Infidel | Selkirk Abbey Brewing Company

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3.93/5
Very Good
110 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Selkirk Abbey Brewing Company
Idaho, United States
selkirkabbey.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Unbowed and unrepentant, this free spirit makes no apologies and asks for no forgiveness. Infidel is an imperial Belgian style IPA that set the standard for the style. Its rich satisfying flavor of spicy citrus, pine and grassy earthiness are carried by a malt bill and abv big enough to run with it.

Added by Lakes on 07-01-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,191
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
110
pDev:
12.47%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
23
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Ratings: 110 |  Reviews: 27
Photo of djrn2
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of naproxen
3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Suptfgv
4.43/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Complex flavor with extraordinary citra hops flavor

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Photo of beertraveldude
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hopmodium
4.15/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Keepnitrl
4.33/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of misternebbie
3.8/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ckollias
4.4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SAWright88
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Some friends and I spent an evening sampling the beers at Selkirk....I'm pretty sure we tried them all, and the only one any of us enjoyed was the Infidel.

Luckily Albertson's by our house sells it......I enjoy Infidel. Is slightly hoppy, but mellow. The Belgian style hops add sweetness and amber color. All around, its pretty darn tasty.

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Photo of LouZ
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of KGalindo
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of MikeDAdams
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of jaymo18
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Bottle opened 10.12.14

Pours darker then expected. Mild hops and Belgian spice. I suspect an older bottle.

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Photo of BeerHewitt
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Mouth coating Belgian, with a biscuity malt base. Good balance between the malt and hop bitterness. Finishes off with a strong spice presence.

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Photo of Fatehunter
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Pours a half finger of head on a cloudy dark straw colored body.
The aroma is danky pine, lemon and pineapple.
Despite the high bitter content, the malty sweetness is ever-present. It has some nice spice with some tropical fruit in the background too.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
Quite good.

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Photo of socon67
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Sound_Explorer
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of draheim
3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22oz into a tulip. Pours a clear amber w/ a sudsy white head.

Aroma is floral and a little perfumy. A hint of pineapple and citrus.

Taste is floral with a touch of clean sharp pine. Belgian yeast softens the edges. Hop bitterness is balanced by the substantial malt bill. Has a vaguely tea-like quality I can't quite identify.

Mouthfeel is soft and medium-bodied.

Overall a well-crafted imperial Belgian IPA.

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Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of stevoj
3.51/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Nice take on the IPA style. Belgian yeast plays well with the American hops. Mild hoppy bitterness with a touch of the normal Belgian dried fruit sweetness. Very interesting.

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Photo of JoelClark
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Coopdaddy
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Howlader
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of RFL8
3/5  rDev -23.7%

Infidel from Selkirk Abbey Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 110 ratings