Water Balloon Toss Champs
Pipeworks Brewing Company

Water Balloon Toss ChampsWater Balloon Toss Champs
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IPA - New England
Ranked #1,716
Ranked #15,657
4.06 | pDev: 4.93%
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
Water Balloon Toss ChampsWater Balloon Toss Champs
Notes: More summery than a block party, this hazy IPA gets an added bounce of brightness from tangerines. It's citrusy and definitely sunny! Hopped with Mandarina Bavaria, Citra, and Mosaic hops, this is a great one for those who like their juice but want their beer too.
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c014572 from Illinois

4.27/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wonderful predominately orange citrus aroma, one of the best smelling beers I've had. Initial taste (first few swallows) has a non-hop bitterness I assume from the tangerine rind. Wonderful balance of tangerine, hops, and malt give this a great mouth feel for a 7% ABV Beer. Wonderfully done.

Jun 30, 2020
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Bloodbuzz99 from Georgia

4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Can from Canton St June 2020

This tastes like Velocity Of Light with a ton of tangerine zest added. Tons of lingering bitterness from the rind sits on the pallet which might be off putting to some-however the core beer is so well made, it’s worth it

Jun 15, 2020
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Suds from Missouri

4.21/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From a tall aluminum can, this brew is extremely hazy...cloudy...it looks like a milky white ale. Slim white head. The aroma is full-on hops. Lots of fruit and pine and resin and sharpness. The flavor is appropriately bitter. There is a soft, semi-sweet taste in the mid-tongue, although the bitterness overshadows it. Juicy and engaging. I liked this one.

Sep 23, 2019
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snaotheus from Washington

4.12/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz can served in a pint glass. Dated 8/01/2019. Gift from @mr-jj.

Pours a super hazy yellow-orange with a fairly large head and lots of fine carbonation. Smell is more piney and resinous than tropical.

Taste tangerine juice and pine.

Mouthfeel is light, but super resinous. Overall, it's a good beer.

Sep 10, 2019
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barnzy78 from Illinois

4.13/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz can, date stamped 08/01/2019. Hazy tangerine colored ale with a tall & foamy off-white head. Juicy & zesty citric tangerine aroma with tropical fruit in the background. Zesty flavors of tangerine, orange juice, and grapefruit; background notes of passion fruit, mango, peach, and green hops in the mix as well. Medium body, tangy and prickly on the tongue, green hops burn the throat a bit on the moderate bitter finish. Overall, good flavors and good utilization of the tangerines.

Sep 06, 2019
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Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

4.21/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a one pint can on August 16, 2019. Brewed with Mandarina Bavaria, Citra and Mosaic hops. Hazy with nice tangerine notes.

Aug 29, 2019
Water Balloon Toss Champs from Pipeworks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 18 ratings