Party Boat India Pale Ale | Port Jeff Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Port Jeff Brewing Company
New York, United States
portjeffbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Jason on 05-02-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
122
Reviews:
19
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
10.94%
 
 
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3.19/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4.34/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.69/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.92/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.6/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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2.92/5  rDev -24%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of butters_mcgee
3.42/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.52/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drews240
3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.67/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stevem68
3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours light golden honey color. Aroma is light citrus with some honey malts sweetness. Flavor is citrus peel with a hint of bitterness, and a balanced finish with a touch of sweetness. Fell is smooth and nice with a bit of carbonation. Overall a solid IPA.

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of moodenba
3.26/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Can of Port Jeff Party Boat IPA cooled to about 50 F poured into a Pint glass 3/28/16.

The pour produced a huge head. The beer is a pleasing amber color. Fair lacing. Flavor is in the style of american IPAs, with a spicy/fruity hop character. I thought the beer was above average because of the blend of background malt, hops. Even the 7.7% alcohol works. (I think the alcohol is really too high for a "party boat" environment, but beer tastes fine on a March night at home.

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3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of woodychandler
4.39/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

As a retired U.S. Navy sailor, I truly miss getting underway. I mentioned this to a buddy on Veterans Day & he suggested riding ferries as a way to get water under my feet again! What a great idea! I took Amtrak to Penn Station (NYP), transferred to the LIRR, rode out to Port Jefferson, NY and took the ferry across Long Island Sound to Bridgeport, CT to watch back-to-back nights of AHL hockey before coming home. I also scored some CANs of beer for The CANQuest (tm) while I was at it.

From the CAN: "Fishing, Swimming, Boating, Naked Diving Contests, Paddle Boating, CANoeing, MILF Hunting, Water Skiing, Tubing, Knee Boarding, Sailing, Family Reunions, Clamming, Wake Boarding, Picnics, Barbeques, Dealing with Inlaws, Walks on the Beach, Paddle Boarding, Meat, Surfing, Concert Going, Island Hopping, Marriage Proposals, Happy Hours, Bamping, Archaeology, Scrapbooking, Scuba Diving, Skim Boarding, Sightseeing, Love, Fly Fishing, Friendship, Family! *This Beer Is Approved for All Above* When Consumed Responsibly".

The Crack! was loud & revealed a brimful craft CAN, but I have been exercising restraint in my Glugs of late. The new, unfiltered trend is fine, but I just never know any more. It all worked out. I still got two-plus fingers of dense, rocky, tawny head with great retention for my effort. It ook forever to fall, leaving great, sticky lacing in its wake. Color was solidly Amber (SRM = > 7, < 9) with NE-quality clarity and loads of CO@ bubbles in evidence. Nose smelled heavily of sticky, resinous pine! Whew! Mouthfeel was medium. The taste was very minty, pine-like, mixed with peppermint and/or wintergreen and just enough caramel malt to keep the back of my head from exploding! Heck, I had some on-tap at the brewery & I do not remember it being this good! Okay, enough of the exclamation points! Sheesh! But, in all seriousness, this was really good. Finish was dry, but just right in terms of its bitterness. It left a faint powdery feeling in my throat, as though they had dry-hopped it to the point of saturation, but not overly so. I might have to make that trip again.

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3.84/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is hazy amber yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that died down, but consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and lots of lacing running down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of piney hops are present in the nose along with some notes of citrusy hops.
T: The taste follows the smell and is quite piney, with notes of citrusy hops and hints of the underlying caramel malts. There is a moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and quite crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I really liked the assertive bitterness and crisp mouthfeel in this IPA.

Serving type: can

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.22/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.32/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Party Boat India Pale Ale from Port Jeff Brewing Company
3.84 out of 5 based on 122 ratings.
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