Hexagenia IPA | Fall River Brewing Company

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4.31/5
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Hexagenia IPAHexagenia IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fall River Brewing Company
California, United States
fallriverbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by seanwilson530 on 04-20-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,475
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
58
pDev:
9.05%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 15
Reviews by flexabull:
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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Photo of kalenclayton
3.93/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.92/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Canned 01/10/18

Appearance - Pours slightly hazy and golden yellow in color with an off-white, near finger width head. Fair retention results in a thin, broken layer of suds with a ring encircling the edge of the glass. The lacing consists of patches of small spots, broken lines and rogue spotting found here and there.

Smell - Bright, lemony citrus with hints of floral character and some faint bready sweetness.

Taste - Follows the nose. Bright citrus that leans toward a lemony kick, while hints of orange peak through. Mild floral qualities and a generic 'white bread' malt backbone. Finish lingers with mild lemon and bready sweetness with a faint trace of caramel.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with fair, tingly carbonation. Slick, stupid easy drinker with an easy finish.

Overall - A good, super drinkable IPA. Unique, though a bit more complexity would be nice to see as the flavor profile a bit simple.

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Photo of dertyd
4.61/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Wow what a amazing beer from a brewery i have never heard of what a tropical hop bomb so balanced with flavors of papaya,grapefruit,mango,white grape with a nice lingering bitterness

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Photo of Fatehunter
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Pours a finger and half of head on a clear medium straw colored body.
The aroma is a rich, sappy pine smell. Nice and bold.
The taste is excellently balanced, moderate to strong pine and lemon bitterness. Good malt profile.
The texture is crisp, medium body.
An excellent IPA.

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Photo of SamuelR
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of CAcreeks
4.99/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I do not believe there is an IPA as low as 7.1% ABV that is as good as this one! Had it on tap at the Fall River hotel. I cannot disagree with any reviews so far. Excellent balance, wonderful long-lasting aroma. Possibly it is the terrain in the area that made me like it so much, but others like it elsewhere in a bottle. Later in Burney I had a Fall River IPA on tap that was lower ABV but just as good, which is not listed yet on BA.

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Photo of hophead5150
5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of Cleary
4.38/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

My personal favorite brew from Fall River and beer of choice whenever it's on offer. Love the citra hops, a truly great, bold yet balanced IPA. Highly recommended, do not miss this one!

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Photo of BlueSpader
3.96/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Vlaminck
4.43/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SierraJosh
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of BeerZombies1
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Ah-yeah
4.16/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sansho
4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wingnutter
4.29/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This is a great beer. Got a bomber in a trade, and was pleasantly surprised at how good it was. Dank hop profile and smooth as can be. If I lived in CA I'd drink this stuff regularly. Well done!

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Photo of richard_stanton
4.48/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Jefedecine
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of aaronyoung01
2.81/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of sjrider
4.1/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EltonSean
5/5  rDev +16%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of brywhite
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.56/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Copper color pour, mostly white 1/2" head on the top, good clarity. Aroma didn't smack of anything exotic or proprietary hop wise, there seems to be a solid medley going on, but not of the new aromatic type of hops. You got the usual C hop citrus grapefruit notes and a mild amount of tropical notes.

Same with the taste, good levity, not overly done caramel and crystal malts. Some treeness to the hops too. This is like an old school ipa without the push to get to 100 ibu or heavy crystal malts. Does carbonation well, and a relatively dry body. Bomber format I could do without, but worth checking out I would say. If this was in a 12oz format 4/6 pack, it would raise the score slightly.

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Photo of johnnye1981
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of inmaybery
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Hexagenia IPA from Fall River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.31 out of 5 with 58 ratings