Glaucus | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
pdubs.net

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Glaucus is the mythological existence of a being, both man and fish, a deity amongst mere mortals. The only beer fitting of such a name marries bold, spicy Belgian yeast with bright, citric American hops in a way even the gods adore. This golden brew can calm even the harshest seas. It's been awhile since we've brewed this beer, and we couldn't be happier that it's back.

Added by MasterSki on 05-29-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
341
Reviews:
69
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
9.05%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
46
For Trade:
0
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Photo of sgregory
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bryanlindsey12345
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tim725
3.92/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of GoGators
4.04/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of GtBoros
3.83/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Very hoppy finish and bitter. Nice crisp floral taste up front by. Battered by bitterness at the end.

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Photo of larryi86
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Thank you Wasatch for this
16 oz can poured into a teku

A- A slightly hazy golden copper with a three finger white head.

S- Citrus, lemons, some pine, very yeast driven, spicy, some peppercorns, kind of between a wit and a saison with the yeast profile.

T- Citrus, spicy yeast, peppercorns, some pale malts, some lemon, hints of pine.

S- Smooth, light to medium body.

O- A solid Belgian IPA, nice hop and yeast combo.

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Photo of mactrail
3.68/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear yellow brew with an abundance of foam in the Orval chalice. Light aroma with a touch of flowers. This starts out mild and yeasty with a hoppy kiss. MIneral taste and more malty than acidic.

Faintly fruity with pear. Quite bitter finish and more in the aftertaste. Thoroughly interesting brew but more bitter than Belgian. From the 16 oz can purchased from Grapevine Liquors in Denver. Handsome artwork with Neptune looking like he is heading for home in the Castro District through the Golden Gate.

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Photo of bigpoppa67
4.21/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JMS1512
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SmashAdams
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I thoroughly enjoyed this one. The smell is grassy, lemon, melon, yeast, hops. The taste is well balanced with nice spicy Belgian yeast, an appropriate amount of hoppiness, light bitter finish. It reminds me of Ommegang Fleur de Houblon and that's a great compliment. yb

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4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rolltide8425
4.21/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beerguy04
4.35/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a pale hazy gold. Smell is citrus hops. Taste is bitter citrus. More bitter than hoppy. Mouthfeel is light and easy to drink. Overall, a good beer.

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Photo of jaxon53
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wasatch
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16 oz. Can

Pours a very nice slightly cloudy dark golden yellow color, very nice carbonation, with a very nice thick/creamy one-finger white head, which leaves some really nice thick/creamy sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy, slightly malty, with a very nice citrus/pine note. The taste is really nice, hoppy, nice little malt note, very nice touch of citrus/pine notes. Medium body, with a nice dry/bitter finish. Overall, this is a really tasty brew.

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Photo of GregSemenza
4.09/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.38/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CreightonSM
3.59/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drstalker
4.11/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of FBarber
3.58/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of grahuba
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Uconnelmo
4.19/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jsalz21
3.47/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kreg02
4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mltobin
4.04/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Glaucus from Pipeworks Brewing Company
4.09 out of 5 based on 341 ratings.
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