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Morph 3/26/15 | Night Shift Brewing

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BA SCORE
4.19/5
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60 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brother_rebus on 03-31-2015

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
60
pDev:
7.4%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 60 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of joeroma5
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of msondel
4.2/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of johnyb
3.99/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 773-F-I-B
4.31/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.96/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz can into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a cloudy orange/gold color, with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a spotty lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains strong fruity citrus, caramelized malts and some floral hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of lemon, apricot & grapefruit. Then a strong but not over-powering floral hops bitterness comes in. The malt character is hearty and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly hoppy.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a decent IPA to drink for a while.

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Photo of AirBob
4.04/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MissSmisje
3.48/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Received as an extra in a trade. L: very hazy dark peach, small head that dissipates into a collar. S: the nose is the best thing about it - very juicy with lemon balm, mango, peach and pineapple, but also a catty astringency in the background. T: thin and overly dry. Some tropical fruits and some lemon peel, but unpleasantly bitter. F: thin and almost papery dry. Potentially an oxidized sample. Would like to try another can before committing to this rating.

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Photo of HelpMeBloody
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WoostaBia
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ms11781
3.89/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of edhizdeid
4.56/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jas45678
4.06/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeersAndBears
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MikeM417
4.42/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.32/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

C'mon son. Who is rating these beers?

When you hear a brewer rant about certain beers overhopped to disguise the flaws, this beer is the poster child. The aroma is nice, certainly showcasing some tropical fruit flavors that suggest mango, pineapple and other tropical fruit. But even the nose isn't offering that pop that makes a true winner and there's far too much cat piss that no matter who the hell says is an attractive feature, it simply isn't. Not even in a sour/wild ale.

As for the flavors, it's a muddled mess of fruitiness, bitterness, watered-down session IPA feel and timid malts. Just a mess. This encapsulates the taste and feel.

There are shining moments of delicious probably Mosaic fruit deliciousness that are unfortunately followed by poor mouthfeel (more carbonation than body), extreme bitterness and, again, a complete lack of malt balance.

This beer isn't bad, but someone has to offer an objective review of this beer and in doing so, I'm probably harsher than necessary. This beer is decent, simple and plain.

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Photo of devilfluff
4.13/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Irishace9
4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IcemanCometh
3.71/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of judkinst
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of olman
4.38/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Incredibly enjoyable, that's all I can say.

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Photo of Ace1117
4.13/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of fthegiants
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gonzo000
3.93/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BRYeleJR
4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Child_Pugh
4.13/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Morph 3/26/15 from Night Shift Brewing
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 60 ratings
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