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From:
Beer'd Brewing Co.
 
Connecticut, United States
Style:
Imperial IPA
Ranked #1,401
ABV:
8.8%
Score:
91
Ranked #7,293
Avg:
4.1 | pDev: 7.8%
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
54
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 19, 2022
Added:
Oct 17, 2013
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  17
SCORE
91
Outstanding
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Notes: None
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Reviewed by brureview from Massachusetts

3.81/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Not the usual over-the-top flavors from the brewer.
A mixed bag.
Nice look, very clear golden color with a 4F head,
MF is excellent-piney, lightly viscous.
The aroma is faint pine and fruit.
The taste has hints of citrus.
Not the best from the brewer.
May 19, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by 322wingedfoot from Pennsylvania

Mar 31, 2022
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Reviewed by Beersnake1 from California

4.46/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Thanks to Andrew for sending this beauty. Poured from fridge temp into a teku. Pours a nice murky orange with a good amount of white head. Nose is bursting with fruity hops, citrus peel, damp leather, caramel corn, pineapple, and a touch of coconut. Maybe I'm just transported to the tropics and that immediately brings me to coconut. Regardless, it's a wonderful note.

Taste: Wow. Not overly hoppy. Sweet candy, toffee, banana, pineapple, leather, a touch of spice (maybe pepper?), wet grass, and a little bit of walnut flavors. This is very different from most DIPAs that I've tried. This is really smooth and not sharp around the edges.

Mouthfeel and overall: Light and crisp on the feel. Lovely to drink. Overall, this is one of my favorite double IPAs. More approachable and the flavors are diverse. Love it!
Oct 14, 2021
 
Rated: 4.18 by M4CDO from Massachusetts

Aug 03, 2020
 
Rated: 3.5 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Aug 02, 2020
 
Rated: 3.87 by tobelerone from New Jersey

May 06, 2020
 
Rated: 3.99 by McSeal from Connecticut

May 02, 2020
 
Rated: 4.25 by Griffith from Connecticut

May 20, 2019
 
Rated: 4.34 by Urs from Connecticut

May 06, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by bdiiorio from Connecticut

May 05, 2018
 
Rated: 4.13 by newcastlemike from Connecticut

May 04, 2018
 
Rated: 3.94 by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

Dec 07, 2017
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Reviewed by tigg924 from Massachusetts

4.43/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Had on tap. Pours clear gold in color with minimal head. Taste is tangerine orange and guava. Light bodied, slightly bitter with moderate carbonation. Really tasty citrusy beer.
Dec 05, 2017
 
Rated: 4.02 by GuitarIPA from Connecticut

Feb 04, 2017
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Reviewed by TheManiacalOne from Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
On-tap 1/14/2017 at Pizza J’s in Providence, RI, served in a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a deep gold color, with a large dense off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a very thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains floral hops, fruity citrus and caramelized malts.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of citrus and caramel. Then a strong but not over-powering piney hops bitterness comes in. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Very tasty, goes down quite easily, not too filling, good kick, very good representation of style, this is a very good 2IPA to drink for a long time.
Jan 14, 2017
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Reviewed by agreenman19 from Connecticut

4.46/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
L - one of the most crystal clear beers I've ever laid my eyes on. It's beautiful. Deep, resonating gold. Grade A maple syrup.

S - fresh piney hops. Crackery spicy mosaic and overripe bananas. Tropical.

T - sweet candied papayas and orange. Peach and passionfruit. Spicy and peppery in classic Beer'd fashion. Mild vinous character.

F - high ABV gives it a slick, greasy mouthfeel with a soft and supple, yet robust, creaminess.

O - elegant and rich. Packed to the brim with flavors. Makes me feel fancy like I'm drinking a wine or something.
Nov 23, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by Hophead717 from Massachusetts

Nov 14, 2016
 
Rated: 4.44 by Kurzman from Rhode Island

Oct 26, 2016
 
Rated: 4.16 by Abe_Froman from Massachusetts

Oct 23, 2016
 
Rated: 3.99 by Holly1215 from Massachusetts

Oct 14, 2016
 
Rated: 2.75 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts

Oct 12, 2016
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Reviewed by woodchipper from Connecticut

4.7/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
Yes, I gave it a 5 for taste. Orange peel, lemon zest, wow. Had this on draft at Willimantic Brewery in a tulip. Cloudy yellow appearance but enticing.
Oct 02, 2016
 
Rated: 4.44 by parris from Massachusetts

Sep 10, 2016
 
Rated: 3.75 by jbarletto from Massachusetts

Sep 01, 2016
 
Rated: 4.21 by von_kaiser from Connecticut

Aug 25, 2016
 
Rated: 4.25 by mattycasey from Massachusetts

Aug 24, 2016
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Reviewed by Sheppard from Massachusetts

4.39/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours a deep golden color. Not like a West Coast heavy in Crystal, but a regular deep golden. Amazing peach, mango, passion fruit, and grass aroma. Peach and grassy flavors. A really good DIPA that hides the alcohol left, but it's on thin side. I'd get this again though.
Aug 23, 2016
 
Rated: 4.09 by Burkbom23 from Connecticut

Aug 15, 2016
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Reviewed by zonker17 from Texas

4.54/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Draft pour to a Sam Adams lager glass. Clear golden with dense head and significant lacing. Nose of pine, floral, pepper but not very pronounced. Taste is amazing compliments of malt and hop, slight mineral and bitterness. Medium body and carbonation.
Jul 19, 2016
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Reviewed by BranfordBound from Connecticut

3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Had at the brewery on 6/24 into a snifter glass. Riff poured out a slightly hazy golden color with a dense white head that left some lacing.

Smell was upfront pretty hoppy. Dank, herbal, pine, earth, grapefruit. Classic DIPA notes all around flavor-wise. Big chewy malt notes followed by more classical hops. Finish is bitter, slightly dry, and hoppy.

Overall I really enjoyed this beer, it's a classic take on the DIPA with a bit of a modern twist, but in the end I thought it was very solid. Unfortunately for Riff they had Hobbit Juice on tap, so needless to say I switched once my Riff was over.
Jun 27, 2016
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Reviewed by emount91 from Connecticut

4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
this was a very balanced, very smooth DIPA. poured a very translucent orange (could read the glass print easily through beer), head went away fast but the carbonation was great. smell was sweet malt and candied oranges, got a little whiff of alcohol. taste was big candied oranges, balanced with a bready malt and mild pine aftertaste. no alcohol on the tongue. I was very surprised as how smooth this was, there's no bite from anything, but so much flavor.
Jun 17, 2016
 
Rated: 4.26 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

May 21, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by Dizzy242 from Massachusetts

May 09, 2016
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Reviewed by orcrist_cleaver from New York

4.44/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Smallish white head on crystal clear med golden body.

Pungent, overripe tropical fruit. Mango with pineapple fruit. Grapefruit pith.

Earthy and dank; Orange rind, sativa herb. Mango sweetness, tart passionfruit. Leaves a nice bready dryness on the end...eat your crusts. Maintains juicy body with moderate crispness.
Feb 26, 2016
 
Rated: 4.64 by Duffman79 from Connecticut

Feb 25, 2016
 
Rated: 3.85 by CTbrew32 from Rhode Island

Feb 24, 2016
 
Rated: 3.77 by drummerdwzp from Connecticut

Nov 21, 2015
 
Rated: 3.99 by xtonytx from Connecticut

Nov 19, 2015
 
Rated: 4.06 by psweendogg from Connecticut

Nov 17, 2015
 
Rated: 4.04 by Uconnelmo from Connecticut

Nov 16, 2015
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Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 69 ratings