Shed IPA | The Shed Brewery

458 Ratings
Shed IPAShed IPA

Brewed by:
The Shed Brewery
Vermont, United States

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Named after one of the famous ’front four’ trails on Mt. Mansfield, this I.P.A. is brewed in the English tradition of pale ales shipped from Britain, around Africa, to India. Those ales contained extra hops and a higher alcohol percentage, which both served as natural preservatives. This ale holds true to those original, defining characteristics. Formerly known as "National IPA" at The Shed Restaurant & Brewery.

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Ratings: 458 |  Reviews: 69
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3.68/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

LOOK: Hazy Carmel Gold Color, Almost has an Apple Cider Look, Small Amounts of Sediment Floating about, !/2 inch White Foam Head that Dissipates Quickly, Moderate Amounts of Lacing Coat the Glass.

SMELL: Mild Citrus Hops and Malty Grains are Noted

TASTE: Creamy and Refreshing Medium Bodied IPA with Mild Hoppy Bitterness after the Swallow

FEEL: Very Smooth Sip Balanced Perfectly with Medium Carbonation, Pallet Remains Dry and Bitter for Several Seconds after the Swallow.

OVERALL: Very Good Tasting IPA, Made with Quality Ingredients. I will Recommend and Purchase this Ale Again!

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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4.08/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.85/5  rDev +6.1%

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #71 (December 2012):

The second installment of the resuscitated brand. Bold and very drinkable, a good quaff all around. Seek it out if you are looking at a good example of an English IPA which over the years has been overshadowed by the creation and growth of the American IPA.

STYLE: English IPA
ABV: 6.0%

LOOK: Pale golden, opaque, decent lacing

SMELL: Citrus, herbal, leafy, evergreen, fresh tea, grassy, doughy biscuits

TASTE: Dryish moderate bodied, citrus zest, creamy, smooth, herbal, spearmint, shortbread, spicy, grainy, fresh cut hay, mildly estery, exotic fruit, vegtal, semi-dry hoppy finish

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3.85/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.9/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.8/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.08/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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4.1/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.59/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Shed IPA from The Shed Brewery
3.63 out of 5 based on 458 ratings.
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