Wolf Among Weeds | Golden Road Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Golden Road Brewing
California, United States
goldenroad.la

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by womencantsail on 08-07-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
661
Reviews:
92
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
10.31%
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
175
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Gavage
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: pours a golden yellow color with a 1" head.

Smell: some citrus and pine come through to the nose.

Taste: grainy malt presence with lemon zest, grapefruit, grass, and a bit of pine. Some earthy bitterness rounds it out.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Crisp to start, less crisp and a bit dry late.

Overall: a decent DIPA that is simple and straight forward.

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Photo of sisterofba
4.24/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DudMan
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TeachChefs
4.56/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

16 fl oz can July 16, 2017.

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Photo of Hopfenpeter
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MKrauss
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrewSnyc667
4.24/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hophugger
3.47/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Allurex
3.49/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Leoherrmann9
3.48/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.19/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Greywulfken
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Featuring Columbus, Chinook, and CTZ hops, and 2-Row, Golden Promise, and rye malts... Pale gold with a faint haze and a big white head that trailed lots of lacing... Aromas of grain and herb, grasses and pine and citrus... Tasted and felt remarkably light - maybe people don't like that in a DIPA (I do) - subtle fruit impressions, mostly of pale citric pith - and earthy grain and mild pine rounding things off... Solid bitterness, smooth and easy-drinking, with a subdued sweetness and clean finish... Really diggin' it... 4/13/17 canning...

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Photo of EatonHops
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodlavers
3.97/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jandawil48
3.4/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Served on draft.
Pours a clear straw color. Not a ton on the nose. Pretty faint pine and citrus. Perhaps some tropical fruit.
Taste is pretty one dimensional and a little thin for a DIPA. Punch of Hop bitternessnamd some lingering pine and citrus notes followed by a slight sweetness. Not a lot of malt. Overall pretty average DIPA...not bad at all, just nothing special.

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Photo of TooGood
4.12/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.41/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JoeLacy
4.16/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bitterbill
2.8/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Canned April 1st. Pours clear straw yellow, goodly amount of foam. Tropical fruity nose with bitter hops. Really bitter and dank hop taste that overwhelms any tropical fruit I got in the smell. Big bread notes from the malt. Good enough mouthfeel, perhaps a bit more carbonation. Pretty average DIPA in my book.

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Photo of craigbelly
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aromas of perfectly balaced hops and malts. Citrusy and very zesty. Small amount of pine in the aftertaste. Medium amount of hop bitterness. Everything comes together to make a solid IPA

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Photo of C17EHSE
3.58/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 16 oz can into a snifter.
Grass, That is the nose and that is the taste. Grass and resiny

Good bready back bone but the mouth feel is a bit light.

Worth having again

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Photo of einman
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dizzy242
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Wolf Among Weeds from Golden Road Brewing
3.88 out of 5 based on 661 ratings.
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