Session | Foley Brothers Brewing

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Brewed by:
Foley Brothers Brewing
Vermont, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by TheSevenDuffs on 05-17-2015

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Reviews: 12 | Ratings: 70
Photo of Coronaeus
4.2/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25


Lovely light straw with a thick foamy head that dissipates very slowly. Pine, grass and slight dankness on the nose. Lighter pine on the tongue with grapefruit and grass dominating. Crisp with strong carbonation. A real thirst quencher that I would be very happy to have again.

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Photo of ManapuaMan
4.16/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Outstanding session IPA. Bottled in late July so I was expecting a muted nose but that was not the case - aroma of pine, mango, orange and wood. Nice, nearly juicy, taste of tropical fruits followed by biscuity malt with a (very) heavy bitter finish that belies the ABV. How they managed to do all this under 5% ABV is impressive and speaks volumes about their IPAs. Will gladly seek it out and enjoy it again.

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Photo of scotorum
3.85/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75


Poured from the 22 oz. bomber into a Sierra Nevada IPA glass

a: Clear gold with a two inch thick white head which receded to pillowy surface foam and patchy lacing.

s: Citrus leaning to grapefruit

t: Grapefruit rind with fairly sttrong bitterness which lingers over a light biscuit malt base. Grassy notes develop later and eventually take over the taste.

m: Light, ok body, plenty of carbonation tingle.

o: More like a hoppy Pilsener than IPA. Impressively hoppy and visually exceptional for a session brew, but at first the dominant bitterness is a little too harsh. Once the vegetal notes kick in it becomes more enjoyable.

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Photo of gonzo000
3.93/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Clean, crisp, and enjoyable at 4.8ABV. Pours a very light yellow color with a moderate 2 finger head. Smell is pine, clean, peach, pineapple. Taste is also clean and light and hoppy. Very enjoyable. Feel is super smooth and easy to drink. Overall this is an outstanding beer.

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Photo of -Rick
3.99/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a golden color. The nose is big on pine, and some sweet malts. Taste follows the nose, more pine that citrus. A nice bit of carbonation and a light feel/taste. Overall a nice session.

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Photo of garyloveman
3.86/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a translucent golden hue. Nice white lacing head.
Smell is fruity but not citrus. More peach or pear.
Tasthe. Delicious. Lighter malt bill matches a healthy fruit hop profile.
Mouthfeel has a lighter but still substantial feel.

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Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours golden yellow with a moderate lingering head from the bottle. Moderately hoppy smell which translates to a delightfully lightly hoppy taste with a nice soft mouthfeel. Extremely sessionable.

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Photo of JakerLou
4.19/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nice deep golden yellow. Not cloudy but more on the hazy side. Not much head.

Smells of grass, pine, and bitter grapefruit and lemon.

Taste is similar to the nose. Nice bitter lemon and pine. A touch of malty sweetness.

Mouthfeel is nice and soft. This would be a great beer for 16 ounce cans. Totally crushable.

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Photo of dar482
4.15/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The beer comes in a pale golden orange.

The aroma offers grapefruit peel, light bready malt, slight pine.

The flavor follows with orange, grass, light malt, slight grains, a piney finish.

A really well done and clean light session hoppy.

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Photo of costanzo_mike
4.31/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Light yellow color, slightly hazy. Thin head persists throughout, nice lacing. Plenty of hops on the nose. Crisply bitter taste with a medium mouthfeel. Really nice session overall

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Photo of puboflyons
3.55/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the 650 ml. bottle dated 05/27/2015. Sampled on July 19, 2015.

Hazy, unfiltered yellow pour under a lingering white foamy head.

The aroma highlights to the hop essences of pine, floral, and pine over a toasted biscuit undercurrent.

Light to medium body.

The floral and pine flavors must have headed south because I pick up more in the way of grass with those sweet, toasted malts. Still, an easy to drink IPA on a day like today when it is 85 degrees and sunny.

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Photo of Str8fromtheGrnMtns
4.33/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is a great session. Blows most session IPAs I've had out of the water.
-Yellow, cloudy appearance, nice white head.
-The aroma is straight citrus. Some melon, but mostly citrus.
-Taste follows the aroma, this thing is packed with citra hops it seems. little bit of grapefruit.
-Nice mouthfeel, very light with slight bitterness and a dry finish.
Overall, best session I've had so far.

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Session from Foley Brothers Brewing
4.01 out of 5 based on 70 ratings.
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