Shed IPA | The Shed Brewery

BA SCORE
82
good
456 Ratings
Shed IPAShed IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Shed Brewery
Vermont, United States
theshedbrewery.com

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.

Added by Jason on 05-07-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
456
Reviews:
69
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
12.12%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
126
For Trade:
0
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Photo of illpass78
3.85/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into a becker.

Appearance: Unfilterd, hazy orange/straw with a big foamy white head. Some sediment or something floating around in there. Carbonated well. Lacing left behind in sheets.

Aroma: Citrus, grass, pine. Standard American IPA bouquet.

Taste: Earthy, leafy, slightly juicy IPA. Some grapefruit, some grassy taste, a little sap.

Mouthfeel: Pretty easy on the palate. Bitter, but not a face-shriveler.

Overall: Solid IPA. Refreshing and flavorful.

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Photo of Prost76
3.84/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of williahd
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Matthowland
3.4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mleblanc25
4.5/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GinDC
3.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlueKurenai
3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DAS30
3.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JoeMans
3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of CitiFieldSheas
3.62/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of lost_sailor
3.68/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chicagoish
3.67/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CharlesK
3.4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DuncanBishop24
3.94/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of twenteone
3.67/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of renaveg
3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thonhazz
4.04/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of abkayak
3.9/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Act25
3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

As true to the EIPA style as any, and better than Brooklyn East India. Buy 6.

A: Pale golden, opaque and unfiltered haze, decent lacing and retention.

S: Citrus, herbal, leafy, evergreen, fresh tea, grassy, crumbly crackers and biscuits. A hike in wet woods. Earthy.

T: Dry path strewn with citrus zest, creamy, smooth, herbal, minty, cracker, spicy, grainy, hay, dry hoppy finish

F: As it should be, effervescent, moderate bodied, nice peppery finish.

O: Great example. Buy 6.

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Photo of Bissel328
3.67/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jayhunter357
3.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Peter1977
3.22/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jpuetz
3.65/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nuebs
3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Shed IPA from The Shed Brewery
3.63 out of 5 based on 456 ratings.
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