Buzzsaw McThunder Juicy IPA
Iron Goat Brewing Co.

Buzzsaw McThunder Juicy IPABuzzsaw McThunder Juicy IPA
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Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #4,137
ABV:
6%
Score:
86
Ranked #27,489
Avg:
3.85 | pDev: 4.94%
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
13
From:
Iron Goat Brewing Co.
 
Washington, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
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SCORE
86
Very Good
Buzzsaw McThunder Juicy IPABuzzsaw McThunder Juicy IPA
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Reviews by rarigney:
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rarigney from Washington

3.96/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is hazy copper with a thin white head of average retention and lacing. Aroma is grapefruit and pineapple. Taste has a slight sweetness with some citrus pith bitterness. Finish is clean with a moderate bitter aftertaste.

May 20, 2018
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BlueSpader from Washington

3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

May 13, 2019
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rfreed from Washington

3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Feb 21, 2020
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oline73 from Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sep 16, 2018
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CanConPhilly from Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

L - 1.5 finger fluffy offwhite head atop a murky dark yellow body.

S - herb, rye bread, tangerine, grapefruit, orange, floral.

T - orange slices mixed with a flowery garnish. Earth, flower petals, incense. Low bitterness. Low sweetness. Low booziness.

F - medium body and carb.

O - love how this smells, but the taste isn’t as appealing.

Feb 09, 2019
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NickThePyro from Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aug 16, 2018
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Donkster46 from Washington

4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jun 20, 2018
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Mister_Faucher from Washington

4.04/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mar 14, 2019
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UWDAWG from Washington

3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A 16 ounce draft pour at the brewery.

Look- Straw, hazy, no visible sediment, lower than average head retention and lacing.
Smell- Citrus, grapefruit.
Taste- Grapefruit, citrus, watery flavor on the backend, slightly herbal.
Feel- Thin body, lower than average carbonation, astringent finish.

Sep 04, 2018
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BigGuns1-9 from Virginia

4.23/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Aroma is superb; dank aroma had me at first sniff. Nice malt-hop balance; mild bitterness—not quite as much hop flavor as the aroma would indicate. Almost clear with golden hues and nice lace. As an IPA fanatic, one of the better IPAs I’ve had—well done.

Aug 29, 2018
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StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.54/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

i dont necessarily trust the establishment i had this on tap at, but it really wasnt my favorite, i think maybe a combination of slightly dated beer, less than perfectly clean lines, and having had so many other hoppy beers from these guys in close proximity that were so much more flavorful, clean, and bright. maybe on its own it would pop a little more, but for me, in this context, it tasted a little like cleaner, and had a bitterness to it that goes beyond what belongs in a juicy these days i reckon. in addition, it also had a little phenolic thing going on, like the fermentation didnt go quite right, and the flavor of the hops seems oddly samey, given the unique name and branding on this. its nice to have a juicy type ipa that isnt real hazy in appearance or heavy in feel, more of a west coast type juicy i guess, but the hop flavor to me is just a citrus thing, a known entity, nothing really sets is apart, and with the weird chemical thing going on behind it, the beer isnt that cohesive or satisfying. i will reserve harsher judgement until i can have this in a different context, but it seems like one of the less compelling hoppy beers iron goat is making right now. anyone else think differently?

Oct 29, 2019
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davidsonte2 from Washington

3.8/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dec 24, 2018
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Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Jun 29, 2019
Buzzsaw McThunder Juicy IPA from Iron Goat Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 13 ratings