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Pernicious Weed | Garage Project

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BA SCORE
3.9/5
Very Good
70 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Garage Project
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
garageproject.co.nz

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The arrival of hops to the brewing scene in England in the 1500s led to a moral panic, hops were described as "a Wicked, & Pernicious Weed", feared to bring the downfall of civilized society. Thankfully, they were right.

Pernicious Weed is a celebration of the NZ-developed hop varieties Nelson Sauvin and Rakau. Huge grapefruit flavour in a worryingly-drinkable strong IPA.

Added by dgilks on 11-12-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,569
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
70
pDev:
9.49%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 70 |  Reviews: 17
Reviews by dgilks:
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3.65/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clearish golden colour with a creamy, white head. Good head retention.

Orange and chilli aroma. Really intriguing. Some malt. Nice.

Sweet malt and plenty of bitterness. Nice orange hop notes. Lacking a deep hop flavour.

Medium body with moderate carbonation. Fine.

A good IPA. A little unbalanced but it works reasonably well.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Fsvensson75
3.53/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rossracing
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dertyd
3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aztraz
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dduquette
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamFuel
3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TrojanRB
4.14/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CrazyDavros
3.64/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark amber with a fading head.
Nose shows rich sweet syrupy malt along with resionous and fruity hops. Marmalade, peach and plum. Nice
Very aggressive flavours. Piny and resinous hops dominate along with a massive bitterness. Lots of malt too, but the bitterness wins out for sure.
Carbonation could be a bit higher.

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Photo of Kroehny_Loves_Hops
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of jaydoc
3.77/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of largadeer
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of AndreasDif
4.15/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Rwalford74
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I know it's boring to score them all the same but that's just the way it is.

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Photo of teamwiggum
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
2.5/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of GABrew
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of wethorseblanket
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of kdown
3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of deniserat
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

Photo of dsa7783
2.88/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

On tap at Pub 365 in Las Vegas. Pours a ruddy copper hue with moderate frothing. Assertive aroma replete with hints of citrus and grapefruit. Bitter, uninviting flavor. Not recommended.

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Photo of Blackop555
3.67/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours copper. Foamy, short, off white head that fades slowly with light lacing.

Smells citrus, light grassy, grapefruit, orange, bready malt and light pine.

Tastes citrus peel, light orange, light pine, caramel malt and light grassiness. Finish is dry with a citrus peel and malty linger. Medium body and smooth lower carbonation

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Photo of Dharmelink
4.14/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of drewone
4.25/5  rDev +9%

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Pernicious Weed from Garage Project
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 70 ratings
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