Pernicious Weed | Garage Project

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67 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
Ratings:
67
Reviews:
15
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
8.91%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 67 |  Reviews: 15
Reviews by dgilks:
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3.65/5  rDev -7.1%
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 -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rossracing
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aztraz
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dduquette
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamFuel
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TrojanRB
4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CrazyDavros
3.64/5  rDev -7.4%
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 +14.5%

Photo of jaydoc
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of largadeer
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of AndreasDif
4.15/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Rwalford74
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
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 +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
2.5/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of kdown
3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of deniserat
4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

Photo of Dharmelink
4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of drewone
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of SocalKicks
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Florya
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Waggman
4.12/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Pernicious Weed from Garage Project
3.93 out of 5 based on 67 ratings.
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