Newburyport Green Head IPA | Newburyport Brewing Company

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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by johnnnniee on 04-29-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
569
Reviews:
60
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
10.85%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
204
For Trade:
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Reviews by jlindros:
Photo of jlindros
4.11/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yay cans!

Big creamy head stops perfectly at the top of my Portsmouth tulip glass, hitting a bit more than 2 fingers, then fades semi slowly with nice lacing, good retention, a hazy bright tangerine orange color with rosy hue.

NOse starts with musty hop resin, some citrus but not a ton, with a bit of a tangerine and light clementine citrus aroma, hint of tropical fruit and juicy hop aroma, as well as a bit of that fresh musty pungent hop that even brings a hint of pine and spiciness, and a mild sweet aromatic malty pop underneath.

Taste starts a bit malty surprisingly, a slight creamy toasty reddish malt with hint of caramel. That quickly gives way to the layers of hops. The hops come on slightly spicy and piney at first, with more resin but light resin, and a musty light dankness. Then into citrus, a candied orange peel effect with touch of orange zest and citrus juice, then it gets quite pithy, a bit of a grapefruit rind like flavor, more tangerine and hint of tropical fruit juice, and finally back into a mild spicy quality with hint of pine resin. There is a bit of sweetness that matches the slight hint of booze well. Finish dries a bit and lingers with the spicy hop, more resin and pine, and a light candied orange peel citrus too, touch of sticky malt.

Mouth is med to a bit fuller bod, nice fluffy carb.

Overall quite nice, a nice hoppy IPA with good hop profile, nice malt balance esp for the slight touch of alcohol and fair overall bitterness, but still drinkable. Tasty, esp for a can of IPA that is a bit more easy to get than something like Heady Topper, but becoming a bit more difficult over time.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Cavanaghty
3.36/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a can into a pint glass.

Appearance: Darker Amber color and hazy with a thick beige head.

Smell: Light hops and citrus.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of bitter hops and pine notes with a hint of citrus.

Overall: It looked a lot stronger than it was, but still a good IPA.

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Photo of Mikerri6
4.98/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Wow. What an amazing beer. Took us by surprise. Had it on tap at a small restaurant in Boston. Great hops profile. Vey smooth. Low bitterness. Well balanced.

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

Photo of Tiernan
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of irrevjim
3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SmellTheGluv
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of lordofthewiens
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SunDevilBeer
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of Jcorn
3.86/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of billmckibben
3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JakerLou
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of Jason
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Billolick
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of ccurrid
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of geno_boss
4.29/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of butters_mcgee
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Anderson91
4.6/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of doremite
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of JustinTauscher
2.51/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Photo of lambpasty
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of klcallahan13
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Brewhaski13
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Guess2814
4.43/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Good beer.. Might be higher rated.. I need to have it more times to have a definitive judgement on it.. But I like what I'm tasting ..

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Photo of racer2k
4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Newburyport Green Head IPA from Newburyport Brewing Company
3.87 out of 5 based on 569 ratings.
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