Stranger Clouds
Heist Brewery

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Heist Brewery
North Carolina, United States
New England IPA
Ranked #396
Ranked #2,333
4.36 | pDev: 4.13%
Oct 14, 2021
Dec 16, 2018
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Notes: The Imperial version of Strange Clouds, brewed with El Dorado, Mosaic and Rakau hops. Stranger amount of haze, with stone fruit, and dank tropical flavors and aromas.
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Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Oct 14, 2021
Rated: 4.3 by smithj4 from New York

Sep 22, 2021
Rated: 4.32 by krl2112 from Illinois

Sep 09, 2021
Rated: 4.42 by WDJersey from Colorado

Sep 05, 2021
Rated: 4.03 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Aug 28, 2021
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Reviewed by metter98 from New York

4.35/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A: The beer is very hazy to cloudy yellow in color and has some brownish hues. It poured with a half finger high off white head that hardly died down and left lots of lacy rings of bubbles down teh sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of pineapple are present in the nose along with notes of mango and peach.
T: The taste follows the smell and has additional notes of stone fruit and hints of pine towards the finish. No bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels medium-bodied and juicy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This New England-style IPA is packed with lots of aromas and flavors of tropical fruit hops.

Serving type: can
Aug 22, 2021
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Reviewed by j60_40 from North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
In line with heist haze coming just under 8%. A bit juicier than the others and a little more full. A great beer to have on draft in my garage. One of their best haze.
Jan 09, 2021
Rated: 4.49 by glf60 from Virginia

Nov 23, 2020
Rated: 4.2 by jak from North Carolina

Jul 13, 2019
Rated: 4.33 by eddie704 from North Carolina

Jun 03, 2019
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Reviewed by pubscout from New Jersey

4.6/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Stranger Clouds is a 8.6% DIPA that will satisfy most haze/hop heads. Lots of tropical fruit— papaya mango pineapple in the nose and on the palate. Chewy, juicy mouthfeel, with a sweetish finish. But be forewarned. This is a very dangerously drinkable beer, that will set you on your ass very quickly. NEIPA lovers will revel in it, even though they, like I, can’t figure out where that sweetish finish comes from. Nonetheless, while I’d recommend this beer for an enjoyable experience, a session beer , it’s not. Even the missus loved it!
May 26, 2019
Rated: 4.5 by KevinFinneran226 from Massachusetts

May 26, 2019
Rated: 4.4 by lebriarjr from North Carolina

Feb 22, 2019
Rated: 4.75 by JamesLeung from Florida

Feb 16, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by fthegiants from California

Jan 20, 2019
Rated: 4.27 by alexsergio from New York

Jan 04, 2019
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Reviewed by hman43 from North Carolina

4.04/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Look: It pours cloudy dark yellow with a white head. Head retention is very good.

Smell: It has a citrus and resinous aroma to start off with. There is some grapefruit and floral elements in support. It has a very light, grainy background.

Taste: The flavors are highlight by citrus and a bit of tropical notes up front. It has a bit of sweetness throughout the taste presentation. It has grainy sweetness in the background.

Feel: It has a medium full body that is creamy in texture. The bitterness is moderately high, but smooth.

Overall, a beer with more aroma elements that taste elements. The taste combinations work with a slight edge to the finish.
Jan 01, 2019
Rated: 4.38 by AD17 from New Jersey

Dec 29, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by AngusOg from North Carolina

Dec 29, 2018
Rated: 4.22 by Jcarriglio from Florida

Dec 28, 2018
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Reviewed by Dragginballs76 from South Carolina

4.42/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Appearance - Pours opaque orange with a nice fluffy white head and lots of spotty lacing. Tons of lacing.

Aroma - Lots of ripe pineapple, mango, stone fruit, mild earthy hops and grapefruit.

Taste - No bitterness at all, ripe mango, pineapple, papaya, grapefruit.

Feel - Medium bodied soft nice dry finish.

Overall - Well done no sign of the alcohol great tropical fruit.
Dec 28, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by baklo from North Carolina

Dec 27, 2018
Rated: 4.6 by MJSFS from Florida

Dec 24, 2018
Rated: 4.81 by Fantific from North Carolina

Dec 21, 2018
Rated: 4.39 by Jason_cs from Florida

Dec 16, 2018
Rated: 4.37 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Dec 16, 2018
Stranger Clouds from Heist Brewery
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 26 ratings