Humboldt Haze | Mad River Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mad River Brewing Company
California, United States
madriverbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.95%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by UCLABrewN84 on 07-31-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
68
Reviews:
24
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
7.71%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 68 |  Reviews: 24
Photo of dertyd
3.65/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of InfernoBoss
3.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sjrider
3.67/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Skrumpy
3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Very cloudy, particles floating throughout glass. Foamy, white head with a fair amount of lacing. Aroma is caramel malt, tropical fruit, herbal and citrus notes. Flavor is similar. Medium body, juicy mouthfeel. A very good beer!

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Photo of jakecattleco
3.72/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle dated 04/20/15 (very fitting given the name) poured into a tulip glass. Obviously I would've liked to have tried it fresher, but an imperial wheat IPA sounded intriguing and I never saw it in my local market, happened upon a bottle during a trip to the Redwoods.. Expecting a sweet malty mess, I was pleasantly surprised. Great appearance, though minimal head likely due to the age. Must be filtered as there was zero haze (puzzling given the name). Good nose, taste was sweet but not off-putting. Finish was good. Really want to try again fresh, think this could be quite interesting.

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Photo of DrMindbender
3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KarmicSkrambl8
3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HippieDave56
3.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Hazy amber under a 1” sudsy white foam cap.
S: Caramel, tropical fruit, hop spice, citrus, grain.
T: Light malts with wheat, caramel, citrus, tropical fruit, lingering hop bitterness.
F: medium full body, medium carbonation
O: Well put together and easy to drink.

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Photo of AmitC
3.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sharpski
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Chicowdy
3.16/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a thick caramel color...lots of sediment...not surprisingly has a lot of caramel malt up front but chased quickly by tropical fruits and dank...interesting aftertaste...hard to pin down but enjoyable.

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Photo of delta490
3.18/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Poured a deep cloudy amber with volumes of visible suspended particulate. THe head is thick-ish and creamy white. It leaves a small amount of sticky/soapy head. The aroma is lacking, missing both qualities of a wheat beer and the bombastic hops I'd expect from an Imperial IPA. Faint whiffs of tropical fruit and caramel. The taste is equally disappointing and almost non-existent.The body has a nice weight to it and somehow manages a biting bitterness from the hops.

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Photo of Harvest06
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ToddGingerich
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of AWB3
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of hayesjw
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of AaronDio
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of dwatty
4.1/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of smithj4
3.8/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of ahalset
4.08/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of wattoclone
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of sjmad23
3.8/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of KevinGordon
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of trippytbta
3.57/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into tulip

A: pours dark amber orange, with one finger white foam, and quite a bit of suspended sediment in the brew

S: surprisingly fruity. Then piney hops

T: Carmel Malts, fruity and finish with hops. Bitter finish

M: medium bodied with good Carbonation

Overall: pretty good beer. Good different wheat IPA

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Humboldt Haze from Mad River Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 68 ratings.
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