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Gangway IPA | Red Hare Brewing Company

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3.59/5
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Gangway IPAGangway IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Red Hare Brewing Company
Georgia, United States
redharebrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Georgiabeer on 09-09-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,627
Reviews:
56
Ratings:
292
pDev:
13.65%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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2/5  rDev -44.3%

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2/5  rDev -44.3%

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2/5  rDev -44.3%

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2.07/5  rDev -42.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

The draft had an inviting opaque apricot color with a thin off white head. The aroma invites the taster with the apricot nose complemented by a faint grapefruit essence and light breadiness. The initial taste confirms my apricot assertion but the citrus flavors do not join the party. Mouthfeel is singularly unidimensional lacking hops declaration of its presence. The hops do present themselves rather meekly upon the finish, but it's a desperate attempt at redemption. Overall it's a pleasant and drinkable brew, but not one worth seeking.

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2.34/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Clear pale yellow in color with almost zero head and the thinnest of collars. Aroma is lacking. Barely any malt at all, zero hop character. Taste is kind of like some kind of industrial cleaner. Thin in body and medium carbonation. I wish this brewery was better considering it's only about 10 minutes away from my parents' new house in Marietta.

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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

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2.53/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Served on tap at the brewery

Poured a golden amber color with small amount of head. No lacing.

This beer doesn't have the hop character that an IPA should have. Mild citrus flavor.

Overall, I wouldn't recommend this beer to someone who wants an IPA. Trying the Brown Ale a try next.

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2.58/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pale yellow, maybe a greenish hue. Lot of rising bubbles. A modest pine note but overall not very strongly flavored for an IPA. Very subdued hop profile. This falls under the category of not bad, but I wish I could taste more of it. Poured from a can 5 months before the best by date, so I can’t imagine it’s too old, but yeah, pretty weak.

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2.74/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2

Got this gem from someone who was pissed they lost in a BIF. 12 oz can served in a Westbrook tulip.

A: Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a with a white head forming on the pour. It recedes to a thick collar that leaves some splotchy lace down the glass.

S: Slightly floral with a little bit citrus backing. Cereal grain malt that have honey nut cheerio's type of aroma to them.

T: Old, stale malts, slightly sweet and nutty. An odd combination. Mild citrus with an old leafy type quality to it. Residual bitterness on the finish. Grassy It just doesn't work.

M: Medium to light bodied with a grainy and bitter finish. Medium carbonation level.

O: Below average IPA. The malt bill tastes old and grainy and the hop profile doesn't mesh well with the overall beer. Avoid.

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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

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2.81/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.83/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

16 ounce pour - $5.25 at Taco Mac in Woodstock, Georgia.

Appearance: Copper-hued body, quite hazy, and topped with a very thin, snow white head. Small scattering of lace on the descent.

Smell: Mostly, it's just a grainy nose with some small hints of pithy citrus. Given patience and time to warm didn't change things, it's just not the perkiest of aromas.

Taste: A firm, harsh graininess overlaying the pale malt base and barest hint of lightly sweet toffee. Citrusy hops push in, pithy, lightly tasting of white grapefruit and with some supporting resinous elements. Moderate bitterness. Very drying, still quite grainy, and lightly bitter finish with an enduring pithy hint.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: This one started with the exact same husky, graininess that their Long Day Lager had, leaving me, for a brief second, to wonder if I'd somehow been served the same beer. It's got that astringent quality like there's some oversparging or overboiling going on. I'd say some tweaks are needed here, but, who knows, maybe this is what they had in mind.

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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Gangway IPA from Red Hare Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 292 ratings
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