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Royal Farmhouse DIPA | Union Craft Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Union Craft Brewing Company
Maryland, United States

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by mendvicdog on 08-09-2013

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 41
Photo of JohnnyMc
4.49/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours out a deep murky/hazy orange verging on the NE IPA look.

Aroma is bursting with juicy, tropical hop notes along with some resin and some Belgian yeast spicy notes and esters as well.

Taste up front is lots of mango, peach, apricot, sweet orange, grapefruit peel and loads of bright, juicy citrus. Definite resin, green hop flavor too along with some spicy Belgian yeast notes and a hint of banana clove on the finish.

Medium bodied, effervescent, lower bitterness, crazy hidden alcohol. Almost too drinkable.

A badass combo of a Saison and DIPA! Love this beer!

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Photo of jacewg
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Pours a deep yellow verging on orange. Nice off-white head that lingers briefly before falling to a small ring around the edges.

Nose is right up my alley. Faint hints of caramel malt with a big juicy hop presence. Big, funky fruit yeast esters meld perfectly with tropical, orangy hops. Hints of berry and mint as well.

Flavor is similar. Opens with a juicy hop and yeast interaction. Again, this isn't going to be for every palate but it suits mine perfectly. Lots of yeasty ester character interacting with a citrusy, tropical hop profile that leans slightly toward tart. Just a hint of caramel-leaning malt character to hold everything together.

Mouthfeel: Very dry as expected with the yeast involved. Well-carbed and easy drinking for 8.5%.
Finish is long and dry with tart fruit and citrus lingering around.

Overall: LOVE the profile of the beers that are hopped like IPAs but with a saison/farmhouse yeast. Character tends to be hop and yeast forward with minimal malt intrusion. Totally my style.

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Photo of mendvicdog
3.77/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

So this is a Belgian DIPA which really isn't a category on here.

Smell: light floral, piney, bready. very pleasant, gets you excited to taste it.

Taste: Like fried chicken. Little bit of a let down. Missing some belgian yeast or citrus. Something to make it stand out a bit. Not unpleasant though.

Such a great name for a beer.

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Royal Farmhouse DIPA from Union Craft Brewing Company
4.19 out of 5 based on 41 ratings.
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