At Her Majesty's Pleasure
Pipeworks Brewing Company

At Her Majesty's PleasureAt Her Majesty's Pleasure
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Style:
IPA - English
ABV:
7%
Score:
89
Avg:
4.15 | pDev: 7.23%
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
85
From:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
 
Illinois, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  15
Gots
  3
SCORE
89
Very Good
At Her Majesty's PleasureAt Her Majesty's Pleasure
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Reviews by timiskin:
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timiskin from Canada (ON)

4/5  rDev -3.6%

Jun 20, 2013
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warnerry from Michigan

4.17/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a vey hazy orange/brown with one and a half fingers of white head. Head has good retention and leaves some decent lacing.

S - Lots of juicy citrus, with oranges being most prominent. Faint marmelade aroma with a nice hop presence and some white grape. The coriander aroma is pretty subtle.

T - Interesting and enjoyable. Tastes a bit like a hoppy witbier. Very nice citrus taste, with coriander being a nice compliment. Seems to be a Belgian yeast presence, though I don't know if this is brewed with a Belgian yeast strain. Whatever it is, this is really tasty.

M - Medium mouthfeel with a bit of earthy dryness bitterness in the finish.

O - My first beer from Pipeworks, and I am impressed. This seems like hybrid of English IPA and witbier and it really works well. Looking forward to trying more from them.

Oct 30, 2012
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inlimbo77 from Delaware

3.92/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22oz, Batch #83 1/7/13
Riedel unmarked tulip

A: Cloudy dark yellow/orange like color. About a half finger of loose bubbles bright white head. Nice carbonation with tiny bubbles streaming up sides of the glass. Some lacing sheeting.

S: Definitely getting those Nelson hops, that white grape like wine-ish scent. Not getting the coriander but certainly some citrus and orange peel. Not much malt character.

T: Tip of the tongue, you get those Nelson hops and some pine like bitterness too. That white grape is certainly evident. You do get a touch of a spice bill that wasn't as pronounced on the nose, so maybe that coriander. That citrus sweetness comes through as well. Close is crisp and light and somewhat dry. Nice summer brew for sure.

M: It's a light medium, because of the nice carbonation.

Mar 07, 2013
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ncaudle from Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.6%

May 05, 2013
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kjkinsey from Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Nov 07, 2012
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ChugginOil from Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Feb 14, 2013
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acurtis from New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Nov 10, 2012
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WillCarrera from Ohio

4.01/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 oz bomber, batch number 53, poured into a tulip glass.

A- Pours a weird looking murky yellowish copper, the color is strange for an IPA but it's not a big deal, topped with a finger of white head that leaves nice sheets of lacing.

S- Some hops, a bit of fruit and grapes, malt is light and bready.

T- Subdued earthy hop flavors, some spice and orange. Has a considerable grape skin flavor towards the finish, which is quite tannic and actually a bit tart. Some light bready malt.

M- Medium-bodied, has a smooth feel with a very dry, vinous/tannic feel to the finish, very interesting.

O- An interesting beer, the hop profile is really unique, although I easily prefer NvU or Blood of the Unicorn.

Jan 12, 2013
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XmnwildX12 from Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.6%

Dec 11, 2013
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bschinelli from Illinois

4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22 oz bomber, batch number 37, poured into a tulip glass.

A- Pours a hazy yellow hay color into the glass, with, in my batch, a lot (three fingers) of dense tight white foam that slowly drops into the beer, leaving a patchwork of sea foam style lacing.

S- A muted hop signature, but pleasing. A little orange in the citrus aroma.

T- Strong, earthy hop signature when the brew hits the tongue, lots of bitterness as it rolls back torward the tongue. Some bread and astringency in the aftertaste. Lots of carbonation, but not unpleasant.

M- Medium body, I get a lot of hop oils on the tongue.

O- An interesting and worthwhile beer from a new brewer in Chicago.

Apr 27, 2013
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mjw1200 from Ohio

5/5  rDev +20.5%

Feb 09, 2013
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Texasfan549 from Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Nov 08, 2012
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mcc1654 from Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Jan 08, 2013
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Treebs from Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle served in a Great Divide cervoise. Batch #37.

A: Pours a hazy apricot color with a two finger height of white head forming on the pour. It recedes to a thick cap and collar that leave sticky splotches of lace down the glass.

S: Definitive white grape with some rind and pithy bitterness. Slight dried grass with some honey malt sweetness.

T: Grassy with some sweet honey malts. White grape with a subtle, under ripe greenness to it. The Nelson Sauvin hops really add a nice dryness to the beer.

M: Light bodied with a medium to high carbonation level. Subtle drying finish with some sweet green grape to it.

O: Not really an English style, but I don't really care. It's a really well put together beer that hits it on all levels, especially with the addition of the Nelson Sauvin hops. I'm looking forward to more beers from the PW guys with these nice New Zealand hops.

Sep 23, 2012
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zonker17 from Texas

4/5  rDev -3.6%

May 05, 2013
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Nachos4two from Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Jan 16, 2013
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316nuts from Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.6%

Mar 11, 2013
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AaronBurr from Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Mar 11, 2013
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vitters03 from Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Oct 16, 2012
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ctronco from Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Jan 26, 2013
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C2H5 from Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Mar 01, 2013
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williamjbauer from Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Jan 27, 2013
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BeerBucks from New York

4.35/5  rDev +4.8%

Oct 30, 2012
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Picodegallo87 from Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Sep 25, 2012
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JeltMaaj from Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

Mar 28, 2013
At Her Majesty's Pleasure from Pipeworks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 85 ratings