Dragonsaddle
Hoof Hearted Brewing

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From:
Hoof Hearted Brewing
 
Ohio, United States
Style:
IPA - New England
Ranked #59
ABV:
11.5%
Score:
99
Ranked #263
Avg:
4.48 | pDev: 7.14%
Ratings:
380
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jan 09, 2022
Added:
Feb 22, 2014
Wants:
  134
Gots:
  32
SCORE
99
World-Class
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Notes: The strong “herbal” aroma sends you back to freshmen year catching a ride to school in your weird burnout neighbor’s ____(insert your fav. El Camino, IROC, Firebird) whilst being bombarded by the sounds of Van Halen (DLR era, none of that Sammy Hagar synthy love song bull). DANKSOME! The flavor profile is full-on drippingly ripe tropical fruits: Mango, guava, papaya, and citrus. Juicy, refreshing, and deceptive. We would highly recommend wearing a helmet & supportive cup when mounting the Dragonsaddle.
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4.25 by Jdells09 from New Jersey on Jan 09, 2022
 
4.5 by BeerRay from Rhode Island on Dec 23, 2021
 
4.94 by WhackoMillah93 from Massachusetts on Dec 05, 2021
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4.83/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by DD2173 from Ohio

Canned on date 9/30/2021. Poured into etched nucleation pint glass. Pours a turbid yellow with fine dank to add more flavor.

Solid triple IPA. 11.5% booze well hidden in this finely crafted nectar. Highly recommended this NE triple.

Nov 19, 2021
 
4.5 by paulish from New York on Nov 11, 2021
 
5 by eawolff99 from Minnesota on Nov 03, 2021
 
4.46 by Scottsbeer from Florida on Oct 18, 2021
 
3.88 by Zaximus from Colorado on Oct 08, 2021
 
4.66 by beermanben from Wisconsin on Oct 05, 2021
 
4.5 by Rkitchen from Michigan on Jun 19, 2021
 
4.49 by wolfpac255 from Illinois on Feb 08, 2021
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4.99/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by Jcoleman4 from Ohio

Look forward to dragonsaddle day every year. This and DLD are my annual pilgrimages.

Feb 01, 2021
 
4.19 by ADG2995 from Missouri on Dec 13, 2020
 
4.25 by Bum4ever from California on Dec 02, 2020
 
4.5 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts on Nov 23, 2020
 
4.25 by sordyl from Illinois on Nov 23, 2020
 
5 by HaveUSeenMyCellar from California on Nov 16, 2020
 
4.1 by 22Blue from Kansas on Nov 15, 2020
 
5 by WolverineFan1243 from Colorado on Nov 07, 2020
 
4.55 by SadMachine from New Jersey on Nov 07, 2020
 
4.5 by EMH73 from New York on Nov 06, 2020
 
4.52 by TomFoolery_x from Illinois on Nov 05, 2020
 
4.38 by crobinso from Colorado on Nov 01, 2020
 
4.38 by JBowenGeorgia from Georgia on Oct 31, 2020
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4.17/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Hyptochrons from Massachusetts

pungent flavors of sharp pineapple, pulpy and slightly acidic orange juice, some minty and pine character, a hint of doughy sweetness and a mélange of smooth fruity flavors. however as it warms I do get this sort of unpleasant chalky character on the back end that has a bit of a peppery spice to it. good flavor but just a bit rough around the edges.

Oct 30, 2020
 
4.75 by XmnwildX12 from Minnesota on Oct 23, 2020
 
4.52 by Lucoli from New York on Oct 22, 2020
 
4.9 by rstump24 from Ohio on Oct 22, 2020
 
4.5 by Dharms from Pennsylvania on Oct 20, 2020
 
4.94 by Hopelessly0 from California on Oct 20, 2020
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4.15/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by jrc1093 from Connecticut

Canned on 9/30/20; consumed on 10/18/20

Pours a turbid mango-gold body topped with a rounded, fluffy two and a half fingers of white foam; excellent head retention leaves a mound of cap, a slight, frothy collar, and a moderate spread of soapy, spotty lacing around the walls of the glass.

Aroma shows traces of resin as it opens, withholding overripe peach, papaya, hints of bready malt, and guava briefly as the bouquet develops; creamier tones of mango build, further accentuating guava, tangerine zest, and slight suggestions of peach and pink grapefruit over time; a lush, tropical bouquet with defined, hoppy edges.

Taste offers lime sherbet upfront, a semi-tart introduction to what is eventually a touch piney over the mid-palate and effectively accented with peppery, pithy citrus zest; pineapple, bay leaf, and apricot zest show depth into the back end as overripe mango and sweet bready malts shine into the finish.

Mouthfeel brings a medium body alongside a mild carbonation deferring to a significant creamy texture dominant into the mid-palate, where a prickly resin into the back end glides toward an increasingly slick, stiff, yet easy finish.

A great entry into the NETIPA category, perpetuating in equal parts the tempered abrasion matched by the burly profile which can be found in this (sub-) style; a pointed alcohol presence, abundance of flavor, and creamy, weighted texture to tie it all together; spectacularly consumable 11.5% ABV.

Oct 19, 2020
 
4.6 by eljabak from Michigan on Oct 12, 2020
 
4.53 by DucksFan16 from Tennessee on Sep 01, 2020
 
4.42 by thewimperoo from Illinois on Aug 26, 2020
 
4 by pepesylvia from Pennsylvania on May 01, 2020
 
4.35 by spersichilli from California on Feb 12, 2020
 
3.98 by HoldenDurden from Illinois on Dec 28, 2019
 
4.5 by StormAles from Canada (ON) on Dec 15, 2019
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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by gcamparone from Rhode Island

Late check in, reviewed from notes.

Poured into a tulip, dark orange body. Heavy citrus zest, a bit boozy, lots of fruits, creamy. Easy drinker for a triple IPA.

Dec 06, 2019
 
4.49 by PugsandBeer from Florida on Nov 25, 2019
Dragonsaddle from Hoof Hearted Brewing
Beer rating: 99 out of 100 with 380 ratings