IDIPA | Carton Brewing Company

IDIPAIDIPA
BA SCORE
4.14/5
248 Ratings
IDIPAIDIPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Carton Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
cartonbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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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Added by ThatsThatDude on 08-15-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,191
Reviews:
56
Ratings:
248
pDev:
7.49%
Bros Score:
4.09
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
66
Trade:
2
HISTOGRAM
 
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Photo of Beers-es
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap, pours a deep, hazy orange. A finger of foam leaves solid lacing. Smell and taste are a complex blend of citrus, tropical fruit and pine. Bracing bitterness. Really good.

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Photo of Cachookie
3.94/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jbavi360
3.38/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Vetbidder
4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Lovely hazy orange look to this beer with a quickly diminishing white head. Sweet citrus just pours off the nose off this brew. The flavor is certainly not as sweet as the nose with tart citrus melding into a malty base. Nice meadium body with good carbonation. A pretty nice IPA.

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Photo of beerthulhu
4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

-07.03.17. Consumed 08.29.17. Can to spiegelau ipa glass.

A; Bright orange color is vibrant in the vessel with an obstructed like clarity due to its high haziness factor, always a good sign for me. A soft gentle rise of micro-effervesce can be detected while a vintage paper like colored head is wheaty in texture standing atop in a firm structure like stance.

S: Grapefruit pulp is prominent on the nose, along with a sweet toasty nature of bread and grains. Orange peel and grassy hops contribute along with a freshness of citrus and dry cereal grains on the finish. The strength is moderate and lasting impression very good.

T: The flavor shows a strong indication of hops starting with the citrusy-grassiness that is both bold and brass right from the opening. Flowery with a bite and edge to its delivery the hops make an immediate first impression that, yes this is worthy of dipa standards. Dried orange peel and dried grassiness along with some citrus rules this vessel and drink balanced by some sweet speciality grains that add depth and backing. A flowery bite of grapefruit ends things on the swallow with a good lingering effect.

M: The mouthful is crisp and sharp, with a good toasted malt depth. Chewy, dry and bitter is the hold with a good parching of hop bitterness.

O: A huge flowery edge bitterness that smacks the tongue from the start and demands attention. Lots of old school bitterness, but well constructed in terms of balance and delivery with individual quailites of the expansive hop flavors. High bittering but remains very drinkable due to its complexity and smooth toasted malting that makes things glide down eagerly awaiting the next sip. Folks in N.J. know its very hard to go wrong with anything from Carton, as they mostly exceed expectations with every new adventure and beer. cheers.

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Photo of WunderLlama
4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can poured into a glass

Deep amber orange liquid, thick, creamy, foamy two finger off white foam cap

Aroma of citrus,

taste of citrus rind, pithy, dank over malt base

Low sudsing, some hop bite

Good beer

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Photo of jgido759
3.66/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jsalz21
4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wrong Carton! There's plenty to analyze here, and I intend to do just that.

Pours an orange golden, hazy, and with a solid white head. Some lacing, but not a ton.

Cracked the can and out jumps a green, resinous smell.

Big on taste. It combines dank hop character with malt quite well. It feels almost like the dank and sticky character of of DIPA got pushed down a notch so it could still be in an IPA. Purely resiny, so not a ton of complexity but it is super well done. It brings the character without breaking the style, which seems to be something everyone is inclined to do lately. I am actually glad it shows such restraint.

In terms of drinkability, this is a super dank IPA with strong malt notes that I feel I could still crush 2 more of after this one. It packs in the bitterness just enough for a tinge but nowhere close to overwhelming.

In totality, this is a great go-to IPA. Only strikes against it for what I think is a lack of complexity and a not so great appearance in the glass. Not that it really matters however, because if I were craving some hops, this is one I'd strongly consider from now on. It is super well done without breaking the ABV or IBUS.

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Photo of CayseyW
4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of tigg924
3.79/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours clear, orange-tan in color with 1/3 inch head. Taste is big orange with starfruit, pine and biscuit. Medium-heavy bodied, slightly bitter, with moderate carbonation. Makes for a solid DIPA. I prefer others in the style, but I would not turn this down.

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Photo of Yancey82
4.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Khaack
4.19/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of liquorpig
3.92/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bigred89
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PSU_Mike
4.2/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of addiwilliams
4.22/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Dry as can be, as a proper West coast IPA should be. Lots of citrus rind and pith. Very drinkable

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Photo of TheFightfan1
4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Furley80
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of njbusa
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VABA
4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BltByKrmn
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of calcnerd
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stockatron
3.97/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jlabs
3.96/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chrishiker1409
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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IDIPA from Carton Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 248 ratings
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