Very drinkable despite hovering near 8%. A tasty but otherwise unexceptional beer.

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4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.83/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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3.9/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.19/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.04/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16oz can. Hazy and orangey; it's opaque but not super-murky. Head retention and lacing are both good. Fresh-cut orange aroma. A fair amount of orange zest comes through, as does some mango and papaya and/or guava. What's there is great, it's just not super-aromatic.

In terms of ABV, this kind of straddles the line between single and double IPA, and the flavor profile reflects that. It's on the dry side -- an initial flash of sweetness quickly subsides. Juicy at first, finishing with bitter citrus rind and pith. Having just reviewed Bounding Main (very similar NEIPA from Cape May), this is a very similar, though more bitter, especially on the finish. Even the mouthfeel is similar: slick and smooth but not necessarily creamy or pillowy-soft.

Again, as with Bounding Main, this is a really good NEIPA from Cape May. It's not quite the juice bomb I'd hoped for, but it's a worthy anniversary beer.

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Anniversary Ale 7.0 from Cape May Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 12 ratings