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Woodchipper IPA | Fargo Brewing Company

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3.71/5
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230 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fargo Brewing Company
North Dakota, United States
fargobrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by THECPJ on 11-02-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#27,820
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
230
pDev:
13.75%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
37
Trade:
0
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Photo of pmccallum86
5/5  rDev +34.8%

Photo of Shawner
4.75/5  rDev +28%

Photo of ta_hagen
4.75/5  rDev +28%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Very solid IPA, hometown brew dude!

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Photo of Samdon
4.75/5  rDev +28%

Photo of t2thebro
4.69/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Typical appearance of a quality ipa,
Orange hues and 2 finger head.

Outstanding smell. I didn't even have to hold it to my nose, cracked the can and the crisp citrus hops and sweetness of the malt flew at me.

Taste was outstanding. Citrusy refreshing hops at the start with a nice sweet caramel piney back end.

The mouthfeel was great unless you like the back end dried out. It goes down super smooth and then stays kinda wet which I took as refreshing.

Overall I really enjoyed this beer for a few reasons. 1. The very refreshing citrus beginning paired with the piney more earthy back end made it complex.
2. The oats added a velvety smoothness that did not dry it out.
3. My mouth was satisfied for a bit and then was begging for more.


Enjoy!

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Photo of Slundbe2
4.56/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of PhillipBreker
4.52/5  rDev +21.8%

Photo of Vinmar
4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

Photo of Alaska1
4.49/5  rDev +21%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Good little IPA. Welcome to the game North Dakota.

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Photo of budgood1
4.39/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

pours out a hazed deep golden colour accompanied by an ivory white head a quarter inch in girth. spotty lace. citrusy aroma...lemon and grapefruit pith with mango and kiwi highlights. smells really inviting. the flavour profile leans heavily on the the tropical fruit flavours the hop bill provides, and repeats what the nose already foreshadowed. pineapple, grapefruit, tangerine, lemon-lime with kiwi and mango. it's a juicy fruit bomb alright. on the other hand, there is a leafy, woody, herbal undertone that adds another layer, providing depth and hop complexity. the pale base maltiness just does enough to hold up this hop bomb. there is a bit of alcohol spice that melds well with the hop bitterness...lingering longingly on the tongue. finishes dry with a touch of blistering bitterness. the taste is quite impressive. this IPA has a sturdy body on it, paired by a lip smacking, tongue tingling luscious mouthfeel. drinkability is really nice...this sixer must be really fresh becasue the hop profile really seems to burst in the mouth.

overall...colour me impressed. i had this one time before on tap awhile back it didn't seem as good as this sixer is today. i would definitely recommend this for all the hop heads out there. good stuff!

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4.36/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Just a fantastic beer. Have had this multiple times and this is a beer that should blow up among the micro scene. It is a great beer to introduce people to IPA's AND it is a great IPA to kick back and relax to. It has a great balance of taste and content. Has a similar amount of hops to a standard IPA but what makes it great is the balance that is created for a smooth beer. Would recommend to anyone who loves IPA's.

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4.33/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MisterMike
4.33/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.32/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.3/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hydes
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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Woodchipper IPA from Fargo Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 230 ratings
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