B-72
14th Star Brewing Co.

B-72B-72
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Style:
New England IPA
Ranked #495
ABV:
7.2%
Score:
94
Ranked #2,246
Avg:
4.24 | pDev: 5.66%
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
128
From:
14th Star Brewing Co.
 
Vermont, United States
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Rotating
Wants
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Gots
  37
SCORE
94
Outstanding
B-72B-72
Notes: Our B-72 Double IPA is coming at you to drop a hop bomb on your taste buds! Brewed with copious amounts of Australian and American hop varieties this brew packs a punch with its juicy citrus flavor and tropical fruit aroma.

75 IBU
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Reviews: 28 | Ratings: 128
Reviews by BeerAndGasMasks:
Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
4.27/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From the can (complete with a de Havilland Mosquito on it), it pours a hazy amber with a nice thick head that slowly diminishes and leaves lacing. Lots of citrus in the nose, very pleasant! The taste follows, very pleasant and very nice!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of benjaminsa
4.35/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

One of my favorites in VT. This is the beer that got me into loving Double IPAs, I was very excited when they began canning. Definitely one of those beers that takes you down memory lane. Big and juicy citrus hops.

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Photo of EMV
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a tallboy can into a Dogfish Head tulip

L: Hazy golden copper pour with 2 fingers of foamy white head. Great lacing. Minimal sediment.

S: Tropical and fruity.. NEIPA for sure. Citrus juice.

T/F: Light grains with a dank juicy hop profile. Loads of citrus/grapefruit. Mild tropicals... mango and guava. Medium bodied. Great carbonation and sticky on the tongue.

O: A fantastic DIPA done New England style. Outstanding!

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Photo of SawDog505
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a 12 oz Nordic glass canned on 1/25/18. Pours a hazy orange yellow with a nice 2 plus finger head that leaves plenty of thick patches of lace behind.

Smell guava, apricot, weed, hard candy, tangerine, and grapefruit.

Taste follows tropical upfront with some hard candy and grapefruit in the balanced slightly bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is bigger than average, enough life with a rather soft amount of life, a tad dry, and drinks very easy at 8% ABV.

Overall this is a very nice NEDIPA, would love to get this one again.

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Photo of IBUBrew
3.81/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mctr234
4.45/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Strong. But good hops and citrus. Kinda sophisticated. Hope I get more soon

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Photo of Kris_Cullen
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mathieu76
5/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Extremely tasty and smooth. I really like their Tribute 2x. I like this even better.

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Photo of Ronl12
3.96/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz can into tulip, Date 9/24/18.
Look is nice cloudy golden yellow with little orange tint. Nose is light tropical fruit. Taste is citrus orange with a little bite at end. Feel is medium and creamy. Overall, a nice DIPA that hides alcohol well. Not sure it resonates with me.. More orange in taste. I like some of their other beers better. But worth a try and I would not turn down.

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Photo of BrewDawg802
4.59/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DareOfTheHog
3.88/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kgmocnpk63
4.16/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bloodsnot77
4.43/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Maudrey
4.34/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Diura
3.68/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of npdevil27
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mjmoney23
4.12/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Duvalldo1
4.34/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kwright
4.22/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Fireandwatervt
4.48/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Nice hop bomb to the mouth! Great body on this DIPA!

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Photo of antimasone
4.02/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Devonking
4.17/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Velivolus
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Skitaos
4.27/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Almighty1
4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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B-72 from 14th Star Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 128 ratings