County Line IPA | Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company

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588 Ratings
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County Line IPACounty Line IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
neshaminycreekbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our search for a location to start this brewery took us across much of Lower Bucks County, many times traveling down the well known divider between northern Philadelphia, southern Bucks, and Montgomery counties, County Line Road. One of the original names we thought of for the brewery was that of County Line Brewing. We don’t know how or why we didn’t settle on that name, but in recognition of our location so close to Philadelphia and that potential namesake, we decided to pass the name on to our flagship IPA which comes in at 6.6% ABV and is chock full of Warrior, Chinook, Columbus, Simcoe, and Centennial hops. It’s got a bready malt backbone to counter some of that hop bitterness, but not so much that this five hop combination won’t put a smile on your face. Dry hopped for nearly two weeks, County Line IPA has a lingering hop bitterness showing a complexity of resinous pine notes, citrusy lemon, and grapefruit that many IPAs on the East Coast lack.

Added by TheFightfan1 on 06-11-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
588
Reviews:
99
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
11.76%
 
 
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18
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Ratings: 588 |  Reviews: 99
Photo of msamsonz28
5/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of WheelsPSU
3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jpbrooklyn
4.35/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of srw
3.81/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SadMachine
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lucoli
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MatthewD4
3.87/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nwhittin
3.81/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TaylorBynum
4.9/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of VTBrewHound
3.62/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rjd722
4.24/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DoctorBob
4.67/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of gcasher
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz can
Light malt backbone
Fresh hoppy aroma
Big white head
Hops taste of tropical fruit and dank bitter pine in harmony.
Creamy mouthfeel.
Doesn't get much better.

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Photo of Jcorn
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MikeWard
3.94/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on tap at good-ta-go, Chambersburg, pa.

looks pretty good, amber slightly cloudy body, persistent off white head, good lacing.

not getting much on the nose, a little hoppiness.

initial flavor is a fruity malty wash, then the strong grapefruit hop bitterness comes on.

Body is about medium,

overall, another one of those solid but not spectacular ipas. would certainly have it again.

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Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bdiiorio
4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigGold
4.01/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

First had poured from 12-oz. can, gift from friend, into tulip. My first beer from Neshaminy Creek, County Line IPA makes a passing nod toward a malty backbone during its full-bore hop assault on your senses.

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Photo of CTbrew32
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

appearance- Copper/amber color, pretty clear throughout, and pours just under a inch of head.

aroma- Pine, citrus, grapefruit, and onion.

taste-Starts off with lemony citrus followed by a bitter combo of grapefruit and pine. Towards the end onion and floral hops are present and linger into the finish with some of the citrus coming back. The malt is nice combo of pale and caramel malt which adds flavor and balance.

Feel- Medium bodied, low/medium carbonation, dry, a clean finish with some residual bitterness.

Overall- This is an "average" above average ipa which pretty much provides the baseline of what you want from a good ipa. Essentially a west coast ipa with a onion/floral addition. Definitely good stuff and a good go to ipa.

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Photo of EMV
3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had on-tap at 'The Field' in State College, poured into a goblet.

L: Clear medium golden pour. Two fingers of white head that falls quickly. Modest lacing.

S: Resinous pine... light citrus. Hoppy.

T/F: Ligjt on the malts... goes right into a dominant bitter piney hop profile. Some notes of grapefruit and cracked peppercorn. A bit thin in body. Good carbonation. Resinous with a bitter dry finish.

O: A bitter but tasty IPA. Could maybe use a bit more oomph in the body but overall quite solid. I liked it enough to order a second.

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Photo of SDavis108
4.43/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a great IPA. This beer almost taste like a double IPA. The hops are outstanding. Very floral, very hoppy. Had it out of the can many times. Had it out of the tap and growler tonight and it was very impressive

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

Photo of gopens44
4.09/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Only run of the mill characteristic of this one is the plain Jane look. Clear, golden, finger of foamy head. Fun picks up in the smell with pine, grapefruit and mango. Taste is just darn good. Big pine upfront with a nearly punishing bitter bite that softens into a more delicate fruit sweetness before a particularly stubborn and slightly more earthy aftertaste sticks around. Much better than what the rating suggests.

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Photo of Ozzylizard
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

$ 4.75/16 oz shaker ($ 0.297/oz) at Denny’s Beer Barrel, Clearfield, PA
Aroma – onions
Head – chopped off by bartender. What remains is white and creamy, diminishing to a two mm ring and thin partial layer
Lacing – narrow rings of tiny bubbles connected by narrow stalactites.
Body – medium yellow, clear
Flavor – dank. No malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl.
Palate medium, slightly oily, lively carbonation

Nice IPA.

Appearance 4, Aroma 4, Flavor 4, Palate 4, Overall 4

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Photo of Tiernan
3.69/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

County Line IPA from Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 588 ratings.
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