Category 4 IPA | Due South Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by SaCkErZ9 on 09-28-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
41
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
11.47%
 
 
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Photo of jp11801
3.09/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

This is a good but not great (or even very good) IPA.

Looks great in the glass, nice lacing and smallish head.

Smell is faint and mainly malty.

Taste is middle of the road east coast IPA like a 60 minute home brew clone variant.

Totally drinkable but at a bar with many craft selections it would be lost in the crowd.

Had this one at the brewery so it should be fresh.

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SaCkErZ9
3.3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on draft at the brewery in Boynton Beach, FL. Pours a rather dark color for an IPA, almost an amber ale color. Topped with a very nice and fluffy, rather dense white head. Lacing was also nice; the head lasted for quite awhile so nice retention also.

Aroma was decent. There was a nice dose of hops but the malts came through a little bit too much for my tastes. Plenty of caramel "balance" with some earthy, citrusy, and slightly piney hops. Caramel and toffee flavors added too much sweetnes, in my opinion.

More caramel and malt than hops in the flavor. There is nothing wrong with that kind of beer, I just prefer the unbalanced, west coast syle of beer over European and East coast beers. There was a bit of sourness in the beer thatmay be attributed to poor temperature control, but who knows.

I am very glad to have a local brewer here in Boynton. They have only been open four months. The beer is good quality and should get better as they streamline and add consistency to the process. I would try any of the beers here.

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3.34/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewery. Served in a taster.

Appearance - Red body. Decent off white head. Wispy surface, lace, and a thick collar.

Smell - Malty. Pine hop. Much like a red ale. Definitely more of the caramel than most IPAs.

Taste - Really malty. Lots of caramel. Pine hop. Musty hops. Very bitter.

Mouthfeel - Medium heavy body. Medium carbonation. Extremely bitter.

Overall - Much better and cleaner than the Category 3, but more like an imperial red than an IPA.

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3.4/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.47/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.52/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Category 4 IPA from Due South Brewing Co.
3.75 out of 5 based on 41 ratings.
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