Carton Brewing Company

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Carton Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
American IPA
4.12 | pDev: 8.01%
Feb 17, 2021
Aug 15, 2015
Not much to analyze about IDIPA™. Sometimes you just crave a dank IPA to sip on, so that’s what we made. Multiple hops, multiple malts and multiple yeasts combined in a way to placate the dank side of our desires. Drink IDIPA because it’s the dankness you need.

70 IBU
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Reviewed by dacrza1 from New Jersey

4.07/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
DATE: February 16, 2021... OCCASION: Fat Tuesday comes again, and I prepare for Lent with a beer I should have a had a long time ago--too many good Cartons out there, even after having the World Turned Upside Down at the EBF... GLASSWARE: Hop Devil nonick... pours from a sixteen-ounce can a swirling storm of miniature bubbles that build a single-finger of snow-white head that settles to a creamy smear that banks on the glass...its body is a nice amber gold, mostly translucent, and resilient in its head retention... honey, pine, fragrant flowers, crisp pilsner malts, caramel, orange smooth, buttery ease from the teeth to the throat--this has no weight despite its 7% ABV... a brilliant flourish throughout, effervescent and juicy.... despite its hop-heavy fragrance, this has a nice backbone of cracker malts that compliment the pine, grapefruit and orange, maybe even papaya... this gets better with each sip, warming up with a resinous draw that seeps and crawls its way to the throat... it avoids the puckering of bigger bombs, and maybe could be a bit more aggressive, but all the same, it finishes well on the back end... a lovely beer, and one I would revisit again...the price is about right too...
Feb 17, 2021
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Reviewed by brentk56 from North Carolina

4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Appearance: Pours a clear light amber color with a two finger head; good retention and splashy lacing with a web developing

Smell: Resinous pine with hints of caramel and grapefruit pith - dank like the label says

Taste: Dank pine flavors hit the palate with a hint of caramel malt underneath; some grapefruit pith develops in the middle and there is a touch of tropical fruit in the melange, as well; nice bitterness on the tail end

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A nice West Coast style IPA; not much to analyze here
Feb 14, 2021
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Reviewed by gatornation from Arizona

4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a hazed dark golden color.. Citrus and topical notes some malts and pine. Floral citrus hops up front some grapefruit/pine mix hopp with a sweet malt finish. Medium mouth fell with good carbonation.
Jun 26, 2020
Rated: 4.03 by Samnem from Pennsylvania

Feb 09, 2020
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Reviewed by Maxkelly9

3.72/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Served on tap in pint. Poured a beautiful thick bronze/ dark gold color. If you’re looking for flavor you’ve came to the right place. Major outburst of tropical hops & malts boost the tongue as you take the first sip. Plenty of aroma. Not necessarily for me as I’m more of a medium hop person. But this beer has character. Would drink again.
Feb 03, 2020
Rated: 3.32 by chiefz1 from New York

Feb 07, 2019
Rated: 4 by sgregory from Connecticut

Feb 02, 2019
Rated: 5 by Kwright from North Carolina

Jan 21, 2019
Rated: 4.03 by GregSemenza from Connecticut

Dec 17, 2018
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Reviewed by deleted_user_1111368 from Delaware

4.09/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Canned 10-15-18 into 16oz IPA glass.
L: Lightly clouded, orange/honey. Light head, light sticky lacing.
S: Citrus, orange upfront, light tropical, mild pine dankness.
T: Heavy citrus front and back. Pine sap mid. There is a nice malt ride throughout.
F: Low carbonation.. medium smooth. Very balanced.
O: Very well represented 7% brew. Love the nose and MF.. the rest holds up as well.
Dec 08, 2018
Rated: 3.9 by Casterbridge from Connecticut

Dec 06, 2018
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Reviewed by PicoPapa from Connecticut

4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
16oz can. Pours a golden brown color with 2 inches of frothy head. Lots of lacing. The aroma is dank hops, pine, grapefruit and orange. The taste is much like the aroma. Pine, grapefruit, orange peel and some dank hops. Bread crusts, pine and orange peel finish. Creamy with an oily mouthfeel.
Dec 05, 2018
Rated: 4.16 by thampel09 from New Jersey

Dec 04, 2018
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Reviewed by HopSudz from Connecticut

2.28/5  rDev -44.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2
Tastes like the floor of a horse stable. This beer underwhelmed in every way, as did their Stay Down dry hopped session lager. at $14 a 4pk its pure robbery. The second i get to work tomorrow I'm putting both in the discount bin. Sub-par beer at a premium price.. that's not how it works. Back to the drawing board Carton. Never again.
Dec 01, 2018
Rated: 3.98 by jaxon53 from Connecticut

Nov 25, 2018
Rated: 4.12 by AirBob from Massachusetts

Nov 25, 2018
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Reviewed by AZBeerDude72 from Arizona

4.61/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
A: Hazy gold/yellow with rich white foamy head and sticky lacing.
N: Citrus, hops, dank, floral, pine, and malt.
T: WOW, super clean citrus with a dank hops hit, sweet malt and some floral tones.
M: Medium
O: This could be my daily drinker, suck a great flavor profile, one of the best beers I had so far.....
Nov 23, 2018
Rated: 4.1 by newcastlemike from Connecticut

Nov 20, 2018
Rated: 3.58 by tedho21 from Pennsylvania

Sep 19, 2018
Rated: 4.05 by MikePacheco12 from New Jersey

Sep 13, 2018
IDIPA from Carton Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 297 ratings