Charter Oak Wadsworth's IPA | Charter Oak Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
3.58/5
36 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Charter Oak Brewing Co.
Connecticut, United States
charteroakbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Zbyler on 06-03-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,942
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
36
pDev:
15.08%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 36 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of DefenCorps
2.93/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A clear copper with a large off-white head that falls off to a ring rapidly, this looks solid. The nose is a disappointing blend of caramel, candied grapefruit, honey and pine. The palate opens rather bitter with an astringent hop character. Flavors of pine, candied grapefruit and grapefruit pith are present. There's also a toasty sweetness present with a blend of caramel and toffee. Medium in body and highly carbonated, this beer has a long, bitter finish. This is an old school East Coast IPA, a style i do not care for.

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Photo of mltobin
2.17/5  rDev -39.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Peter_M_Morris
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eden
3.83/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

5/16. Eww don't get again. Back story as follows: came back to Kellys after tasting this earlier and now it's vomitacious.

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Photo of DudMan
3.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of edsandillo
3.07/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gotbeerman
5/5  rDev +39.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Well balanced brew at 6.5% ABV with plenty of select malted barley,and an aggressive dose of premium hops. Pours with a full head of foam and a rich orange shade. Full aroma of the citrus and pine. Very flavorful hop profile although full backbone of malted barley to hide all the bitterness. Lots of hoppiness yet well balanced.

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Photo of Burkbom23
3.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nebula1999
3.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WhiteHillsStore
3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice clear dark yellow with a good off white head that laces the glass as you drink it. The smell is full of tropical fruits and a little bit of pine, but not much. The taste was a bit more understated than the smell with some hop characteristics coming through on the finish. Not very clean but it did have some tasty flavors.

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Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.24/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Cmmunyan
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cheesepuffs
3.65/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OnryAndMean
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of fossage78
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of AndrewBV
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of PeteRiz
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of malfunxion
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of sgregory
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Casterbridge
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of Griffith
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of jrand2621
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of far333
3.46/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Slightly hazed honey apricot colored with streams of fine bubbles quickly rising up. Heavy carbonation, big detraction. Had to take several minutes to pour this will waiting for the foam to settle. Aroma of floral hops and cinnamon, some mint notes.

Strong hops flavors, assertive bitterness, heavy pine and grapefruit rind flavors, tending a bit toward harsh. Some mild yeast notes in the background. Subtle malt notes of toffee and cinnamon, this is heavy handed hop bitterness. Even mouthfeel, moderate fullness, very tingly carbonation finish. Good beer, not great. Could use more depth of hops flavors and the carbonation is way too much.

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Photo of JTomczak
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of ejane
5/5  rDev +39.7%

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Charter Oak Wadsworth's IPA from Charter Oak Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 36 ratings
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