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Category 5 IPA | Due South Brewing Co.

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Category 5 IPACategory 5 IPA
BA SCORE
3.92/5
Very Good
365 Ratings
Category 5 IPACategory 5 IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The most powerful IPA in the Due South Category series, the Cat 5 is big on hops and big on flavor. Clocking in at 8.5% ABV and 96 IBU’s, the first bands of malts will make way for the surge of hops on the palate. Designed for the true hophead, this is not a beer for the faint of heart.

Added by SaCkErZ9 on 10-29-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,760
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
365
pDev:
8.93%
Bros Score:
3.92
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
72
Trade:
3
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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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5/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.96/5  rDev +26.5%

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4.96/5  rDev +26.5%

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4.88/5  rDev +24.5%

Photo of SomethingClever
4.81/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

On tap poured into sniffer


A: nice head light Amber colored looks like it is going to lace well great clarity 


S: very fruity peaches mango maybe some pineapple 


T: very juicy so fruity it's lush with the fruit flavors just a lot of citrus and stone fruit 


M: nice medium body with a pleasant sweet linger on the tongue


O: This is an amazing fruity DIPA seek this out you will be smiling from ear to ear outrageously good 

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4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

Photo of sicilian
4.73/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The closest beer to being a clone of cigar city jai alai that I have tasted so far. Delicious and local to me

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4.68/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of Trish
4.62/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of epicbeard85
4.57/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MisSigsFan
4.54/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Got two 12oz cans in a trade. Pours a hazy golden color. Lots of sediment. Smell is loads of citrus. A little herbal. Some pineapple too. Taste is a lot of orange and grapefruit. A good malt backbone to balance things out too. I get some pineapple and mango in the finish. Bitterness isn't too harsh. Mouthfeel seems about right, maybe a little sticky. Overall this is a great DIPA. I'm surprised this has flown under the radar for so long. This is the second offering I've had from Due South and enjoyed them both. I suppose they don't get as much recognition because of Cigar City. I'd like to see this brewery grow and distribute more widely.

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4.52/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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4.47/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.46/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.42/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Category 5 IPA from Due South Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 365 ratings
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