Old Wylie's IPA | Rivertowne Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rivertowne Brewing
Pennsylvania, United States
myrivertowne.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Andrew Maxwell put over 1.5 decades of recipe development into this India Pale Ale, creating the fourth dimension of flavor. Combining four varities of hops produces a unique beer that has an aggressive hop flavor, bite and aroma without denying the presence of malt which I.P.A.s often lack.

Added by beerphan on 11-27-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
219
Reviews:
56
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
14.89%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
59
For Trade:
0
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Photo of RichieRich1812
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cpawsat
2.5/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Irish57
3/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of luke12345
3.44/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pb92
3.77/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Toynk
3.68/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmdrpi
3.81/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can

golden in color, white head. nice hoppy aroma - mix of pine, citrus, grassy herbal notes. balance of bready malt flavors. good balance, just enough bitterness. medium bodied.

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Photo of ajm5108
2.31/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

It has the aroma more of a wheat beer than an ipa, with cloves and just a very bland hop aroma in the background. It has more of a citra hop bend to it, but I got a spoiled mango / tropical fruit flavor going on with it. Something was off with this one for sure.

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Photo of csurowiec
3.79/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrb378
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Griggsy
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brewlikemike
2.78/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of beergoot
3.42/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Six-pack of cans purchased in Ohio with the cans labeled as being brewed and canned in Export, Pennsylvania.

Cloudy, orange hued body; very thick, sculptured, white head; sticky clumps of foam on the glass. Pineapple aroma with notes of caramel. Old orange flavor; malty; slow building hop bitterness; earthy. Medium-heavy in body; coarse; initial sugary heaviness with a semi-dry finish.

An okay IPA that won't necessarily disappoint but probably won't wow you either. It has more of a heavier, malt sweetness character and the hop aroma, flavor, and bitterness is rather dull and unexciting.

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Photo of DrBier
3.06/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Bloodyickes
3.09/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerBeast
3.35/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Elimav
3.64/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very little hops. Tastes like it was brewed with lots of honey. Pretty good mouth fell. Not sure I would call this an IPA if I didn't read the label

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Photo of brother_rebus
3.54/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TTripp725
2.18/5  rDev -38.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Tonyjenlasc
2.42/5  rDev -32%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

12oz can into a tulip glass

Look - Golden honey color. Half finger white head, dissipated quicky
Smell - Tons of floral, tons of sweet malts
Taste - Taste follows. Super floral. Sweet caramel malts

Overall - So many IPAs better than this one. Very malty. Not my style.

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Photo of RockRuler
4.2/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a can bought at Giant Eagle in Washington, PA.

A solid IPA. Doesn't break any new ground but it's easy to drink with a nice hoppy kick.

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Photo of AMCimpi
3.67/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of williamjbauer
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KChristie87
3.01/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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Old Wylie's IPA from Rivertowne Brewing
3.56 out of 5 based on 219 ratings.
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