High Five IPA | Fort Myers Brewing Company

High Five IPAHigh Five IPA
BA SCORE
3.99/5
77 Ratings
High Five IPAHigh Five IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fort Myers Brewing Company
Florida, United States
fmbrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by carolinabeerguy on 03-17-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,874
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
77
pDev:
9.77%
Bros Score:
4.02
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
27
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 77 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of IckyT2012
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brob245
4.11/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jason
4.02/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from BeerAdvocate Magazine #121

Level, Clean, Juicy, Bitter
In this brave new world of beer it's easy to forget that an IPA can be clear and balanced when so many others are pushing the limits. High 5 IPA is that very drinkable IPA that isn’t looking to destroy your palate or chase a trend. Fort Myers Brewing generously hops it with Citra and Centennial, which give off lots of pine and citrus aroma and flavor so it definitely stands true to the American IPA category. This IPA does however have that long lingering hop bitterness that is missing in a lot of these trendy new IPAs. Kudos to Fort Myers to staying true. [Jason]

Look 4.25 | Smell 4.00 | Taste 4.00 | Feel 4.00 | Overall 4.00

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Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of GreatHammerhead
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Presentation: 12 oz can packaged 2/22/17 poured into a pint glass.

Look: Clear golden copper in color with a white two finger head. Excellent head retention.

Smell: Citrus, grass, hops.

Taste: A subtle bitterness runs throughout and ties everything together.

Feel: Medium mouthfeel, peppery carbonation, and a dry finish make for an easy drinking IPA.

Overall: A very good beer, and although the ABV has it outside the "session" range, it's still pretty crushable.

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Photo of cyrushire
4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pants678
2.91/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Orange with a lot of white foam.

Pine and citrus (as Citra & Centennial does).

Either bad can or not much going on with this one. Citra's hardly getting through a note of spice and pine. Too easy going and not the right hop pairing for me.

Creamy.

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Photo of KensWorld
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A very easy to drink and crushable IPA. More like a Pale Ale. Great stuff. I'll be looking out for more from this brewery if it gets up to Tampa. 4.25

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Photo of asuburbanman
3.84/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Look- nice golden color

Smell- more malty than hoppy

Taste- nice balance of malt and hop with some grapefruit hints

Feel- a little bit too dry

Overall, a drinkable IPA. Had on draft at Scottys Brewhouse in Punta Gorda

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Photo of acmurphy696
4.46/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This was a gift from my cousin who brought it up here to Decatur from Fort Myers. It has a nice amber tone and a clean, juicy flavor. You can smell a citrus opening the can. I traded out a lot of stuff from some Georgia breweries, but I think this was a nice exchange.

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Photo of hozersr
3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of awjess
4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I like this beer. Down in Fort Meyers with pops and the guy at the liquor store suggested this. Poured a nice amber, with good head. Notes of citrus (but not overpowering), and a clean finish. No dry feeling or aftertaste. Doesn't fee heavy. 5.9ABV
Would recommend.

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Photo of askewme
4.12/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sebas
4.06/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of deebo
3.49/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Malty IPA. Easy to drink. A bit light in the hop aroma. Earthy and floral. Carbonation on the low side. Quick finish. Worth drinking but unlike most American ipas.

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Photo of DraconusDesanctus666
4.14/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12oz can,into a Cigar City pint glass.

2 1/2 finger,white,frothy head,that maintains well.Golden/orange in color,with beautiful clarity.Nice cascade,with fast carbonation.

The nose is citrusy with orange and grapefruit,blended with a nice earthy malt backbone.Also getting some sweet breaded malts.

The palate follows the nose with hops,grapefruit,and earthy malts.Not very bitter for an IPA,I get lots of sweet malts as well.

The body is thin,with nice fizzle from the hops,and carbonation rolling down the tongue.Medium dry finish,nice and smooth.

This is a pretty damn good IPA,much more than I expected out of a local brewery.I might have to stop by the brewery and try one of these on tap,before leaving town.

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Photo of Newbeergeek1
4.16/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Just lucked into this at a restaurant in Ft. Myers on draft. Took a chance and really liked it. I would buy again for sure. Nice crisp color, taste rolls around in my mouth with a very nice feel that fills up a lot of senses.

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Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
3.56/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MTKATL
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DavidRandall
3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iftcoach
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of harsley
3.55/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tbwmdllc
5/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ultrakat
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AlecJDHD
4.35/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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High Five IPA from Fort Myers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 77 ratings
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