Travelin' Man
Adelbert's Brewery

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Adelbert's Brewery
Texas, United States
IPA - Belgian
Ranked #59
Ranked #19,610
3.83 | pDev: 12.27%
May 16, 2021
Feb 21, 2014
Very Good
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Notes: Formerly The Traveler

This deep golden ale possess an aromatic nose with floral and fruity notes. Its flavors are a blend of warm, soft biscuity malts followed by a complex, clean finish. With this ale, we aimed to create an easy drinking, one-of-a-kind IPA that leaves you wanting more.

Travelin’ Man is homage to Del’s lifetime of traveling. From Colombia to Kenya and everywhere in between, Del experienced the world in ways few others ever will, and we are forever grateful for his stories. We hope to inspire you to go out and make your own adventures.
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4.13 by kflorence from Texas on May 16, 2021
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3.96/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by Darkmagus82 from Texas

Poured from a can into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a lightly hazed orange color with a one finger head of white foam. The head fades fast leaving but a touch of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the brew is light overall, consisting of a tangerine and orange smell mixed with a little bit of a bready aroma. There is a touch of a caramel and light herbal hop as well.

Taste – The taste begins with a big grapefruit hop flavor supported by a slightly drier caramel malt base. Upfront the grapefruit hop as a touch of sweetness to it, but after time the sweetness fades and the flavor gets more bitter and grapefruit rind like in nature. At the same time some other flavors of herbal and grassy hop comes to the tongue, with these tastes taking there flavor profile to its end, where one is left with a bitter grapefruit taste to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is average to slightly lighter with a carbonation level that is rather average. For the very bitter grapefruit hopped tastes the feel is nice and creates a refreshing and approachable medium for the flavor profile

Overall – A rather tasty, grapefruit forward IPA with a nice bite, but yet still very easy drinking. Rather tasty overall.

Jan 30, 2020
4.36 by mfigueroa713 from New York on Jul 21, 2019
3.5 by bdlusa from Texas on Jun 26, 2019
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3.32/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3
by AirborneChef from Louisiana

This is a very floral beer, almost jasmine like flavor. Decent sweetness, not a thick or cloying beer, it’s well rounded, but definitely floral over tropical as other reviews have stated.

Mar 07, 2019
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5/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by Askerdue from Texas

Simply the best IPA I've ever had. It is just like grapefruit/orange juice. Mouth feel is like a juice. Loved it. Will buy repeatedly.

Feb 02, 2019
3.84 by LXIXME from New Mexico on Dec 02, 2018
3.68 by MI_beerdrinker from Texas on Nov 02, 2018
4.02 by IPAQuester from Texas on Aug 27, 2018
3.5 by chubenzino from California on May 18, 2018
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3.94/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by donspublic from Texas

Will review later

Sep 12, 2017
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3.44/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
by UPMD_Bill from Maryland

Doesn't have as much of the Belgian character I was hoping for. Drinks more like a regular IPA -- dominated by hops, strong bitterness. Solid but not what I was hoping for.

Apr 27, 2017
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3.77/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by puck1225 from Texas

From draft into a snifter. Orange gold color. Thin white head , good lacing. Earthy smell. Taste of vanilla and herbs. Not a lot of depth on the taste, but a good beer.

Mar 25, 2017
3.94 by Ben1313 from New Hampshire on Feb 21, 2017
3.25 by zbooks from Texas on Jan 16, 2017
3.52 by BdM from Netherlands on Dec 16, 2016
3.43 by Lawl3ss from Texas on Oct 18, 2016
3.75 by sd123 from Georgia on Sep 25, 2016
3.5 by Roybert from Texas on Jul 17, 2016
4.02 by dasotelo50 from Texas on Jul 03, 2016
2.03 by jeschaefer from Texas on Jun 13, 2016
4.09 by GreatStoutman from Texas on Apr 16, 2016
3.5 by wejohnsn from Texas on Mar 27, 2016
3.71 by akward from Texas on Mar 20, 2016
4.23 by Junichi from Texas on Feb 11, 2016
4.1 by Domvan from Texas on Oct 26, 2015
4.02 by etreesh from Wyoming on Sep 26, 2015
4.26 by CJNAPS from California on Sep 12, 2015
4.2 by Honeybourne from Scotland on Sep 12, 2015
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3.8/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by braker649er from Washington

A good strong IPA, with unusual malt flavors. I just expected a bit more variation from an IPA--for the Belgian flavors to stand out more. Its looks stood out with a deep carbonation and foamy head--poured from a basket-corked bomber into a tulip glass.

Sep 05, 2015
3.9 by gilgar from Texas on Aug 21, 2015
4.5 by jmikepool from Texas on Aug 15, 2015
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4.38/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
by Drogon from Texas

This is a great Belgian IPA. And it isn't limited and brewed once as beer advocate states. I have bought it several times already in the last couple months in Austin. In fact I just bought some a couple days ago Specs. If it's not brewed anymore they still have it on the shelves at several stores. It's worth it! It's a lighter taste that most American IPA's but it's a light fruity taste with a light piney taste as well. The good thing is it's not an IPA clone like all the others out there. Maybe because of the Belgian malt flavors.

Aug 07, 2015
3.68 by jedk from New Jersey on Aug 02, 2015
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4.44/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by jngrizzaffi from Texas

Pours a cloudy golden orange color with a thick foamy head. Head retention and lacing are excellent. Aroma of Belgian yeasts and citrus. Very piney. Great Belgian yeast malty backbone with great transition to a piney hop. Citrus flavor predominates the end. Nicely balanced beer. Medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation. Very much enjoy this beer. I wish it wasn't retired.

Jul 26, 2015
3.9 by Sound_Explorer from Washington on Jul 21, 2015
3.75 by Texasfan549 from Texas on Jul 05, 2015
3.85 by ExaltedNecrosis from Texas on Jul 03, 2015
3.27 by Donkster46 from Washington on Jul 02, 2015
3.89 by gtermi from Texas on Jun 20, 2015
Travelin' Man from Adelbert's Brewery
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 98 ratings