Whirlpool | Night Shift Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Night Shift Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
nightshiftbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jslay013 on 03-06-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,817
Reviews:
142
Ratings:
1,039
pDev:
7.99%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
288
Trade:
5
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Photo of Sammy
3.92/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of acurtis
4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jaydoc
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Texasfan549
4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of djrn2
4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Knapp85
4.29/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured out as a nice pale yellow color, with a slight haze to it. White head on top as well. The smell of the beer is well hopped. The taste of the beer is also very well hopped, subtle malt sweetness but loaded with juicy hops to round it out. The feel is smooth crisp and clan. Overall this beer is pretty damn good.

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Photo of oriolesfan4
3.99/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of kojevergas
3.41/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

B- (3.41) / WORTHY

***
06.27.17 2nd impression on-draught at a Brooklyn bar for $2 plus tip:

C+ / ABOVE AVERAGE

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oline73
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brentk56
4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a goldenstraw color with a very impressive head that leaves patchy lace all over the pint glass

Smell: Floral, citrus, tropical fruit and a subtle hint of peach

Taste: Clean malt backbone to display the hops right off the bat, with citrus, tropical fruit and peach flavors; the bright hops continue to dominate from start to finish

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate carbonation; somewhat aqueous

Overall: Another very nice session ale, with the ABV dialed down just a little too low to prevent the aqueous character

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Photo of SocalKicks
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boone757
3.98/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of largadeer
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of mothman
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

White head. Hazy pale yellow.

Fairly juicy and hoppy. Earthy. Grapefruit and oranges.

Very light bitterness and stickiness.

Easy drinking. Nice ipa.

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Photo of jlindros
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yay craft cans! Canned 8/19/14.

Pours a pasty white fizzy 1 finger head that fades at a med pace, mild soapy lacing, super hazy straw pear juice lemony yellow like color.

Nose lots of fresh fruits, fresh hops out front, grassy and floral with plenty of fruits, lots of citrus, tangerine and orange, with a little rind, musty dank resinous notes, with a little passion fruit, and plenty of grapefruit pith, mild juicy peach and tangerine juice. Mild sweet malt base barely detectable underneath.

Taste brings more juicy fruits, but a little more tame, big grapefruit juice out front, and a mild pith, some melon rind, orange peel bitterness but not super bitter either. Then into more citrus, a little tangerine and juicy peach again, with a bit of tropical fruit note, generic tropical fruit mixed with juicy stone like fruit and citrus. It also has a mild dank musty note, but not much, little jack fruit even. Hops are mildly bitter and a touch of grassy floral hop note too. Mild grainy malt base, a touch toasty and creamy, mild grainy doughy note too. Finish is like seltzer a bit, grapefruit pith and mild citrus rind lingering, no sweetness and that dry bitter rind, with popping carbonation really gives that seltzer aftertaste.

Mouth is med to a bit lighter bod, nice fluffy carb that gets bright and tingly, little abrasive like feel like it has little fruit particles in it.

Overall interesting, nice fresh fruits, great hop presence and other fruits possibly added, it seems like they added orange rind and grapefruit pith to it and they're still there with the feel of abrasive pulp in it even. Mild malts that remind you they are there then disappear forever. Pretty enjoyable.

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Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.45/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 16.9oz can into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light yellow color with a thin white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains grassy hops, fruity citrus and light caramelized malts.

T: The taste starts out with a strong piney hops bitterness that is quickly followed by sweet flavors of citrus and caramel. The malt character is thin but provides a very good balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Smooth and very crisp, light-to-medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Very tasty, goes down quite easily, not filling at all, very mild kick, very good representation of style, this is a very good beer to pound down for a long time.

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Photo of smithj4
3.96/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of vfgccp
3.77/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of billab914
4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kegatron
3.78/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Whirlpool from Night Shift Brewing
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 1,039 ratings
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