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:
659
Reviews:
91
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
10.31%
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
175
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 659 |  Reviews: 91
Photo of StephenCollinsMarshall
3.76/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of duvel1979
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DrBier
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Prue
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GregSemenza
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WDJersey
3.87/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of GOBLIN
3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Canned 9/22/16 - Drinking 1/13/17 Almost 4 months old at thispoint . . . I normally wouldn't have purchased this ipa having been canned months ago but it was recommended to me by a trusted source at my local shop so I gave it a shot.
Really nice golden appearance with decent head and retention. Aromas are herbal, grassy and the malts have taken over the nose. Flavors are earthy, floral, herbal, honey and citrus. Malts have taken over the taste as well. Feel is medium bodied, crisp and clean. Overall I think 2-3 months ago tbis,was drinking very nicely. I'm not dissapointed with this considering the age of the beer. I'll have to look for a fresher can for sure. Recommended ipa from me. Perhaps if I had a fresh can I think this would be a solid
4.0-4.25 ipa

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Photo of h0wdy
3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Look- A clear yellow and orange mix that you can clearly see through with a white head to the top of it.

Smell- Mostly mango and there is some pine. Overall this is a nice blend in my nose.

Taste- Very similar with the smell when talking about the pine and there is also a wide variety of fruits detected here.

Feel- The alcohol certainly does leave a kick in my mouth but it is an enjoyable feeling.

Overall- A little too fruity for my taste buds, at the end of the day this is an alright beer.

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Photo of AMarkle6524
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TrueMetalJake
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Luckydog91
3.97/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sma1032
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Beer pours a clear golden color with a slight head. Hop aroma comes off with a floral scent. At first you get the upfront bitterness with a crisp carbonation. Then after the bitterness settles away you taste a blend of malt with a hint of spiced rye. The finish leaves you with a subtle bitterness that dissipates.

I've always been a fan of the West-Coast for its IPA's and this one definitely falls in that category. Enjoyable and easy to drink with hop bitterness. I recommend it to those fellow IPA seekers!

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Photo of Furley80
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HipCzech
3.67/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Pub at Golden Road (Atwater Village), poured in a flight glass. Clear, deep but pale gold with a good cap of white foam and gentle layer of intricate lace. Visibly carbonated. Resinous hop aroma with hints of citrus and slight dank. Multigrain bread underpins a light, malty body with spicy, herbal, earthy hops. Light to medium body with good carbonation. Surprisingly light for a DIPA, especially given its ABV. Easy and drinkable without much excitement.

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Photo of sjones5045
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12/27/16. Candlewyke

Pours yellow orange with minimal head and very little retention. Looks ok

The smell is sort of nondescript. Not much hops and has a sort of grainy smell. It really isn't bad but it really isn't much of anything.

The taste is a little bit different Doran IPA. Kind of dank with more bitter hoppiness than fruit. Actually almost all bitters but it's not too overdone. It does fit well and it's drinkable but not something I can see myself reaching for.

Overall, an ok beer. Kind of beer that doesn't leave much of an impression.

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Photo of Larueminati
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.52/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On-tap 12/17/2016 at Battleship Brewhouse in Fall River, MA, served in a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a deep gold color, with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains strong fruity citrus, floral hops and caramelized malts.

T: The taste starts out very sweet with flavors of fruity citrus and caramel that are quickly followed by a strong but not over-powering hops bitterness. The malt character is on the thin side for the style but it provides a very good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly hoppy.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Very tasty, goes down quite easily, not too filling, good kick, very good representation of style, this is a very good DIPA to drink for a long time.

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Photo of kalosjakar
3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beernooph
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Wolf Among Weeds from Golden Road Brewing
3.88 out of 5 based on 659 ratings.
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