Neck Oil | Beavertown Brewery

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3.88/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Beavertown Brewery
England, United Kingdom
beavertownbrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by FLima on 11-15-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,586
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
120
pDev:
10.31%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
34
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3.97/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Goity
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AGust82
3.55/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rolltide
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kdown
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JonnoWillsteed
2.63/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

I bought a batch of Beavertown beers a couple of weeks ago, and this was the last one in the fridge. I'm fearing this might be another of their hop-bomb brews, like most of the others I've tried. We shall see...
L- pale amber/tan with slight haze, 1Cm white head reducung.
S- I've got congestion despite which I can clearly smell this from a foot/+ away! Distinctly reminds me of orange blossom. Up closer it seems like part-way between orange and lemon. So now I'm concerned that this is going to be a citric hop-bomb! :-)
T- Well, the flavour seemed to go on developing on the palate for an age. It's not quite in the hop-bomb league but it's certainly dry. The lemon element seems to peak right at the finish. To me it tastes like someone has blended 1/3rd beer + 1/3 bitter-lemon drink + 1/3rd orangeade. The result appears to be something that doesn't come over as beer at all.
M- It's quite light, as you'd expect from the 4.3% ABV, so it's crisp, refreshing, but to my taste it's a pretty ruthlessly blunt instrument.
O- It's not for me this one. I appreciate that this style is a current vogue, just not for me!
Bought from Waitrose London. Canned: 06/07/18 - BB: 06/01/19

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Photo of Swoosl
4.29/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of safaricook
3.34/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

too much sufur or onion from the hops to be enjoyable

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Photo of Spike
3.43/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

330ml can. Hazy, bright yellow with a thin head. Aroma is faintly citrus. Taste is lemon & mango, pleasant but not juicy enough. Resin & pine is very mellow, as is the hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is soft and smoooth with low carbonation but finish is short and there’s a lack of bite. Understand this is a session IPA but it’s very underpowered. It avoids the wateryness of many low alcohol AIPAs but the lack of bitterness or hop character is better suited (in my opinion) to a pale ale than an india pale ale.

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Photo of TwiggyCZ
3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Margogo
3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Antyk
3.76/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of desint
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
3.65/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured to a Ora et Labora taster.

A: The body is extremely water with a yellow hue and with a white head, showing average retention. If it wasn't for the style, I'd really say this could be a hoppy lager.
S: The aroma is mostly resinous with just a small hint of orange peel.
T: Taste is subtle, as subtle as a Session IPA can get. Mostly resinous but fresh, ends with a light hoppy touch bringing everything together.
M: Body is low, carbonation is good, alcohol is unnoticeable and bitterness is medium high.
O: Body could have a better presentation but, overall, a good Session IPA.

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Photo of mtbdonn
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of captaincoffee
3.55/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours very pale, even for a session IPA, with a medium-large head that leaves a bit of lace. Nose is lightly refreshing with some sweetness and fruit...lightly tropical and citrusy. Taste is a bit on the light/watery side. Not a lot of flavor, but is crisp and crushable. If it wasn't so overpriced for what it is, this might be a summertime lawnmower beer. Overall, just okay and not one I'd go back to if there were other options.

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Photo of zacroyce
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BlackVeg
2.82/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jhart96
3.56/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tappangordo
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopBelT
4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dreyski
4.07/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Neck Oil from Beavertown Brewery
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 120 ratings