Newburyport Green Head IPA | Newburyport Brewing Company

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Newburyport Green Head IPANewburyport Green Head IPA
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3.93/5
Very Good
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Newburyport Green Head IPANewburyport Green Head IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Newburyport Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
nbptbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by johnnnniee on 04-29-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,044
Reviews:
66
Ratings:
605
pDev:
10.69%
 
 
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27
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Photo of Docscape
3.53/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

More like a pale ale than an ipa. 16oz draft @ Courtyard in Worcester, MA.

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Photo of jtbone
4.35/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zotzot
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BuckleUp182
4.83/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Chewy007
4.37/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of williahd
3.81/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jeromedepot
4.2/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dreynolds1808
3.09/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LarryV
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy amber color with a 1/2 inch fluffy head. Aroma is earthy hops and grain. This is an old school IPA, not to be compared to the current juicy, citrusy NEIPA style. Solid malt backbone supports a forward hoppiness without being overly sweet. I really enjoy this beer, well crafted and reasonably priced. For the money you can't go wrong.

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Photo of DMcGirr
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jackjaffar
3.53/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of grahuba
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pippuri
4.15/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LukeGude
3.87/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at The Grog in Newburyport #drinklocal. Solid bitter West Coast IPA, pretty good head and nearly amber color. Lacks juiciness of NEIPA

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Photo of Beerbong73
4.99/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I can't say enough about this IPA. It delivers on taste and price. For a 6 pack under $10 it is a GREAT buy. The taste is unreal and the bite at the end reminds you why you love pussy.

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Photo of Ned57
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fitzy01
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jameswaldo
4.42/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured a fairly old (4 months?) 12 oz can of this fine IPA into a pint Spiegelau glass, high and hard to fill it to the top with head. Looks gorgeous, with firm foam settling slowly, leaving persistent lace. Color's a SRM 14, with a strange pearlescent turbidity a little like tiny bubbles. If the "P" in IPA really means Pale, this is darker than that. Still real pretty, though!

Smells like fresh green hop cones, tastes juicy fruits and malts, goes very well with a sourdough pretzel and ripe gooey Camambert.

Mouthfeel's creamy, unctuous, carbonated just right after the vigorous foamy pour.

Aftertaste just a bit timid; could use a bit more bitter hopping. I nearly always think this, though.

I'd be glad to drink more of this. Over the months I've had cans in the fridge, I've been trying not to drink it all at once, and now especially enjoy the way it has aged. IPAs are supposed to age anyway, IMHO, since we know they were invented to get from England to India on slow ships, right?

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Photo of Celtics76
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mcb99d
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dogtagger
4.24/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fitzy84
4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this at the Copper Door restaurant in Salem, NH. The beer had a dark copper appearance with a thin head. Aromas included sharp, piney, spiced hops that followed the taste really well. Mouthfeel was a medium body and decently creamy. Overall, this was pretty good.

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4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Paoloboston
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of agreenman19
3.13/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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Newburyport Green Head IPA from Newburyport Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 605 ratings