Sacred Heart | Conquest Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Conquest Brewing Company
South Carolina, United States
conquestbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BJRHOMEBREW on 01-21-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
70
Reviews:
9
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
14.95%
 
 
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0
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17
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a tulip pint and consumed 11 Nov. 2014.
(Thanks to all the veterans out there!)

Look- Nice golden color, two finger head gradually dissipates until a thin layer of foam covers the surface. Stays like that for the duration. No lacing.

Smell- Some resin, pine, and malt in the background. Fades out pretty quickly.

Taste- Hops are there, but hardly dominant like you get to expect from an IPA. Malts more present in taste than in the nose. Strong bitter finish.

Feel- Nice A softness to it. Carbonation kicks in and a long bitter finish ensues.

Overall- An enjoyable drink, but not one that'll satisfy a real hophead.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.84/5  rDev -1%

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

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.4/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.35/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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2.8/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

An OK gateway IPA. Nothing special. Mild and safe.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.28/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

This is Conquest's first batch of Sacred Heart (they will be making slight changes for the next batch).

Growler fill at Green's Piney Grove, poured into a Conquest Brewing Tulip-Pint glass.

A: Pours plenty of fluffy off-white head, which sticks around for a while. The head eventually settles to a decent ring on top of the beer. This beer is deeply golden coloured, with a bit of haziness.

S: A bit of grain, with a prominent tropical fruit scent (mango, maybe a bit of pineapple).

T: Bitter up front, with a pine quality from the hops; this is followed by a deep malt backbone that is grainy but not overly sweet. The tropical fruitiness from the aroma is here in the taste as well. This avoids the strongly citrus-y and bitter hop profile of a "West Coast" IPA, focusing instead on a strong malt backbone and lightly sweet, tropical hop notes. I've honestly not had an IPA that tastes quite like this. It hits all the right notes, but in its own peculiar way.

M: Proper carbonation for the style, with a pretty full body and a bit of creaminess. Feels great from start to finish. Mouthfeel is important to me, and I couldn't be happier here.

O: At over 7% ABV, and with a prominent malt backbone, this beer pushes toward a IIPA categorization. However, it doesn't go over-the-top with the hops, as is typical of that style. This is a balanced, full-bodied, unique IPA. Cheers to Columbia, SC's new production brewery!

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3.6/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Conquest Brewing Sacred Heart IPA
On tap into a pint glass


A: dark golden, translucent, 1 finger white head that has decent retention and leaves a good amount of lacing. 4

S: muted aroma, some floral hops and a bit of malt, subtle citrus as it warms 3.25

T: good balance of malt and hops, floral, decent amount of bitterness 3.75

M/D: medium body, heavier carbonation, drinkability is average 3.75

O: average IPA, worth drinking but I probably wouldn't get it again if there were other craft option 3.5

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2/5  rDev -48.5%

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Sacred Heart from Conquest Brewing Company
3.88 out of 5 based on 70 ratings.
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