Blackberry IPA | Perrin Brewery

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15 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Perrin Brewery
Michigan, United States
perrinbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by fredmugs on 11-02-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
15
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
13.28%
 
 
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Ratings: 15 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of Red5StandingBy
3.94/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tmcarter23
3.52/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Junior
2.53/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Zekenyce
3.52/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

for all the fruited ipa out there, i havent seen any with blackberry, so this is somewhat exciting, and a cool shift away from citrus. the beer is pretty good, but not better than any of the other perrin cans, they are solid beers but they have been a step below the stuff they barrel age and bottle. this is pretty blackberry heavy, juicy and tangy without being too sweet, and more importantly not interfering too much with this being an ipa. the hops still come through clear, citrusy, and very bitter, especially in the finish. the berries and the hops are a surprising but fantastic combination, the right kind of hops and the right amount of blackberries, i didnt expect this to taste so good. honestly, its the feel that throws me a little. its thin and super carbonated, almost feels more like a soda pop than a beer as a result, a fluffier, bigger feel would help this beer, but i do like all the carbonation keeping the fruit from getting too sweet. i think its as natural a fusion as their grapefruit ipa, and something a bit different. good use of the blackberries, they dont lose their identity, and i like it being so bitter later on. cool beer, an easy can to drink a few of.

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Photo of Keananmichael5
3.87/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NateDyk47
3.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Photo of ESchweers
4.34/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tone77
3.23/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I didn't add this beer, but it looks like I'm the first to review it. Speaking of firsts, I have had IPA's of many different fruits, but never blackberry before. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a rust color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of berries, little else. Taste is blackberry, sweet, not much of any hops to speak of. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall drinks much more like a fruit beer than an IPA.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.74/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.67/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tommy5
3.93/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VaTechPhilly
4.46/5  rDev +26%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cotton_27
3.77/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fredmugs
3.87/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Blackberry IPA from Perrin Brewery
3.54 out of 5 based on 15 ratings.
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