Category 3 IPA | Due South Brewing Co.

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Category 3 IPACategory 3 IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Due South Brewing Co.
Florida, United States
duesouthbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by dimenhetfield on 05-17-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
260
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
13.8%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
60
For Trade:
3
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Reviews: 34 | Ratings: 260
Reviews by Drew966:
Photo of Drew966
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Category 3 IPA pours a golden color with a white head from a brown one gallon growler. The aroma is quite hoppy, mostly citrus and pine notes. The flavor is the same, pine resin and grapefruit dominate. Decent, but just about the standard issue IPA with nothing to make it stand out above the crowd.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DanGeo
3.33/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of npala86
3.63/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sicilian
4.6/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TTripp725
4.22/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mverity
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of iemailjack
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of Billolick
3.92/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Canned and w/o freshness info

Pours medium almond Amber, frothy off white head, gauzy froth and splashes of lace.

Resiny hop nose

Better the average IPA with a respectable Resiny and grainy hop bite

Worth a try

Good to see more and more real beer being brewed in Florida

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Photo of Freehouse
3.4/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of Franziskaner
3.47/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light copper color with an inch of creamy tan. Moderate lacing. Citrus aroma dominates, but seems subdued. The taste is very citrus upfront with orange peel and grapefruit. The hop flavor lingers in the aftertaste. Not much malt is detectable. There's a gentle hop burn in the otherwise dry and lightly sticky mouth.

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Photo of PSU_Mike
3.56/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.38/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GOBLIN
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of LXIXME
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of dcbeers
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Shawner
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zachthelaxer93
4.26/5  rDev +20%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of whatname
3.54/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Roguer
2.89/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Very dark orange brew for an IPA, topped by a nice off-white head. Decent retention.

Aroma is grainy and slightly stale (despite being a freshly tapped keg), with some old-school hops showing through (grapefruit peel and pine).

Flavor follows: there's a nice, pronounced bitterness, but stale cardboard and caramel grains overwhelm any hop flavors, which manifest primarily as a bitter, oily aftertaste.

The brew almost comes across as a more bitter AAL, grainy and overall unpleasant in most regards.

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Photo of cjgator3
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of KensWorld
3.88/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ordybill
3.88/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass.
Aroma- Has a citrus and hops aroma with a yeast backdrop.
Appearance- Has a semi-murky amber color with a large white head.
Taste- The taste is straight forward strong IPA with a citrus finish.
Palate- A medium bodied brew with moderate carbonation.
Overall- A pretty good American IPA worth trying

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Photo of mtvolkens
3.29/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Fairly forgettable. The Category 5 on the other hand...

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Photo of Alieniloquium
2.84/5  rDev -20%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

On tap at the brewery. Served in a taster.

Appearance - Clear orange body. Nice white head. Good retention. Nice lacing.

Smell - Mild citrus and pine hop. Diacetyl? Might be.

Taste - Still some diacetyl here, but less. Mild citrus hop. Grainy malt smoothed out by the buttery flavor. Eh.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Diacetyl kills this. Maybe it's a bad batch.

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Category 3 IPA from Due South Brewing Co.
3.55 out of 5 based on 260 ratings.
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