Prospect | Foley Brothers Brewing

ProspectProspect
BA SCORE
97.4%
Liked This Beer
4.37 w/ 309 ratings
ProspectProspect
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Foley Brothers Brewing
Vermont, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Double IPA brewed with Grain from VT & Maine. Packed 5LBS/BBL of Galaxy and Citra hops.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 07-28-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#535
Reviews:
72
Ratings:
309
Liked:
301
Avg:
4.37/5
pDev:
6.41%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
87
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of drummerdwzp
4.43/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheEpeeist
4.28/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.18/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jcflorian
4.44/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mriley1984
5/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Montanabeerz
4.43/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smcolw
4.34/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very cloudy with a color of pineapple. The head is dense, forming two fingers easily. Chunky spots of lace are left on the glass throughout the tasting.

Fresh, but neutral smelling, hops. Solid pale malt base aroma with just a touch of alcohol warmth to the nose.

Well-balanced with a thick, rich body and ample carbonation. The malt is soft and smooth, but it fades slowly to the black pepper hop which culminates in the swallow. The alcohol shows up suddenly at the same time, while the aftertaste fades completely but extremely slowly. Overall, this isn't an extreme beer but it is certainly full flavored. It's nearly easy to drink--but it still retains all of the DIPA elements. Worth seeking out.

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Photo of dhildreth
4.63/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tarheel219
4.6/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MFD657
4/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PicoPapa
4.23/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

32oz growler from Craft Beer Cellar. Pours a vibrant golden orange color with some haze and a small amount of head. Good amount of lacing. The aroma is very fruity with melon, guava, tangerine, sweet grapefruit, kiwi, and dark cherries. The taste is more of the fruits but with some piney hop notes this time around. Bready finish with some guava and melon. Medium to heavy mouthfeel. Slightly oily with a mild alcohol presence.

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Photo of frasergrove
4.1/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of orcrist_cleaver
4.2/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Kegged 1 week ago. Fresh from growler.
Tangerine columnal center, dark hazy lemon outside. Moderate white head. Minimal retention. Aroma features candied mango, papaya, guava. Lush and elegant feel. Soft boozy notes. Prickly pear pineapple comes to mind at first sip. Melon and tart berries. Hint of pine bitterness on end. Starts sweet and grainy, semi-weet fruit middle, moderate bitterness to finish.

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Photo of BrewDawg802
4.77/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DanGeo
4/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of curlybird
3.62/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mhbach97
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Newbeergeek1
4.19/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A very nice brew from a brewery I'd never heard of two months ago. Pours a nice light orange color with lacing that hangs in there. Tastes linger on my palate in a good way. I am getting to be a fan of Foley and wish that they had a little larger service area since I live in Maine. Yay FBros

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Photo of Patches826
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WaffleNugget
3.97/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Good look - about a 1 inch head and a deep straw/orange color. Subtle fruit notes in the aroma, particularly something tropical that I can't quite put my finger on, but also pine. Very hoppy, but that's what I'd expect with 9%. Little bit of a bitter aftertaste. Good mouthfeel and right on the spot with carbonation.

Overall it's deeply hoppy and that 9% will catch up with you! Worth a try if you are interested in the VT IPAs that seem to be quite popular now. Definitely not quite as clean as Heady Topper, but a bit of a variant and worth trying.

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Photo of jlindros
3.78/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Another big IPA from Foley Bros, plus this is citra and galaxy, two of my fav hops!

Pours a light fizzy bubbly head that fades quickly, just a little lacing, mild legs though, very murky sunset orange color.

Nose a bit muted at first but then starts to open, some citrus and orange juice at first, followed by a creamy toasty malt base, a little dank musty aroma, followed by faint tropical notes, a touch of pineapple, guava, papaya, a little tangerine, a little sweet candy malt brings orange marmalade and a touch of rind on the side.

Taste starts with sweet malts, lots of candy malt flavors, somewhat sweet but not too much, creamy oats and earthy toasted raw oats or gristy malt character, some wheat perhaps, but a weird gristy grainy malt. Hops are there, but not as much as I hoped, lots of fruit but candied fruits, citrus clementine tangerine, a touch of tropical pineapple and mango rind, lots of pulp and pith, earthy gritty with a little spicy hop note and hop oil with a bit of pine. Some booze warmth in the background, as well as perhaps a little alcohol flavor component.

Mouth is med to a bit heavier bod, a bit of warming alcohol and decent carb.

Overall a bit of a let down, most of their other big IPAs were great, this seemed like a bit too big on strong malt flavors and alcohol, a hops were way too muted for what they should have been bringing. No visible date on the bottle so not quite sure how old it is either.

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Photo of Strohm
4.14/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mltobin
3.97/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of VTBeerDrinker
5/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I was at Foley Bros the first day they had Prospect in cans, and I bought a case. I've bought another since then. This is one of the ultimate IPAs in my book. Terrific!

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Prospect from Foley Brothers Brewing
Beer rating: 97.4% out of 100 with 309 ratings
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