Blood Orange Guppy | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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3.92/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
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Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Session IPA brewed with honey and blood orange.

Added by FBarber on 11-12-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,416
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
42
pDev:
6.89%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
3
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 42 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of Chrispy_Creams
4.02/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Powderhornphil
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of QuentinDishaw
3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of russpowell
3.69/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazed gold with a sliver of cream colored head. Preetty good lacing & above average head retention

S: Citrus, grassyness

T: Bready dryness, blood orange & scosch of grassyness up front. More blood orange and dryness as this warms. Finishes with sweet and sour orange, plus a bit of bready dryness

MF: Light/medium body, moderate carbonation, decent balance

Drinks alright about, 9 weeks old, it would be nice to try fresher, but this will do as a baseline sample

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Photo of TheRock7755
3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of robotic_being
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gambyt20
3.39/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.97/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the bottle, it pours a hazy light amber color with a modest head (possibly due to the very chilly temp). Definite citrusy scent in the nose. The mouth has a nicely balanced lightly fruity malt based flavor.

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Photo of WoodBrew
4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I tried this at The Diesels house. It poured a very cloudy yellow with white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent had tropical fruit zeal. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with citrus peel presence. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it was a solid beer.

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Photo of Chris7482
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TooGood
3.51/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of darktronica
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours from the pint can a cloudy light golden, with a half-finger of head and light lacing. Effervescent, with grapefruit pith and tangerine on the nose, only a bit of the added blood orange. Floral and fruity hop bitterness on the tongue, with a bright acidity that's very inviting. A nice summer session IPA.

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Photo of TCMike
4.34/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of broadway848
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kevindp9
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stevedore
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

16oz can, served in a snifter. Slightly cloudy, unfiltered golden orange body, one finger white head, good retention, medium collar, bits of lacing. Smell is orange pulp, a bit of grapefruit, light grain, slightly leafy. Flavour is straightforward, with pulp, touch of grapefruit. Slightly herbal, almost perhaps floral bitterness on the backend. Mild grainy sweetness. The finish is a bit slick, which I figure is from the honey, nicely done. Medium-lighter body, not overwhelmingly sweet or bitter in any way, easy to drink.

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Photo of Jsalz21
4.01/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of sparx1100
3.78/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of michaelsmith11
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: The look is a little cloudy, hazy, and light
Smell: Can definitely smell the orange, also a little floral smell
Taste: Orange and cirtusy, just a touch of bitterness at the end
Feel: It's got a medium mouthfeel and good carbination
Overall: This was a really good flavorful session IPA. Very well balanced with a low ABV it's great for summer

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Photo of uncleotis
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rimbimhoot
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jschott75
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Can_if_you_can
4.53/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tmryan21
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Blood Orange Guppy from Pipeworks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 42 ratings