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18-Watt | SingleCut Beersmiths

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4.13/5
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498 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
SingleCut Beersmiths
New York, United States
singlecutbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Billy 18-Watt IPA

Added by dar482 on 03-29-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,984
Reviews:
86
Ratings:
498
pDev:
7.99%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
147
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 498 |  Reviews: 86
Photo of khurtwilliams
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BallsDeep
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jbertsch
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Juice bomb that tastes full and not straight as other 5% beers

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Photo of Murph106157
3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of grue_soda
4.22/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brureview
4.04/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

One of the best session IPAs around. Signature SingleCut hoppy bitter finish. 4F head in a Tulip. Citrus, light body. Pleasure to drink.
We need more lower ABV beers like this.

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Photo of TheBigBoy
3.2/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PSU_Mike
4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of caahare
4.3/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fthegiants
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mini4x
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Juicy, mango, citrius, murky orange, nose was great,poured from a can into a tulip glass, well worth pouring, the color is great and haze is lovely, smooth and juicy, just a hint of bitterness,

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Photo of T-34-85
3.92/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mcooly
4.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BergBeer
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: Murky pale orange with a thin white head. No activity.

Smell: All juicy hops. Peach, guava, and mango.

Taste: Much like the nose. All juicy citrus hops. Mango, peach, and grapefruit juice. Close to no malt with just a hint of oats.

Feel: Smooth and juicy. Light bitterness. No alcohol. Soft carbonation.

Overall: A nice refreshing NEIPA. Smooth and juicy. I was afraid it might be a bit thin given the ABV but it has the body of bigger beers. Good stuff.

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Photo of q33jeff
3.69/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

**
10/15/17

Can to tulip glass.

LOOK: grapefruit juice.
AROMA: citrus, grapefruit,
TASTE: grapegruit, lime, mineral,
FEEL: thick and sticky

Not as tasty as other SingleCut IPAs I've had, but ok.
**

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Photo of Buck89
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tonypeezoh
3.71/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nishriver
4.68/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Picked up at Wegmans (great place to buy beer, but make sure to ask them for secret special beers they have in the back. They will only give out one at a time). This is an exceptional session IPA. Not to bitter with plenty of tropical fruits and clean finish. I love looking at this beer in the glass since it pours a wonderful hazy apricot like hue. This is a great beer and I would rank it up there with one of the best if not the bet session IPA I have ever had. I wish I had a dozen of these bad boys.

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Photo of WunderLlama
4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Can poured into a teku

Hazy yellow, pencil thin white foam cap

Aroma is citrus, lemony, pine resin

Taste of pine, some bitterness that lingers, dry

Good beer

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Photo of Mineo
3.94/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Wiffler27
4.22/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

pours a light gold of pure haze and has a thin to solid head. looks nice and hazy

smell is sweet and full of citrus. smells like orange juice with some mango

taste has a nice bitterness bite to it and has a solid sweetness to it. lots of fruit to this without it being overly sweet

not worth the over $15 a 4pack I paid for it but still a good beer

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Photo of StonedTrippin
4.46/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

outstanding beer right here, my favorite of the recent singlecut stuff i have had, but not by a huge margin, as all of their hoppy beers are just so good! this is desert island ipa for me in some ways, i wish they were all this complete and fresh and low alcohol, an all day beer, all season, anytime, anywhere, its interesting enough to stay engaged with indefinitely, and from a quality standpoint, its through the roof. bright citrus in here, its awesome, orange and lemon, i get spruce oils too, fresh juniper even, and a lot of bitterness compared to what my mind comes up with when i think of the modern session ipa. this isnt just juice and dry hop, its complete and compelling and is a lovely illustration of all sides of the hop, balanced between them, and not feeling at all watery either. there must be some wheat in here, this has a bit of structure but is dry and plain in flavor, really nice with these fresh hops. i taste it forever on the swallow too, even though its dry in the finish, the hops seem to permeate my senses deeper than the liquid itself. amazing brightness to this, high carbonation, and a beer i was reluctant to share (even one way, with a close friend). one of the best beers i have had from these guys, which is really saying something. id love to spend a day drinking 20 of these...

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Photo of mkh012
4.11/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jvgoor3786
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JLK7299
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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18-Watt from SingleCut Beersmiths
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 498 ratings
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